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Leidos Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia


Job Description:

Seeking an experienced Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Analyst to support the FAA’s FOIA Office. The position is located in the Washington DC area, with possible travel to other locations in the National Capital Region (NCR). Additionally, the position may require up to 25% travel outside of the NCR.

In connection with the pandemic, the duties for the position may be performed remotely initially and until customer requirements change.

The incumbent will be responsible for the following:

Using familiarity with FOIA to timely process FOIA requests, including understanding how to collect documents responsive to FOIA, determining the applicability of FOIA exemptions, determining claims of confidential business processes, preparing any necessary redactions, and supporting the FOIA appeals process.

Redacting any sensitive and confidential business or pricing information.

Using tools to collect Electronically Stored Information (ESI) and other data that may be subject to FOIA and organizing cases in SharePoint.

Evaluating and dispositioning FOIA exemption claims and preparing appropriate correspondence to requestors.

Ensuring the scopes of pending FOIA requests are properly defined.

Communicating effectively with legal counsel and management on program updates, both orally and in writing.

Demonstrating an ability to use eDiscovery to support the disposition of a federal agency’s FOIA requests.


Typically requires a college degree and four plus years of prior relevant experience or Masters degree with two years of prior relevant experience. Or 8 years of experience in lieu of a degree.

· Ability to train small groups on how to use a customer facing tool.

· Proficient in documenting processes and policies.

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including SharePoint.

· Ability to obtain a Secret clearance

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:Other Clearance


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Documentation Control

Leidos is a Fortune 500®information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected]

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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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. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.