TS/SCI AI Data Analyst

Insight Global
Washington, DC
Feb 21, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Full Time
An employer is looking for a Data AI Analyst to join their team at the Pentagon. They will be supporting Joint Staff / J28 and Deputy Directorate for Battlespace Awareness (BA) missions to provide Secretary of Defense (SECDEF), Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), Combatant Commanders, Department of Defense (DOD) Components, Services, and the Joint Staff (JS) with national-level military intelligence products and future capability development analysis. Researches and assesses data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, and autonomy requirements, associated programs, and applications (collectively referred to as data/AI) across the Battlespace Awareness portfolio in support of the National Defense Strategy. Conducts engagements with subject matter experts, program representatives, and other stakeholders to promote standards, improve processes, and integrate enterprise efforts to align requirements, acquisition, intelligence, and data transport efforts. Scopes problems as well as identifies and analyzes strategic challenges, opportunities, gaps, requirements, program challenges, risks, dependencies, and fiscal guidance impacts. Assesses the status and trajectory of the enterprise data/AI ecosystem and develops recommendations across doctrine, organization, training, material, leadership, personnel, facilities, and policy to promote efficiencies and interoperability in support of weapon system battlespace awareness, survivability, and lethality. Assesses emerging technologies and tradecraft with a focus on policy, workforce, organization constructs, and policies to advance the vision of delivering the right data, at the right time, and at the right place to enable decision advantage and lethality to the Joint Force. More of the day to day is as follows: Provide technical data/AI expertise to the JS/J285 Intelligence Data Requirements Division; support other J28 Divisions as required. Apply structured advanced analytical methods, business analytics, and mathematical models to better understand complex systems and situations in the context of operational requirements, to make supported capability recommendations to the Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC). Identify innovative data/AI architectures, tools, and methods to support performance in all phases of the intelligence cycle. Craft effective recommendations for highly complex or sensitive situations that incorporate strategic direction by identifying the impact of the course of action. Propose program, process, workforce, and policy changes required to enhance data/AI organizational efficiency and eliminate barriers to organizational success. Understand the interrelationships between various units, organizations, and partners and how these affect the organization's mission. Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with stakeholders to understand their data/AI requirements. Facilitate the development of more integrated solutions by engaging and actively working with others who have unique but relevant expertise. Seek and acquire data/information from nontraditional sources through open-source research (including foreign language) or outreach to non-Intelligence Community US government agencies, foreign partners, academia, and the private sector. Analyze DoD data/AI capabilities and capacities and recommend actions to integrate them with Intelligence Community (IC) and Defense Intelligence Enterprise (DIE) systems. Provide analytical and assessment support to enterprise data/AI activities to ensure consistency across current and planned efforts, eliminate overlap and redundancy, and enhance data sharing/interoperability across the enterprise. Leverage capability gap analysis to inform DoD and IC planning, programming, budgeting and execution cycle activities to mitigate validated capability gaps. Prepare responses for government release and coordinating requests for information and ad hoc queries for appropriate release. Prepare documents, coordinate/present recommendations leading to executive decision-making on capabilities and resource allocation. Attend conferences and other relevant events, assist in planning meetings, developing and producing briefings, meeting notes and other required reports. Support resolution of JSAPs, eTasks, and other taskings as required. Prepare agendas, send invites, receive preparation materials, review presentations and distribute information and instructions to attendees related to meetings, In-Progress Reviews, working groups, and/or working sessions. Be familiar with Joint Urgent Operational Need Statements and Joint Emergent Operational Need Statements (JUON/JEONs) articulated by combatant commands (CCMDs), Services (ie, Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, Space Force), Combat Support Agencies (CSAs), and operational commanders. Review Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS), Defense Acquisition System (DAS) and Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) documentation and identify impacts to programs within or impacting the DOD. Assess and analyze JCIDS, IC Capability Requirements (ICCR), and other programmatic documents to provide validated recommendations on CCMD, Service, and CSA identified capability requirements and program decisions. Advise leadership and customers on status, regulations, directives, procedures and guidance impacting validated joint warfighter capability requirements and congressional appropriations actions. Brief and advise senior leaders, management, and staff members on areas of expertise to inform recommendations and decisions. Review Service, Joint, and Agency requirements, policies, Concepts of Operations (CONOPS), standards, and business processes for impact on JS J2 equities, the IC, and operational users. Provide support to internal/external assessments of DIE requirements, to include integration and interoperability goals and objectives. Minimum Requirements TS/SCI Security Clearance / must be able to travel 25% within continental US (CONUS) and/or outside continental US (OCONUS), as requested by client. Bachelors of Science degree in technical field, preferably computer science, mathematics, engineering, or computer information systems. Possess direct experience with or knowledge of data analytics, operations management and continuous process improvement (Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, etc.). Possess direct experience with or knowledge Agile software development (NIST: 800-160, 800-190, DevSecOps) and cybersecurity (NIST: 800-30, 800-37, 800-53) Working-level knowledge of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction (CJCSI) 5123.01, JROC Charter and understanding of the JCIDS, the Agile Acquisition Framework, and PPBE process Desired Skills Experience working with DOD, CCMD, or CSA staffs and program offices CCNA, CISSP, CEH certification experience