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Office of the Director of National Intelligence Deputy Group Chief in McLean, Virginia

Summary The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) leads the nation's effort to protect the United States from terrorism by integrating, analyzing and sharing information to drive whole-of-government action and achieve our national CT objectives. Responsibilities The Identities Management and Analysis Group (IMAGe) within NCTC's Directorate of Identity Intelligence (DII) is seeking a highly motivated officer to help lead the biometric and TIDE missions. Additionally, the selected candidate will be expected to: Evaluate and develop first-line supervisors; serve as a substantive supervisory and analytic resource, teaching and guiding team chiefs; provide substantive feedback to include career development counseling and skills development. Work with the Group Chief to shape and implement the vision of the group. Provide expert guidance and leadership to multiple teams in the planning and performance of in-depth all-source research and analysis for specifically defined targets. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with counterparts in the CT, Intelligence, and Law Enforcement Communities to support NCTC mission requirements and analytic undertakings and to promote intelligence integration. Work with the group chief to lead and direct teams in utilizing a variety of methodological tools and approaches to gain a comprehensive understanding of known or suspected terrorists (KSTs). Leverage your experience to serve as a corporate resource, contributing outside your group to the broader DI, NCTC, ODNI, and IC. Recruit, develop, and retain a diverse and highly qualified workforce. Ensure personnel are appropriately challenged, rewarded, and given the support, tools, training, and opportunities they need to develop and succeed. Cultivate an inclusive environment that fosters the development of all officers to their full potential. Manage and assess the status of assigned projects on a continuous basis, to include resource management and contractor support, and ensure that all resources are aligned with mission priorities and tasks are completed in an effective and timely manner. Cultivate strong, constructive relationships across organizational lines, enhancing Center integration and collaboration with IC partners and enabling the Center's leadership in analyzing, integrating, and sharing information to drive whole-of-government action. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Mandatory Requirements: Expert success as a supervisor. Superior knowledge of resource management principles and applications. Superior interpersonal skills, corporate approach, and aptitude at building consensus. Superior ability to remain open-minded and change judgments on the basis of new information and requirements, perform multiple tasks and change focus quickly as demands change, and support group decisions and solicit opinions from coworkers. Expert ability to direct taskings, assess and manage performance, collaborate on goal setting, and support personal and professional development. Extensive track record of building positive, collaborative relationships across organizational lines, including up, down, and across components and with external partners. Superior capacity to develop and sustain an inclusive environment. Expert capacity for problem solving. Superior ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines while maintaining a high level of attention to detail; Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent job-related experience that would provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to be able to perform the functions of the position proficiently. Desired Requirements: Extensive knowledge of Intelligence, Defense, Law Enforcement and Homeland Security Biometric systems and knowledge of current and anticipated future biometric modalities. Expert knowledge of terrorist identities, analysis, compilation, and dissemination, coupled with extensive knowledge of associated databases and identity targeting processes. Expert ability to negotiate resources to support program and projects to include demonstrated ability to hire and retain subject matter expertise to support and grow the i2 mission. Education Additional Information Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. Salary Determination: The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to GS employees on the basis of individual qualifications, experience, and performance. Individuals whose current GS grade is equivalent to the grade of the advertised position will retain their current grade and step. Individuals who transfer to the ODNI from a non-GS pay scale will have base pay converted to the appropriate GS grade and step as determined by the Director/ Human Resource Management. On occasional instances when a current federal civilian employee applies for an ODNI position that is a lower grade than his or her personal grade, the candidate's personal grade will be downgraded to the grade of the advertised ODNI position and pay will be set at the step that is closest to but not less than the employee's current annual base rate of pay, not to exceed the maximum rate (i.e., step 10) of the GS grade to which assigned. Relocation Expenses: For new ODNI employees, reimbursement for relocation is discretionary based on availability of funds. Reasonable Accommodations: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Reasonable Accommodations Officer by classified email at, by unclassified email at, by telephone at 703-275-3900 or by FAX at 703-275-1217. 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. The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.