Research Analyst

  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Aug 23

Position description

SAIC is seeking a Research Analyst located on-site at the Pentagon. 

  • Directly supports the Director, Washington Headquarters Service (WHS)/Facilities Service Directorate (FSD) in the execution of special projects that support the WHS mission. 
  • Provides professional and analytic deliverables and insights in support of technical, managerial, procedural, and project tasks.


Required Experience/Skills:

  • 5 years experience providing senior level advisory services across the federal government and industry.
  • Bachelor's degree required, Masters degree is optional, in Political Science, National Security Affairs, International Relations, International Economics, or in a related field. 
  • Understanding of DoD, OSD, and WHS objectives, coupled with experience serving as an “honest broker” for contentious issues.
  • Extensive familiarity with DoD organization (OSD, Joint Staff, Military Departments, and DA/FAs). 
  • Expert knowledge of strategy formulation, execution, and planning of DoD resources. 
  • Experience with analyzing and developing improvement options for administrative functions, to include human resources, budget development and execution, logistics, facilities management, administrative security, and contract management.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct high-level analysis and integrate a broad range of complex analyses, develop creative approaches to actionable plans, and ensure organizational priorities are achieved.
  • Demonstrated ability to research, organize, write, and edit staff packages and larger reports. 
  • Comfortable with communicating DoD policy positions clearly with senior officials and senior staff.
  • Experience maintaining and monitoring activities, identifying problem areas, and assisting with corrective action to ensure timely resolution.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills. 
  • Commitment to exceptional client service and professionalism while working at the client site. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite of Applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and common office software applications.
  • Ability to provide on-site support in the Pentagon, Monday through Friday during core business hours of 8am-4pm.

Required Clearance:

  • Current DoD Secret Clearance

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

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