INTELLIGENCE RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Dunn Loring, Virginia
Posted
Nov 30, 2021
Closes
Dec 02, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Researches and analyzes open source and classified intelligence reports utilizing sophisticated techniques to ensure all relevant data is reviewed and evaluated. Researches and coordinates raw threat information to provide intelligence analysis.
  • Provides imagery analysis for all mission planning. Determines how and where to obtain the best imagery to support analyses and to transform imagery into usable products to improve situational awareness for deploying MSD teams.
  • Interprets and extrapolates data from satellite imagery, mapping tools, geospatial display software, and geographic information system (GIS) databases. Adapts and exploits existing geospatial technologies to fit the specific needs of MSD agents.
  • Plans and conducts research and development to devise solutions to highly complex, often unprecedented geospatial issues affecting plans and operations. Provides technology development expertise to identify new uses.
  • Develops and projects data, draws conclusions, and estimates probabilities based upon knowledge of current and past intelligence situations and an understanding of the significance of conditions and trends in the areas of specialization.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • One year probationary period, unless excepted by regulation.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.
  • Verification of employment eligibility in the United States is required.
  • Obtain/maintain eligibility to access Sensitive Compartmented Information


Qualifications

Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement. If you are qualifying based on education OR if there are mandatory education requirements listed below, you MUST submit a copy of your college transcript with your application.

Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service which provided the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position. Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

-Experience conducting intelligence research to analyze, and interpret intelligence data received from a wide variety of sources.

-Experience planning and conducting geospatial imagery analysis.

-Experience interpreting and extrapolating data from satellite imagery, mapping tools, geospatial display software, and geographic information system (GIS) databases.

There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-13 position.

Education

See the qualifications section of this vacancy announcement for education requirements, if applicable.

Additional information

For reasonable accommodation at the U.S. Department of State, please contact the Office of Accessibility and Accommodations at (202) 663-3474 or ReasonableAccommodations@state.gov .

If eligible, telework and remote work agreements may be permitted with supervisory approval. Please note that any approved remote work arrangement is subject to the locality pay area of the alternative telework worksite.

If eligible, applicants to this announcement may be referred to other positions in other Bureaus/Offices in the Department that may require a higher security clearance.

EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-Verify) - U.S. law requires organizations to employ only individuals who may legally work in the United States - either U.S. citizens, or foreign citizens who have the necessary authorization. This agency utilizes E-Verify to compare information from the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) records to confirm employment eligibility. If the employee's information does not match DHS and/or SSA records, the employee is given an opportunity to resolve the problem. If eligibility cannot be verified, employment will be terminated.

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination for Federal Employees:

As required by Executive Order 14043 , Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021, or before appointment or onboarding with the Department of State, if after November 22. The Department of State will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.

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