Senior Analyst/Writer, Policy

Clearance Level
Functional Experts
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ58427

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

As an analyst supporting the Policy Team at a government agency in Washington DC the candidate will provide research, writing, editorial, and technical assistance with respect to development of procedures and responses to outside inquiries. Duties include:

  • Draft and edit procedures and program guidance
  • Provide technical assistance, guidance and training on agreements, policies, and procedures to care provider staff, field staff and other stakeholders
  • Provide research and editorial support to the policy team on relevant issues including child welfare systems, foster care, child abuse and neglect child and adolescent mental health, family reunification, etc.
  • Assist in response to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, congressional inquiries, inquiries and questions from other stakeholders
  • Coordinate internal and external reviews and compile recommendations to the policy team based on feedback received
  • Conduct research to inform the development of talking points, memorandums, reports, briefings, analyses, and other materials provided to interested parties
  • Engage non-governmental stakeholders to obtain expert input to advance the mission of the program
  • Support inter-agency and intra-agency coordination of program functions
  • Support development and review of content for meeting agendas, reports, and responses to executive and Congressional inquiries
  • Support special projects as needed
  • This position is based in Washington, DC, and requires a Public Trust clearance, or the ability to obtain it.


BS/BA degree in public policy, social work, law, journalism or a related field.


Requires 5-8 years of experience with a BA; 3-5 with a Master’s degree.

Strong analytical, research, and writing skills

Experience in regulatory drafting/review

Background in law or social work preferred, but not required Experience working with immigrant, refugee, and underserved populations is preferred

Strong verbal and written communication skills

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.