Congressional Affairs Analyst (Regulatory Policy & Intel 4) - 17 with Security Clearance

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HII Mission Technologies
Washington, Washington DC
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 19, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
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Requisition Number: 17722 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt Security Clearance: Secret Level of Experience: Mid HI 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. Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you. Who we are HII Mission Technologies, in Washington, D.C., is seeking a Congressional Affairs Analyst to support the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU). The Congressional Affairs Analyst is responsible for assessing the efficiency, effectiveness, and costs and benefits of current and proposed policy, regulations, and statutes and proposing new policies, regulations, and statutes to meet the objectives and goals of DIU. Duties include analyzing the impact of current and proposed policy, regulatory, and statutes; developing potential courses of action to senior staff; and coordinating and drafting organizational responses. This role will support the Director of Congressional Affairs and Policy to enhance DIU's ability to rapidly tailor and field cutting-edge commercial solutions to the warfighter at the speed of relevance. Duties include preparing materials in support of Congressional and key thought leader visits and outreach, identifying legislative, regulatory, and policy hurdles hindering DIU's mission, developing course(s) of actions, and supporting implementation. This is not a remote position; the selected candidate will be required to be on site, a minimum of two days per week. A writing sample must be provided for all applicants.
Candidates will be required to submit a written response to a prompted topic as part of the interview process.
Key Responsibilities: The candidate will support the Director of Congressional Affairs and Policy to assess the efficiency, effectiveness, and costs and benefits of current and proposed policy, regulations, and statutes and proposing new policies, regulations, and statutes to meet the objectives and goals of DIU. Duties include analyzing the impact of current and proposed policy, regulatory, and statutes; coordinating and drafting organizational responses; developing potential course(s) of action to senior staff; and supporting execution and implementation.
The candidate conducts research and produces in-depth analysis on topics of interest to Congressional committees of jurisdiction and DIU leadership to include emerging dual-use technology development and innovation policies, the Department's adoption of commercial solutions for national security, and legislative barriers hindering the Department's and DIU's mission.
Duties include conducting research and preparing policy positions, briefings, white papers, and reports for Congress and senior staff. The candidate will assist the Director of Congressional Affairs to work across the Department, interagency, private sector, academia, and non-profit sector in support of DIU's mission. The candidate must be a strategic thinker who can quickly operationalize concepts and ideas and demonstrate natural learning agility and personal flexibility in a fast paced, change-oriented environment.
The Congressional Affairs Analyst must be flexible, pragmatic, and able to think creatively to implement activities in a responsive manner.
What you need to have: 9 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 4 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience.
Monitor and assess statutory, regulatory, and policy developments that affect DIU operations; provide assessments of the impact; and develop potential course(s) of action to senior staff.
Produce written materials and qualitative and quantitative analysis for senior staff; extract, collect, aggregate, and analyze data across databases, information sources, survey responses, and other data sources.
Develop strategic plans, policies, and programs in support of DIU goals and senior staff objectives.
Prepare materials and other support for briefings, hearings, requests for information, reports, visits, and general outreach to Department and Congressional stakeholders.
Represent DIU to internal and external audiences.
Assist with the review and edit of all external communications to ensure alignment with DIU objectives.
Secret Security Clearance.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bonus points for: Ability to present information clearly and concisely through memos, reports, briefings, and other presentations. Excellent communicator, writer and spokesperson who can clearly articulate the DIU mission, goals and objectives to a variety of audiences.
Ability to build and sustain relationships with a diverse range of personnel regardless of rank, experience, culture, or civilian experience.
General understanding of Congress, the Department of Defense, dual-use technology development, and U.S. innovation ecosystem
Ability to work with traditional and non-traditional defense contractors, innovators, and service providers.
Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.
Decisive and results oriented.
Ability to assess and accept risk.
High organizational and time-management skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Maintains the highest standards of professionalism, appearance, and decorum.
Willingness to travel.
Secret clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI.
Familiarity with DoD task management systems (i.e., Correspondence and Task Management System (CATMS) and Task Management Tool (TMT).
Why HII We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals. Recognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career. Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive. Today's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Do You Need Assistance? If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1- for assistance. Press for HII Technical Solutions.