Security Analyst Principal / Policy & Research Analyst - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Join SAIC and the Intelligence Community by providing support to NCSC security missions, with emphasis on personnel security, assisting in policy research to support national policies and decision-making.  Directly coordinate with colleagues and senior-level government personnel on the status of various tasks/initiatives. Responsibilities also include executive secretariat support to NCSC, to enable the conduct of the DNI Security Board governance of the IC security programs.


Specifically, duties consist of:

  • Research, analysis, review, revisions, and the coordination of ICDs (spanning topics of personnel security, information security, including cyber security, physical/technical security and industrial security)
  • Reporting on daily issues and strategic topics impacted by ODNI security policies and specific areas of security interest. 
  • Attending working groups to record issues and recommend solutions relative to research topics and implementation issues.
  • Responsible for assisting with the development of ICDs and the appropriateness of "equivalent" security measures
  • Assist with establishing an IC-wide security outreach program for both government and industry to include personnel security


  • Active TS/SCI Clearance with CI Poly
  • Degree in Counterintelligence, Insider Threat, Government, Logistics, Politics, Political Science, or Security (any field)
  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience supporting IC elements. These seven (7) years of experience may be concurrent with requisite years of experience to the position skill level.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience supporting IC Security elements, supporting security policy and program development. These three (3) years of experience may be concurrent with requisite years of experience to the position skill level.
  • Familiarity with the IC and its components, as well as its missions, disciplines, capabilities, and interrelationships.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with appropriate Security Regulations and Policies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with senior leaders from inside and outside the USG, and to coordinate, network, and communicate across the IC.
  • Personnel security professional at expert level with background in adjudication, personnel security investigations, or polygraph.
  • Exceptional depth in personnel security policy and its development.