Intelligence Analyst, Senior

Washington, D.C
Sep 21, 2021
Sep 25, 2021
Analyst, Intelligence
Full Time


The mission of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service is to support and protect the U.S. Postal Service and its employees, infrastructure, and customers; enforce the laws that defend the nation's mail system from illegal or dangerous use; and ensure public trust in the mail. The Analytics and Cybercrime Group supports all Inspection Service investigations to include narcotics, workplace violence, cybersecurity investigations and mail theft amongst others.
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Performs oversight, coordination, training, and evaluation of headquarters intelligence development, investigative analyses, and audit activities; develops methods and practices governing the development and distribution of strategic and tactical analytic services and products.

Major Duties
  • Collaborates with headquarters and field personnel in the development of quantitative and qualitative standards for use in the collection, evaluation and reporting of intelligence data and investigative analyses.
  • Provides direction to field analytic units for the development of data gathering methods, analytic product metrics, and procedures for the dissemination of information and intelligence.
  • Monitors and evaluates investigative analyst initiatives, programs, and projects to ensure appropriate utilization and allocation of analytical resources at the field and headquarters level.
  • Develops and implements analytic performance indicators, targets in support of strategic planning, forecasting, training, and operational performance.
  • Participates in the planning, coordination, and implementation of comprehensive special studies, national criminal forecast and profiles, and inter-agency intelligence research to support decision making.
  • Develops intelligence data and analysis through the use of software or data mining tools.
  • Provides technical advice, program guidance, and testimonial services to federal, state, and local law enforcement communities on intelligence development and analytic initiatives; serves on inter-agency, national, and global task groups addressing current and emerging criminal trends and recommend solutions.
  • Oversees the planning and coordination of analyst training and development initiatives and develops procedures to monitor and assesses the effectiveness of internal and external training and development programs.
  • Oversees the development of headquarters and field information technology system requirements for data collection, research, and intelligence formulation and validation.
  • Designs and develops formal communications related to national and global strategic trends, forecasts of investigative and audit activities, and emerging criminal patterns and networks.

  • Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional domestic and international travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    Promotion Potential
    23 - EAS-23.


    Conditions of Employment

    You must be a U.S. Citizen.


  • Knowledge of information technology sufficient to research and communicate with internal and external secure electronic databases.
  • Ability to design quantitative and qualitative evaluative methods to ensure integrity, quality, and reliability of intelligence data and analytic products.
  • Ability to implement analytic performance indicators, targets, and metrics related to organizational strategies and information technology requirements.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing to clearly convey information, findings, and recommendations to varied audiences, both internal and external about strategic trends, patterns, and networks.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and implement special studies, national criminal forecast and profiles, and inter-agency research to increase organizational effectiveness and decision-making.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and analyze training initiatives and programs.
  • Ability to oversee and coordinate the work of others to achieve program or project objectives, including monitoring performance, facilitating the flow of work-related information, and providing technical guidance.
  • Knowledge of investigative, security, and preventative activities relating to the mission role and various jurisdictions of law enforcement.
  • Desirable Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability to collect various data sets using SQL or scripts to analyze and draw conclusions.
  • Knowledge and Experience with U.S. Postal Service eCommerce products and services.
  • Knowledge and experience with U.S. Postal Service data sets and data applications.
  • Knowledge and experience with investigative analytics surrounding online theft and/or fraud.
  • Experience in providing technical/analytical type presentations to various levels of leadership and audiences.

  • Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    The salary will be based on previous experience, and current postal pay policies. We offer excellent benefits including health and life insurance, retirement plan, savings/investment plan with employer contribution, flexible spending, flextime scheduling of core work hours, annual and sick leave. Review our benefits .

    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 documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant professional, educational, and work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Top Secret

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    Please read the "How to Apply" section.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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