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Senior FOIA Analyst

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Senior FOIA Analyst


PAE has an opportunity for a Senior FOIA Analyst to join our team on our Federal Government contract in NW Washington, DC.

Essential duties and responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to:

FOIA Administration:

  • Create, modify and update data records in the FOIA and Submitter Notice (SN) databases, which were developed by TFI, to keep them consistent for reporting and FOIA processing purposes.
  • Review existing database entries, manipulate (move) the data, add data, delete in such a way as to enhance database reporting and increase the accuracy of the report functions. Current FOIA and S/N database have data entries that are inconsistent, incorrect and outdated.
  • Support necessary FOIA administrative functions such as scanning documents; transporting paper files within the building for review, and uploading files to the existing databases.
  • Support FOIA administrative functions by searching existing document stores to discover documents and records which are responsive to FOIA requests.

FOIA Reviews:

  • Provide FOIA/PA review and processing of pending, simple and complex FOIA cases
  • Scan FOIA support documents related to cases assigned into the FOIA database
  • Prepare documentation for, and draft responses to, FOIA/PA requests, coordinating proposed disclosures of information with entities within OFAC and agencies outside of OFAC
  • Process submitter notices associated with specific FOIA cases
  • Provide initial analysis of submitter objections
  • Redact documents in accordance with OFAC FOIA protocols which includes annotating appropriate FOIA exemptions on records
  • Process draft responses to submitters of objections to release of information in OFAC records
  • Generate draft response letters to requesters detailing OFAC’s FOIA review and release determination
  • Maintain complete and detailed case notes on all assigned cases
  • Support litigation efforts, in coordination with TFI FOIA officials, by crafting Vaughn indices, declarations, affidavits, answers to complaints, and supplemental releases.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested.

The Basic Qualifications for this position are as follows:

  • Must possess and maintain a current, active, Secret security clearance
  • Must successfully complete a comprehensive 7-year criminal and credit history background check
  • Must successfully complete a drug screening

Minimum Experience, Education and Licensure:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • 9 years’ experience performing FOIA analysis work

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Office suite
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of the team to effectively interact with personnel at all levels.
  • Strong command of the English language both verbally and written
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate a professional work ethic
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of the team

Work Environment:

  •  This position is performed in a traditional office environment.  

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects office equipment; use fingers and hands to type or write; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


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