Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

OSD - Foreign Investment Mitigation Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Policy Analysis
Regular Full-Time


The Cyber, Acquisition, Intelligence Group (CAIG) supports a broad array of clients the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (A&S) and Research and Engineering on cyber, space, nuclear, intelligence and acquisition efforts. The Senior Program Analyst position will be located at the Pentagon. #IN


SPA is seeking an experienced Mitigation Analyst in support of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for Industrial Policy.


  • The candidate will support DASD Industrial Policy in the development and oversight of Committed on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) mitigation agreements, along with assisting Case Managers on Risk Based Assessments (RBAs) in coordination with a dedicated team.
  • The candidate will support the annual or bi-annual review of mitigation compliance and may involve domestic and international travel. Finally, the candidate will develop and maintain standard operating procedures for the mitigation of foreign investment risk in the areas of product integrity, supply assurance, collocation, and technology transfer.


Required Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret or higher clearance
  • Previous military experience (1-3+ years, active duty, guard or reserve)
  • Bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) or non-technical degree with demonstrated technical acumen
  • Ability to effectively contribute to a team developing rigorous analytic solutions
  • Exercise independent judgment and work autonomously with some supervision
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Proficient with the MS Office Suite of products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook)


Desired Qualifications: 

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance or higher
  • Previous military experience (4+ years, active duty, guard or reserve)
  • Demonstrated ability in applying innovative concepts, quantitative tools and creative data visualization methods
  • Previous experience with military operations analysis
  • Modeling and Simulation (M&S) expertise and/or analytic software application expertise (e.g., AFSIM, R, python, tableau, etc.) to solve complex problems
  • Master’s degree completed or enrolled in an accredited STEM Master’s Program


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