Policy Analyst/SME III

Goldbelt, Inc. - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)2.6

Nisga’a Tek, LLC, a subsidiary of Goldbelt, Inc. is an 8(a) Alaska Native Corporation, provides a full spectrum of systems and network engineering services, which include systems and network analysis, design, and implementation, and also an array of managed services. Nisga'a Tek has distinguished itself as an industry leader in redefining technical solutions for the federal government and our nation’s military.

We are currently looking for a Policy Analyst/SME III.

  • Development and implementation of defense trade policy initiatives;
  • Coordination and resolution of policy issues raised in the export licensing process (e.g., sanctions waivers, exports to China);
  • Liaison with the Department of Defense and other State Bureaus on broad-based policies that impact defense trade; assists in development
of defense trade policy and revisions to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR);
  • Assist with an expanding workload concerning policy and defense trade regulations to include among other duties developing regulatory changes consistent with the Administration’s Export Control Reform Initiative and other regulatory reforms as directed
and support implementation of the Defense Trade Cooperation Treaties;
  • Develops and implements policies and regulations pertaining generally to defense trade and specifically to the ITAR as Directed by the Policy Division Chief.
  • Drafts, disseminates and otherwise assists in the publication of regulatory changes and reviews;
  • Addresses requests by industry and the interagency in promulgating new regulations;
  • Prepares sensitive, time urgent, highly controversial regulatory changes and assists in the development of defense trade policy subject to Congressional, media and public scrutiny;
  • Undertakes special projects involving matters such as resolving contentious policy issues, preparing special reports to Congress on policy issues or revisions to the United States Munitions List, and analyzing and recommending responses to inquiries from the public, other agencies, and Congressional offices and committees;
  • Mastery of the issues, principles, and regulations associated with the regulation of commercial exports of defense articles, defense services, and related technical data in order to develop and implement defense trade policy and regulatory changes;
  • Mastery of the ITAR;
  • Mastery of the Department of State and other USG agencies’ role in formulation and support of USG policy in order to ensure necessary and appropriate policy and regulatory changes are developed and implemented appropriately;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in order to prepare persuasive and concise papers, make presentations to senior Department
officials and officials in other agencies, and coordinate a variety of activities both within and outside the Department;
  • Works under the functional supervision of the Policy Division Chief who provides direction for broadly defined goals and missions;
  • Uses own judgment and initiative in the development or adaptation of defense trade policies and procedures and in conducting daily operations;
  • Plans and carries out projects independently, devising/modifying approach and method keeping the Division Chief informed of progress, problems and matters with policy implications;
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access;
  • Must be able to operate all office equipment including but not limited to: telephones, copy machines, fax machines, scanners, printers, and computers;
  • May be required to travel within CONUS and/or OCONUS;
  • Performs other administrative and or escort duties as assigned; and
  • The incumbent must have a minimum Top Secret security clearance.