Raye IT Consulting, LLC is a 8a certified minority woman-owned IT consulting and technology firm. Raye IT brings over 20 years experience in delivering mission-critical programs and support for the Federal Government and large agencies. We specialize in program and project management, capital planning and IT investment portfolio management, infrastructure support and application development deployment to include IT operations and maintenance. We deliver value through technical and managerial expertise – innovation, efficient processes, executable strategies, and methodologies that generate tangible and measurable results to our clients across the Federal, Civilian and DoD sectors.


Raye IT is looking for an IT Policy and Legislative lead to support the Office of Chief Information Office (OCIO) within Office of Personnel Management (OPM). The IT Policy and Legislative program lead supports the coordination of functions for effective communications related to Congressional inquiries and/or other agency reporting requirements, developing technical recommendations and deliverables identified by OCIO leadership for effective messaging to amplify the response. 

  • Report on congressional hearings, briefings, legislation mark-ups, and IT-related policies to senior OCIO leadership for IT Policy and Legislative matters as necessary.
  • Ensure that responses to Congressional inquiries—including Questions for the record, fact sheets, and prepared talking points for briefings—are organized in a system that is easily retrievable.
  • Work closely with the OPM public affairs officers and agency communicators to ensure consistency of message and unity of purpose about outreach to the Congress and external groups 
  • Develop OCIO responses to Congressional inquiries and technical recommendations
  • Developing meeting agendas, slide decks and basic meeting materials in advance of meetings
  • Develop weekly updates on work accomplished and upcoming tasks for various reporting mechanisms as to outreach and office activities, as requested.

Required Skills:
  • BA/BS degree appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years specialized experience in policy or legislative affairs.
  • Knowledge of Congress and experience working with or for a Congressional member or Committee (Committee experience preferred).
  • Capability to gather, organize, and analyze information and data from multiple sources; Provide analysis and prepare decision points, impact, and options for development and presentation to management, leadership, OMB and Congress
  • Prior experience assisting with drafting and executing legislative strategies 
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with tight deadlines, and to multitask in a challenging environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in teams.
  • Ability to work independently.
  •  Ability to design, develop, and deliver strategic communications through a variety of media
  • Experience with online meeting management and collaboration tools such as Teams, Zoom, Web-Ex
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience with project management software tools

Benefits at-a-glance:

    • 401(k) matching.
    • Dental insurance.
    • Disability insurance.
    • Flexible spending account.
    • Health insurance.
    • Life insurance.
    • Paid time off.

Working Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19


Raye IT Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

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