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Intelligence Research Specialist

Company: Olgoonik
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Overview: This position in located in the Analysis Division, Office of Counterintelligence, Bureau of Diplomatic Security. The analyst is responsible for producing intelligence and threat assessments for all diplomatic missions in his/her area of responsibility for circulation within the Department of State, the greater U.S. government and the intelligence community. The analyst collects, reviews, analyzes and evaluates intelligence data to identify immediate and long-term foreign intelligence threats to the U.S. government, to assess the human intelligence threat environment at U.S. diplomatic missions and to develop and monitor intelligence information relevant to his geographic area of responsibility. Analysts produce written intelligence threat reports, briefing papers, memoranda, and other documents as assigned. Analysts also are responsible for providing defensive counterintelligence briefings to U.S. Government employees traveling to U.S. diplomatic missions. Analysts are required to maintain close communication and liaison with Office and Bureau colleagues, Regional Security Officers and other appropriate Department of State personnel, and Intelligence Community counterparts. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Produces human intelligence (HUMINT) threat assessments of selected posts for the Overseas Security Policy Board's HUMINT and TECHINT Threat Working Group (HTTWG).
    • Is responsible for compiling relevant data, communicating with post, resolving discrepancies, submitting the assessment on time and notifying post of results within one week of completion of threat review. Assessments must be submitted to the Division Chief for review at least two days prior to submission to the HTTWG.
      • Prepares timely analytical products on noteworthy incidents/topics for dissemination to the Department and Intelligence Community. Additionally, prepares briefing papers and other products as assigned and generates and maintains one-page CI environment summaries of all Missions in his/her region of responsibility.
        • Requests for products are sometimes received on short notice and analyst is responsible for providing a draft with minimal errors (three to five errors) to the Division Chief at least one day prior to due date, if possible.
          • Responsible for conducting defensive country specific briefings for Department and U.S. Government personnel going on either official or personal travel to designated countries. Offer the points of the job and what it details
            • Maintains regular dialogue with CI Office colleagues and RSOs in area of responsibility to foster effective and productive working relationships. Will establish and conduct liaison with counterparts within the Department of State and other government agencies in order to fully supplement and exchange information concerning his/her area of responsibility. Such liaison exchanges are ad hoc, but should be conducted on a regular basis with notification of meetings and exchanges provided to the Division Chief within three to five days
              • Participates in Intelligence Community analytical working groups and other forums applicable to the area of responsibility
                • Provides written reports of meetings attended, including any taskings or requests for assistance, will be provided to the Division Chief within three to five days of the meeting
                  • Responds to taskings and requests for information from Intelligence Community elements and other appropriate entities. All responses to such data calls must be submitted to the Division Chief for review at least two days before due date Education and/or Experience:
                    • Bachelor's degree at a minimum; graduate degree(s) certainly beneficial
                      • 2-3 years of utilizing the theories and principles of intelligence collection and counterintelligence and related disciplines in order to analyze and evaluate foreign intelligence threats and counterintelligence issues
                        • 2-3 years of experience assessing the relevancy and implications of intelligence and counterintelligence developments in a geographic area
                          • 2-3 years of experience preparing intelligence reports and delivering briefings on intelligence and counterintelligence issues
                            • 2-3 years of experience interacting with and maintaining relationships with members of the intelligence community and other agencies in order to obtain/exchange information on foreign intelligence information and issues Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
                              • Knowledge preferred: familiarity with the State Department, particularly Bureau of Diplomatic Security, operations and functions
                                • Basic computer skills; able to use Word, Excel, Power Point
                                  • Abilities to understand spoken direction, abilities to read directions, ability to work as a team-player, ability to multi-task and to communicate orally and in writing Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
                                    • N/A Security Clearance:
                                      • TS/SCI Travel:
                                        • Occaisonal Overseas travel may be required. Physical Demands:
                                          • The physical demands that will be required inside the work place and for the position. Must lift, will sit, answer the phone, type on a keyboard, move files, etc.

Keywords: Olgoonik, Arlington , Intelligence Research Specialist, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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