Assoc. Principal Policy Analyst- China (MV) - 36365 in Washington, DC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/13/2021

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    Telework - Not Eligible

Job Description


This is a part time position that provides national security and defense policy analysis for combatant commands, service component commands, and the Joint Force. Monitors elements of national power (diplomatic, informational, military, and economic) and foreign policy activity; and keeps the client informed of developments. Develops strategies and programs to support client mission sets and plans related to regional and global security challenges, and strategic competition with China. Maintains relationships with agencies and with organizations with similar interests.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviews and provides recommendations on existing and proposed client strategy, plans, and policy.
  • Provides analysis of emerging or existing moderately complex policy issues impacting the client program.
  • Gathers information and assists in the preparation of position papers, policy briefings, and presentations.
  • Assists with coordinating actions through strategic partners in government and industry communicating corporate positions and objectives.
  • Researches and analyzes program trends, identifies issues, and recommends solutions.
  • May develop summary documents/briefings, training material, and reference libraries.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Known subject matter expertise in Chinese  foreign policy, strategy, defense planning, security, technology, economics, or international affairs.
  • Current knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, procedures, and practices.
  • Master’s degree in related discipline plus 20 years of directly related experience. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years of applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • US Citizen; must be eligible for TS/SCI security clearance.

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Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible

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