13637 - Deputy National Intelligence Officer, Science and Technology - GS-15
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)
Support the National Intelligence Manager/National Intelligence Officer for Science and Technology (NIO/S&T) in his role as principal advisor to the DNI on global science and technology issues.
Provide expert assessments on collection and analysis regarding global science and technology issues, particularly advanced asymmetric and military S&T threats; prepare and coordinate background papers and briefing books for the DNI, the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI), Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Intelligence Integration (DDNI/II), NIO/S&T and other Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) senior leaders' participation in the National Security Council Principals and Deputies Committees, Cabinet meetings, Congressional testimonies, and Interagency Policy Committee meetings.
Lead the IC's production and coordination of strategic analysis, to include the preparation of National Intelligence Estimates, Intelligence Community Assessments, NIC Reports, and Sense of the Community Memoranda, on issues of importance to United States interests in global science and technology with particular focus on advanced asymmetric and military S&T threats; make effective use of IC resources in analysis of global science and technology issues.
Collaborate with the Science and Technology Intelligence Leadership Council, the Scientific & Technical Intelligence Committee (STIC), other S&T Community entities (e.g. ODNI/Acquisition and Technology), to promote the NIO/S&T intelligence strategy.
Develop and sustain a professional network with IC analysts, analytic managers, and collection managers on advanced asymmetric and military S&T threats and S&T community management and outreach issues.
Brief senior IC members, policymakers, military decision makers, members of Congress, and other major stakeholders as necessary on global science and technology issues.
Review and analyze research and production plans on advanced asymmetric and military S&T threats and S&T community management and outreach issues of the Community's analytic components, identify redundancies and gaps, direct strategies to mitigate these gaps, and advise the NIM and NIO S&T on shortfalls in analytic capabilities across the IC.
Establish and foster liaison relationships with academia, the business community, and other non-government subject matter experts to ensure the IC has a comprehensive understanding of advanced asymmetric and military S&T threats.
Represent the NIO/S&T in his/her absence at internal and external fora.
Recognize, value, build, and leverage diverse collaborative networks with the ODNI and across the IC.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Expert knowledge of advanced asymmetric and military S&T threats and S&T community management and outreach issues, the related IC analytic community and collection issues sufficient to lead the IC's analytic production and identify collection requirements and gaps.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and management skills to conceptualize and effectively lead complex analytic projects with limited supervision, ability to work with and represent the Community when analytic views differ among agencies, and ability to work effectively independently and in a team or collaborative environment
Excellent communications skills, including ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels of leadership and all levels of expertise on science and technology issues, ability to give effective oral presentations, and to otherwise represent the NIC in interagency meetings.
Superior critical thinking skills and reasoning skills and the ability to prepare finished intelligence assessments and other written products with emphasis on clear organization, and concise, logical presentation.
Extensive knowledge of and ability to apply analytic, diagnostic, and qualitative techniques sufficient to produce authoritative finished intelligence products, and the ability to employ new methodological approaches to analyze information.
Creative problem-solving skills and superior ability to provide leadership in carrying out mission responsibilities.
Desired Requirements For Joint Duty, paste this entire section into the Minimum Qualifications Required section
Advanced degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math.
Proven skills in reviewing and editing intelligence analysis products.
Working knowledge of and skills to use collaborative tools such as Intellipedia, A-Space, SharePoint, or on-line Communities of Interest.
Proficiency at Reading level 3 is desired in any of the following languages: Russian, Chinese, Korean and/or French. A selected candidate who has the desired foreign language capability may qualify for language use pay in the ODNI if he or she has current test scores at the minimum proficiency levels in each modality as specified. If qualified, the ODNI will provide language use pay at the rate applicable to the parent agency.
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. All Applicants:
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 703-275-3663.
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.
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.
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.
ODNI Recruitment Team D 703-275-3663 Recruitment_TeamD@dni.gov
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