Intelligence Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 14, 2021
Closes
May 22, 2021
Function
Analyst, Intelligence
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This assignment is a 1-year non-reimbursable assignment and may be extended in 120-day increments as needed. TOP SECRET/SCI Security Clearance required. This position located in the DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis. The detailee serves as an intelligence analyst within the Economic Security Mission Center (ESMC).
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Responsibilities

  • The responsibilities described are for the full performance level.
  • Regularly conceptualize, draft, coordinate, and publish intelligence assessments about economic security issues, with a target of one product every 2-4 weeks.
  • Lead efforts with DHS forward-deployed collectors from the Intelligence and Analysis Field Operations Division, commercial vendors, and DHS components to ensure I/A assessments draw upon information not otherwise available to the IC.
  • Brief senior stakeholders within the public sector (e.g., DHS executives, leaders at non-IC agencies, Congress) and private sector on threats to US economic security.
  • Mentor other officers in substantive and tradecraft topics.
  • Demonstrate initiative developing and leading initiatives within DHS and the broader economic security community to advance our mission (e.g., leading information sharing groups, organizing and speaking at conferences).
  • Model ESMC values, demonstrating an ownership mentality, a bias for action, healthy work-life balance, and a focus on your own professional development.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a current permanent Federal employee
  • Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment. DHS 250-2 Application Form under "required documents" section.
  • Must NOT have any pending/outstanding disciplinary actions
  • Must have achieved a minimum of "meet expectations/proficiency" on latest performance appraisal/evaluation
  • Must be currently at the grade level of the detail. *No Temporary Promotion Opportunity*
  • The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors.


Qualifications

Qualifications required:

The competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job are:
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Ability to conceptualize, draft, coordinate, and publish intelligence assessments
  • Strong briefing skills
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with colleagues within the IE and IC
  • Excellent teamwork
  • Demonstrate leadership skills (e.g., leading assessments with contributors from multiple offices, organizing working groups)
  • Demonstrate initiative in planning, prioritizing, and completing own work activities to advance a programmatic mission
  • Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
    It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement.

    Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.

    Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job)
  • Duties (Be specific in describing your duties)
  • Name of Federal agency
  • Supervisor name, email, and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)


  • Education

    EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution for this position.

    Additional information

    **DHS does not offer any additional benefits beyond that which the Federal employee is already receiving.

    If the position requires a security clearance, employees must have a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance to placement AND must maintain that level of clearance while performing in the position.

    Selected applicants for a JDA are requested to fulfill the items below during the JDA:
  • Complete the DHS Training Course 15 days prior to the arrival to the JDA.
  • Complete the DHS Joint Duty Assignment Progress Plan to include:
    • Phase 1: Establish assignment objectives within the first 30 days of the JDA.
    • Phase 2: Complete a self-assessment of the duties performed at the mid-point of the JDA.
    • Phase 3: Complete a final review within the last 30 days of the JDA.
  • Complete 12 hours of professional development using Skillsoft courses, videos, and books in conjunction with the established assignment objectives for the JDA.
  • Attend each of the DHS Joint Duty Program Director's quarterly webinars (1 hour per quarter).


  • How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education, and training will be rated using a job questionnaire based on the competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this Joint Duty Assignment.

    If you are among the best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview. After reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination will be made. You must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement.

    Note: DHS continues to take necessary steps to keep our workforce safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic. If you receive a final Joint Duty Assignment offer to onboard, please complete the onboarding requirements and/or forms and submit them electronically in an expeditious manner. Your start date may be delayed if the action above is not completed.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Top Secret

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process
    National security

    Required Documents

    1. Resume: Do not include any personally identifiable information (PII) i.e., home address, social security number, or date of birth. Your resume must clearly demonstrate you have experience which meets the requirements of this position as outlined in the "Qualifications" section.

    2. SF-50: Submit a copy of your official SF-50 (no text version) or other official "Notification of Personnel Action" document which shows the following information:
  • Your appointment in the Federal service
  • Tenure
  • Grade and Step
  • Full performance level
  • If your SF-50(s) does not provide the information needed to make a final determination for qualification, you will be found ineligible for the position.

    3. DHS Joint Duty Assignment Application Form signed by your supervisor. Please click on the following link to access the required form DHS Form 250-02 .

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