*NOTE: THIS OPPORTUNITY IS CURRENTLY IN BID STAGE. CONTRACT AWARD ANTICIPATED IN 1Q FY19*
POSITION: Senior Identity Intelligence Analyst
LOCATION: Washington DC
REQUIRED CLEARANCE: Top Secret (Hold at time of Application)
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Bachelor Degree (Political Science, International Affairs, Area Studies, or related field)
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: 8 years trained counterintelligence and vetting-related services
Description: Contract will support language-related support to assigned Department of State Regional Security Offices worldwide; specific services will include interpreting, translating transcription, validation, and summarizing. Additional support includes linguistic support to Investigations.
- Minimum 8 years of relevant intelligence analysis experience with the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or an equivalent U.S. Government agency. Experience should include Military Occupational Specialties 35F, 350F, 35O, 18F, other military service equivalents, or GS-0132 series.
- Minimum 2 years of experience conducting Identity Intelligence/biometric intelligence analysis.
- Must be proficient in utilizing computer databases and intelligence related automated systems to support analytical efforts and product development.
- Experience with personnel vetting/investigations operations and familiarity with CI/HUMINT analysis is required.
- Ability to provide advice, guidance, and consultation to officials with regard to the interpretation and application of analysis.
- Skill in oral and written communication to prepare and present analysis, provide guidance, solicit information, defend proposals, and negotiate agreements.
- Experience in the collection, analysis and dissemination of foreign affairs and terrorism- related information.
- Ability to deal effectively with individuals at all organization and management levels both inside and outside the Department in order to establish and maintain liaison with individuals representing a broad range of organizations and interests involved in and affected by Directorate programs. This includes Intelligence Community and other Executive Branch agencies.
- Problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize multiple and sometimes conflicting and complex tasks.
- Must be able to operate as part of a team, cooperate effectively with other team members and be mission focused.
- Must be a United States citizen
- Must be in good physical condition in order to perform overseas travel to high threat locations that may involve extended travel time and exposure to dangerous conditions that require use of personal protective equipment while exercising special safety precautions.
- Serve as the office of Counterintelligence and Counterterrorism Vetting (CCV), Senior Identity Intelligence Analyst and senior Diplomatic Security Identity Assurance System (DSIAS) trainer.
- Provide analysis, research, assistance, training, and support for the vetting of local national employees and job applicants, as well as other individuals as needed, for Regional Security Offices at U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide.
- Utilize numerous datasets, specialized tools, and advanced research and analytical techniques to identify and analyze individuals that may pose a threat to U.S. and State Department interests; identifies opportunities to mitigate threats through a variety of analytical processes; validates the significance of data; and makes recommendations regarding the mitigation of threats.
- Conduct analysis of biometric and biographic information on individuals of interest utilizing the Biometric Identity Intelligence Resource (BI2R) and other relevant databases, to determine if they pose a risk to U.S. State Department personnel or facilities.
- Independently identify, research, and review pertinent application information for any possible threat information, and draft analysis of any threat information developed, to be provided to RSOs around the world, CCV management, and senior DS management.
- Plan, develop, and lead in-depth all-source analysis, using traditional and non- traditional classified and unclassified sources of intelligence.
- Show initiative in independently identifying additional areas of concern in the open source threat assessments.
- Ensure that individuals who pose a potential threat to U.S. interests are added to appropriate watch lists and that information regarding these individuals is shared with Regional Security Officers in a timely manner.
- Develop and analyze data, draws conclusions, and estimates probabilities based upon knowledge of current and past intelligence situations and an understanding of the significance of conditions and trends in the areas of specialization.
- Ensure compliance with laws, regulations, executive orders, and directives promulgated by Congress, the Secretary of State, and the Director of National Intelligence to achieve goals and objectives.
- Utilize overlapping professional disciplines to research, refine, and correlate data and raw intelligence into concise security products.
- Plan, coordinate, and prepare complex, sophisticated, and customer-tailored analytic products, to include broad strategic assessments of risks and vulnerabilities, and more tactical substantive target studies, which are provided to DS/IP, DS/HTP, DS/ICI/CI, DS/TIA/PII, Intelligence Community and law enforcement partners, and Regional Security Offices at U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide.
- Answer e-mail inquiries from other offices regarding threat information. Responses should provide analysis and assessment, as necessary, and should be sent in a timeframe commensurate with the urgency of the threat.
- Responsible for maintaining DS/DO MOU reporting commitments to FBI and DOD databases.
- Provide program analysis and advice to the Identity Assurance (Biometric) Section Chief with regard to the vetting process, appropriate vetting techniques, and recommendations to refer information to DS/ICI/CI or DS/TIA/PII for additional investigative action.
- Build and maintains strategic relationships with internal and external customers to identify changing needs and requirements and implementing strategies and plans to address evolving security priorities.
- Initiate, develop, and maintain a network of formal and informal relationships with senior –level ODNI, Intelligence Community, law enforcement, military, private industry, other U.S. government agencies, and foreign liaison counterparts.
- Promote and coordinate regular communication with internal and external peers and experts to collaborate on intelligence issues and provide expert guidance on the types of information relevant to the vetting of local national employees and job applicants.
- Serve as an expert on the most effective methods and approaches for the specialized vetting of local employees and job applicants at U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide. Provides advice and guidance to management in resolving a variety of issues associated with the investigation of counterintelligence and terrorism threats and hostile activities affecting State Department employees and employees of other U.S. Government agencies assigned to U.S. diplomatic missions.
- Prepare and present oral briefings on their findings to CCV management and other DS offices as appropriate.
- Provide biometrics analysis training to newly hired DS/ICI/CCV contract Entry Level Intelligence Analysts and Junior and Mid-Level Identity Intelligence Analysts.
- Provide training on the Diplomatic Security Identity Assurance System (DSIAS) to students attending the Basic RSO, RSO In Service, Assistant Regional Security Officer- Investigations, Foreign Service National Investigator, and Foreign Service National Investigator In Service training classes at the Diplomatic Security Training Center.
- Brief DS Agents who are transferring to posts with DSIAS on the DSIAS system and the overall DS vetting program.
- Participate in foreign travel for the purpose of deploying DSIAS to new locations at U.S. Embassies and Consulates. This duty includes providing training to Foreign Service National Investigators on DSIAS and conducting mass enrollments of locally employed staff into DSIAS.
- Provide analytical support for the conduct of polygraph examinations as required by RSO SOPs.
- Perform Temporary Duty at any RSO Office world-wide to provide identity intelligence analysis support to the RSO mission of vetting locally engaged staff employees and job applicants.
- Utilize DSIAS to biometrically enroll locally employed staff and job applicants at U.S. Embassies and Consulates world-wide.
- Undertake any other auxiliary duties as assigned to support the DS/ICI/CCV mission.
- Ensure the proper storage and maintenance of accumulated data (classified and unclassified).
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