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CFIUS Analyst

Job Position No: 2003-02
Date Posted: 03-03-2020
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Experience: 2-4 years
Education: Bachelor Degree
Degree Field: Business, Information Security, Information Technology, Operations, Political Science
Clearance: Top Secret
Applicant is subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for clearance level required for the job.​
An Active DoD Secret clearance is required for this position.
Travel: CONUS & OCONUS 15%
Candidate must possess a current passport with 8 months remaining until the expiration date.
Location: Northern VA
Multiple CFIUS Analyst positions are available in the Northern VA area and are located in a government office space.

Job Description and Requirements:

We are seeking national security subject matter experts (SME) with applicable experience in reviewing and investigating cases submitted to the Committee of Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS).  CFIUS is an inter-agency committee, chaired by the Department of Treasury, charged with reviewing, investigating, and blocking foreign acquisitions of U.S. companies or assets that may pose a risk to national security. 

The analyst will manage a portfolio of cases for which they are responsible for conducting unclassified and classified research to identify and articulate potential concerns posed by foreign corporate acquisitions and the implications to DoD security interests, critical infrastructures, technologies, and operations. Support will also consist of developing a variety analytical documents, briefings, policy papers, reports, and information papers to convey findings associated with research efforts and assist with the development of CFIUS program policies and processes.



  • Serve as a SME providing onsite CFIUS support to the Department of Defense.
  • Conduct in-depth research and provide recommendations for specific cases regarding the authority of CFIUS to review the transaction, the national security risks posed by transactions, and the options available to mitigate identified risks.
  • Rapidly develop complex information papers, briefings, and discussion documents concerning broad array of commercial foreign entity and CFIUS concerns.
  • Research and analyze large-scale foreign transactions of U.S. assets and companies with multifaceted technology and supply chain issues to articulate potential risks to DoD capabilities and operations.       
  • Perform organizational analysis of foreign corporations and entities to characterize risks presented by specific transactions. 
  • Collaborate with CFIUS member agency counterparts to ensure awareness and that stakeholders have the information necessary to reach determinations on cases and, if necessary, mitigate any national security risks posed by transactions. 
  • Develop detailed analytical documents that present research, analysis, and recommendations concerning specific cases.   
  • Develop briefings, background information, and research materials to facilitate the discussion and analysis of CFIUS cases with leadership. 
  • Synthesize large amounts of information and conduct literary searches necessary to develop conclusions and inform leadership. 
  • Assist in coordinating inter-department meetings and support the development of preparatory materials, meeting agendas, read-aheads, and background information for the meetings and tracking action items and developing meeting minutes.
  • Support client policy staff and coordinate activities in developing and carrying out new regulatory programs and regulations for the expansion of CFIUS jurisdiction through the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA).
  • Assist in organizing events, meetings, conferences, and travel to DoD installations/other departments or agencies as needed


  • Excellent Qualitative and Quantitative research/analytical capabilities
  • Significant experience in national security, military technology sectors, and in conducting research in foreign investments, mergers and acquisitions, and international business entities
  • Demonstrated experience collecting, condensing, and analyzing vast amounts of data and research to formulate accurate and defensible conclusions
  • Superb writing and briefing ability  


  • Master’s Degree in subjects such as Intelligence, Business, or Political Science
  • Knowledge of counterintelligence issues, export control regulations, or technology transfer
  • Scientific or technical intelligence expertise
  • Working knowledge of the Intelligence Community Directives (with emphasis on 203 and 206)


  • Health, vision, and dental insurance for the employee is paid in full by RMC and dependent health care is subsidized by RMC.
  • This position participates in the Annual Bonus Program.

Additional Requirements:
Compliance with a drug-free work environment, U.​ S.​ Citizen, possess valid State driver’s license.​

RMC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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