Office of the Director of National Intelligence Seal

29570 - Information Sharing and Safeguarding Officer - GS-15

Virginia-Northern Virginia

Component Mission:

The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) serves as the head of the Intelligence Community (IC). The DNI also acts as the principal advisor to the President, the National Security Council and the Homeland Security Council for Intelligence matters related to the national security; and oversees and directs the implementation of the National Intelligence Program. The DNI leads intelligence integration and forges an intelligence community that delivers the most insightful intelligence possible. The Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC) builds understanding of foreign cyber threats to US national interests to inform decision-making by federal cyber centers, departments and agencies, and policymakers. CTIIC works with its partners to integrate threat intelligence and related information from the network defense, intelligence, and law enforcement communities; facilitate information-sharing; lead community analysis of cyber threat; and support interagency planning to develop whole-of-government approaches against cyber adversaries.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

•ODNI's Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC) is seeking an Information Sharing Officer to build and expand relationships with federal cyber centers, departments/agencies, and policymakers. The officer will develop and implement an outreach strategy to raise awareness of CTIIC and its products in the cyber and non-cyber communities; engage with external stakeholders to discuss CTIIC's roles, responsibilities, and means by which CTIIC carries out its duties and actively identify opportunities to advance CTIIC and overall IC goals relevant to the cyber threat while protecting intelligence and law enforcement sources and methods, operational equities, and the privacy and civil liberties of United States (U.S.) persons. • As a self-starter, build and expand relationships with the federal cyber centers, departments/agencies, and policymakers. Develop and implement an outreach strategy to raise awareness of CTIIC and its products in the cyber and non-cyber communities. Support federal cyber partners' access to intelligence enabling their operations. • Through individual initiative, identify and promote opportunities for Cyber Threat Intelligence-related information-sharing across the federal cyber enterprise, driving community solutions to shared problems, particularly those challenges identified by the CTIIC Advisory Board. Provide oversight and leadership in the planning, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and/or procedures that support the effective sharing of this information across the Government while protecting Intelligence and Law Enforcement sources and methods, operational equities, and U.S. persons' privacy. Identify obstacles to information sharing across the IC and work with policy analysts and Intelligence Community (IC) partners to develop and implement solutions. Broker information sharing agreements with external entities, as necessary, and evaluate and assess these efforts to ensure that they are successful. • Independently lead the planning, identification, and development of effective solutions to intelligence access issues experienced by departments throughout the IC and U.S. Government. • Lead the planning, development, and oversight of the implementation of interagency activities and programs by coordinating and integrating the competing requirements and priorities to ensure effective cooperation and collaboration. • Share information and knowledge of Cyber Threat Intelligence within ODNI, across the IC, and with other government agencies, and in doing so, build and leverage collaborative networks within these organizations to enhance information sharing across the Federal Cyber community. • Provide oversight and leadership over the negotiation process for defining agreements with other IC and Government agencies in support of information sharing; plan, develop, and write Memorandums of Understanding establishing information sharing agreements with these components. • Continually expand own personal expertise in the development and implementation of information sharing tools, technology, plans, and policies to facilitate cooperation and coordination of the ODNI, the IC, and other U.S. Government agencies. Continue to develop personal expertise in cyber, cyber threat, and cyber intelligence. • Prepare and provide senior and executive briefings, reports, and/or presentations for ODNI leadership, senior USG policymakers, IC members, inter-Agency and Private Sector partners.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements:

•Expert knowledge of information sharing theory, policies, procedures, and technologies, as well as expert knowledge of how to develop and facilitate the implementation of those mechanisms. - Expert knowledge of the mission, charter, roles, and responsibilities of the ODNI, IC, and USG agencies, and how these organizations can effectively cooperate in implementing information sharing plans and programs. - Superior ability to identify emerging information sharing trends and issues, as well as the ability to assess the influence of these trends and issues on the effectiveness of USG programs. - Superior ability to communicate clearly, orally and in written reports and documents, policies, plans, and programs related to improving information sharing across the USG. - Superior ability to logically analyze, synthesize, and judge information, as well as the ability to review and incorporate multiple sources of information in performing assignments. - Superior ability in developing effective professional and interpersonal relationships with peers and colleagues in ODNI, the IC, and USG, and to earn their confidence and trust. - Superior-level interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including a superior ability to work effectively at the highest levels within an interagency environment on complex issues requiring sensitive negotiations and consensus-building. - Superior ability to objectively evaluate USG and interagency information sharing policies and plans, taking into account a diverse and complex range of considerations in performing the evaluations. - Superior ability to balance responsibilities among assigned activities; including the ability to manage transitions effectively from task to task, and proven adaptability to varying customer needs. - Superior ability to identify emerging information sharing trends and issues, as well as the ability to assess the influence of these trends and issues on the effectiveness of USG programs. - Extensive experience supporting the exchange of intelligence information between collectors, analysts, and end users in order to improve national and homeland security. - 10 years of experience leading strategic planning, managing, and directing the successful efforts of a government or private organization Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience as determined by mission specialty area.

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.

f. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed.

WHERE TO SUBMIT: Applications should be sent to either DNI-MSD-HR-RR-Team_D_WMA@dni.ic.gov (classified email system) or Recruitment_TeamD@dni.gov (unclassified email system). Applicants submitting via JWICS are requested to submit their materials to both mcpherc@dni.ic.gov (Candace M.) and aclaale@dni.ic.gov (Alex A.) 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.

All Applicants:


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.

What To Expect Next
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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.

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