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Legislative Analyst

Job ID: 212719
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2021
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Legislative Analyst to perform studies and analyses and provide support on-site in the Pentagon. The candidate will support the Directorate for Organizational Policy and and Decision Support (OP&DS) in the Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) with a portfolio of major Departmental activities to include assisting with tracking, supporting, and/or assessing strategic documents, senior leader decision making bodies, implementation of organizational adjustments, and institutionalization of management reform initiatives.

  • Provide research capability regarding legislative (e.g., find specific and related public laws, references in U.S. Code, congressional bills (status and bill text), congressional and conference reports, Government Accountability Office reports, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars and Memoranda, and National Institute of Standards and Technology publications), regulations, and informed analysis and observations on products requested by the Government staff.
  • Process congressional and public notifications of contracting within appropriate timeframes established by Directorate policy in order to meet the reporting requirements established by the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement and Public Affairs policy, and other timeframes established by leadership and policy.
  • Provide suggested inputs, which may be considered by government personnel for use in relation to a wide variety of efforts regarding legislative matters.
  • Provide tracking and updates to civilian Presidentially Appointed, Senate-confirmed (PAS) officials tracking document (known as the PAS Tracker).
  • Assist with tracking and posting of documents and comments on the Office of Legislative Counsel application and the Congressional Hearings and Reporting Requirements Tracking System (CHARRTS).
  • Utilize, configure, and maintain knowledge management/decision support tools, in particular MS SharePoint, in order to track strategic actions and fora. 

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s and three (3) years of experience, Masters and one (1) year of experience.
  • 3-6 years or more experience with the Department of Defense and/or Congress and fundamentally requires an open and creative mind, the ability to conduct rigorous analysis with limited oversight from senior management, and the ability to present difficult concepts in simple terms. 
  • In-depth familiarity with Service- and/or OSD-level strategy, policy, or resource allocation processes as a result of previous government and/or private sector assignments. 
  • Knowledge in analyzing the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Executive (PPBE) process, congressional authorization and appropriations legislation, and development of DoD Policy Directives. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required together with proficient research and analytical skills.
  • Committed to exceptional client service and professionalism while working at the client site.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of Applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and common office software applications.
  • Background and training in the application of various knowledge management and collaborative tools including the use of MS SharePoint.

Clearance:

  • Interim secret 



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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