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13102 - Director, Mission Systems - SNIS Executive Tier 2

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 information technology and analytic support acquisition programs. Work with the ODNI CIO to ensure NCTC's plan and vision complements planned activities, projects and plans of the overall ODNI.

• Exercise an established governance structure to develop, implement, and assess performance against a portfolio-based investment strategy that is consistent with architecture and technology roadmaps and broader IC Technology initiatives.

• Work with the NCTC Enterprise Management Office to develop recommendations and allocate available funding to system and application projects in accordance with priorities established by the NCTC senior management team. Work with EMO to ensure the program plan is executable and meets required funding execution deadlines

• Serve as the Accountable Officer for Information Technology assets, including internal-use software; develop and implement a repeatable methodology for auditability and external reporting/oversight.

• Collaborate and liaise with the ODNI CIO, CT Community partners, IC agencies, the Executive Office of the President, members of Congress, and other major stakeholders as necessary regarding IT investments, performance, and policy matters, as well as actively participate in the IC CIO Council.

• Manage a large and diverse workforce including staff officers representing multiple agencies within the Intelligence Community and a varied mix of contractors.

• Stay abreast of applicable laws, directives, and policies that impact the center's IT systems and data operations, including necessary data safeguards.

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

Mandatory and Educational Requirements:

• Demonstrated senior executive experience managing all aspects of multiyear complex programs, including resources, strategy, policy, and technology as well as knowledge and experience executing large budgets and multiple contracts for technology development.

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

• Mastery knowledge of IT theories, principles, concepts, standards, and practices to serve as expert and consultant to senior officials regarding information technology programs. Demonstrated experience performing and overseeing the system integration of complex systems, applications and interfaces to ensure high reliability and availability of critical mission capabilities.

• Executive experience in establishing and maintaining organizational vision and goals tied with demonstrable examples of personal success and accountability in meeting those goals. Proven ability to link vision and goals to those of higher level organizations

• Extensive high level experience with a variety of contract venues and working closely with contracting service providers, contracting officers and Contracting Officer Technical Representatives (COTRs) to provide contract oversight and management including the development of requirements documents, statements of work or objectives, award fee criteria and determinations, and delivery acceptance terms.

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

• Demonstrated ability in leading significantly staffed and diverse (SNIS/GS, discipline, and government/contract) organizations.

Desired Requirements:

• Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, and Team Building.

• Leading Change: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. Competencies: Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, and Vision.

• Results Driven: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Competencies: Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, and Technical Credibility.

• Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, and Technology Management.

• Building Coalitions: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, and Influencing/Negotiating.

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.
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 offers a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibilities for ODNI cadre. •Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
•Life Insurance: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
•Long-Term Care Insurance: http://www.ltcfeds.com
•Federal Employees Retirement SYSTEM (FERS) (new employees automatically covered): http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp If you are transferring from another agency and covered by the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), you may continue in that system.
•Annual and Sick Leave: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
•Flexible Spending Accounts for Health Care and Dependent Care: http://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
•Paid Federal Holidays
•Alternative Work Schedules

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 C

Enterprise IT
Senior National Intelligence Service

Reston, VA