Office of the Director of National Intelligence Seal

HJ165 - Requirements Analyst - GS-15

Virginia-Northern Virginia

Component Mission:

The Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Systems and Resource Analyses (ADNI/SRA) is the principle staff assistant and advisor to the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) on matters pertaining to program analyses, evaluation, and resource allocation through independent analyses and advice relevant to the National Intelligence Program (NIP) and the Military Intelligence Program. As the principle advisor to the DNI on these matters, the ADNI/SRA analyzes, evaluates, and provides alternative plans, programs, and budgets for DNI priority objectives, projected threats, estimated costs, and resource constraints.

Major Duties and Responsibilities: (MDRs)

•Lead the Intelligence Community (IC) program and resource allocation process that includes developing strategic resource management plans and strategies, conducting program and systems analysis, and independently evaluate programs and resources related to both the National Intelligence Program (NIP) and Military Intelligence Program (MIP).

• Advise the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) on matters pertaining to NIP and MIP resource management through strategic planning, independent analyses, and program evaluation by managing related activities and processes.

• Advise the DNI by providing alternative approaches and strategies for IC programs, requirements, and budgets to establish priority objectives, address projected threats, estimate costs, risk and tradeoffs, and identify/minimize resource constraints.

• Evaluate the quality of analysis and ensure competitive and alternative analyses are conducted on topics related to assigned missions and requirements.

• Lead teams conducting in-depth, detailed analysis and evaluation of the NIP investments to independently document resource utilization, efficiency, productivity, and cost effectiveness levels.

• Lead teams conducting in-depth analysis of NIP policies, missions, plans, and capabilities, ensuring linkage to the National Intelligence Strategies and other IC priorities.

• Lead, plan, and author IC resource strategies, analytical issue papers, strategic evaluations, background papers, talking points, resource issue papers, and/or other analytic products applying extensive subject matter knowledge to support the IC senior leadership in making informed programmatic decisions.

• Lead the development and presentation of findings, conclusions, options, and recommendations to ODNI and IC senior management.

• Lead, plan, and conduct initiatives to ensure teams maintain a comprehensive awareness of analytical and statistical methods.

• Analyze and evaluate (on a quantitative/qualitative basis) the effectiveness of current and planned NIP investments in meeting established IC goals and objectives. Evaluate and advise on organization, methods, procedures, and resources (NIP and MIP where appropriate) programs.

• Provide independent analyses of IC capabilities and programs, presenting the DNI with alternative courses of action, identifying cost and mission impacts and clarifying the advantages and disadvantages of each alternative.

• Lead a team of professional staff and assess performance, collaborate and oversee goal setting, and provide feedback on personal development.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements:

•Expert knowledge of the IC and its components, missions, and interrelationships, including a superior ability to lead broad-based teams regarding key IC issues.

• Expert knowledge of and experience with any of the following: programmatic management, financial management, strategic planning, systems analysis, evaluation techniques, or performance management.

• Superior ability to apply quantitative and qualitative analytic techniques to lead teams evaluating and recommending appropriate alternatives to complex issues.

• Superior representational, oral and written communication skills, including a superior ability to produce clear, logical, and concise products.

• Superior organizational and interpersonal skills, including and superior ability to establish and lead IC-wide teams, and effectively and independently coordinate and lead collaborative efforts.

• Superior program management, analytic, and critical thinking skills, including superior ability to conduct program and management assessments, to identify needs and requirements, and to develop non-linear process improvement recommendations for implementation across the IC. Expert knowledge of and experience with the IC analytic organizations' structures, missions, priorities, and resources.

• Expert knowledge of IC organizations' missions in order to develop the national-level strategies and policies necessary to support United States (U.S.) national security and foreign policy interests. Expert knowledge of the executive/legislative decision making process.

• Superior ability to work effectively with senior leadership to build consensus on contentious issues and to foster a collaborative work environment across the ODNI, IC, and mission partners.

• Superior ability to provide leadership, oversight, and guidance to the effective management of complex projects; superior ability to manage and mitigate risks, assess customer requirements, identify dependencies, and develop responsive project plans; superior ability to estimate costs and other resources using quantitative analysis to project requirements.

• Superior ability to design and implement integration strategies for IC initiatives and programs, including the superior ability to manage human, financial, and information resources.

• Expert experience examining program/project successes and failures and making expert recommendations to improve products and services; superior ability to deal with service failures and prioritize customer needs.

• Expert knowledge of the methods used to evaluate organizational performance against strategic objectives and superior ability to advise the organizations on the application of evaluation methods.

• Superior ability to balance responsibilities among program/project activities; superior ability to manage transitions effectively from task to task, adapting to varying customer needs.

• Superior ability to assess complex programmatic issues and apply diagnostics to assess risks and implement innovative solutions related to sensitive issues.

• Expert knowledge of the rules of governance and project lifecycle methodologies; expert knowledge of Project Management concepts and principles; and successful completion of appropriate project management courses and/or certificate programs.

• Superior ability to think strategically, identify needs and requirements, and develop recommendations. Superior ability to develop and implement strategic plans, policies, and instructions.

• Superior ability to identify emerging trends and strategic issues and incorporate these in developing strategic plans for the organization.

• Expert knowledge of intelligence production and analytical methodologies, including strategic gaming, employed in the strategic forecasting/futures domain.

• Expert knowledge of information sharing theory, policies, procedures, and technologies, as well as detailed knowledge of how to develop and facilitate the implementation of those mechanisms.

• Expert knowledge of the mission, charter, roles, and responsibilities of the ODNI, IC, and U.S. Government agencies, and how these organizations can effectively cooperate in implementing information sharing plans and programs.

• Superior ability to conceptualize, organize, and draw inferences from incomplete data and present a compelling analysis of findings and issues; superior ability to identify, articulate, document, and mitigate knowledge gaps or alternatives approaches.

• Superior ability to conceptualize, organize, and draw inferences from incomplete data and present a compelling analysis of findings and issues; superior ability to identify, articulate, document, and mitigate knowledge gaps or alternatives approaches.

• Superior ability to lead and manage capabilities, including the superior ability to effectively direct taskings.

• Superior skill at supporting policy development.

• Superior ability to establish regular contact with high-level internal and external resources and have periodic contacts with other offices, supplying or seeking information on specialized and non-specialized matters.

• Superior ability to observe, measure, and evaluate outcomes against goals and objectives and direct the development and implementation of solutions and/or organizational changes.

• Superior interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including superior ability to work effectively both independently and in a team or collaborative environment; and to lead and mentor junior colleagues.

• Superior ability to communicate, both oral and in written, complex information in a clear, concise manner that is targeted to and meets the needs of diverse audiences with different perspectives and objectives.

• Superior ability to understand substantive and administrative issues, exert influence to senior leadership, communicate cogently and effectively with people at all levels (both internal and external), brief management on reviews and findings, and organize and edit written reports of varying length and complexity.

• Superior ability to listen to, clarify, and convey understanding of others' ideas, comments, and questions as well as to integrate and build upon diverse opinions in a manner that encourages the formation of integrated solutions and positions.

• Superior ability to develop effective professional and interpersonal relationships with peers and colleagues in the ODNI, the IC, and U.S. Government and mission partners.

• Expert awareness of Federal acquisition laws, regulations, policy and procedures as they apply to advanced research, development and acquisition.

• Superior ability to plan, execute and report on all aspects of complex, multi-million dollar budgets.

• Expert knowledge of and experience with NIP/MIP budget formulation programming and budget execution

• Expert knowledge of the IC, Department of Defense, Office of Management and Budget, and Congressional budget processes and procedures.

Desired Requirements:

•Experience: Ten or more years of experience leading strategic planning, managing, and directing the successful efforts of a government or private organization/industry.

Education: Master degree preferred; Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience minimum as determined by mission specialty area. Certifications/Licenses: Based on assignment, may require COTR Certification and proven track record as Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR). Language: Other (Specify):

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.
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 301-243-0704 or by FAX at 301-243-1200. 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.

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 B

Analysis & Production
McLean, VA