Policy Analyst Sr Principal - Military veterans preferred
2018-11-28 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Arlington Virginia 22202 United States
SAIC has an immediate opening for a Sr. Principal Policy Analyst supporting the Headquarters Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Office of Strategy, Planning and Policy (AF/A10P).
Work will be performed at the Arlington, VA area.
Provide subject matter expertise to assist Air Force implementation of the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR).
Support AF/A10P engagement in war gaming across DoD, development of nuclear/non-nuclear integration, and NPR implementation efforts.
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.
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.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree and 15 or more years of related experience or Master’s Degree and 13 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
USAF Weapons School Graduate.
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.