INTELLIGENCE ANALYST USAID-INTELLIGENCE & SECURITY SUPPORT SERVICES
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of Security (SEC) is responsible for the protection of USAID personnel and critical assets through comprehensive and forward thinking security solutions that enable USAID to achieve its mission safely and securely. Intelligence Analysts shall employ knowledge and experience in Intel community system tools, as well as query capabilities and critical thinking skills. Utilize knowledge of principles, concepts and techniques of identity management analysis and methodologies as well as combat forensics and related general intelligence.
DUTIES (MD LEVEL): • Collect, review, interpret, evaluate and integrate large volumes of intelligence data from multiple sources pertaining to extensive, interrelated geographical or functional fields. • Plan, implement, and maintain databases to store and process technical or operational intelligence in one or more assigned areas. • Experience in navigating, querying, and using data from multiple open source and Intelligence Community databases and forums on classified and unclassified systems. • Utilize analytical tools and methodologies to fill present intelligence gaps and plan for future gaps. • Initiate the collection of intelligence to fill critical gaps, weighing the risks posed by the collection of this information against the need for it. • Plan, develop, organize, and conduct special research studies providing comprehensive assessments of broad, exceptionally complex, or highly sensitive issues within the assigned area. • Develop methods of evaluating the validity, accuracy, and reliability of a broad array and high volume of information, for translation into intelligence relevant to the organization. • Analyze the significance and policy implications of issues in the assigned areas. • Initiate contact with personnel stationed overseas, other intelligence analysts, and experts in specialty fields to validate and ascertain reliability of information. • Analyze intelligence reports and data to make recommendations which inform the development of agency programs. • Develop strategies for major areas of uncertainty in domestic and international political, social, or economic policies, trends, or situations that had potentially significant repercussions to the agency, to the United States, or internationally. • Provide interpretation of intelligence analyses and draft critical intelligence assessments. • Apprise policy and intelligence officials at all levels, within and outside the organization, on emerging issues by preparing intelligence reports and presenting oral briefings. • Assist in developing the organization's position on controversial or disputed issues. • Write for various publications on behalf of the organization. • Respond to requests for information from a wide variety of sources. • Serve as technical expert, independently developing and maintaining critical relationships with various stakeholders in the government, private industry, and academia to further USAID's intelligence research, operations, and development efforts. • Create processes by which the organization pursues collaborative arrangements and relationships with the Intelligence Community and intelligence proponents. • Conceive, develop, and implement outreach strategies designed to reach and engage intelligence entities. • Provide advice and assistance on developing policies and procedures for the organization's liaison activities.
QUALIFICATIONS: • Must be a U.S. citizen and possess and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance level. • Must have a minimum of five years analytical experience with US Government agencies at the GS-13/14 level (or equivalent). • Must be proficient in utilizing intelligence related automation to support analytical efforts and product development. • A bachelor's degree is required. • Must be able to plan, develop, organize and conduct special research studies providing comprehensive assessments of broad, exceptionally complex, or highly sensitive issues within the assigned area. Develop methods of evaluating the validity, accuracy, and reliability of a broad array and high volume of information, for translation into intelligence relevant to the organization. • Must be capable of articulating thoughts, ideas, and opposing points of view through all forms of communication with both internal and external government agencies to effectively carry out the duties of this position. • Must be proficient in crafting all types of correspondence that reach their target audience with clarity and comprehension to include the senior management level. • Must be skillful in giving briefs, guidance, and methodologies to a diverse audience. Direct all resumes to : email@example.com
WORK HOURS/SCHEDULE: Full-time positions are expected to work an 8 hour billable workday and should not exceed 80 hours in a two week pay period. Specific hours of support for each position will be determined by the COR and Activity Manager. (OVERTIME IS NOT AUTHORIZED)
PLACES OF PERFORMANCE: USAID Office Security Ronald Regan Building USAID Office of Security 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20523
Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI)
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