Office of the Director of National Intelligence
$114,590.00 to $164,200.00
Open & closing dates
$114,590 to $164,200 per year
Pay scale & grade
GS 14 - 15
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.
The Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Systems and Resource Analyses (ADNI/SRA) is the principle staff assistant and advisor to the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) on matters pertaining to program analyses, evaluation, and resource allocation through independent analyses and advice relevant to the National Intelligence Program (NIP) and the Military Intelligence Program. As the principle advisor to the DNI on these matters, the ADNI/SRA analyzes, evaluates, and provides alternative plans, programs, and budgets for DNI priority objectives, projected threats, estimated costs, and resource constraints.
***OPEN UNTIL FILLED: This announcement will be open until the position is filled. Cut off points are scheduled in two-week increments. After each cut off point, all compliant applicants received during the previous two-weeks will be reviewed for consideration.***
This is an opportunity for:
An internal or external candidate to fill a GS-15 cadre position.
A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree.
Who May Apply
Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply.
Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.
For a cadre assignment: Current ODNI permanent cadre.
Current ODNI Staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)
Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply.)
Candidates outside the Federal Government.
For a detailee assignment: Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply.)
Salary Determination The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual.
For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.
A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary.
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Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs) Lead, plan, and design major analytic and evaluative studies and reviews of cross-cutting Intelligence Community (IC) issues and programs to identify investment alternatives for Director of National Intelligence (DNI) decision.
Lead, plan, and apply knowledge of a broad range of systems analysis and statistical methods to assess current and proposed IC programs and make recommendations on how to improve program effectiveness.
Provide strategic guidance and leadership in successfully managing and aligning multiple projects, capabilities, and investment strategies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of IC-wide operations.
Lead, direct, and manage the application of high-level scientific research methods, analytical techniques, and other methodologies in order to develop analysis that informs major decisions within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and the IC.
Oversee, manage, and guide the development of systems analysis and statistical methods to assess current and proposed programs and propose alternative courses of action or solutions to promote improved functionalities.
Direct, oversee, and, conduct in-depth analysis of portfolios to ensure alignment with organizational objectives, ODNI and IC policies, and guidance from Office of Management and Budget, Congress; present findings, conclusions, options, and recommendations to ODNI senior management
Lead, design, and implement appropriate analysis, studies, investigations, and examinations of ODNI and IC programs and plans; construct and use simulation models, organize analysis teams and conduct analyses, and prepare written reports and briefings documenting these technical efforts.
Lead, plan, and develop background papers, talking points and other analytic products to support IC senior leadership to make informed programmatic decisions.
Lead, initiate, cultivate, and maintain productive working relationships with IC stakeholders, colleagues, and users to analyze systems and operations performance metrics, reporting requirements, and exchange knowledge and leverage information sharing techniques regarding current and proposed programs.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
United States Citizens
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
Job family (Series)
0343 Management And Program Analysis
Conditions of Employment
Mandatory and Educational Requirements Expert knowledge of the IC and its components, missions, and interrelationships, including the ability to lead broad-based teams regarding key IC issues.
Superior interpersonal, technical, and analytical skills required to effectively manage sensitive issues and expert ability to plan, lead, and implement complex technical projects.
Superior ability and/or academic background in systems engineering, operations research, systems analysis or modeling and simulation.
Expert experience developing and applying quantitative and qualitative methodologies for decision support or systems analysis to identify alternatives for resolving complex issues.
Superior oral and written communications skills, including ability to clearly convey complex information and ideas at all levels of management.
Superior ability to lead and promote the development and use of a broad range of analytical tools and approaches to research, analyze, and present findings, conclusions, and recommendations (systems analysis, statistical methods, simulation modeling, etc.).
Superior ability to develop consensus recommendations and to solicit input from colleagues and peers; superior ability to remain open-minded and change opinions on the basis of new information and requirements.
The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNI-EEOD-RA-ACF@exchange.cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI-EEOD@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-874-8360, by TTY at 703-874-8554, or by FAX at 703-874-8651. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION BELOW.
JOB INTERVIEW TRAVEL: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, the ODNI hiring office will pay for travel by commercial carrier (economy class) or reimburse for privately owned vehicle (POV) mileage. If applicable, the candidate also will be reimbursed at a flat rate for commercial lodging and per diem.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the position description and required KSAs and then construct their resumes to highlight their most relevant and significant experience and education for this job opportunity. The description should include examples that detail the level and complexity of the work performed. Applicants will also be evaluated on their narrative responses to the KSAs. The best qualified applicants will be further evaluated through an interview process.
Background checks and security clearance
APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST CONTAIN ALL ITEMS LISTED ABOVE. AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration. To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call or email at Phone: 703-275-3799; Email: Recruitment_TeamA@dni.gov.
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.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
Successful completion of CI polygraph and background investigation.
Successful completion of a ODNI medical screening.
A two-year trial period is required for all new permanent appointments to the ODNI.
A complete application must include:
a. RESUME: Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.
b. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.
c. VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted.
d. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed.
e. SF-50: Current or former Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record.
Current Federal Employees Applying for a Detail Assignment:
Applicants from federal agencies within the Intelligence Community (IC) may be considered for this position as a reimbursable detailee, if endorsed by the employing agency. Applicants must have current TS/SCI clearances with polygraph or have the ability to obtain one. The ODNI does not conduct polygraphs or provide security clearances for detailees. Applicants from within the IC must submit an application through the classified IC Joint Duty Program website.
Applicants from federal agencies outside the IC must provide:
a. WRITTEN ENDORSEMENT from the employing agency concurring with the detail.
b. RESUME: Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.
c. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.
d. VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted.
e. CURRENT SF-50: Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record.
WHERE TO SUBMIT:
Applications should be sent to either DNI-MSD-HR-RR-Team_A_WMA@dni.ic.gov (classified email system) or Recruitment_TeamA@dni.gov (unclassified email system). All attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.
Applications submitted through the classified email system should NOT contain classified information above the TS//SI/TK//NOFORN level.
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What To Expect Next
The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Due to the large number of applications received, applicants will be contacted ONLY if they have been selected for an interview.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Phone : 703-275-3799
Website : http://www.dni.gov