Policy Analyst

at General Dynamics Information Technology in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: NACI (T1)

Job Family: Policy Analysis

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Policy Analyst joining our team to support the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) activities.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Policy Analyst supporting CMS, you will be trusted to assist the team and ensure production of quality products. In this role, a typical day will include:

+ Working on a dynamic team under Practice Improvement and Measures Management Support (PIMMS) contract that supports CMS in the implementation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). This team ensures CMS is reaching their legislative mandates by transparently, efficiently, and accurately implementing MIPS Quality and Improvement Activity performance categories.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

+ Functions as a policy analyst by reviewing, drafting and producing rigorous, empirically-based policies and procedures that have been thoroughly researched to the policy making audience.

+ Summarizes legislative rules which impact program outcomes when applicable.

+ Designs, analyzes, interprets, and develops policy documentation, requirements, and specifications.

+ Serves as a resource expert for external customers utilizing expertise to research and resolve issues in a timely manner and customers’ satisfaction.

+ Researches and produces ad-hoc narrative reports and option papers with minimal turn-around time and with a high level of accuracy.

+ Partners with clinical teams in reviewing requirements, specifications, and support to ensure they are in line with policy objectives.

+ Reviews documentation created by staff for accuracy related to policy

+ Performs detailed analysis and provides findings to the customer

+ Advises customers regarding potential challenges in implementation of policy

+ Perform thorough quality assurance and quality control reviews of documents and deliverables using prescribed checklists

+ Assists with writing and formatting policy and project documentation.

+ Assists with the preparation of training materials and performs training for staff and customers.

+ Provides recommendations and materials for customers related to national outreach and education.

+ Understands 508 compliance and applies principles to written documents to be posted to the web.

+ Other duties as assigned.

Additional Job Abilities:

+ Expert-level proficiency in MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, and PDF documents

+ Ability to coordinate multiple tasks, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail, and timely responses to customer inquiries

+ Ability and willingness to learn new software applications

+ Ability and willingness to learn and follow processes

+ Ability to work as a member of an integrated team

+ Excellent problem-solving skills including attention to detail

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Ability to maintain professional and ethical working relationships

+ Ability to interact professionally with a diverse customer group including executives, managers, subject matter experts, stakeholders and team members


+ Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from an accredited college or university in related field

+ 3-5 years of relevant experience

+ Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Adobe and SharePoint

+ Expert-level proficiency in formatting MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, and PDF documents


+ Full-flex work week

+ 401K with company match

+ Rewards program for high-performing employees

+ Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

+ Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT 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, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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Job Posting: JC193396970

Posted On: Sep 26, 2021

Updated On: Oct 03, 2021