The mission of the National Counterintelligence & Security Center is to lead and support the counterintelligence and security activities of the US Government, the US Intelligence Community, and US private sector entities who are at risk of intelligence collection, penetration or attack by foreign and other adversaries.
Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
Lead, initiate, cultivate, and maintain productive working relationships with IC CI, security, and cyber experts and other major stakeholders to develop policies, programs, and standards to improve the United States (US) CI/Cyber and technical security posture.
Plan, research, develop, and communicate in-depth analyses of complex and significant national, regional, and/or global issues for senior policymakers and key components in the Intelligence Community (IC), law enforcement, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI).
Plan, prepare, and present written and oral briefings to senior internal and external customers and analytic counterparts on significant intelligence issues; clearly articulate complex concepts to non-expert customers and tailor the product to correspond to customer needs.
Address analytic gaps and points of disagreement across the USG.
Cultivate communities of interest and maintain collaborative working relationships with colleagues, experts, IC members, policy committees, and law enforcement agencies, as appropriate, and leverage these relationships to share information of interest.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Demonstrated analytic and critical thinking skills, including superior ability to think strategically.
Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, research, develop, and author high-quality, complex analyses, studies, projects, assignments, and briefings on key US foreign policy and national security objectives focused on a specific region or transnational issue for IC consumers and senior policymakers.
Demonstrated knowledge of analytic tradecraft and superior ability to communicate intelligence information and judgments to generalists as well as specialists.
Demonstrated ability to maintain and develop regular IC contacts for analytic exchange and collaboration.
Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, negotiating, and resolving significant and controversial issues.
The CI analyst in this assignee position will be hosted by the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) Technology and Cyber Directorate (TCD), and enable key synchronization and collaboration between NCSC and the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC) in support of countering counterintelligence / cyber threats. The NCSC/TCD leads IC programs that reveal, counter, and assess emerging threats, integrates IC efforts to identify current & future technical and cyber regional threats by Foreign Intelligence Entities, and partners with the National Intelligence Management Council Teams to integrate CI perspectives & expertise into IC science, technology, and cyber-security programs. The mission of the CTIIC is the understanding of foreign cyber threats to US national interests to inform decision making by federal cyber centers, departments and agencies, and policymakers. CTIIC's Analysis Integration Section is in charge of integrating multidisciplinary, all-source analysis of current and near-term foreign cyber threats and incidents.
Applicants from Federal Agencies outside the IC, please visit www.dni.gov and search the vacancy number for directions on how to apply to this vacancy.
What To Expect Next
The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Due to the large number of applications received, applicants will be contacted ONLY if they have been selected for an interview. Other Information
The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNI-EEOD-RA-ACF@exchange.cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI-EEOD@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-874-8360, by TTY at 703-874-8554, or by FAX at 703-874-8651. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION ABOVE.
Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, any travel or lodging will be at the applicant's personal expense.
APPLICATION PROCESS: 1. IC employees must apply by the vacancy close date. The IC employee application should include the following... a. A brief (two-page limit) candidate resume or biographical summary. b. A short narrative describing the applicant's qualifications (general and specific) for the joint duty rotational assignment. 2. Consistent with IC Standard 601-1, IC employees must be nominated by their employing (home) element within 10 days of the vacancy close date in order to be considered by the gaining element. Please contact your employing element's Joint Duty Program Office for nomination procedures as some agencies may require written supervisory endorsement at the time of application. IC Element Joint Duty Program Office contact info can be found at: https://jointduty.dni.ic.gov/Contacts.aspx
Any application sent directly by an IC employee to the gaining element will not be considered.
ODNI Recruitment Team A 703-275-3799 Recruitment_TeamA@dni.gov
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