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Insider Threat Analyst

Washington, D.C
Closing date
Nov 26, 2023

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The primary purpose of this assignment is to conduct inquiries into suspected insider threat activity, review user activity, and analyze anomalous behavior. This position will also analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of DHS ITP's operations in meeting established goals and objectives. The Insider Threat Analysts are responsible for conducting analysis, developing reports, and providing assessments of known threats and vulnerabilities. The analysts will also identify and address critical information gaps. In addition, the analysts will develop presentations on findings and provide information gathered to executive management.


Conditions of Employment

  • 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.


Qualifications required:
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate, on a quantitative or qualitative basis, the effectiveness of the Insider Threat Program's operations in meeting established goals and objectives.
  • Ability to gather, identify, receive, ingest, examine, integrating data on potential insider threat incidents from various sources following established guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to review and evaluate program progress status, trends in any functions, and goals and objectives.
  • Ability to prepare responses to queries, reports, justifications, and background papers on insider threat issues.
  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, coordinate, and represent the Insider Threat Program in briefings with internal and external senior stakeholders to inform them of the progress of initiatives.
  • 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)

  • Education

    EDUCATIONAL 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.

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