18448 - Deputy National Counterintelligence Officer for Russia, Europe, and Eurasia - GS-14
The mission of the National Counterintelligence & Security Center is to lead and support the U.S. Government's counterintelligence (CI) and security activities critical to protecting our nation; provide CI outreach to U.S. private sector entities at risk of foreign intelligence penetration; and issue public warnings regarding intelligence threats to the U.S.
Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
As Deputy NCIO for Russia, Europe, and Eurasia, support other NCSC components, ODNI, and IC agencies as applicable by leading national CI campaigns and initiatives focused on protecting the United States against intelligence threats emanating from Russia/Europe/Eurasia, to include: leading analysis, collection, and CI initiatives to identify and counter foreign intelligence threats to the US; leading the IC in assessing progress against CI priorities and gaps; leading the development of solutions to address CI capability needs; and integrating CI into national decisionmaking.
Lead annual CI Community threat prioritization initiatives for the Russia/Europe/Eurasia portfolio. Collaborate with NCSC counterparts on the implementation of the National CI strategy/Roadmap, CI mission reviews, and evaluation of key gaps; advance the mission objectives of the National CI Strategy, National Intelligence Strategy, and Unifying Intelligence Strategy for CI.
Brief senior policy and IC officials and other major stakeholders on foreign intelligence threats, priorities, and gaps related to the Russia/Europe/Eurasia portfolio.
Lead, initiate, 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, coordinate joint actions, and ensure alignment of programs, procedures, and guidelines; attend internal and external training, seminars, or conferences on Russia/Europe/Eurasia issues.
Recognize, value, build, and leverage diverse collaborative networks with the ODNI and across the IC and routinely engage IC counterparts to ensure effective integration.
Develop and continually expand personal knowledge in counterintelligence and achieve a government-wide reputation as a force for integration.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Expert knowledge of IC analysis and collection sufficient to lead Russia/Europe/Eurasia counterintelligence (CI) initiatives and identify CI-related analytic and collection requirements and gaps.
Knowledge of and experience in the intelligence cycle.
Excellent written, oral communication, and critical thinking skills, as demonstrated by the ability to articulate complex issues to a wide audience and develop products for the senior USG officials;
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills; ability to build and leverage professional networks; and, ability to work effectively both independently and in a team/collaborative environment; and
Ability to handle taskings, assess and manage performance, and collaborate on goal setting.
Knowledge of counterintelligence issues and/or experience working with the IC's Russia/Europe/Eurasia community.
One year equivalent to at least next lower grade level in the normal line of progression.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in 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_B_WMA@dni.ic.gov (classified email system) or Recruitment_TeamB@dni.gov (unclassified email system). Applicants submitting via JWICS are requested to submit their materials to both email@example.com (Dan J.), firstname.lastname@example.org (Stephanie M.), and email@example.com (Anthony M.) 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.
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 301-243-0734
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.
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.
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 B 301-243-0734 Recruitment_TeamB@dni.gov