Office of the Director of National Intelligence Seal

PE270 - Deputy FISA Advisor - GS-15

Virginia-Northern Virginia

***Previous applicants are being considered and need not reapply***

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).

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

• Lead, initiate, cultivate, and maintain productive working relationships with senior policymakers across the IC in order to coordinate strategy development activities and evolving requirements and promote the implementation of mission and enterprise objectives.

• Collaborate with key stakeholders to include the National Security Agency (NSA), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Department of Justice (DOJ) in the IC implementation of the FISA Amendments Act (FAA) to enable authorized foreign intelligence collection.

• Direct efforts to develop a shared presence on Intelink in support of FAA implementation.

• Develop and maintain relationships with the ODNI elements and other departments and agencies using FISA processes to stay abreast of program developments and policy enhancements.

• Brief ODNI officials, Department of Justice senior members, members of Congress and other major stakeholders as necessary to ensure FISA processes are organized in an effective and cost efficient manner.

• Coordinate the annual renewal of the Interagency Review Panel (IRP) FISA policy approvals in support of the DNI's role as chair of the Interagency Review Process as well as coordinating annual renewal of other policies.

• Lead and oversee the planning, development, and evaluation of the related strategic planning documents in support of U.S. Government agencies' national security and foreign policy interests and programs.

• Advise and engage senior IC leadership on strategic priorities, opportunities, gaps, and interdependencies to link resources to strategy; lead and oversee the communication of emerging strategic issues and trends, independently evaluate against IC strategic elements, and make recommendations for improvements.

• In partnership with ODNI's Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy, and Transparency, fulfill the DNI's statutory obligation to, in coordination with the Department of Justice, conduct oversight of collection activities under section 702 of FISA (commonly known as FAA) by jointly assessing compliance with the targeting and minimization procedures, and the FAA guidelines; participate in joint on-site reviews with DOJ at NSA, FBI, and CIA.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements

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

• Superior communication (written and verbal) skills to effectively and efficiently communicate organizational vision, mission, and plans.

• Superior ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in written reports, and to logically analyze, synthesize, and evaluate multiple sources of information for their inclusion in briefings and written documents.

Desired Requirements

• Expert organizational and interpersonal skills to facilitate diverse forums, manage competing priorities, and advocate new ideas/concepts/processes.

• Superior ability to exercise independent judgment on time-sensitive issues and work collaboratively across the IC.

• Expert ability to evaluate strategic trends, strategy and implementation plans, results, and programmatic data, propose innovative solutions, and implement change.

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 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 D

Mission Management
McLean, VA