OVERVIEW: ANSER enhances national and homeland security by strengthening public institutions. We provide thought leadership for complex issues through independent analysis and we deliver practical, useful solutions. ANSER values collaboration, integrity, and initiative and we are client focused in all that we do. Because we were established for the purpose of public service and not for profit, we measure our success in the impact of our service. SPECIFIC JOB DESCRIPTION: ANSER is seeking an experienced Nuclear Stockpile Subject Matter Expert (SME) to provide nuclear stockpile guidance and stewardship support to the Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration (AF/A10). Specifically, the SME will: * provide subject matter expertise support on the current nuclear stockpile at the National, DoD, Joint and Service level; and on current and emerging nuclear weapon systems and capabilities. * research, analyze, and recommend nuclear sustainment actions and policy positions in coordination with other offices and organizations inside and outside of DoD. * assist with drafting, reviewing, and providing written comments on a broad range of nuclear stockpile sustainment related documents including DoD and AF program strategies, nuclear stockpile plans, and information briefings to be presented to various organizations involved with the nuclear stockpile. * assist with drafting testimony and articles for publication and help to prepare Government personnel for nuclear stockpile related public speaking engagements. * participate in nuclear stockpile related technical discussions, meetings, conferences, demonstrations, workshops, seminars, and other related forums with community stakeholders. SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: * Candidate must have a Top Secret clearance with SCI and SAP/SAR eligibility * Candidate must have 10+ years of experience: * working and coordinating with DoD and non-DoD offices and organizations whose roles involve the nuclear enterprise, nuclear stockpile, and nuclear weapons systems. * working with and supporting senior staff organizations including at the Service Headquarters, Joint Staff, or at the Office of the Secretary of Defense Level * planning, directing, and managing complex projects involving multiple stakeholders and senior level officials * Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of nuclear stockpile stewardship requirements at the National, DoD, Joint, and Service level * Demonstrated experience in generating briefings; drafting information, point, white, and decision papers; drafting testimony and articles for publication; and preparing senior Government personnel for public speaking engagements. EDUCATION: * Bachelors in an engineering, scientific, technical, management or related discipline such as international relations or national security studies. * Masters degree highly desired DISCLAIMER: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with ANSER, please call 703-416-2000 or e-mail ANSER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek individuals from a broad variety of backgrounds with varying levels of experience who have a desire to do meaningful work. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.