Legislative Affairs Specialist, Senior in Arlington, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/24/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0029598

Legislative Affairs Specialist, Senior

Key Role:
Support a defense agency's legislative affairs office, including subject matter expertise in science and technology policy implementation. Produce written materials in response to congressional inquiries with input from technical staff. Maintain detailed knowledge and awareness of specific technical policies and legislation concerning agency programs and research areas, monitor draft legislation pertaining to agency interests, prepare congressional briefing materials, liaise with DoD legislative affairs staff, including coordinating mandatory reporting, and research and prepare for high-level briefings. Interact regularly with agency senior leadership and congressional members and their professional staff.

Basic Qualifications:
-10+ years of experience in a professional work environment required
-3+ years of experience with Hill Committee staff

-Experience with defense science and technology

-Ability to demonstrate competency in writing and provide a writing sample required
-Secret clearance required
-MA or MS degree required

Additional Qualifications

-Experience with House or Senate Armed Services Committee preferred

-Experience with legal policy preferred

-Experience with drafting legislation

-Ability to work well within a team

-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

-Possession of excellent legislative analytical skills
-TS/SCI clearance preferred

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.

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