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Deloitte FOIA Analyst in McLean, Virginia

In today's environment our clients' abilities to respond to requests for information are more important than ever - and through people, processes, tools, and technology, we help them do so. Are you excited about exploring innovative ways to visualize data, use analytics, and help clients find relevant information in an ever-growing sea of emails and electronic documents? Do you have a legal or technology background and want to continue to grow your skills and abilities? We are a practice that brings together teams focusing on thought diversity, collaborative problem solving, and development of our professionals to enable our Government and Public Services (GPS) Discovery & Data Management Practice clients face litigation and other regulatory requirements with the resources to efficiently and effectively assist the government and respond to information requests. If you want to help clients make sense of their data and are passionate about keeping up with the latest data trends and technology sources, then our team would be a great fit for you!

Work you'll do

As a Project Delivery Analyst in the Forensics and Investigations group, in the role of a FOIA Document Analyst, you will:

  • Assist federal agency with responding to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA) requests.

  • Exercise discretion and judgment to determine whether records are responsive to FOIA requests and identify and redact information which is protected by FOIA.

  • Track and manage FOIA requests from receipt to production in an electronic case management system.

  • Prepare correspondence with requestors and prepare the final document packages.

  • Work independently and be accustomed to effectively and efficiently working at a high-performance level with minimal input from program leadership.

  • Support Implementation and Operations Management best practices

  • Perform analysis and diagnosis of client issues

  • Demonstrate a foundational understanding of the client environment and overall project scope

  • Identify and solve problems using analysis, experience, and judgment

  • Work as part of a team and in a team environment that is process-oriented and deadline-driven

  • Use professional oral and written communication skills

The Team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping Federal government initiatives today. Deloitte's Federal practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the Federal practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Federal marketplace.



  • Ability to maintain the required clearance for this role

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

  • Three (3) years of general work experience and one (1) year of experience processing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) or litigation-related document review requests; either at the federal service or equivalent public or private sector

  • Ability to obtain and maintain the required Public Trust tier IV - high risk background investigation security clearance for this role

Experience/familiarity with following FOIA and PA tools:

  • SecureReleaseā„¢

  • Adobe Pro

  • FOIAXpress

  • FOIAonline

  • Relativity

Experience using the following Microsoft Office Suite applications:

  • Access

  • Excel

  • Outlook

  • PowerPoint

  • SharePoint

  • Word


  • Prior professional services or federal consulting experience

  • Bachelor's Degree

    How you'll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.