SENIOR ADVISOR FOR ACOUSTIC INTELLIGENCE

Employer
USAJobs
Location
National Maritime Intelligence Center, Maryland
Posted
Oct 05, 2022
Closes
Oct 12, 2022
Function
Analyst, Intelligence
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will work closely with the FTAC Commanding Officer and the other military and civilian leadership of that Center.
  • You will lead, oversee, and facilitate ACINT data standards, collection, processing, exploitation, dissemination and sharing, analysis, and data storage.
  • You will develop and support collaborative networks of professionals providing critical ACINT analysis to U.S. Navy (USN) and national customers supporting USN and Joint operations.
  • You will provide expert review on policies and Intelligence Community (IC)-level engagements and advice on ACINT tools and technologies.
  • You will advise NAVINTEL leadership on related programmatic, training, and information technology issues.
  • You will serve as the project leader on complex ACINT research studies requiring synchronization and integration from across the NAVINTEL enterprise.
  • You will engage with research and acquisition community partners to advance ACINT capabilities and future systems development.
  • You will provide oversight of broad assessments of ACINT breakthroughs, trends, challenges, and opportunities regarding USN, Allied, and foreign emerging and disruptive technologies.
  • You will exercise authority to coordinate and integrate engineering analysis in order to establish Joint requirements and priorities; present NAVINTEL requirements and priorities to tasking authorities.
  • You will coordinate with other service and unified command experts and with intelligence agencies as needed.
  • You will prepare and present briefings on controversial and precedent setting proposals.
  • You will conduct extensive liaison within ONI, NAVINTEL, and the Naval Intelligence Activity (NIA).
  • You will provide authoritative advice to and collaborate and build partnerships with senior leaders in the Navy, other government agencies, allied and partner governments, industry, and academia, as appropriate.
  • You will directly support the Director of Naval Intelligence and other senior military and civilian officers as necessary.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-278e within 30 days of appointment.
  • You must obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). Failure to do so may result in the withdrawal of an offer or removal. Indicate the level and date of your clearance in your resume.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per the preliminary nationwide injunction on E.O. 14043, COVID-19 vaccinations will not be implemented or enforced. For more information on vaccine status and workplace safety protocol requirements see Additional Information below.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or fail the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
  • You will be required to sign a mobility agreement to accept relocation to other geographic locations if required by the employer.
  • Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. You will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.
  • You may be required to successfully complete a counterintelligence polygraph examination.
  • You may be required to successfully complete a trial period.
  • You may be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement.


Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: Applicants will be assessed against qualifications which fall into two areas: Intelligence Community Senior Officer Core Qualifications (ICSOCQs), and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs). Failure to provide a separate narrative statement which describes fully and concisely how your experience meets the competencies described in the Intelligence Community Senior Officer Core Qualifications (ICSOCQ), and Mandatory Technical Qualifications will eliminate you from consideration.

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY SENIOR OFFICER CORE QUALIFICATION: You will be assessed against the IC Senior Officer Core Qualification Standard - Leading the Intelligence Enterprise to determine your interagency or multi-organizational (business, mission or professional) leadership competencies. (Each must be addressed separately in your Supplemental Narrative Statement. Each ICSOCQs must not exceed 2 pages.)

1) Collaboration and Integration. Senior officers have a responsibility to share information and knowledge to achieve results, and in that regard are expected to build effective networks and alliances with key peers and stakeholders across the IC and/or with other United States Government (USG), state, local, tribal and foreign officials, as appropriate; actively engage these peers and stakeholders; involve them in key decisions; and effectively leverage these networks and alliances to achieve significant results. Senior officers are expected to create an environment that promotes employee engagement, collaboration, integration, information and knowledge sharing, and the candid, open exchange of diverse points of view. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to:
(a) Build, leverage, and lead collaborative networks with key peers and stakeholders across the IC and/or in other government/private-sector organizations, or professional/technical disciplines to achieve significant joint/multi-agency mission outcomes; and integrate joint/multi-agency activities, effectively exercising collaborative plans that realize mutual, joint, or multi-organizational goals.

2) Enterprise Focus. Senior officers are expected to demonstrate a deep understanding of how the missions, structures, leaders, and cultures of the various IC components interact and connect; synthesize resources, information, and other inputs to effectively integrate and align component, IC, and USG interests and activities to achieve IC-wide, national, or international priorities. In addition, senior officers are expected to encourage and support Joint Duty assignments and developmental experiences that develop and reinforce an enterprise focus among their subordinates. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to:
(a) Understand the roles, missions, capabilities, and organizational and political realities of the intelligence enterprise; apply that understanding to drive joint, interagency, or multi- organizational mission accomplishment.
(b) Understand how organizations, resources, information, and processes within the IC or interagency/multi-organizational environment interact with and influence one another; apply that understanding to solve complex interagency or multi-organizational problems.

3) Values-Centered Leadership. IC senior officers are expected to personally embody, advance, and reinforce IC core values: a Commitment to selfless service and excellence in support of the IC's mission, as well as to preserving, protecting, and defending the Nation's laws and liberties; the integrity and Courage (moral, intellectual, and physical) to seek and speak the truth, to innovate, and to change things for the better, regardless of personal or professional risk; and Collaboration as members of a single IC-wide team, respecting and leveraging the diversity of all members of the IC, their background, their sources and methods, and their points of view. In addition, senior officers are also expected to demonstrate and promote departmental and/or component core values, which may be incorporated in writing, as applicable. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to:
(a) Promote, reinforce, and reward IC, departmental component core values in the workforce and ensure that actions, policies, and practices are aligned with, and embody those values.
(b) Ensure that organizational strategies, policies, procedures, and actions give appropriate focus, attention, and commitment to diversity of people, points of view, ideas, and insights.

MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Each must be addressed separately in your Supplemental Narrative Statement. Each MTQ must not exceed 2 pages.)

1. Comprehensive understanding of Acoustical Intelligence (ACINT) and its application to the maritime domain, especially undersea warfare; comprehensive understanding of peer and near-peer competitors; and broad knowledge of the most pressing Naval Intelligence (NAVINTEL) issues and core missions.

2. Mastery of all aspects of intelligence tradecraft and broad, in-depth experience in analysis and production of executive level intelligence assessments, preferably within NAVINTEL, and knowledge of the general organization, mission and functions of the Intelligence Community (IC).

3. Comprehensive knowledge of US and allied ACINT systems, their capabilities, and their application.

4. Demonstrated understanding of the annual budget process in both the Navy and the IC.

5. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills required to act as a senior NAVINTEL representative at all levels, including the ability to accurately and succinctly represent NAVINTEL positions as well as present proposals and persuasive arguments concerning complex and/or controversial analytical issues.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

This position is in the Defense Intelligence Senior Level (DISL) position. DISL positions may include some supervisory and related managerial duties, provided that these duties occupy less than 25 percent of the incumbent's time. DISL members are independent advisors or technical experts and do not involve fundamental research and development responsibilities. DISL positions are in the excepted service.

This position is not covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please see the How To Apply section of this vacancy announcement.

Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires.

A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized.

This position is in the excepted service and does not confer competitive status.

This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

All Defense Intelligence positions under the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) are in the excepted service by specific statute, 10 U.S.C. 1601. This position is in the excepted service. Non-DCIPS applicants selected for a DCIPS position must acknowledge in writing, prior to actual appointment to the DCIPS position, that the position for which he or she has been selected is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS. Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must also acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS position. This acknowledgement is necessary as movement between the excepted service and competitive service may be limited if the employee does not possess competitive status.

Joint Duty Assignments - Joint IC Duty certification is a prerequisite for appointment to senior executive, senior professional, and DCIPS positions classified above GG grade 15.