National Security Analyst 1 - Threat Reduction Advisory Committee Job



  Full Time   Employee

Fort Belvoir
United States

National Security Analyst 1 - Threat Reduction Advisory Committee (Job Number:415108)


SAIC is looking for a Junior-level Analyst Support to the Threat Reduction Advisory Committee (TRAC) located in Ft. Belvoir, VA.


The TRAC is a federally chartered advisory committee established to advise and assist the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD (AT&L)) with respect to Counter proliferation, Chemical and Biological Defense, Sustainment of the Nuclear Weapons Stockpile, and other matters that relate to the DTRA mission.

Junior-level analyst responsibilities in support of the TRAC will include the following:

- TRAC Plenary Support.
- Assist in the execution of TRAC sponsored meetings as directed by the Executive Director of the TRAC Advisory Committee and Program (ACP) Office. This includes but is not limited to the following:

- Support multi-day meetings that address critical issues in the CWMD mission space.
- Coordinate subject matter experts’ participation on CWMD issues.
- Interface with policymakers to ensure topics address issues of concern to the TRAC.
- Ensure all TRAC activities are in compliance with Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
- Develop meeting notices IAW FACA requirements and support materials, and general conference/meeting planning assistance.
- Support the execution of all TRAC activities within the TRAC ACP Office, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs (ASD(NCB)) Office, and among TRAC members.
- Attend senior level meetings.
- Draft, edit and staff annual reports to USD(AT&L). TRAC Preparatory Group Support.
- Support TRAC Preparatory Groups. This support includes the following, as a minimum:

- Assist with the drafting and staffing of reference documents.
- Conduct research and analysis to support the membership of the TRAC Prep Groups.
- Work with TRAC Prep Group lead to establish meetings and identify key speakers.
- Support Task Lead to develop briefings and assist in the presentation of those briefings.
- Ensure meetings adhere to FACA requirements.
- Provide assistance with meeting activities, to include preparation of meeting executive summary within 30 days of the meeting.
- Attend senior level meetings and draft Preparatory Group briefings and final report. TRAC Advisory Committee and Program Office Support.
- Lead assistance to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs (ASD (NCB)) on TRAC related matters to include the following:

- Develop TRAC member and TRAC Panel member nomination packages/profiles at the request of ASD(NCB) and monitor their progress through the approval process.
- Monitor the status of TRAC tasks and recommendations and ensure compliance of same with Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) regulations.
- Facilitate TRAC Support Office activities in support of USD(AT&L) via ASD(NCB) through agenda development, TRAC meeting preparation, and TRAC surge activities at the request of the ASD(NCB) and the TRAC Executive Director.
- TRAC Historical and Operations Management Support. Compile and maintain records and meeting information to include the following:

- Lists of points of contact for actions.
- Membership contact and panel/task assignment data.
- Task milestone charts and tracking system for meeting support and minutes preparation.
- Compile and publish annual biography book of member sketches and staff biographies.
- o Develop and maintain one database of up-to-date personnel and meeting information for use by the TRAC Office, hosting Directorates or Offices, and TRAC Panels, special studies, and task forces.
- Maintain Public Law and TRAC Files. In accordance with relevant Public Law, prepare and maintain Federal Register announcements and maintain minutes of the TRAC meetings. This will include, but not be limited to, preparing and composing data information input to the annual President’s Report to Congress on the Federal Advisory Committees, data and information input for the TRAC’s Closed-Meeting Report to the Library of Congress, and other reports requested by GSA, OSD, or Division.
- Some domestic and international travel will be required.



- Bachelor’s degree in related field
- Strong administrative skills
- Technical and policy writing experience
- Knowledge of MS Office
- Ability to work in a team setting with individuals from the highest levels of government
- 1-3 years of experience with the Department of Defense


- Experience with the Correspondence and Task Management System (CATMS)
- Master’s degree in related field
- Knowledge of countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) concepts
- Experience with advisory committees

- ** Must possess an active Top Secret Clearance (based on SSBI) ***

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SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Posting: Jan 4, 2016, 12:00:00 AM
Primary Location: United States-VA-FORT BELVOIR
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

To apply for this job, contact:
Jane Ormerod

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