SAIC is seeking a
Legislative Analyst to help analyze and track Congressional actions, Inspector
General (IG), General Accountability Office (GAO), assigned to the Office of
the Undersecretary of Defense Research and Engineering (DDRE), Research and
Facilitate open lines of
communication and understanding, maintain and establish close working
relationships with the USD R&E Deputy Directors, Assistant Directors,
USD(R&E) Staff Principals, OSD Legislative Affairs (OSD(LA)), USD
Comptroller Budget Affairs and Activity (BAA) Office, JCS Legislative Liaison,
and legislative liaison offices of military services.
Work with OSD(LA) and BAA
to maintain and update appropriate biographical information on all Members of
the House and Senate and key congressional staff, including the Members most
current research and engineering interests and concerns.
Monitor, track and help
deliver organizational reports and briefings to congress.
Assist with response to
congressional requests for information (RFIS)
bills and reports, assist with DoD responses to legislation
Maintain current and
historical records on past and present actions undertaken to respond to the
GAO, IG, and Congress to assess how the information requested is evolving and
how responses were made to the same or similar questions
Integrate information into draft or proposed
responses for coordination with the appropriate government personnel to help
prepare formal responses to GAO, IG, or Congressional inquiries.
Master’s degree in
Political Science, International Affairs, or related field and 10 years of
experience. Bachelor’s and 15 years related experience.
congressional actions including legislative proposals, congressional reports
and language, and Congressional briefings.
Experience with direct
Congressional staff interaction.
Prior support to
senior-level OSD personnel.
Excellent written and
oral communication skills.
Advanced skills with MS
Office tools particularly PowerPoint.
Knowledge of Correspondence and Task Management
System (CATMS), Congressional Hearings And Reporting Requirements Tracking
System (CHARRTS), DoD Directives Portal, Congressional Quarterly (CQ),
RollCall, Early Bird and OLC online products.