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Legislative Public Affairs and Policy Analyst - Arlington, VA 22201 - US



Job Posting Information
Employer : Decision Technologies
Job Title : Legislative Public Affairs and Policy Analyst
Location : Arlington, VA 22201 - US
Reference Code : 1233
Job Type : Direct-Hire / Permanent Full-Time
Minimum Clearance Level : Top Secret / SCI
Date Modified : 06-07-2023
Salary : $140000 - $160000 per year
Additional Salary Information :
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager) 5+ Years of Experience
Education Level : Bachelors
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Job Description

Work for a dynamic company specializing in technical support services and engineering consultancy. Decision Technologies, Inc. has extensive experience developing RF Systems and Missile Sensors, production transition, quality and reliability assessment, test and evaluation, and logistics support. We match our capabilities to the needs of our customers. Join an experienced team that provides exceptional support and leadership in our core competencies.

Decision Technologies offers employees a competitive salary and benefits package, 401K, Flexible Spending Accounts, and Short and Long-Term Disability. As a growing company, we provide advancement opportunities and Tuition Reimbursement.

We seek a qualified Legislative Public Affairs and Policy Analyst in Arlington, VA.

MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TS/SCI DOD CLEARANCE

Position Description:
The Policy Analyst will support a DoD client office and oversee multiple concurrent legislative-related tasks.


Responsibilities and Duties:
Monitor the status of defense legislation, pertinent hearings, markups, and floor actions
Support preparation of client staff for congressional hearings and help draft responses to congressional inquiries.
Develop an advanced understanding of policy and legislative matters to advise client leaders and offices on media engagement strategies and responses to reporters' inquiries.
Coordinate with appropriate government officials to obtain review and approval of time-sensitive deliverables.
Translate congressional and regulatory actions into actionable plans


Required Qualifications and Skills:
3+ years of experience in the legislative affairs, analysis field, department-level planning, or execution
Bachelor's Degree in a related field
Experience with researching issues, developing expertise, and drafting concise messaging, talking points, and speeches senior leaders use to convey priorities and manage risks accurately
Experience with researching, reviewing, and analyzing legislative, regulatory, and executive-branch policy documents, including Executive Orders, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, or DoD issuances
Experience with preparing leadership for testifying to and meeting with government members and pertinent staff members
Experience with researching and writing background papers, talking points, and oral and written statements, including legislative briefings to leadership
Experience with DoD personnel policy organizations and offices


Desired Qualifications and Skills:
Experience with the Department of Defense and its senior leadership offices 
Experience with working on Capitol Hill as a congressional staffer, including in a communication or press role
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
Possession of excellent written and oral communication skills
Master's Degree, preferably in Political Science
Pentagon staff/action officer experience within the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Staff, or service staff.

Disclaimer/Contingency for Job Posting:

As required by Executive Order 14042, Federal contractor employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021, regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before starting employment with Decision Technologies, Inc.

Decision Technologies, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.