Senior FOIA Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Requisition ID
2024-146748
Position Category
Other / Technical
Clearance
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Sector
Space & Intelligence

Responsibilities

  • Respond to public and official requests for review and release of classified and/or sensitive customer information under the FOIA, PA, or E.O. 13526 Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR). Respond to complex cases, such as those including litigation and appeals, demonstrating extensive knowledge of the FOIA/PA/MDR, all of its exemptions and the overall administration of the FOIA/PA/MDR requirements. Support includes determining if a request is a new case, assessing what is needed, coordinating with appropriate organizations for subject matter expert (SME) review, analyzing the adequacy of the responses, consulting with other IC elements for equity reviews, preparing high-quality and error-free documents ready for Government action and artifacts as required by the case, and updating all appropriate trackers, scorecards, and calendars regarding cases
  • Develop and deliver training, or review and update current training content on FOIA and privacy processes and policy to customer staff that effectively communicates the responsibilities of ODNI staff, the required processes, and the required artifacts.
  • Drives collaboration and relationship building through the IC counterpart engagement process by enabling the IC engagement plan
  • Proof read and peer review artifacts from other members of the contract staff. Ensure deliverables are timely, accurate, and error-free.
  • Document and maintain SOPs for all activities within IRRG.
  • Engage with customer and IC Working groups, such as the IMC and Difficult Issues Forum, as directed by the Government.
  • Using clear and concise language, author, develop, comment on, or update interagency issuances on complex topics. Deliverables may include formal recommendations researched by the Contractor staff, and shall be presented to the Government as a peer-reviewed memo or other formal document.
  • Use analytic skills to assess the adequacy of the responses from searches, which shall be presented to the Government.
  • Track and update the status of cases in a timely and accurate manner using customer tools as identified by the Government.
  • Provide inputs to annual compliance reports as directed by the Government.
  • Prohibits access to information about an individual without that individual's knowledge and consent.
  • Assist the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), the Office of the Inspector General of the IC (ICIG), the customer Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA), the Office of Strategic Communications (StratComm), the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), customer Office of Security (OS), customer CLPT Office, Mission Integration (MI), Policy & Capabilities (P&C), Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (OEEO), and other relevant organizations, to ensure customer compliance with all aspects of FOIA/PA/MDR.
  • Draft or review documents for technical correction and edits in the development of Congressional testimony, budget presentations, issue papers and talking points related to FOIA/PA/MDR.
  • Assist Government Leads in assessing capability needs, opportunities, and gaps to help link resources to strategy. Deliverables may include formal recommendations researched by the Contractor staff, and shall be presented to the Government as a peer-reviewed memo or other formal document.
  • Identify interdependencies across IC strategic plans and efforts, and review and assess alignment of IC component strategic plans.
  • Assist Government leads in developing venues for creatively addressing complex IC issues that develop shared perspectives and lead to IC commitment to action.
  • Execute the duties of the on-site, Key Personnel Team Lead. These tasks include, but are not limited to:
    • Coordinating daily tasks and activities of all Contractor personnel.
    • Ensuring sufficient Contractor support is available to perform necessary tasks. (For example, when one person calls out or is on vacation, the Team Lead shall coordinate with the PM to ensure back up is provided for the Government support; ensure everyone is not on scheduled leave at the same time.
  • In accordance with applicable law and at Government direction, ensure that the ODNI information which has been cleared for public release is available for public inspection and/or copying/downloading.
  • In accordance with applicable law and at Government direction, enable the enforcement of the right of any person to access records, subject to statutory exemptions, for any public or private purpose.
  • In accordance with applicable law and at Government direction, ensure individuals have the ability to amend records of personal identifiable information about themselves.
  • In accordance with applicable law and at Government direction, prohibit access to information about an individual without that individual’s knowledge and consent.
  • In support of another IC element, responded to public and official requests for review and release of classified and/or sensitive information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Privacy (PA), and/or Mandatory Declassification Review; assisted the IC element and other relevant organizations to ensure compliance with all aspects of FOIA and PA; ensured the IC element’s information was cleared for appropriate release is available for public inspection and/or copying/downloading.

Qualifications

  • Requires a TS/SCI with Polygraph level clearance.
  • Requires experience responding to public and official requests for review and release of classified and/or sensitive information under the FOIA, PA, or Mandatory Declassification Review; experience ensuring information cleared for appropriate release is available for public inspection and/or copying/downloading; enables the enforcement of the right of any person to access records, subject to statutory exemptions, for any public or private purpose.
  • BS/BA+ 18 years of experience required, a MS/MA+ 10 years of experience or no degree +24 years of experience

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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