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Senior Administrative Specialist

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Job ID: 2017979
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Dec 17, 2020
Category: Administration
Subcategory: Admin Services
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


Join SAIC’s OneSETA Team to provide our government customer with Systems Engineering & Technical Assistance (SETA) support. SETA services range from providing administrative assistance to providing expert technical assistance on national efforts that will contribute to maintaining and expanding the capabilities of homeland security.

The Office of Innovation and Collaboration (OIC), located within the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), is comprised of approximately 800 Federal and contractor employees that make up a robust, highly technical staff. SETA support services for the OIC Front Office (FO) federal staff, which includes the Executive Director, Principal Director, Staff Director, Business and Finance Manager, and Senior Advisor. It also provides support to the Office of SAFTEY Act Implementation (OSAI). SETA support services would provide coordinated and collaborative support in the following functional areas: executive support, general administrative management, business and financial management, and strategic communications support.

S&T’s core mission areas mirror the Department customer requirements in the following program/projects areas:

  • Counter Terrorism and Homeland Security Threats
  • Secure U.S. Borders and Approaches
  • Secure Cyberspace and Critical Infrastructure
  • Preserve and Uphold the Nation’s Prosperity and Economic Security
  • Strengthen Preparedness and Resiliency
  • Champion the DHS Workforce and strengthen the Department


  • Write memos, filing, typing, and copying documents.
  • Develop spreadsheets, maintain program, project, and task files, technical support information for program/project managers.
  • Organize and maintain calendars for one or more managers, schedule  meetings, take meeting notes and distribute to attendees.
  • Prepare correspondence, briefs, and reports and assists with planning, initiation, and tracking of task assignments and associated data.
  • Assist with preparing and processing travel and maintaining travel requests and records.
  • Distribute and monitor taskings, data calls and coordinating troubleshoot requests.



  • BA/BS and 6 years of related experience 
  • Must have at minimum a Interim Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance 
  • Must be a US Citizen.


  • Experience in a Systems Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) environment.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Prior DHS contractor fitness (suitability) authorization determination.
  • Prior DHS experience including any DHS components or HQ Directorates, especially DHS S&T.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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