Defense Policy Analyst, Senior in Stafford, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/5/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0023490

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Defense Policy Analyst, Senior

Key Role:

Provide expertise in one or more of the following areas: military doctrine development, planning, programming, budget, and execution (PPBE), readiness reporting, manpower and personnel management, including manpower requirements determination, or personnel management, including distribution and policy development. Research, analyze, and document DoD policy. Assist the DoD with designing, developing, and staffing policy and follow-on implementation efforts. Organize and facilitate meetings, conference calls, and working groups, including generating after action reports and tracking implementation of agreed-to items. Develop client-ready deliverables for a wide variety of audiences across the DoD. Write and present whitepapers and issue papers to government officials at the senior executive service, general, and flag officer level. Solve complex information requirements problems via a combination of analytic judgment and proven analytic practices. Provide work leadership to junior employees, as needed and work as an advanced consultant with capability knowledge who excels at client delivery. Take a leadership role in generating intellectual capital to help the firm grow its business. 

Basic Qualifications:

-8+ years of experience with research, analysis, and policy

-4+ years of experience with service headquarters or secretariat, Joint Staff, or Office of the Secretary of Defense

-Experience with report writing and briefing senior government leaders

-Knowledge of formal DoD staffing and coordination processes

-Active Secret clearance

-MA or MS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Ability to lead complex tasks and promote teamwork through collaboration

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent interpersonal skills

-MA or MS degree in Public Administration or Public Policy


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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