Senior Intelligence Analyst

Rockville, Maryland
Nov 26, 2022
Dec 03, 2022
Analyst, Intelligence
Full Time

The successful candidate will serve as a Senior Intelligence Analyst performing analyses and assessment of complex threat-related information, both foreign and domestic, involving nuclear information, facilities, and activities. Conducts ongoing reviews of kinetic and non-kinetic threats as it relates to the NRC's protection of information, technology and personnel from foreign intelligence and terrorist exploitation. Based on these analyses, recommends improvements in safeguards systems and policy for NRC population, and conducts counterintelligence pre-briefs and de-briefs of NRC employees engaged in foreign travel and/or having substantive (personal, professional, or financial) contacts with foreign nationals.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • This is a Drug Testing position.
  • Background investigation for a "Q" clearance is required for new hires

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the NRC 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 that an NRC 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.

You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.


In order to qualify for these positions, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

Demonstrated knowledge and experience relating to threat analysis activities to include the capabilities, roles, and responsibilities of the Intelligence Community, law enforcement agencies, and foreign agencies. Specific experience directly interacting with the Intelligence Community on establishing policies and conducting threat assessments ranging from time-sensitive/single-topic analysis to extended examination of complex topics.

Demonstrated knowledge of foreign intelligence service tradecraft, including means to counter the collection of intelligence by human or cyber sources at the behest of foreign intelligence entities and an understanding of international goals. Specific knowledge of NRC's counterintelligence program, policies, and the role of Non-Title 50 agencies.

Demonstrated ability to present technical information, both orally and in writing, and to build and sustain coalitions across organizations. Specific experience directly communicating, tactfully and effectively, information, ideas, and advice with colleagues, subordinates, NRC management in headquarters or regions, the Commission, members of the public, representatives of professional groups or other Federal or State agencies on threat and counterintelligence-related matters.

Demonstrated ability to develop and implement successful approaches to problem solving, conflict resolution, apply effective decision-making using available information and risk insights.

Demonstrated knowledge of NRC's mission, policies and processes, nuclear industry licensees, NRC inspection programs, and international engagements.

+SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as knowledge of foreign intelligence, including means to counter the collection of intelligence by human or cyber sources at the behest of foreign intelligence entities. A description of how you possess the specialized experience as well as how you meet the qualifications should be addressed in your resume.

Additional information

The duty location of this position is Rockville, Maryland. In general, employees are expected to be in the office at a minimum of 4 days per pay period**. Telework schedules, including full-time telework, are approved, on a case-by-case basis. If selected, telework will be determined in accordance with Agency policy and the Collective Bargaining Agreement, if applicable.