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CACI International Policy Analyst in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Policy Analyst

Job Category: Consulting

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

What You’ll Get to Do

  • This position supports the Uncrewed Aircraft System (UAS) Exception to Policy (ETP) Review Board and includes tasks such as:

  • Evaluate UAS ETP requests to ensure completeness, accuracy, and clarity of provided information as well as compliance with applicable policies and industry best practices

  • Conduct basic open-source research of UAS components to identify factors relevant to the UAS ETP approval process

  • Operate and maintain historical databases on UAS ETP requests

  • Coordinate with technical subject matter experts (SMEs) to obtain recommendations on technically relevant portions of ETP requests

  • Exercise independent judgment in interpreting and applying appropriate policy

  • Make recommendations to the UAS ETP Board based in support of the ETP request process

More About the Role

  • Assist in the development of new UAS ETP guidance, forms, and procedures

  • Help estimate the impact of proposed UAS policy changes prior to their implementation

  • Work closely with board members to optimize the review process

You’ll Bring These Qualifications

  • Apply knowledge and experience in reviewing and evaluating ETPs.

  • Ability to ensure ETPs meet policy requirements.

  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills in order to efficiently and accurately review UAS ETP requests and maintain UAS ETP tracking system.

  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, in a clear, tactful, and effective manner when engaging with UAS ETP board members and customers, as well as branch and division leadership

  • Ability to work with minimal oversight

  • Active Secret security clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

  • Experience auditing regulatory compliance

  • Basic understanding of computer systems, networks, and software

  • Comfort in discussing and learning about technical topics such as computers, radios, and UAS

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have

  • Experience with UAS/remotely piloted vehicles

  • Technical understanding of computer systems, networks, and software

  • Working knowledge of or experience with DoD policies to include Executive Orders and National Defense Authorization Acts related to IT systems; cybersecurity; cyber mitigations; and uncrewed systems (UxS) operation

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline

  • Experience with cybersecurity concepts, practices, and techniques

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview:

CACI 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

Pay Range : There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here (

The proposed salary range for this position is:

$57,500 - 117,900 USD