PAE, Inc FOIA Analyst in Falls Church, Virginia

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

FOIA Analyst

  • Provide assistance with the daily operations to the FOIA program

  • Provide FOIA/PA review and processing of pending, complex FOIA cases

  • Scan FOIA support documents related to cases assigned into the FOIA database

  • Prepare documentation for, and draft responses to, FOIA requests, coordinating proposed disclosures of information for several entities within the agency

  • Process notices and letters associated with specific FOIA cases

  • Provide initial analysis of submitter objections

  • Redact documents in accordance with agency/entity FOIA protocols which include annotating appropriate FOIA exemptions on records

  • Process draft responses to submitters of objections to release of information in records

  • Generate draft response letters to requestors detailing the FOIA review and release determination

  • Maintain complete and detailed case notes on all assigned cases

  • Support agency litigation efforts by conducting records searches as defined by the legal staff

  • Provide process recommendations to the Government staff where process changes will result in increased production and efficiencies

  • Redact PII information in accordance with FOIA requirements


  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a clearance

  • Extensive knowledge of Freedom of Information Act and its amendments

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as FOIA Analyst

  • Knowledge of reporting requirements under FOIA and the OPEN Government Act.

  • Good communication skills demonstrated by written and oral experience, qualifications, and education

  • Must be punctual and reliable

  • Ability to effectively perform routine, daily tasks

  • High attention to detail

  • Ability to work effectively under strict time constraints and/or deadlines

  • Ability to review and identify complex PII or other information that needs to be redacted as required by current FOIA regulations

  • Ability to successfully complete an extensive Government background check

  • Comply with all confidentiality requirements and Government computer security requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

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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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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