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Nuclear Systems and Stockpile Analyst

Job ID: 215918
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Apr 19, 2021
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is actively seeking a Nuclear Systems and Stockpile Analyst with an active Top Secret clearance to support our customer in Arlington, VA.

The Nuclear Systems and Stockpile Analyst will be responsible for providing technical and analytical support to a wide range of actions in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters (ODASD(NM)) regarding the national strategic deterrent. 

Nature of work actively engages issues, actions and initiatives concerning, or relating to, the management, research, development, deployment, transportation, safety, security, storage, and training for the stewardship of nuclear weapons.     Particular emphasis includes the national nuclear stockpile; nuclear weapons operations; emergency response and consequence management; nuclear enterprise and infrastructure transformation; stockpile sustainment; nuclear weapon program requirements; and strategic deterrence policy.  Fulfillment of these responsibilities entails research and analysis support to the Nuclear Weapons Council (NWC), the NWC Standing and Safety Committee (NWCSSC) and the NWC action officer’s group and will contribute to the preparation of joint, annual DoD/DOE reports for delivery to the President and/or to the Congress.  Assists in the development and coordination of reports, reviews documents, contributes to studies or task forces, and prepares papers, staff summaries, and briefings.  Maintains status of reports from initial drafts and comment adjudication through fully-coordinated documents.  Assists in maintaining NWC files, the NWC SharePoint site, and with office organization.  Provides meeting support such as building escort, operating audio-visual equipment, note-taking, drafting meeting minutes, and updating NWC SharePoint website in support of the ODASD(NM), as directed. 



  • Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, mathematics, physics, nuclear physics, nuclear engineering, political sciences, and international security studies/national security studies.
  • Proficient writer/communicator. 
  • Proven knowledge and experience of basic statistics, algebra and geometry.  Familiarity with Excel, Power Point and MS Word user-level applications is a necessity. 


  • Knowledge of U.S. nuclear weapons policy, operations and acquisition/procurement, to include command and control, forces, stockpile, operations, surety and nuclear security issues and activities.


  • Active Top Secret clearance and be able to obtain a Top Secret SCI security clearance


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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