12169 - Integration Manager - NIM-CI, National Critical Infrastructure Task Force - GS-14
*** 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 mission of the National Counterintelligence & Security Center is to lead and support the U.S. Government's counterintelligence (CI) and security activities critical to protecting our nation; provide CI outreach to U.S. private sector entities at risk of foreign intelligence penetration; and issue public warnings regarding intelligence threats to the U.S.
Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
The National Counterintelligence and Security Center's (NCSC) National Intelligence Manager - Counterintelligence Directorate (NIM-CI) supports the Director of NCSC in his role as the National Counterintelligence Executive (NCIX) for the Federal Government. Our primary mission is to deepen the U.S. Government's understanding of foreign intelligence entities' plans, intentions, capabilities, tradecraft, and operations targeting U.S. national interests and sensitive information and assets. We lead the IC's mission to identify and counter foreign intelligence threats by incorporating CI into national-level decision making and leading integrated analysis, collection, and CI initiatives to address priority intelligence gaps and CI mission needs. Our Directorate is growing to address the expanding CI threat. We are looking for qualified personnel to:
Lead the identification of foreign intelligence threats, priorities, and gaps
Lead and guide IC analysis, collection, and CI initiatives to address priority intelligence gaps and counter foreign intelligence threats
Lead the IC in assessing progress against CI priorities and gaps Lead the development of solutions to address CI capability needs
Integrate CI into national decision making
Serve as a counterintelligence advisor to the NCSC National Counterintelligence Coordinator for Critical Infrastructure on foreign intelligence issues, including foreign intelligence threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences to U.S. critical infrastructure.
Lead and guide IC analysis, collection, and counterintelligence initiatives to address priority intelligence gaps and counter foreign intelligence threats to U.S. critical infrastructure.
Leverage existing and new channels to build awareness and improve understanding of priority CI critical infrastructure issues for key customers (NCSC senior leadership, IC and federal partners, and the policy community). Support the development of solutions to address CI resource and capability needs for U.S. critical infrastructure issues including foreign intelligence entities' plans, intentions, capabilities, tradecraft, and operations to target U.S. critical infrastructure and Federal command, control, and communications. Support other NCSC components and IC agencies as applicable to include CI campaigns.
Collaborate with DHS, FBI, and other USG departments and agencies to improve IC protection of U.S. critical infrastructure.
Represent CI critical infrastructure equities and collaborate with NCSC on the implementation of the National CI Strategy/Roadmap, CI mission reviews, Congressional Directed Actions (CDAs), and evaluation of key gaps. Advance the mission objectives of the NCSC National CI Strategy and DNI's National Intelligence Strategy.
Initiate, cultivate, and maintain productive working relationships with colleagues, experts, IC members, policy committees, and law enforcement agencies as appropriate and use these relationships to share information of interest. Attend internal and external training, seminars, or conferences on U.S. critical infrastructure issues.
Develop and continually expand personal knowledge in counterintelligence and achieve a government-wide reputation as a force for integration.
Rank and prioritize competing requirements for additional capabilities through a transparent and accountable methodology
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Extensive knowledge of IC analysis and collection sufficient to identify and lead critical-infrastructure-related counterintelligence (CI) initiatives.
Excellent written, oral communication, and critical thinking skills, as demonstrated by the ability to articulate complex issues to a wide audience and develop products for senior USG officials.
Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills; ability to build and leverage professional networks; and, ability to work effectively both independently and in a team/collaborative environment.
Ability to develop innovative and flexible solutions for complex cross-organizational issues, taking initiative and making key contributions to group efforts.
Ability to handle taskings, assess and manage performance, and collaborate on goal setting.
Knowledge of one or more U.S. critical infrastructure sectors, including energy, telecommunications, finance, and/or national C3, and/or experience working with the U.S. Government's critical infrastructure sector specific agencies.
Extensive knowledge of IC organizations; IC mission posture, structures, capabilities, processes, and policy development.
Demonstrated ability to anticipate issues relevant to the IC and United States Government and recommend/implement needed actions.
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to lead interagency working groups, build coalitions with IC elements to achieve common goals.
Demonstrated ability to design and implement integration strategies for IC initiatives and programs, including the demonstrated ability to manage human, financial, and information resources.
Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills, including the demonstrated ability to think strategically, identify needs and requirements, develop recommendations, and evaluate outcomes against goals and objectives.
Demonstrated ability to manage strategic and tactical level topics, and develop innovative recommendations and solutions for improvement.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills and superior ability to work effectively in both independent and in a team or collaborative environment.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to draft and edit written reports of varying length and complexity, and to communicate effectively with audiences of varying seniority and expertise.
Key Requirements and How To Apply
Current Federal Employees Applying for a Detail Assignment:
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.
Applicants from federal agencies outside the IC must provide:
a. WRITTEN ENDORSEMENT from the employing agency concurring with the detail.
b. RESUME: Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.
c. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.
d. VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted.
e. CURRENT SF-50: Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record.
WHERE TO SUBMIT: Applications should be sent to either DNI-MSD-HR-RR-Team_B_WMA@dni.ic.gov (classified email system) or Recruitment_TeamB@dni.gov (unclassified email system). Applicants submitting via JWICS are requested to submit their materials to both firstname.lastname@example.org (Dan J.), email@example.com (Stephanie M.), and firstname.lastname@example.org (Anthony M.) in lieu of the group address above. All attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.
Applications submitted through the classified email system should NOT contain classified information above the TS//SI/TK//NOFORN level.
APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST CONTAIN ALL ITEMS LISTED ABOVE. AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration.
To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call 301-243-0734.
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 B 301-243-0734 Recruitment_TeamB@dni.gov