Mid Atlantic Professionals, Inc. (dba SSI) is an 8(m) Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), providing cleared professionals and solutions since 2002 for the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of State (DOS), Special Operations (SOF), Intelligence Community (IC), Law Enforcement, Healthcare Community, and other government agencies. As a prime contractor, we manage and staff large-scale and complex contracts in over 45 states, 5 continents, and 22 countries throughout 80 government installations. We have been awarded over 400 contract and task order award wins over the past 18 years and made the 2013-2017 Inc. 500/5000 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. Core services we provide include, but are not limited to, Intelligence & Language, Security and Facilities, Training and Exercise Support, Program Management, Administrative and Professional, Healthcare Support, and Information Technology.
SSI recognizes that our employees are our most valuable assets, and we will recruit and search for the brightest and most talented individuals available. As with our customers, we are dedicated to providing our employees with a valuable and rewarding experience and continued growth. SSI is looking for motivated, skilled, and qualified personnel to join our family. We provide highly competitive compensation and benefits programs. Please visit our website for more information at www.groupssi.com.
This position will be stationed in Washington, DC Metropolitan Area (Rosslyn, VA) with TDYs to Islamabad, Pakistan (generally 30-45 days).
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as the office of Counterintelligence and Counterterrorism Vetting (CCV), Mid-level Identity Intelligence Analyst and Diplomatic Security Identity Assurance System (DSIAS) trainer.
Provide analysis, research, assistance, training, and support for the vetting of local national employees and job applicants, as well as other individuals as needed, for Regional Security Offices (RSO) at U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide.
Utilize numerous datasets, specialized tools, and advanced research and analytical techniques to identify and analyze individuals that may pose a threat to U.S. and State Department interests; identify opportunities to mitigate threats through a variety of analytical processes; validate the significance of data; and makes recommendations regarding the mitigation of threats.
Conduct analysis of biometric and biographic information on individuals of interest using the Biometric Identity Intelligence Resource (BI2R) and other relevant databases to determine if they pose a risk to U.S. State Department (DoS) personnel or facilities.
Independently identify, research, and review pertinent application information for any possible threat information, and draft analysis of any threat information developed, to be provided to RSOs around the world, CCV management, and senior Diplomatic Security (DS) management.
Plans, develops, and leads in-depth all-source analysis, using traditional and nontraditional classified and unclassified sources of intelligence.
Show initiative in independently identifying additional areas of concern in the open-source threat assessments.
Ensure that individuals who pose a potential threat to U.S. interests are added to appropriate Watch Lists and the information regarding these individuals is shared with RSOs in a timely manner.
Ensure compliance with laws, regulations, executive orders, and directives promulgated by Congress, the Secretary of State, and the Director of National Intelligence to achieve goals and objectives.
Answer e-mail inquiries from other offices regarding threat information.
Responses should provide analysis and assessment, as necessary, and should be sent in a timeframe commensurate with the urgency of the threat.
Responsible for maintaining DS/DO MOU reporting commitments to FBI and Department of Defense (DoD) databases.
Prepare and present oral briefings on their findings to CCV management and other DS offices as appropriate.
Provide biometrics analysis training to newly hired DS/ICI/CCV contract Entry Level Intelligence analysts and Junior Identity Intelligence Analysts.
Provide training on the DSIAS to students attending the Basic RSO, RSO In Service, Assistant Regional Security Officer (ARSO) Investigations, Foreign Service National Investigator, and Foreign Service National Investigator in Service training classes at the Diplomatic Security Training Center.
Brief DS Agents who are transferring to posts with DSIAS on the DSIAS system and the overall DS vetting program.
Participate in foreign travel for the purpose of deploying DSIAS to new locations at U.S. Embassies and Consulates.
This duty includes providing training to Foreign Service National Investigators on DSIAS and conducting mass enrollments of locally employed staff into DSIAS.
Provide analytical support for the conduct of polygraph examinations as required by RSO Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Perform Temporary Duty at any RSO world-wide to provide identity intelligence analysis support to the RSO mission of vetting locally engaged staff employees and job applicants.
Utilize DSIAS to biometrically enroll locally employed staff and job applicants at U.S. Embassies and Consulates world-wide.
Undertake any other auxiliary duties as assigned to support the DS/ICI/CCV mission.
Ensure the proper storage and maintenance of accumulated data (classified and unclassified).
Active Top Secret security clearance with Special Compartmented Information access (SCI)
Bachelor's Degree with minimum of four (4) years of relevant intelligence analysis OR six (6) years with no degree
Relevant experience must be with Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), or an equivalent U.S. Government agency
Experience should include following Military Occupational Specialties: 35F, 350F, 35O, 18F, other military service equivalents, or GS-0132 series
Minimum of two (2) years of experience conducting Identity Intelligence / biometric intelligence analysis
Must be proficient in using computer databases and intelligence related automated systems to support analytical efforts and product development
Must have experience with personnel vetting/investigations operations and familiarity with CI/HUMINT analysis
Ability to provide advice, guidance, and consultation to officials about the interpretation and application of analysis
Skill in oral and written communication to prepare and present analysis, provide guidance, solicit information, defend proposals, and negotiate agreements
Experience in the collection, analysis and dissemination of foreign affairs and terrorism related information
Ability to deal effectively with individuals at all organization and management levels both inside and outside the Department to establish and maintain liaison with individuals representing a broad range of organizations and interests involved in and affected by Directorate programs
This includes Intelligence Community and other Executive Branch agencies
Problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize multiple and sometimes conflicting and complex tasks
Must be able to operate as part of a team, cooperate effectively with other team members and be mission focused
Must be in good physical condition in order to perform overseas travel to high-threat locations that may involve extended travel time and exposure to dangerous conditions that require use of personal protective equipment while exercising special safety precautions
College degree in one of the following areas of study: Political Science, International Affairs, Area Studies, or a related field of study
SSI is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that treats all employees and applicants equally without discrimination because of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We comply with all applicable laws governing employment practices and do not discriminate. SSI complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the EEO is the LAW poster. You can view SSI's EEO Policy. SSI does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees. We comply with all laws and regulations set forth in the Pay Transparency poster.
As a federal government contractor, in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, SSI is required to develop annual Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs). Any employees or applicants who wish to review the Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) for Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities can contact us at (301) 540-8864. If you are a disabled individual or disabled Veteran and require a reasonable accommodation in applying for any posted position, please contact us at [email protected] or call (301) 540-8864.
SSI is an 8(m) Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) located in Germantown, MD (National Capital Region). Since our inception in 2002, SSI has focused on being a trusted partner providing mission-critical support across multiple disciplines. SSI holds a Top Secret FCL, has a DCAA approved accounting system, and specializes in providing cleared personnel for the DOS, DoD, Special Operations Forces, Intelligence, and Healthcare Community.
SSI has proven experience as a prime contractor managing and staffing large-scale and complex contracts in over 45 states, 5 continents, and 22 countries, as well as throughout 80 government installations to clients in austere, hostile, and high threat OCONUS, DOS, military, and other locations, including Iraq and Afghanistan.
We support mission requirements in intelligence and language services, language and cultural services, training and exercise support, program management, healthcare services, facility and security services, information technology, and administrative and professional services with more than 400 employees supporting customers worldwide.