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Policy Analyst (QA Policy & Strategy Analyst 2) - 12574

Date: Jan 12, 2023

Location: Arlington, VA, Virginia, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 12574 

Required Travel: 0 - 10% 

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Secret 

Level of Experience: Mid 


Job Description


HII Mission Technologies is ranked #1 on Forbes List for Defense Contractors and ranked #11 Best Large Employers 2021-2022!!


Position Summary

We are seeking a Policy Analyst to provide policy support to our customer: The Department of Defense Chief Information Office. The Policy Analyst provides oversight for the development and maintenance of quality programs, systems, processes, and procedures that ensure compliance with policies and that the performance and quality of services conform to established standards and agency guidelines. Provides expertise and guidance in interpreting policies, regulatory and/or governmental regulations, and agency guidelines to assure compliance. Works directly with operating entities to provide process analyses oversight on a continuing basis to enforce requirements and meet guidelines. Leads audit and inspection preparation, resolution of audit and inspection findings and liaises with auditing groups and inspectors through all stages of the audits. Co-ordinates legal requests in support of government investigations or litigations. Ensures the quality assurance programs and policies are maintained and modified regularly. Facilitates uniform standards worldwide and enables best practice sharing, thereby fostering the achievement of company's mission globally. They will have significant interface with Program/Project Managers, government personnel, and other functional organizations.


HII's expertise in wireless communication includes 50+ years of performing RF Engineering for DoD, gov. agencies, and commercially both in the US and overseas, analyzing, and formatting spectrum data, including frequency assignment, spectrum certification, LiDAR, and other geo-referenced data. Our Scientists and Engineers support diverse tasks such as spectrum forensics and deconfliction, testing for coverage amid urban clutter, and antenna site planning. HII's RESED team offers opportunities from projects supporting international satellite coordination in space to countering IEDs. Our work is increasingly important in a world that depends on well-coordinated, interference-free spectrum access.

Come support our work with the Department of Defense Chief Information Office and join a world class team of groundbreaking scientists and engineers!

Details below!

Essential Job Responsibilities


  • Performs research of national defense and homeland security public policy issues
  • Prepares materials, policy briefings, talking points, speech drafts or presentations, and proposals on a variety of national defense issues for key internal and external audiences
  • Conducts research using both qualitative methods and quantitative methods, such as case studies, survey research, statistical analysis, and model building
  • Collaborates with technical staff, SPP Director, SPP Deputy Directors, and Executive Assistant to the Director
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of existing government policies and programs and formulates recommendations regarding strategies to achieve identified mission
  • Participates in meetings and working groups, both internal and external, with the Director. Schedules, prepares materials, and notes, and maintains action item lists for working group meetings
  • Drafts and ensure quality control for various documents, including internal and external correspondence and documents of a sensitive or confidential nature
  • Manages special projects (both internal and external) on behalf of the SPP Director
  • Demonstrates an ability to interact with persons of all backgrounds, cultures, and affiliations within all levels of government, business or non-profit entities

Minimum Qualifications


  • 2 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 0 years of experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 6 years relevant experience
  • Proficient in the use of desktop or personal computers with associated software (i.e., word processing, graphics, database, spreadsheets, etc.) or other products as required
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently (self-starter)
  • Must be able to obtain as US Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Requirements


  • Strong writing skills a plus
  • Strong research skills a plus
  • Experience working in the DoD or gov space preferred

Physical Requirements


  • May require working in an office, industrial or laboratory environment.

This opportunity resides with Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR), a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. From towers to processors, we design, develop, integrate and manage the sensors, systems and other assets necessary to support integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations, exploitation and analysis for the Intelligence Community, the military services, geographic and functional combatant commands and DoD agencies. 


HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:


HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.