Counterterrorism Assessment Officer

The MITRE Corporation
Mclean, VA
Feb 15, 2021
Mar 02, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us. MITRE is seeking a Counterterrorism (CT) Assessment Officer with strategic assessment experience, an understating of the US government interagency coordination process, and a familiarity with national-level CT strategies. The position requires experience working across US government departments and agencies and with external partners. The CT Assessment Officer provides recommendations on USG efforts to plan, coordinate, and optimize the application of all elements of national power to disrupt and defeat terrorism, and provides decision-makers with prioritized options to achieve a range of specific national or regional CT objectives. Responsibilities: + Leverage unique knowledge and insight of the operational, organizational, and resource allocation profiles of the USG's CT community to facilitate efforts to develop data collection plans and tools + Create and refine assessment methodologies and processes for CT efforts + Design criteria to assess the impact of USG efforts in combating terrorism, and assess the current state of implementation of USG strategic plans and objectives + Draw upon academic literature, intelligence reporting, lessons learned, red-team assessments, and other reviews of USG efforts to identify trends in USG progress toward achieving desired end-states + Conduct assessments by identifying and leveraging data sources external to the government, and by providing data and trend analyses where independent and unbiased reviews are necessary to advance USG interests + Coordinate subject matter expert interviews of all substantive assessment topics + Draft written assessment with findings and recommendations based on the analysis of literature, intelligence reporting, collected survey data, interviews, and community meetings Required Qualifications: + Bachelors Degree with 8+ years of related experience + Top Secret/SCI Clearance with Polygraph Required + Knowledge of current terrorism threat environment, policy, and strategy. Preferred Qualifications: + Experience in intelligence analysis and regional studies; policy, conflict resolution, or research methodologies This requisition requires the following clearance(s): MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual identity, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status. MITRE intends to maintain a website that is fully accessible to all individuals. If you are unable to search or apply for jobs and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of MITREs employment process, please contact MITREs Recruiting Help Line at 703- - or email at . Copyright 1997-2021, The MITRE Corporation. All rights reserved. MITRE is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation. Material on this site may be copied and distributed with permission only. At MITRE, we solve problems for a safer world. Through our federally funded R&D centers and public-private partnerships, we work across government to tackle challenges to the safety, stability, and well-being of our nation. As a not-for-profit organization, MITRE works in the public interest across federal, state and local governments, as well as industry and academia. We bring innovative ideas into existence in areas as varied as artificial intelligence, intuitive data science, quantum information science, health informatics, space security, policy and economic expertise, trustworthy autonomy, cyber threat sharing, and cyber resilience.

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