Identity Intelligence Analyst

McLean, Virginia
Aug 17, 2022
Aug 20, 2022
Analyst, Intelligence
Full Time

This position manages a team within NCTC responsible for screening and vetting individuals traveling to the U.S. by reviewing Refugee and other Immigrant applicants against Terrorist Identity Datamart Environment (TIDE) and other IC databases. In this capacity, analysts generate leads for screeners, investigators, collectors, and operational elements regarding previously undetected links between U.S.-bound foreign travelers and terrorism-associated people and data as well as terrorists using non-watch listed names and aliases, or whose watch listed records lack sufficient identifiers. This position involves:

Managing a staff in the planning and performance of in-depth all-source research and analysis for specifically defined targets; use both traditional and non-traditional classified and unclassified sources of intelligence; conduct targeted analysis of known and unknown terrorist personalities, groups and networks in order to reveal identity attributes for future analytical and watchlisting purposes.

Leading efforts to use appropriate tools and analytic tradecraft to evaluate, analyze, and integrate relevant identity information to reveal U.S.-bound foreign travelers' links to terrorism for use by the Department of Homeland Security for adjudication decisions and for future analytical and watch listing purposes.

Managing staff in utilizing a variety of methodological tools and approaches to gain a comprehensive understanding of known or suspected terrorists (KSTs), including as appropriate, social networking and other "new" media; incorporate policies, strategies, tactics, techniques, procedures and mechanisms to reveal the true identity of individuals, personas, or groups by analyzing and exploiting data related to sets of specific identity attributes to build the most comprehensive terrorist identity record available to the USG.

Presenting findings via written products, graphic presentations or oral briefings to a range of customers to include the USG screening community, the Intelligence Community and policy makers.

Providing situational awareness to law enforcement, Homeland Security, CT, screening and watch listing communities on known or suspected terrorists (KSTs) who intend to travel to the U.S.

Providing recommendations, feedback and evaluation on screening and analytical processes, policy and procedures.

Establishing, maintaining and facilitating internal and external networks, to include counterparts, customers, and stakeholders across the USG, collaborating across boundaries, sharing information as appropriate and building effective relationships that enhance the quality of results.

Identifying CT intelligence gaps pertaining to terrorist identities and preparing requirements for and implementing methodologies to collect required information to fill the gaps.


Conditions of Employment

Applicants 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.


Mandatory Requirements

Experience managing and assessing the status of projects on a continuous basis, to include resource management and contractor support, and ensure that resources are aligned with mission priorities.

Ability to remain open-minded and change opinions on the basis of new information and requirements; basic ability to support group decisions, accept and incorporate feedback, and solicit opinions from coworkers.

Experience with personnel management responsibilities; promoting team building and a collaborative work environment.

Experience working with interagency partners and supporting policy deliberations.

Knowledge of IC organizations, policies, and procedures, and their requirements with regard to terrorist identities intelligence research and analysis.

Knowledge of the mission, charter, roles, and responsibilities of the ODNI, IC, and USG agencies, and how these organizations can effectively integrate their terrorist identities analysis capabilities.

Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.

Demonstrated ability to research and logically analyze, synthesize, and judge information, as well as the ability to review and incorporate multiple sources of information in performing assignments.

Interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including a demonstrated ability to work effectively within an interagency environment on complex issues requiring negotiation and consensus-building.

Demonstrated ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.

Desired Requirements

Demonstrated knowledge of terrorist identities, analysis, compilation, and dissemination, coupled with extensive knowledge of associated databases and identity targeting processes.

Demonstrated knowledge of traditional and nontraditional information resources, particularly current or projected collection systems and data sources for analysis; basic knowledge of selected analytic tools (link analysis, data integration, geographic information systems).

Additional information

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. A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary.

A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at their current grade and salary.

Reasonable Accommodations:
The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Reasonable Accommodations Officer by classified email at, by unclassified email at, by telephone at 703-275-3900 or by FAX at 703-275-1217. 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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To ensure compliance with an applicable nationwide preliminary injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the federal government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for federal employees. Therefore, to the extent a federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

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