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Security Policy Analyst

Job ID: 2207571
Location: SPRINGFIELD, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 17, 2022
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a well-qualified Security Policy Analyst to join an exciting program in Springfield, VA.  The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a willingness to learn and the ability to be an immediate contributor in fast paced team environments.  Job responsibilities include providing expert level management of complex control systems and other policy frameworks.  The analyst will work across issue-focused teams; participate in advisory groups; conduct classification reviews and briefings; provide training to senior security specialists; communicate complex issues and potential risks to senior decision makers; and synthesize information derived from external sources/policies and apply it to the internal organizational framework.


Required Qualifications

  • BS degree and 14+ years experience.  4 Additional years of experience in lieu of degree.
  • An active Top Secret clearance with eligibility for access to sensitive compartmented information (TS/SCI);
  • The ability to complete a CounterIntelligence (CI) scope polygraph (post hire);
  • Shall have 5 years or more experience interpreting DoD and/or IC policies;
  • Shall have 2 years or more experience operating with a Controlled Access Program (CAP); In-depth knowledge of ODNI policies for CAPs and applications of the policies with Control System designed to protect sensitive compartmented information. Experience with and/or Special Access Program Central Office (SAPCO) may be in lieu of experience with CAPCO;
  • Experience and demonstrated knowledge of United States Code, Executive Orders, DNI Intelligence Community policies, DoD policies, Executive Order 13526, 12333, 13587, and other applicable policies;
  • Demonstrated experience in research and data gathering with an ability to interpret/analyze complex information;
  • Experience in drafting, coordinating, routing, and publishing policy and practices including, but not limited to:  information, industrial, personnel, cyber, physical, international, and acquisition security;
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills required to articulate, prepare and maintain policy framework(s) in support of classified senior government customers; and
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and manage multiple on-going projects.

Desired Qualifications

  • An active Top Secret clearance with access to SCI and a CI polygraph;
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and maintain policy framework(s) in support of classified government customer; and
  • Experience performing courier duties within the continental United States;
  • Previous experience as a Government or Contractor Program Security Officer/Representative;


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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 approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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