******OPEN UNTIL FILLED: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE OPEN UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED. CUT-OFF POINTS ARE SCHEDULED IN TWO WEEK INCREMENTS. AFTER EACH CUT-OFF POINT, ALL COMPLIANT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED DURING THE PREVIOUS TWO WEEKS WILL BE REVIEWED FOR CONSIDERATION.******
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)
Maintain 24/7 global situational awareness by independently researching and analyzing raw intelligence reporting and maintaining awareness of current intelligence issues. Develop and provide situational awareness information to ODNI, Intelligence Community (IC), United States (US) government, and other appropriate leaders. Develop and implement strategies to augment and extend strategic collection capabilities, and coordinate with national, defense, and domestic authorities to ensure alignment with key intelligence priorities. Monitor, sort, prioritize, and analyze intelligence and operational message traffic. Perform community outreach and collaboration activities by planning and engaging in internal and external information sharing, fostering collaborative relationships with interagency partners, and communicating timely and relevant intelligence information. Participate in the preparation of reports and oversight material for collection enterprise situation awareness, to ensure substantive accuracy and consistency with applicable policies and statutes; edit and provide quality control review of written products. Develop, and deliver oral briefings and written reports to ODNI leadership on intelligence issue activities and/or threats. Develop, justify, and provide structured recommendations and innovative solutions for collection enterprise situational awareness on the status and employment of collection capabilities.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Experience: Generally, six years of related work experience.
Knowledge of intelligence analysis and production. Ability to develop written products, as well as the ability communicate with counterparts and senior officials on products, answer questions, and provide requested information. Ability to maintain and develop effective working relationships with counterparts and more senior staff in the IC for the purpose of sharing information. Detailed knowledge of the ODNI and larger IC mission, operations, tradecraft, capabilities, and requirements. Ability to make assessments of time-sensitive issues, adjust priorities, and change focus quickly as demands change. Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team or collaborative environment, coupled with established and effective interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Ability to work rotating shifts of 12.5 hours in a fast-paced demanding environment. Knowledge of relationships and interrelationships in the IC and collection capabilities, including crisis/operations center with 24-hour/7-day responsibilities. Knowledge of defense, domestic, and national IC collection issues and capabilities. Good oral and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly convey complex information and technical data to all levels of management. Ability to work collaboratively with senior defense, domestic, and national IC officials. Interpersonal and organization skills, including ability to manage competing priorities under strict guidelines while maintaining superior customer service. Ability to work effectively with teams, build and sustain professional relationships, and exert influence effectively at all levels within and across organizations on a myriad of collection situational awareness topics.
Applicants from federal agencies within the Intelligence Community (IC) may be considered for this position as a reimbursable detailee, if endorsed by the employing agency. Applicants must have current TS/SCI clearances with polygraph or have the ability to obtain one. The ODNI does not conduct polygraphs or provide security clearances for detailees. Applicants from within the IC must submit an application through the classified IC Joint Duty Program website.
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.
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.
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 C 703-275-3955 Recruitment_TeamC@dni.gov
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