Policy Analyst Principal

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  • Arlington, VA, VA
  • 15 Apr, 2019

Job Description

**Description** Job Description: Individual provides direct support to the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters regarding the national strategic deterrent and reducing nuclear threats. Drawing from extensive academic preparation and experience, the individual advises on the development and oversight of DoD implementation guidance, requirements, and organizational initiatives related to nuclear weapons, and on U.S. activities to reduce nuclear threats. Individual reviews documents, contributes to studies or task forces, prepares papers and staff summaries and briefings, attends/participates in meetings within/across the Department, across the interagency and other branches of government and/or with academia and industry. Emphasis may include the national nuclear stockpile; nuclear weapons operations; nuclear threat detection; nuclear forensics; nuclear accident/incident response; national response framework (response to a nuclear–radiological incident); emergency response and consequence management; nuclear enterprise and infrastructure transformation; nuclear weapons effects (e.g., blast, overpressure, fire, EMP, HEMP); survivability from nuclear weapon effects; stockpile sustainment; nuclear weapon program requirements; radiation detection initiatives; and the national and DoD policies which underlay the above. Individual may provide direct support to the Nuclear Weapons Council (NWC) and the NWC Standing and Safety Committee (NWCSSC) and contribute to or prepare joint NNSA/DoD reports for delivery to the President and/or to the Congress. **Qualifications** Education: Graduate degree in (nuclear) physics, nuclear engineering, rad-chemistry (chemistry), materials science, mathematics or related science field is required. Doctorate-level degree in nuclear engineering or nuclear physics (or related field) is strongly desired. Required Skills: High-level quantitative and qualitative analytic and technical skills, with excellent written and oral communication ability. Knowledge base required in nuclear policy and nuclear weapons effects. Ability to confidently and credibly execute presentations at high levels, to coordinate actions across the DoD and the Interagency, and to develop clear courses of action summaries with recommendation for senior decision makers. Demonstrated experience in the establishment of positive and productive work relationship with clients based on individual level of expertise, quality of work, personality, and ability to deliver the desired product. Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office products required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Current active security clearance a must. Desired Skills: Leadership and management training and experience. REQNUMBER: 444926 SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability