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Vice President, Government Affairs (REMOTE)

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Job ID: 2117991
Location: REMOTE WORK, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 25, 2022
Category: Executive Management
Subcategory: SVP, Government Affairs
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work:
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Job Description


Roles & Responsibilities: 

Senior government affairs professional responsible for overseeing development and execution of the company's legislative and other government affairs outreach in support of current and proposed programs with the Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Department of the Navy and logistics operations and supply chain programs. Position involves registration as a lobbyist.  

Candidate must be able to: 

  • Develop in depth understanding of company’s business base in the defense and intelligence sectors 
  • Build strong relationship with customer group and service line leaders in this domain 
  • Support development and execution of strategies to advance enterprise business objectives 
  • Create and maintain strong relationships with key Members of Congress and their staffs, and Executive Branch personnel, particularly in the defense and intelligence agencies and organizations.
  • Advocate on behalf of the company with federal officials to advance business objectives 
  • Support the Political Action Committee through strategic planning, fundraising, and attendance at events 
  • Represent SAIC in the federal customer community professionally, respectfully, and dynamically 
  • Research, analyze, and evaluate proposed and existing legislation and other government actions with the potential to affect the company’s business objectives 
  • Educate company employees about congressional and agency actions affecting business interests 
  • Assume other responsibilities as requested in support of enterprise goals and objectives 
  • Ensure all government affairs activities are conducted in an ethical and legal manner  
  • Support the company Strategic Advisory Board as necessary


  • Bachelor's degree and 15 years of experience working in government affairs 
  • Experience working on Capitol Hill, preferably on a committee with jurisdiction over related authorization or appropriations, or on personal staff in a capacity involving related issues 
  • Ability to travel domestically as needed on a regular basis
  • Ability to obtain/maintain appropriate clearances


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


Target salary range: More than $225,000. 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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