Intelligence Analyst Technical Specialist
Peraton Overview Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Responsibilities Respond to public and official requests for review and release of classified and/or sensitive customer information under the FOIA, PA, or EO 13526 Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR). Respond to complex cases, such as those including litigation and appeals, demonstrating extensive knowledge of the FOIA/PA/MDR, all of its exemptions and the overall administration of the FOIA/PA/MDR requirements. Support includes determining if a request is a new case, assessing what is needed, coordinating with appropriate organizations for subject matter expert (SME) review, analyzing the adequacy of the responses, consulting with other IC elements for equity reviews, preparing high-quality and error-free documents ready for Government action and artifacts as required by the case, and updating all appropriate trackers, scorecards, and calendars regarding cases Develop and deliver training, or review and update current training content on FOIA and privacy processes and policy to customer staff that effectively communicates the responsibilities of customerI staff, the required processes, and the required artifacts. Proof read and peer review artifacts from other members of the contract staff. Ensure deliverables are timely, accurate, and error-free. Document and maintain SOPs for all activities within IRRG. Engage with customer and IC Working groups, such as the IMC and Difficult Issues Forum, as directed by the Government. Using clear and concise language, author, develop, comment on, or update interagency issuances on complex topics. Deliverables may include formal recommendations researched by the Contractor staff, and shall be presented to the Government as a peer-reviewed memo or other formal document. Use analytic skills to assess the adequacy of the responses from searches, which shall be presented to the Government. Track and update the status of cases in a timely and accurate manner using customer tools as identified by the Government. Provide inputs to annual compliance reports as directed by the Government. Prohibits access to information about an individual without that individual's knowledge and consent. Assist the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), the Office of the Inspector General of the IC (ICIG), the customer Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA), the Office of Strategic Communications (StratComm), the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), customer Office of Security (OS), customer CLPT Office, Mission Integration (MI), Policy & Capabilities (P&C), Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (OEEO), and other relevant organizations, to ensure customer compliance with all aspects of FOIA/PA/MDR. Draft or review documents for technical correction and edits in the development of Congressional testimony, budget presentations, issue papers and talking points related to FOIA/PA/MDR. Assist Government Leads in assessing capability needs, opportunities, and gaps to help link resources to strategy. Deliverables may include formal recommendations researched by the Contractor staff, and shall be presented to the Government as a peer-reviewed memo or other formal document. Identify interdependencies across IC strategic plans and efforts, and review and assess alignment of IC component strategic plans. Assist Government leads in developing venues for creatively addressing complex IC issues that develop shared perspectives and lead to IC commitment to action. Execute the duties of the on-site, Key Personnel Team Lead. These tasks include, but are not limited to: Coordinating daily tasks and activities of all Contractor personnel. Ensuring sufficient Contractor support is available to perform necessary tasks. (For example, when one person calls out or is on vacation, the Team Lead shall coordinate with the PM to ensure back up is provided for the Government support; ensure everyone is not on scheduled leave at the same time. In accordance with applicable law and at Government direction, ensure that the ODNI information which has been cleared for public release is available for public inspection and/or copying/downloading. In accordance with applicable law and at Government direction, enable the enforcement of the right of any person to access records, subject to statutory exemptions, for any public or private purpose. In accordance with applicable law and at Government direction, ensure individuals have the ability to amend records of personal identifiable information about themselves. In accordance with applicable law and at Government direction, prohibit access to information about an individual without that individuals knowledge and consent. Qualifications A minimum of a Bachelors degree in history, political science, government, or a similar field. An Associates degree is the named fields is deemed sufficient if the candidate has more than seven (7) years experience working in the IC and has more than five (5) years experience in US Government information review and release A minimum of six (6) years experience working in the IC. A minimum of two (2) years experience in resolving US Government FOIA/PA/MDR cases. Demonstrated outstanding customer service skills. Demonstrated attention to detail such that deliverables are correct, complete, error-free, and ready for Government action. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communications skills, to include specific skills such as letter and memo writing. Demonstrated ability to read or hear information on a FOIA/PA/MDR case, determine the actions needed next, and follow through, ensuring that the necessary coordination is performed and artifacts created. Demonstrated experience in correctly applying redaction policy and process. Demonstrated expertise in delivering a simple training session. Demonstrated expertise and practical experience resolving cases, litigation, and appeals addressing FOIA/PA/MDR; the Open Government Act of 2007; EO 13526; and ICD 710 and associated IC classification and FOIA/PA/MDR management policies, cases and appeals. Demonstrated knowledge of the exemptions under FOIA/PA/MDR laws and orders. Demonstrated experience working on FOIA/PA/MDR requests and applying appropriate exemptions/redactions to protect sensitive and/or classified intelligence information. Familiarity with the classification categories and proper handling of classified information designated as controlled access program, RD, FRD, and FGI. Demonstrated excellent time management skills, attention to detail, and ability to support surge efforts while maintaining high quality.