Office of the Director of National Intelligence Seal

29788 - Senior Analyst Russia-Eurasia - GS-13

Virginia-Northern Virginia

Component Mission

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Intelligence Integration (DDNI/II) serves as the Director of National Intelligence's (DNI) senior leader for intelligence integration across the IC enterprise. DDNI/II is responsible for ensuring customer outcomes by leading advances in collection and analysis that ensure the quality, timeliness, and utility of insights for the nation's decision-makers. Additionally, DDNI/II is responsible for increasing expertise and improving tradecraft at all levels through specialization, integration, and collaboration. DDNI/II is responsible for the strategic vision, direction, and planning to deliver a more integrated IC reflecting the collective wisdom of our collection and analytic components to advance, in support of the National Intelligence Managers, the Unifying Intelligence Strategies (UIS).

The National Intelligence Council (NIC) consists of the most senior intelligence analysts supporting the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) in carrying out responsibilities as the head of the Intelligence Community (IC) and as the principal adviser to the President for intelligence matters related to national security. The NIC produces a variety of all-source, IC coordinated intelligence reports, including its flagship product, the National Intelligence Estimate, which represents the IC's most authoritative statement on a key national security issues.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

• Conduct in-depth analysis of issues of strategic importance to United States (U.S.) interests in the Russia-Eurasia region and supports the National Intelligence Officer (NIO) with advising the DNI on key developments and issues.

• Plan and conduct the review of compartmented information for substance and relevance and conduct self-initiated and directed research in support of analytic products.

• Plan, prepare, produce, and coordinate NIEs and other Community coordinated papers (e.g., IC Assessments, IC Briefs, and Sense of the Community Memoranda) in support of the NIO/Russia-Eurasia team.

• Plan and coordinate the preparation of background papers and briefing books for the DNI and Principal Deputy DNI for their participation in National Security Council Principals Committee and Deputies Committee meetings.

• Support the NIO/Russia-Eurasia team in leading the analytic community in establishing analytic priorities.

• Plan and facilitate Community sessions, conferences, and outreach initiatives to address major events and trends.

• Contribute to correspondence and products in response to Congressional tasking, including testimony, talking points, and statements for the record for the DNI and senior Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) staff.

• Track office taskings, responses, and coordinate with members of the ODNI.

• Build and sustain networks with IC analysts and subject matter experts to collaborate on Russia-Eurasia regional issues.

• Maintain contacts with academia and other non-governmental organizations to organize conferences and meetings to draw on expertise in support of IC production.

• Oversee conference planning/development, papers contracted from external experts, and workshops used to support NIC publications.

• Develop and continually expand personal knowledge in area of expertise.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements

• Knowledge of Russia-Eurasia regional issues and experience with the IC's Russia-Eurasia analytic community, as well as the proven ability to draft analytic products on complex issues and topics.

• Knowledge of and ability to apply analytic, diagnostic, and qualitative techniques sufficient to produce finished intelligence products and employ new methodological approaches to analyze information.

• Proven critical thinking, reasoning skills, and the ability to prepare finished intelligence assessments and other written products with emphasis on clear organization and concise, logical presentation.

• Demonstrated ability to initiate outreach with external experts, oversee conference planning, and tailor outreach efforts to support NIC projects.

• Proven ability to balance competing issues and to complete multiple high-priority projects under short timelines.

• Demonstrated ability to work with and represent the Community when analytic views differ among agencies and to evaluate and integrate viewpoints into an IC perspective

• Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels of leadership.

• Creative problem-solving skills and initiative in carrying out mission responsibilities.

Desired Requirements

• Working knowledge and skills to use collaborative tools such as Intellipedia, SharePoint, A Space, or on-line Communities of Interest.

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.

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.

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.

Employees must obtain permission through written endorsement from your employing IC element. Please contact your agency's Joint Duty Program Office for internal nomination procedures.
If the employing element nominates an employee for the joint duty rotational assignment; it will notify that employee and the joint duty program manager will forward the application package to an appropriate official of the gaining element.
Any application submitted directly by an IC employee to the gaining element will not be considered.

In accordance with ICS 601-01, all elements will accept a JDA application package that includes the items listed below. No additional written application, nomination, or procedural requirements will be imposed. The standard JDA application package includes:
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 assignment;
c. An employing element nomination/endorsement

ODNI Recruitment Team D

Analysis & Production
McLean, VA