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)
DTI's Analytic Enhancements Group is looking for highly motivated analysts with experience in identities intelligence and Homeland analysis. The successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing data related to known or suspected terrorists found within the Center's Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment, and drafting a variety of complex, identity- and network-centric analytic products. The analyst must have strong research, writing, and analytic skills and a strong desire to produce both current and long-term intelligence analysis. The analyst also must be able to multi-task effectively and excel at Community collaboration. Foreign and domestic TDY opportunities are available. In this role you will:
Plan, research, develop, and communicate in-depth political, counterterrorism or identities intelligence-related analyses for senior policymakers and key components in the Intelligence Community (IC), law enforcement, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI).
Plan, promote, and lead the production of a broad range of finished intelligence products in support of United States foreign policy and national security interests.
Plan, prepare, and present written and oral briefings to senior internal and external customers on significant identity- and network-centric intelligence issues.
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 broad or more strategic subject areas.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Knowledge of terrorist identities intelligence analyses, processes and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, research, develop, and write high-quality, complex analyses, studies, projects, assignments, and briefings on key US foreign policy and national security objectives focused on transnational or identity intelligence-related issue for IC consumers and policymakers at the highest levels of government.
Demonstrated ability to use and improve a broad range of methodological tools and approaches to research, analyze, and present scientific, technical, or weapons-related data (modeling, link analysis, or software).
Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including a demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and in a team or collaborative environment, and mentor junior colleagues; creative problem-solving skills and initiative in carrying out mission responsibilities based on senior-level guidance.
Demonstrated analytic and critical thinking skills.
Previous experience working as a counterterrorism analyst.
Previous experience in working identity intelligence analysis-related issues.
Previous experience using FBI and DHS investigative and travel databases.
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.
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 C 703-275-3955 Recruitment_TeamC@dni.gov
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