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CUAS Policy Analyst

Job ID: 2114866
Location: HAMPTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 18, 2021
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC has an immediate position for a policy analyst to support the operational activities of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) to provide qualitative, quantitative, and rational analysis for decision-making, policies (e.g., Doctrine, Organization, Training, Leader Development, Material, Personnel, Facilities) or resource allocation in support of US Government and Department of Homeland Security policy goals and objectives. This position can be worked remote nationwide, but employees local to the Hampton Roads, VA or Washington D.C. areas are preferred.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provides integral policy and planning support to capability development and integration of solutions and the conceptualization, design, development, testing, verification and validation, and documentation to support capability development and procurement decisions.  
  • Acts as a customer advocate on the exploration of technologies to address client business problems.
  • Understanding and experience applying principles, concepts, practices, and standards to homeland security missions desired.     


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree plus 6 years Experience or Masters Degree plus 4 years experience
  • Must have active Secret Clearance with ability to obtain to obtain Top Secret/SCI

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active DHS Suitability, able to work from Hampton Roads, VA or Washington D.C.
  • Previous experience with policy implications of UAS and CUAS systems  

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: $75,001 - $85,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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