Consulting Services

FOIA Analyst (Remote)

Preferable Location(s): Washington, United States of America
Work Type: Full Time

Sylver Rain Consulting is an IT & Professional Services solutions provider and proven expert in providing skilled consultants to meet any business need. We specialize in custom software development, cloud computing, IT project support services, 508 compliance, IT infrastructure and systems integration. Sylver Rain is looking for a FOIA Analyst that has knowledge of the FOIA and the Privacy Act (PA) and has experience processing complex FOIA/PA requests for federal agencies.

Sylver Rain is looking for experienced individuals to handle the appeals, requests and other disclosure related issues such as privacy-related concerns. Ideal candidates will have a FOIA background to conduct the FOIA research necessary to locate and assess pertinent case law and recommend appropriate resolution of complex FOIA requests and administrative appeals. The responsibilities include independent research and the review and analysis of policy, regulations and law. The assignments may be controversial, complex or of a precedent-setting nature. The individuals will be responsible for analyzing the facts and issues related to the request, appeal, and associated disclosure concerns. The individuals shall have experience responding to disclosure requests for client records and making complex decisions regarding attorney-client privilege, confidential commercial business/proprietary information and scientific information, and matters related to personal privacy.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of technical experience in processing complex FOIA/PA requests
  • Proficiency with FOIAXpress, eDiscovery software and Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Ability to successfully obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance
  • Knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act its requirements and application of Privacy Act Exemptions
  • Knowledge of The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. §552a), its requirements and application of Privacy Act Exemptions
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks within specified deadlines

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