Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI).
Our current vacancies are listed below.
ABOUT THE ODNI
The Director of National Intelligence serves as the head of the U.S. Intelligence Community, overseeing and directing the implementation of the National Intelligence Program and acting as the principal advisor to the President, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council for intelligence matters related to national security. The Office of the DNI's goal is to effectively integrate foreign, military and domestic intelligence in defense of the homeland and of United States interests abroad.
ODNI is comprised of a headquarters element, three national centers (NCTC, the National Counterterroism Center; NCPC, the National Counterproliferation Center; and ONCIX, the Office of the National Counterterrorism Executive) as well as the National Intelligence Council and IARPA, the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity.
Before exploring ODNI's current vacancies you may wish to learn more about our Organizational Structure, our Mission Vision and Goals or the Principles of Professional Ethics for the U.S. Intelligence Community.
Analytic Methodologist - National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)
Analytic Methodologists develop and apply new or established approaches to counterterrorism analysis - such as statistical, polling, econometric, mathematical, or geospatial modeling methodologies - to add rigor and precision to the overall intelligence and analysis capability.
Data Scientist - National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)
Data Scientists apply established or develop new programmatic and quantitative methods to find patterns and relationships in large data sets; conducting mathematical, statistical, geospatial modeling, or other data-driven problem-solving analyses to address business operations or intelligence questions.
Identity intelligence Analyst - National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)
Identity Intelligence Analysts initiate, plan, prepare, monitor and/or direct complex analytic projects pertaining to known or suspected terrorists and their operational activities in support of United States national security and law enforcement objectives. Perform in-depth all-source research and analysis for specifically defined targets; use both traditional and non-traditional sources of intelligence; conduct targeted analysis of known and unknown terrorist personalities, groups and networks in order to reveal identity attributes for future analytical and watch-listing purposes.
Operations Officer - National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)
Operations Officers maintain 24/7 global terrorism situational awareness by independently researching and analyzing raw intelligence reporting and maintaining awareness of current terrorists threats. They monitor, sort, prioritize, and analyze intelligence and operational message traffic to support counterterrorism operations and terrorism crisis management.
Political Analyst - National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)
Political Analysts look at political, social, cultural, and historical information to interpret intelligence about foreign political systems and developments.
Production Coordinator - National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)
Production Coordinators manage publication/media team projects related to producing and publishing counterterrorism products that inform senior policy-makers and support analysis and collection.
Targeting Analyst - National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)
Targeting Analysts use network analysis techniques and specialized analytical tools to identify and detail key figures and organizations who may pose a threat to US interests.
All applicants must apply to a specific vacancy announcement. All applications must be submitted electronically. ODNI makes employment decisions based on a fair and equitable competitive hiring process where applicants’ qualifications (education, professional experience, and skill set) are reviewed and evaluated.
Once a candidate selection has been made, a secondary phase of ODNI’s hiring process is security processing. All applicants will need to be prepared to undergo a thorough background investigation examining the applicant’s life history, character, trustworthiness, reliability, and soundness of judgment. The ODNI utilizes polygraph examiners to conduct a polygraph exam on all employment candidates. Another phase of ODNI’s hiring process includes a thorough mental and physical medical examination in relation to performing essential job functions.
A career in intelligence can be enormously rewarding and also demanding. Not only is it required for intelligence professionals to be highly competent in their professional fields, ODNI employees must also be highly reliable, trustworthy, and possess a high level of personal integrity.
Once an applicant has received an offer of employment and has successfully completed the security and medical processing, a security clearance may be granted. The clearance process is strictly governed by rules and regulations derived from Federal statute and executive orders. It involves a thorough examination of the applicant’s life history and ability to safeguard the nation’s secrets. The clearance process can be lengthy - possibly taking up to four to six months. Individuals already cleared at the TS/SCI level may experience expedited security processing.
Due to the volume of applications received, applicants will only be contacted if they have been selected for an interview.
To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call 703-275-3663.
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