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Policy Strategist

McLean, VA 22101
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Policy Strategist (1 FTE, shared between the Policy Branch and the Strategy Management Branch) candidate will be responsible for the following taskings:

  • Conduct independent analysis and impact review studies with minimal government supervision and presenting results to government management in written and/or oral format.
  • Support government leads in the formulation, development, coordination, evaluation and issuance of broad range of policies, processes, and guidance on a wide range of mission enabling functions, and intelligence disciplines.
  • Support government leads by conducting independent analysis, developing impact study methodologies, and assisting with policy impact review studies.
  • Collaborate withcustomer components and IC elements to ensure equities are considered during policy development, communicate key policy provisions, and give development status updates as required.
  • Plan, schedule, and implement activities related to the IC Policy process; assist government leads with planning IC fora and other meetings as required. Prepare briefing slides, handouts, and provide thorough and concise meeting notes covering major discussions and action items.
  • Assist government leads in researching and critically analyzing authoritative pronouncements necessary to accurately advise and address complex IC policy issues relating to parallel, overlapping, or conflicting missions and authorities.
  • Assist government leads in assessing IC policy requirements and gaps in preparation of annual IC policy work plan development.
  • Review documents for technical correction and edits in the development of IC-wide policies, Executive Correspondence, and other documents as required.
  • Assist government lead in the reviews of policy and other guidance to ensure content is accurate and in alignment with current Statute, Executive Order, and IC Policy.
  • Assist government lead in the management of tasking and policy reviews. Reviews of policy and other guidance documents require ensuring content is accurate and in alignment with current Statute, Executive Order, and IC Policy.
  • Assist in monitoring and preparing responses to Congressional actions, FOIA requests, and other short-fuse actions as required.


The candidate shall possess, at a minimum, the following education and experience:

  • Bachelors Degree. The government will waive the Bachelors degree requirement if the candidate has an Associates degree and a minimum of 5 years working in the IC in one or more intelligence disciplines (e.g. Collection, Analysis, and Targeting).
  • Expansive knowledge of IC organizations and their respective missions sufficient to identify relevant authorities and materials and develop IC-wide policies in support of U.S. national security.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience supporting the formulating, developing, coordinating, and evaluating a broad range of policies, processes, and guidance on a wide range of mission enabling functions and intelligence disciplines.
  • Thorough understanding of performance principles and superior ability to advise organizations on the application of performance evaluation methods.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills sufficient to conceptualize, organize, and draw inferences from incomplete or inconclusive data and present a compelling analysis of findings to management. Ability to identify, articulate, document, and mitigate knowledge gaps, and provide alternative approaches to challenging issues.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience communicating clearly both orally and in writing. This should include the logically analysis, synthesis, evaluation, and de-confliction of multiple sources of information prior to their inclusion in briefings and written documents.
  • Sound organizational and interpersonal skills in supporting working groups with competing priorities and authorities.
  • Demonstrated ability advocating new ideas/concepts/processes, negotiating and providing recommendations on politically sensitive or time-sensitive issues, and working collaboratively across the IC.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-20 Expires: 2020-11-19

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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