IT Policy Analyst/Writer, Senior - 37442 in Arlington, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/25/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Arlington, VA
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    Not Specified
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  • Telework
    Telework - Limited

Job Description

The candidate will develop process, policies, and procedures that prescribe and describe to agency stakeholders how information technology management will be conducted within the agency’s integrated portfolio framework.  S/he will develop and maintain a policy tree hierarchy of directives, instructions, guidebooks, SOPs, and other IT management reference artifacts.  S/he will conduct detailed research and analysis and make recommended policy changes.  S/he will maintain archival copies of policy documents consistent with DSCA Records Management requirements if applicable.  S/he will organize policies and issuances to enable enterprise architecture, knowledge management, cybersecurity, infrastructure management, and application development/maintenance functions within the IT organization to collaborate on policy development with the Policy and Portfolio Management Branch (PfM). 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Policy
    • Provide DoD policy thought leadership to agency customer base.  Develop, implement and communicate Information Technology (IT) policy, standards, best practices, guidance, and procedures.
    • Ensure that procedures and policies are understood by and assimilated within DSCA or the SC community.
    • Maintain a policy tree hierarchy of directives, instructions, and procedure documents.  Maintain records of IT policy changes and synchronize changes with primary policy artifacts.
    • Develop IT security-related policy briefings, presentations, and white papers for distribution to the Security Cooperation community.
    • Monitor DoD and security cooperation-focused legislation efforts and provide regular analysis to the customer on legislation advancements pertinent to the Security Cooperation mission.
    • Identify gaps in policy and overall IT management guidance and make recommendations to address these areas.
    • Ensure all policy is not contradictory to any DSCA or DoD issuances, guidelines, or objectives. This includes ensuring that policy is both aligned with DSCA and DoD mission and strategy.
    • Compose, maintain, and clarify the IT policies and procedures of the portfolio management branch while ensuring that all updates, revisions, and deletions are recorded and easily accessible.
    • Lead policy development and policy implementation projects that include developing work breakdown structures and policy frameworks.


  • Active Secret security clearance.
  • 7 years of demonstrated experience in policy development and writing.
  • Bachelors in related field
  • Experience managing tasks/project facilitation and interfacing regularly with senior government clients.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining good working relationships in all levels of an agency, external stakeholders, internal management, and support organizations.

Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Limited

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