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Compliance Analyst IV – Washington, DC (ID#15716)


Cherokee Nation Mission Solutions provides support services and project support personnel to our Government and industry partners. Our highly skilled experts support and supplement the mission, expertise, and skill sets of our clients. Utilizing our customer-intimate approach, we partner with our clients to provide strategic solutions that maximize the use of human and financial resources to ensure that mission-critical projects are completed on time and within budget.

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The Department of State, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, is seeking Compliance Analyst IV candidates. These analyst positions are responsible to review and adjudicate export and import licenses and brokering authorizations; determination of jurisdiction of commodities as defense articles and defense services; compliance and enforcement of the applicable laws and regulations; and the automation of these functions.


Job Description:

Level IV works under Administrative Supervision: The government sets the overall objectives and resources available. The government and contractor, in consultation, develop deadlines, projects, and work accomplishments. The contractor plans and carries out the assignment, resolves most of the conflicts, coordinates work with others and interprets policy on own initiative. The contractor keeps the government informed of progress, potentially controversial matters, or important issues.


Demonstrates the abilities to perform all of the duties of a Level I, II, and III. In addition, must be able to perform the following duties listed below within the required amount of supervision for consideration at Level IV.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Deliverables):

Includes the following (Other duties may be assigned):

  • The contractor has no inherently government responsibilities. The contractor shall obtain USG supervisory clearance and/or approval pertaining the position work requirements and/or work products. The contractor shall abide by all State Department, Procurement Information Bulletins (PIB) related to third-party contractor services.
  • Provides expertise on special projects, advising senior management and law enforcement agencies on foreign policy issues and national security implications of administrative compliance investigations, criminal enforcement activities, and registration issues regarding parties involved in defense trade.
  • Works to manage the registration of exporters, manufacturers, and brokers under Parts 122 and 129 of the ITAR. Helps design and implements office policies and procedures for review of information submitted by registrants to meet the requirements of 122.2 concerning criminal violations or indictments under relevant statutes (120.27), as well as foreign ownership and control, and notices of changes submitted as required under 122.4 concerning foreign ownership and control.
  • With input from senior staff, manages administrative compliance cases, enforcement procedures, and investigations and remedies, including facilitating administrative hearings to address civil charges involving export control violations and preparing consent agreements on behalf of the Department, which may involve extensive coordination with other Federal agencies. Develops, as necessary, proposals for special compliance activities and reviews.
  • Helps ensure that substantive and facilitative services provided by and for program compliance office and its staff are supportive of operational needs and requirements.
  • Interprets and applies legislative and regulatory material in order to make decisions and recommendations of general and specific applicability concerning compliance with the AECA/ITAR. Reviews and proposes revisions to legal authorities to enhance clarity, accuracy, and effectiveness with respect to compliance concerns.
  • Performs analyses and identifies trends associated with registration, brokering, manufacturing, exports, retransfers, temporary imports and other activities implicating compliance with U.S. export laws and regulations.

Supervisory/Management Authority:

This position does not have management authority or supervisory capacity

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree or combination of education and experience with over seven (7) years of industry or government experience in ITAR compliance, or civil or criminal enforcement of the AECA/ITAR.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills. The candidate should be prepared to provide writing samples.
  • Establish priorities and organize a variety of activities, often on a simultaneous basis.
  • Interact with personnel at all grade levels.
  • Work under pressure of short, rigid deadlines and time constraints.
  • Has working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs and be able to operate all office equipment including but not limited to: telephones, copy machines, fax machines, scanners, printers, and computers.
  • May be required to travel within Domestic and/or International.


This position is performed primarily in a secured federal office setting.

With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

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Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

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