Office of the Director of National Intelligence Seal

GP088 - Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Economics - GS-15

Virginia-Northern Virginia

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 the Intelligence Community's production of strategic analysis on global economic, financial, and energy issues.

•Manage Community-wide coordination of National Intelligence Estimates and other community papers (Intelligence Community Assessments, Intelligence Community Briefs, and Sense of the Community Memoranda) concerning global economic, financial, and energy issues.

•Articulate authoritative guidance - based on customer needs and analytic requirements - for both collection and Community-wide intelligence analysis on global economic, financial, and energy issues.

•Apprise the DNI on global economic, financial, and energy issues in support of his/her role as the principal intelligence adviser to the President by the preparation and coordination of background papers and briefing books for the DNI's participation in National Security Council Principals Committee and Cabinet meetings.

•Brief senior IC members, policymakers, including members of Congress, and other major stakeholders as necessary on global economic, financial, and energy issues.

•Engage policymakers and members of the Intelligence Community to ensure timely and appropriate intelligence support on global economic, financial, and energy issues.

•Establish and manage liaison relationships with academia, the business community, and other non-government subject matter experts to ensure the IC has a comprehensive understanding of global economic, financial, and energy issues.

•Recognize, value, build, and leverage diverse collaborative networks with the ODNI and across the IC.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements
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•Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and management skills to conceptualize and effectively lead complex analytic projects with limited supervision. Ability to work with and fairly represent the community when analytic views differ among agencies.

•Excellent communications skills, including ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels of leadership and target knowledge, both inside and outside the organization, to give oral presentations and to otherwise represent the NIC in interagency meetings.

•Proven critical thinking skills and the ability to prepare finished intelligence assessments and other written products with emphasis on clear organization, concise, and logical presentation.

•Expertise in economic analysis and knowledge of the IC's economic analytic community, and collection issues sufficient to lead the IC's analytic production and identify collection requirements and gaps.

•Extensive knowledge of and ability to apply analytic, diagnostic, and qualitative techniques sufficient to produce authoritative finished intelligence products; extensive quantitative, data, and econometric skills, 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

•Working knowledge and skills to use collaborative tools such as Intellipedia, Sharepoint, A-Space or on-line Communities of Interest (COIs).

•Proficiency at Reading Level 3 is desired in the following languages: Japanese, French, Spanish and/or Chinese. 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.

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 is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.


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

Analysis & Production
McLean, VA