Science And Technology Weapons Analyst

Arlington County, Virginia
May 17, 2017
Jun 02, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

Position Information
This is an opportunity for:

  • An internal or external candidate to fill a GS-13 cadre position.
  • A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree.
Who May Apply
Current GS employees at the same grade or up to two grades lower than the advertised position grade may apply.
Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.
For a cadre assignment:
  • Current ODNI cadre.
  • Current ODNI Staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)
  • Current Federal Government employees.
Candidates outside the Federal Government.
For a detailee assignment:
  • Current Federal Government employees.
Salary Determination
The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.
For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.
A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary.
Component Mission
The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) leads our nation's effort to combat terrorism at home and abroad by analyzing the threat, sharing that information with our partners, and integrating all instruments of national power to ensure unity of effort. The Center serves as the primary organization in the United States Government (USG) for analyzing and integrating all intelligence possessed or acquired by the USG pertaining to terrorism and counterterrorism, and its Director serves as the Counterterrorism Mission Manager. NCTC also serves as the central and shared knowledge bank on known and suspected terrorists and international terrorist groups, as well as their goals, strategies, capabilities, and networks of contacts and support. In addition, NCTC conducts strategic operational planning for counterterrorism activities, coordinating and integrating the efforts of departments and agencies across the Federal Government.

  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

  • No


Mandatory and Educational Requirements

  • Technical background or educational experience in chemistry, chemical engineering, physics, nuclear engineering, or a related field.
  • Ability to effectively research, develop, and write high-quality, complex analyses, studies, projects, assignments, and briefings.


Desired Requirements

  • Background in, or familiarity with the Middle East, Levant, or prior military analysis experience.
  • Experience writing and briefing for senior policymakers in the Intelligence Community.

Top Secret/SCI

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