Provides senior, executive level substantive content review for I&A finished intelligence analysis, ensuring that finished intelligence products are concise, logical, and easily understood by the customer; address second- and third-order effects; incorporate larger policy context and broader customer needs; and connect to and advance established analytic lines. Maintains awareness and understanding of I&A, DHS IE, and IC analytic lines, as well as DHS and USG policy efforts, to ensure I&A finished intelligence analysis provides unique insights to customers.
Works closely with analysts and analytic reviewers across DHS I&A to provide feedback on and to improve the quality of analytic production. Prepares appropriate guidance to workforce to ensure all relevant analytic directives, processes, and procedures, are considered in I&A's analysis.
Advances analytic performance through instilling analytic methodology, techniques, and tools on highly complex problem sets and by collaborating with I&A analytic chiefs during conceptualization and review of products. Provides recommendations for continued development of the I&A analytic professional cadre in collaboration with the Office of the Research Director and the DHS Intelligence Training Academy.
Performs other duties as assigned. Some situational telework is approved. RequirementsConditions of Employment
QualificationsQualifications required: Mastery of writing and reviewing finished intelligence products for high-level policymakers and operational customers. Familiarity with policies and procedures regarding customer requirements, analytic storytelling, analytic tradecraft, Intelligence Community writing styles, and classification of intelligence products. Expert knowledge of substantive review techniques. Mastery in applying analytic methodologies and techniques in solving or addressing intelligence issues. Expert knowledge of analytic tradecraft standards and ability to balance tradecraft standards with customer needs in order to advance the quality of finished production, tell compelling analytic stories, drive analytic production planning, and instill structured analytic techniques and innovative methodologies. Expert ability to collaborate with authors, reviewers, and analytic units to provide constructive feedback and suggestions aimed at improving the quality of finished intelligence production.
- Must be a current permanent Federal employee
- Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment. DHS 250-2 Application Form under "required documents" section.
- Must NOT have any pending/outstanding disciplinary actions
- Must have achieved a minimum of "meet expectations/proficiency" on latest performance appraisal/evaluation
- Must be currently at the grade level of the detail. *No Temporary Promotion Opportunity*
- The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors.
Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement.
Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information: Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job) Duties (Be specific in describing your duties) Name of Federal agency Supervisor name, email, and phone number Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008) EducationEDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION:
There is no educational substitution for this position. Additional information**DHS does not offer any additional benefits beyond that which the Federal employee is already receiving.
If the position requires a security clearance, employees must have a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance to placement AND must maintain that level of clearance while performing in the position.
Selected applicants for a JDA are requested to fulfill the items below during the JDA: Complete the DHS Training Course 15 days prior to the arrival to the JDA. Complete the DHS Joint Duty Assignment Progress Plan to include:
- Phase 1: Establish assignment objectives within the first 30 days of the JDA.
- Phase 2: Complete a self-assessment of the duties performed at the mid-point of the JDA.
- Phase 3: Complete a final review within the last 30 days of the JDA.