PRINCIPAL DEPUTY DIRECTOR, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING DIRECTORATE (SED)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Chantilly, Virginia
Posted
Jul 19, 2018
Closes
Jul 19, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Work Schedule: Fulltime
  • Occasional Travel (you may be expected to travel for this position)
  • You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
  • You must submit a drug test and receive a negative screening before you can be appointed into this DISL position.
  • You must be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance and access to Special Compartmented Information (TS/SCI).
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.
  • Please read the vacancy announcement in its entirety before applying.
  • This position/agency is not telework eligible.
  • To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your resume that you possess the (three) Intelligence Community (IC) Senior Officer Core Qualification (SOCQ), (five) Technical Qualifications (TQs) and other qualifications, if applicable, listed below.

    Intelligence Community (IC) Senior Officer Core Qualification (SOCQ) - Leading the Intelligence Enterprise: Required for all senior executive positions effective 1 October 2010. This SOCQ involves the ability to integrate resources, information, interests, and activities effectively in support of the IC's mission and to lead and leverage cross organizational collaborative networks to achieve significant mission results. Inherent to this Standard is a deep understanding of the Intelligence enterprise (or other comparable interagency or multi-organizational environment) and a shared commitment to the IC's core values. (Include a separate attachment one page maximum per competency)

    IC Senior Officers have a responsibility to share information and knowledge to achieve results, in that regard are expected to build effective networks and alliances; actively engage these peers and stakeholders; involve them in key decision; and effectively leverage these networks to achieve significant results. Senior officers are expected to create an environment that promotes employee engagement, collaboration, integration, information and knowledge sharing, and the candid, open exchange of diverse points of view. Candidates assessed against this competency must:
    1. Collaboration and Integration:
    Build, leverage, and lead collaborative networks with key peers and stakeholders across the IC and/or other government/private-sector organizations, or professional/technical disciplines to achieve significant joint/multi-agency mission outcomes.
    Integrate joint/multi-agency activities effectively exercising collaborative plans that realize mutual IC, joint, or multi-organizational goals.

    2. Enterprise Focus: IC Senior officers are expected to demonstrate a deep understanding of how the missions, structures, leaders, and cultures of the various IC components interact and connect; synthesize resources, information and other inputs to effectively integrate and align component, IC, and the United States Government interests and activities to achieve IC-wide, national, and international priorities. Senior officers are expected to encourage and support Joint Duty assignments and developmental experiences that develop and reinforce enterprise focus among their subordinates. Candidates assessed against the component must:
    Understand the roles, missions, capabilities, and organizational and political realities of the intelligence enterprise; apply that understanding to drive joint, interagency, or multi-organizational mission accomplishment.
    Understand how organizations, resources, information, and processes within the IC interagency/multi-organizational environment interact with and influence one another; apply that understanding to solve complex interagency or multi-organizational problems.

    3. Values-Centered Leadership: IC Senior officers are expected to personally embody, advance and reinforce IC core values. Senior officers are expected to demonstrate and promote departmental and/or component values. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate:
    A Commitment to selfless service and excellence in support of the IC's mission, as well as to preserving, protecting, and defending the Nation's laws and liberties.
    The Integrity and Courage(moral, intellectual, and physical) to seek and speak the truth, to innovate, and to change things for the better, regardless of personal or professional risk.
    Collaboration as members of a single IC-wide team, respecting and leveraging the diversity of all members of the IC, their background, their sources and methods, and their points of view. Promote, reinforce, and reward IC, departmental/component core values in the workforce and ensure that actions, policies, and practices are aligned with, and embody those values. Ensure that organizational strategies, policies, procedures, and actions give appropriate focus, attention, and commitment to diversity of people, points of view, ideas, and insights.

    TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) of accomplishments that would satisfy the technical qualifications. You must address each technical qualification separately. Please limit your written statements to two pages per technical qualification.

    1. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the NRO Enterprise (ground, communications and space), NRO mission architectures and operations, and the unique mission attributes of the NRO.

    2. Expert knowledge of strategic-level resource management and strategic planning to deliver on broad organizational goals within a fiscally constrained environment.

    3. Exemplary strategic partnership building skills to forge enduring organizational relationships across the NRO and with executives and technical experts from the DoD, IC, industry, and academia.

    4. Expert knowledge in leading and advocating for systems engineering excellence and innovation to advance the state-of-the-art and enable the development, design, operation, and improvement of products and services supporting critical user mission requirements.

    5. A strong working knowledge of the DoD and ICs ISR missions/structures, policies, and strategic visions.


    Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.


    This is a Critical Acquisition Position (CAP) and has been designated as a Key Leadership Position which carries significant responsibility, primarily involving supervisory or managerial duties in acquisition. A 3-year tenure agreement is required for the position. The incumbent must meet the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) requirements cited below, unless a waiver is granted by the NRO Cadre Senior Acquisition Executive (SAE).

    (a) Level III certification in Program Management or Systems Planning, Research,
    Development and Engineering (SPRDE) or can be obtained within 24 months.
    (b) 10 years of acquisition experience or equivalent, 4 of which were in a CAP or equivalent position.

    Position is designated critical-sensitive and incumbent must be able to obtain and retain a TOP SECRET security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information.
    A nondisclosure agreement must be signed.
    Employee is subject to initial and periodic Counterintelligence Polygraphs. Familiarity with multiple Intelligence Community agency acquisition regulations and processes is desirable.
    The incumbent is required to submit an initial and annual SF-450 (Financial Disclosure) in accordance with the Joint Ethics Regulation.

    Education Requirement: A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is highly desired. An advanced degree in math, science or engineering (or equivalent) in related disciplines is highly desired.

    Joint Duty Credit: All Intelligence executive level positions require Joint Duty credit. Only those candidates who meet the Joint Duty Credit requirement will be eligible to compete/be considered for a senior executive position. Employees will receive joint duty credit for almost any rotational assignment to another Intelligence Community (IC) component and may also be eligible to receive credit for service outside the IC (military, other government, or private sector) as long as the assignment was at the Band 3 (GS 11 to GS 13) level or above and it occurred on or after September 11, 2001. An external candidate, if selected, will be required to immediately apply for Joint Duty Credit.
    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. IC seniors without Joint Duty at the same tier level may lateral into the position if selected without requesting a waiver.

    -In accordance with the provisions of ICD 601, joint duty assignments will be a prerequisite for promotion to senior civilian rank. To qualify, please provide a copy of your completed Joint Duty assignment SF-50 or an adjudicated IC JD Claims form. More information regarding the Intelligence Community Civilian Joint Duty Program, can be found at: http://www.icjointduty.gov.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    We will review your resume and supporting documents, for the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience and education as it relates to the fundamental competencies, identified below. required for this position. . Your application will be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel, and highly qualified candidates may undergo an interview and a reference check.

    Intelligence Community (IC) Senior Officer Core Qualification (SOCQ):
    1. Collaboration and Integration.
    2. Enterprise Focus.
    3. Values-Centered Leadership.

    Technical Qualifications:

    1. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the NRO Enterprise (ground, communications and space), NRO mission architectures and operations, and the unique mission attributes of the NRO.
    2. Expert knowledge of strategic-level resource management and strategic planning to deliver on broad organizational goals within a fiscally constrained environment.
    3. Exemplary strategic partnership building skills to forge enduring organizational relationships across the NRO and with executives and technical experts from the DoD, IC, industry, and academia.
    4. Expert knowledge in leading and advocating for systems engineering excellence and innovation to advance the state-of-the-art and enable the development, design, operation, and improvement of products and services supporting critical user mission requirements.
    5. A strong working knowledge of the DoD and ICs ISR missions/structures, policies, and strategic visions.

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