Junior National Security Analyst Job

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  Full Time   Employee

United States

Junior National Security Analyst (Job Number:422300)



SAIC seeks a National Security Analyst for our Arlington, VA facility.

This posiiton provides 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. Reviews documents, contributes to studies or task forces, prepares papers and staff summaries and briefings, attends/participates in meetings in support of the ODASD(NM), as directed.



Bachelor’s degree (BA, BS or BBA) is required. Major in chemistry, mathematics, physics, nuclear physics, nuclear engineering, political sciences, international security studies/national security studies (with a minimum of six or more college level courses in statistics, mathematics, engineering, or physical sciences), is preferred.


Proficient writer/communicator. Must be knowledgeable of basic statistics, algebra and geometry.

Familiarity with Excel, Power Point and MS Word user-level applications is a necessity.

Clearance Level Must Possess: Top Secret (TS)
Clearance Level Must be able to Obtain: TS/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)

Must be able to work at customer site at the Pentagon in support of senior management or executives with little supervision for sustained periods.


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.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Oct 3, 2016, 7:40:10 AM
Primary Location: United States-VA-ARLINGTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

To apply for this job, contact:
Jane Ormerod

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