Associate General Counsel, Acquisition Law & Intellectual Property
ANNOUNCEMENT AMENDED: This announcement has been amended and it is open to "All Sources".
Serves as the Division Chief, Acquisition Law and Intellectual Property, and serves as the senior attorney for NGA in the acquisition and intellectual property law practice areas and supervises all work performed by NGA attorneys in those legal disciplines. Supervises the rendering of expert advice in an operational and policy capacity on all questions of acquisition and patent law and the legal impact of acquisition and patent law policies on the NGA mission.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), the World Leader in Geospatial Intelligence.
Imagine being able to identify anything on, above, or beneath the Earth's surface and display that information visually to provide a meaningful foundation for decision-making to ensure the safety of the world. That's the job of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
We analyze imagery and data from many sources and incorporate it into visual displays of essential information for use in national defense, homeland security, and safety of navigation.
Central to the success of our mission are the extraordinary talents and skills of our teams of analysts and other professionals. We need the best minds to provide the information edge, continuing NGA's role as the premier provider of Geospatial Intelligence worldwide.
Know the Earth... Show the Way... Understand the World.
Qualification Requirements: Eligibility for this executive level position will be based upon a clear demonstration that the applicant has experience of the scope and quality sufficient to effectively carry out the assignments of the position. The successful applicants will be distinguished from other applicants by a review of the following the Intelligence Community (IC) Senior Officer Core Qualification (SOCQ) Standard, and the Technical Qualifications. Failure to meet a Qualification requirement will disqualify an applicant.
For the specific IC SOCQs, and Technical qualifications of the position, please view Job Announcement on NGA's website at: https://www.nga.mil/Careers/Pages/default.aspx
Security Clearance and Access Level: This position requires access to classified Defense Department and Intelligence Community information. The individual selected must already possess, or be immediately eligible for, a TOP SECRET security clearance and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information. U.S. citizenship is required for the granting of a security clearance.
Joint Duty Credit: All NGA executive level positions require Joint Duty credit. Employees will receive joint duty credit for almost any service or rotational assignment that was at least at the GS/GG-13 or DCIPS Pay Band 3 level, and generally for at least one year, or for 179 days or more when deployed to a designated combat zone on or after September 11, 2001.
Note: 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. An external candidate, if selected, will be required to provide proof of Joint Duty credit or immediately apply for Joint Duty credit prior to EOD. NGA seniors without Joint Duty at the same tier level may lateral into the position if selected without requesting a waiver.