Legislative Analyst, Senior - Secret (Congressional Support Office)

US-VA-Pentagon/Arlington
# of Openings
2
Category
Professional Services
Agency/Project
USAF
Job ID
2017-2190

Overview

OBXtek Inc. is an established award-winning business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. OBXtek is a leader in its field and is committed to identifying, developing, and delivering innovative, mission-focused technical and logistical solutions to over 15 civilian and military partners in the Federal Government.

 

As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, and we possess a robust corporate infrastructure that provides management oversight and support for all our programs. OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO to create processes that leverage best practices and result in novel, successful solutions.

Responsibilities

This contract supports the SAF/AQ organization, other PEOs as directed, and other Headquarters Air Force organizations where it is in the interest of the SAF/AQ to have an acquisition support presence within that organization. The objective is to provide specialized expertise to complement the organization’s inherent resources for effective and efficient mission accomplishment and continuity, introduction of innovation, and enhancement of technical competence. The contractor shall support the entire spectrum of acquisition and sustainment efforts as necessary to support the respective Government organizations.

 

The Legislative Analyst will support the Congressional Support Office which services as the SAF/AQ focal point for congressional interface activeties for the SAE and weapon system acquisition programs.  The tasks for this position include:

    1. Continuously monitoring and assessing the Congressional climate and mood related to Air Force acquisition and acquisition programs of client interest.
    2. Identifying, researching, tracking, analyzing and reporting on Congressional issues, activities, reports, and laws that impact or may impact Air Force acquisition or specific acquisition programs.
    3. Producing summaries and reports covering all Air Force acquisition, acquisition capability areas (including AF Science and Technology (S&T), and Air Force acquisition specialty capability areas), and individual acquisition programs.
    4. Monitoring, researching, and reporting on key issues pertaining to Authorization and Appropriations processes.
    5. Researching and analyzing Congressional inquiries/inserts/appeals, testimony, Posture Hearing Issues Papers (PHIPs), Budget Program Fact Papers (BPFPs), Heartburn Appeals, Major Budget Issues, and DOD(IG), Congressional Budget Office (CBO), and Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports.
    6. Researching Congressional transcripts, press releases, public events, documents, and information.
    7. Reviewing and providing data to assist in the preparation for legislative hearings, testimony, program documentation, briefing packages and read-aheads Congressional staffer visits, formal Questions for Record (QFRs), and other events to ensure an integrated and consistent Air Force position in response to Congressional questions, issues, and requests for information.
    8. Providing summaries, analysis and reviews of such transcripts, hearings, events, and Congressional activities.
    9. Providing educational training and materials on the budget enactment process including staffer days and the congressional process.
    10. Maintaining a legislative database. This database must include funding and language information by committee for Air Force acquisition programs throughout the “mark” process to final passage, legislation to include defense bills and reports, information on key congressional personnel to include their biographical histories and their interest areas, biographical information on key staff, and transcripts on Air Force acquisition-related hearings with member and respondent hearing quotes referenced to programs.
    11. Developing methods for gathering information to populate and maintain databases.
    12. Researching and tracking Congressional reporting requirements.
    13. Develop and maintain a library of Congressional legislation covering acquisition programs of client interest.

Qualifications

Active Secret Clearance

Master's degree in any field

10 years' experience in government acquisition or legislative affairs.

Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint

 

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