Policy Analyst Job - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-06
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Arlington
Virginia
United States

Policy Analyst (Job Number:441701)

Description:



Job Description:

- SAIC has an immediate opening for a Policy Analyst supporting the Headquarters Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Office of Strategy and Policy (AF/A10P), Strategy Branch (AF/A10PS). Work will be performed at the Arlington, VA area.

Job Responsibilities:

- Provide subject matter expertise to assist Air Force implementation of the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR)
- Perform analysis and draft position papers on strategic Air Force nuclear posture and deterrence issues
- Assess and monitor studies, audits, and reports in work or completed by DoD and other agencies for AF/A10 equities and impacts to the Air Force nuclear mission
- Support AF/A10P engagement in wargaming across DoD, development of nuclear/non-nuclear integration, and NPR implementation efforts
- Draft and coordinate staff packages for review and approval
- Develop briefings and presentations for senior Air Force leadership
- Coordinate meetings and provide read ahead packages as necessary

Qualifications:
Required Education and Experience:

- Bachelor’s Degree and six or more years of related experience or Master’s Degree and four years of related experience
- Knowledge of the organization and functions of the Department of Defense
- Demonstrated ability to work across the Air Staff and throughout multiple organizations of the Department of Defense
- Background and knowledge in deterrence theory, nuclear strategy, arms control, geopolitics, and key military challenges facing the United States
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to work both independently and within a team
- Ability to manage and successfully accomplish multiple projects simultaneously
- Demonstrated superior research, analytic, and writing skills required
- Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

Desired Skills:

- Familiarity with deterrence and arms control literature
- Understanding of military operations and plans, particularly Air Force nuclear operations
- Background and experience designing, analyzing, and participating in wargames
- Familiarity with the US NC3 system

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Job Posting: Nov 5, 2018, 11:25:45 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: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time