Analyst in Intelligence and National Security
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division (FDT) seeks an Analyst in Intelligence and National Security to track and analyze policy issues related to intelligence and national security.
Applicants should have experience conducting sophisticated analysis of the U.S. intelligence community and its budget, knowledge of the National Intelligence Program and Military Intelligence Program, the U.S. legislative branch and its operations, and the ability to work as part of a collaborative team. The work can require rapid response to emerging policy issues during active legislative processes. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in the field of U.S. intelligence and intelligence support to national security policy, foreign affairs, and military operations. Strong research, analytical, writing, and presentation skills are essential. The ideal candidate would bring knowledge of the history, trends, and current status of the Nation's Intelligence Community (IC) (including operations, coordination, budgetary and legal issues and operations, and the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information) and their relationships with the overall national security effort.
This position is located in the Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division, Congressional Research Service.
Appointee must meet eligibility requirements for a security clearance (Top Secret/SCI).
The position description number for this position is 004756.
The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.
The incumbent of this position may work a flextime or compflex work schedule.
This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.
Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.
Knowledge of intelligence and national security.**
Ability to analyze public policy issues.**
Ability to write in a public policy context.**
Ability to convey analysis and information orally through briefings, consultations and other presentations.
Ability to lead collaborative research tasks.
Ability to exercise objectivity in all phases of analysis and consultation.
Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.
No additional requirements to those listed above.