Senior Health 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: Other

Job Family: Functional Experts

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 rusted 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 Senior Health Policy Analyst joining our team to support the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Marketplace Assister Technical Support (MATS) program. The MATS program provides in-person assisters with technical support services that enhance assisters’ knowledge and skills so they can facilitate enrollment in insurance coverage, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). These support services include, but are not limited to: the development and provision of assister certification and supplemental trainings, in-person assister help desk support, the development and provision of assister continuing education programs, the maintenance of assister email inbox operations, certified application counselor (CAC) application processing, the development and implementation of an inquiry response and tracking system, and the provision of technical support to the in-person assister community.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Health Policy Analyst supporting MATS, you will be trusted to support the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of high-priority training projects related to the PPACA and evolving health care regulations. In this role, a typical day will include:

+ Working independently and in cross-functional teams to plan, track, and execute various training development projects.

+ Researching and tracking ongoing legislative and regulatory changes that affect in-person assisters and health care consumers with a high degree of organization and attention to detail.

+ Drafting written summaries, white papers, and PowerPoint presentations when appropriate.

+ Supporting program-wide development of assister training content and supplemental materials by distilling complex health policy topics in plain language.

+ Writing and editing client deliverables including reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, procedures, and related materials.

+ Using content expertise, solid proofreading, and layout skills to build polished client deliverables.

+ Acting with oversight to apply knowledge of research tools and analytical approaches to develop content.

+ Ensuring deliverables meet editorial and company standards for quality, graphics, format, and style.

+ Participating in the creation of multi-media presentation materials.

+ Utilizing software tools to identify and remediate errors in CMS Section 508 compliance, including document structure, headings, reading order, images, charts and tables, and any other document errors as they occur.

+ Other duties may be assigned.


+ An undergraduate or graduate degree in health, public policy, public administration, business, communications, or other related field

+ Strong health policy background, preferably with experience developing and clearing written materials with a legal team

+ At least five (5) years prior, relevant full-time work experience

+ Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

+ Candidate must be able to obtain Public Trust clearance and must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years


+ US citizen or a Green Card holder

+ Experience tracking schedules/project milestones and troubleshooting delays with stakeholders

+ Experience producing and editing Section 508-compliant products

+ Strong knowledge of health care, health care reform, and related issues

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills

+ Strong analytic, problem solving, and qualitative skills

+ Demonstrated experience delivering presentations and/or in public speaking

+ Strong customer service and project task management experience

+ Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

+ Advanced time management skills, with the ability to set priorities and complete work when under time constraints

+ Proven team player with strong relationship-building skills and a solution-focused attitude

+ Advanced research skills-preferably with knowledge of health care policy issues related to implementation of the PPACA, and Federally-facilitated Marketplace operations

+ High level of initiative coupled with quick learning ability

+ High degree of professional maturity and sound decision-making ability

+ Ability to manage time, set priorities, and work under time constraints

+ Customer service oriented and solution-focused attitude


+ An opportunity to leverage our trusted partnership with CMS as you help us connect millions of Americans with health care through top-notch training and technical support.

+ The ability to learn and grow professionally with a fast-paced, growing, and high-performing team.

+ Professional exposure to a diverse cohort of policy analysts, instructional systems designers, programmers, technical staff, and government officials.


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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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: JC194669930

Posted On: Oct 12, 2021

Updated On: Oct 29, 2021