Director Military Intelligence Programs and Security Resources

Pentagon, Virginia
Dec 01, 2022
Dec 08, 2022
Executive, Director
Full Time

This position is located in the Office of the Director for Defense Intelligence and Security, Intelligence and Security, Programs and Resources (DDI (ISPR)), Office of the Under Secretary of the Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security (OUSD(I&S)). The Director for MSR, as delegated by the DDI, exercises programming, budgeting, and execution oversight over capabilities associated with Defense intelligence, reconnaissance, and surveillance (ISR) and security. Duties and responsibilities will also include:
  • Leads departmental activities in programmatic and budgetary processes related to ISR, Security, counterintelligence and intelligence-related programs, including, but not limited to program evaluations, cost analysis, issue papers, support to congressional engagements, and budget reprogramming actions.
  • Manages plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of the MSR Directorate.
  • Leads military, civilian and contractor personnel. The incumbent is responsible for development of goals and objectives, civilian Defense Civilian Personnel Data System mid-year and end of year evaluations, to include award nominations and end of year bonus justifications. The incumbent is responsible for evaluations of assigned military personnel and Service specific counseling requirements.
  • Initiates funding for or recommends significant changes to existing intelligence or Special Access Programs (SAPs) based on assessments of changes in program requirements and resource allocations.
  • Leads the annual construction and coordination of the MIP Congressional Justification Books providing detailed justification for DoD MIP resources.
  • Provides expertise in developing, evaluating, and presenting resource requirements for intelligence and security programs.
  • Develops metrics and assesses the effectiveness of broad and diverse programs.
  • Evaluates programs and initiatives for compliance with DoD and ODNI policy through program reviews and assessments. Reviews, coordinates, evaluates and makes recommendations for changes in Defense intelligence programs and other intelligence-related activities.
  • Prepares testimony in response to congressional inquiries in the intelligence program and budget areas.
  • Maintains the authoritative database for the current and historical MIP resources budget and execution data.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see )
  • You must submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test before you can be appointed.
  • You must be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance and access to Special Compartmented Information (TS/SCI).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Level 3 Financial Management Certification.
  • In accordance with the provisions of ICD 601, joint duty assignments will be a prerequisite for promotion to senior civilian rank. To qualify, please provide a copy of your completed Joint Duty assignment SF-50 or an adjudicated IC JD Claims form. More information regarding the Intelligence Community Civilian Joint Duty Program, can be found at:
  • The individual selected will be required to file an 'Executive Branch Personnel Financial Disclosure Report (OGE-278) in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.
  • Initial appointee to a DISES position must serve a two-year DISES trial period, which can be served concurrently with the two-year DCIPS trial period. Current DCIPS employees who are in a DCIPS trial period and transfer to another DCIPS Component shall finish their trial period in the new DCIPS position.
  • Submit resume and all other required documents online by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time on12/09/2022
NOTE: All Intelligence executive level positions require Joint Duty credit. Only those candidates who meet the Joint Duty Credit requirement will be eligible to compete/be considered for a senior executive position. Employees will receive joint duty credit for almost any rotational assignment to another Intelligence Community (IC) component and may also be eligible to receive credit for service outside the IC (military, other government, or private sector) as long as the assignment was at the Band 3 (GS 11 to GS 13) level or above and it occurred on or after September 11, 2001. An external candidate, if selected, will be required to immediately apply for Joint Duty Credit.

Employees without Joint Duty credit may apply for the position and can be considered. If selected a waiver would be required prior to final appointment. IC seniors without Joint Duty at the same tier level may lateral into the position if selected without requesting a waiver.


To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show that you possess the five ECQs, the MTQs, IC SOCQs and other qualifications.

All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) describing accomplishments that would satisfy the ECQs. You must address each ECQ separately, not to exceed 10 pages. If you fail to do so will result in a rating of 'ineligible.' OPM's Guide to SES Qualifications can assist you in writing an effective SES application. The Guide is available on OPM's Website at:

ECQ 1 - Leading Change: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ 2 - Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ 3 - Results Driven: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ 4 - Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5 - Building Coalitions: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show that you possess the Intelligence Community (IC) Senior Officer Core Qualifications (SOCQ).

Intelligence Community (IC) Senior Officer Core Qualification (SOCQ) - Leading the Intelligence Enterprise: Required for all senior executive positions effective 1 October 2010. This SOCQ involves the ability to integrate resources, information, interests, and activities effectively in support of the IC's mission and to lead and leverage cross organizational collaborative networks to achieve significant mission results. Inherent to this Standard is a deep understanding of the Intelligence enterprise (or other comparable interagency or multi-organizational environment) and a shared commitment to the IC's core values. (Include a separate attachment one page maximum per competency).

IC Senior Officers have a responsibility to share information and knowledge to achieve results, in that regard are expected to build effective networks and alliances; actively engage these peers and stakeholders; involve them in key decision; and effectively leverage these networks 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:

(1) Collaboration and Integration: Build, leverage, and lead collaborative networks with key peers and stakeholders across the IC and/or other government/private-sector organizations, or professional/technical disciplines to achieve significant joint/multi-agency mission outcomes. Integrate joint/multi-agency activities effectively exercising collaborative plans that realize mutual IC, joint, or multi-organizational goals.
(2) Enterprise Focus: IC 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 the United States Government interests and activities to achieve IC-wide, national, and international priorities. Senior officers are expected to encourage and support Joint Duty assignments and developmental experiences that develop and reinforce enterprise focus among their subordinates. Candidates assessed against the component must: 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. Understand how organizations, resources, information, and processes within the IC 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. Senior officers are expected to demonstrate and promote departmental and/or component values. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate: 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. 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. 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. 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: All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) of accomplishments that would satisfy the technical qualifications. You must address each technical qualification separately. Please limit your written statements to no more than two pages per technical qualification.

1. Knowledge and personal experience with Intelligence and Intelligence-related programs through the DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution System (PPBES), or similar resource processes in the Federal government or a large corporation. Includes specific experience in representing complex budget issues while working with OSD Comptroller and CAPE or similar resourcing organizations in the Federal government or a large corporation and evaluating budget execution of multiple, large programs leading to development of reprogramming actions or reapportionment of resources or similar functions within the Federal government or a large corporation.
2. Knowledge and personal experience with resource management related to DoD security/security related functions and special access programs or equivalent restricted access, compartmented programs in the other Federal government organizations or a large corporation. Include specific experience with counterintelligence, critical technology protection, personnel security, industrial security, and insider threat programs or equivalent programs.
3. Knowledge of the organizations within the intelligence and national security communities, and their functional relationships.
4. Knowledge in program assessment and evaluations, to include ability to develop and apply analytical models and techniques to evaluate the costs, effectiveness, and benefits of alternative Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems.


There is no education requirement for this position.

Additional information

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