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Policy Analyst - National Security

Job ID: 2019613
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 28, 2020
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is looking for a Policy Analyst  to provide analytical and administrative support in in Rosslyn, VA .This role will provide site support to a DoD Federal Advisory Committee under the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering.

The nature of work actively engages issues, actions, and initiatives concerning, or relating to, the management, research, and development of issues of national security concern, specifically in the science and technology sectors.  

Job Duties:

  • Research and analysis support, development and coordination of reports, and preparation and review of documents – on subject matter of national security and science and technology importance, especially to the Defense Department. 
  • Provides full-scope meeting support such as hosting classified meetings at SAIC facilities or in the Pentagon, working with high-level Government personnel to secure agenda speakers and develop agenda, draft  meeting minutes, research and develop subject matter sources (both unclassified and classified), etc.
  • Communications – communicate daily in written and oral formats with senior-level people.
  • Travels to DoD installations and facilities to attend meetings and work on classified systems.
  • Sometimes hosts, sets up, works with security/IT experts for unclassified virtual meetings using Microsoft Teams CVR and JWICS secure video teleconferencing. 
  • Frequent trips to Pentagon to utilize JWICS and other classified systems and attend and host meetings. 

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required and six (6) or more years of experience, or Master’s degree and four (4) or more years of experience
  • Current and Active Top Secret/SCI clearance.
  • Keen knowledge of defense and national security issues and topics, especially those important to the Department of Defense. 
  • Excellent communications – both written and oral.
  • Must be also able to work at customer site on occasion in support of senior management or executives with little supervision (not duty station, but for hours/days in support).
  • Collaboration and team player (we work as a team). 
  • Familiarity with hosting virtual teleconferences/VTC/Zoom etc. 
  • Proficiency with Excel, Power Point and MS Word.


Overview

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 saic.com 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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