Office of the Director of National Intelligence Seal

18335 - Deputy Director, Office of Data Strategy and Innovation - SNIS Executive Tier 1

Senior National Intelligence Service
Virginia-Northern Virginia

Component Mission:

The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) leads our nation's effort to combat terrorism at home and abroad by analyzing the threat, sharing that information with our partners, and integrating all instruments of national power to ensure unity of effort. The Center serves as the primary organization in the United States Government (USG) for analyzing and integrating all intelligence possessed or acquired by the USG pertaining to terrorism and counterterrorism, and its Director serves as the Counterterrorism Mission Manager. NCTC also serves as the central and shared knowledge bank on known and suspected terrorists and international terrorist groups, as well as their goals, strategies, capabilities, and networks of contacts and support. In addition, NCTC conducts strategic operational planning for counterterrorism activities, coordinating and integrating the efforts of departments and agencies across the Federal Government.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs):

• Provide strategic leadership, vision, and direction for NCTC's strategy for advancing data analytics to include overseeing the development of technical, analytic, and information policy plans and strategies.

• Collaborate and identify opportunities with Counterterrrorism Community partners and IC agencies to advance U.S. Government mission capability by combining efforts from across agencies.

• Participate in IC forums, committees of the Executive Office of the President, members of Congress, and other major stakeholders as necessary regarding IT investments and policy matters, as well as actively participate in IC policy groups to drive policy formulations that benefit NCTC's data analytics mission.

• Stay abreast of applicable laws, directives, and policies that impact the Center's ability to use data and fulfill its obligations to oversee and apply necessary data safeguards.

• Provide direction and oversight of NCTC's safeguarding and compliance management activities ensuring mission gains maximum advantage from the Center's data holdings and NCTC upholds its responsibility to protect privacy and civil liberties.

• As a part of the Deputy Director's Group participate in setting strategic organizational direction and making corporate resource and policy decisions aligned with the evolving NCTC mission.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements:

• Technical Qualifications:

•• Extensive experience in successfully communicating - - both written and verbal - - the strategic and tactical aspects of complex programs and concepts to diverse audiences of varying levels of competency to include external IC seniors, the White House, Members of Congress, and internal NCTC customers.

• Executive experience in establishing and maintaining organizational vision and goals tied with demonstrable examples of personal success and accountability in meeting those goals.

• Expert analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to think strategically and identify needs, requirements, and develop innovative recommendations and solutions for improvement.

Desired Requirements:


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.
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.

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 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.

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