The National Counterproliferation Center (NCPC) coordinates strategic planning with the Intelligence Community (IC) to enhance intelligence support to the United States (U.S.) efforts to stem proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and related delivery systems. It works with the IC to identify critical intelligence gaps or shortfalls in collection, analysis, or exploitation; and develop solutions to ameliorate or close these gaps. It also works with the IC to identify long-term proliferation threats and requirements and develop strategies to ensure the IC is positioned to address these threats and issues. NCPC reaches out to elements both inside and outside the IC and the U.S. Government (USG) to identify new methods or technologies that can enhance the capabilities of the IC to detect and defeat future proliferation threats.
ACT Mission Statement: The Advanced Concepts and Tradecraft (ACT) Directorate engages the Intelligence Community and its partners to apply innovative tradecraft and technologies to identify, analyze, target and counter emergent WMD threats.
Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
Assist NCPC and the CP community in developing polices and strategies regarding emerging WMD issues; advise on matters relating to SIGINT capabilities, products, and programs; and provide expert analyses and recommendations to support their decision making. Serve as NCPC/ACT''s SIGINT Lead for the CP priority threat campaigns and cross cutting initiatives focused on WMD issues. Liaise with NSA, NGA, NRO, CIA and foreign partners on the full spectrum of "Special Collection" and MULTI-INT capabilities, as they relate to WMD CP issues. Serve as key NCPC link to the IC in the areas of Computer Network Operations (CNO), the "Dark Web", Internet of Things (IOT), data science and Artificial Intelligence. Identify critical WMD and SIGINT collection gaps by working with ODNI components and IC partners. Plan, define, and develop, in partnership with other IC stakeholders, integrated, SIGINT collection strategies to address critical gaps against tier one WMD issues; foster collaboration between analysts, collectors and operators; and monitor and evaluate results. Lead the development of integrated collection responses to national plans and strategies, emerging analytic community information needs. Plan, prepare, and present briefings for IC leadership, policymakers, IC members and other intelligence consumers. Pprovide structured recommendations to address emerging trends and issues balanced with congressionally directed activities, policies, resources and technical and operational constraints. Develop and present expert findings and recommendations to support strategy efforts, enhance collection efforts, and inform budget decisions. Participate in national-level and interagency working groups related to WMD issues, as appropriate, and follow through on actions identified by senior-level IC or interagency coordinating bodies. Partner with IC and partner experts to evaluate USG and international partners' abilities to identify next generation WMD issues, technologies and the personnel associated with WMD efforts of interest to the USG.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Knowledge of the SIGINT collection, CNO and advances in data science and AI. Ability to influence collection organizations in synchronizing and coordinating the implementation of plans and programs. Experience in developing and implementing SIGINT collection strategies. Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in written reports, and the ability to logically analyze, synthesize, and judge multiple sources of information. Superior ability to develop effective professional and interpersonal relationships with peers and colleagues in ODNI, the IC, and U.S. Government and to earn their confidence and trust.
Outstanding ability to exercise independent judgment on time-sensitive issues, to perform multiple tasks and assignments, and to change focus quickly as demands change. Excellent interpersonal, networking, and analytical skills required to effectively manage competing priorities and ability to work effectively, independently, and in a team or collaborative environment. Expert analytic and critical thinking skills. Knowledge of USG programs and foreign liaison potential related to WMD CP.
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.
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 D 703-275-3663 Recruitment_TeamD@dni.gov