CI/Security Policy Analyst - Senior Action Officer/Advisor

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Policy Analyst
Yes, 25% of the time
Day Job
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Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Leidos is seeking highly qualified candidates to support a government client. Candidates must possess a TS/SCI clearance with polygraph to be considered. Join our team of national-level analysts and technical experts supporting decision-makers and policy development for the mission to lead and support the counterintelligence and security activities of the US Government, the US Intelligence Community, and US private sector entities.

The CI/Security Policy Analyst - Senior Action Officer/Advisor will:

Support the development of risk assessment methodologies and support the conduct of surveys of the vulnerability of the U.S. Government and the private sector to intelligence threats in order to identify the areas, programs, and activities that require protection from such threats
• Support the coordination and conduct of surveys of the vulnerability of the United States Government (USG) and the private sector to intelligence threats in order to identify the areas, programs, and activities that require protection from such threats. Assist in drafting Vulnerability Survey Final Report(s)
• Assist in strategic planning activities impacting the CI Community. This includes the National CI Strategy (NCIS), the National Intelligence Strategy (assessments and future planning) and strategic planning activities supporting the CI Community, implementation of the NCIS, and, when applicable, the revision of the National CI Strategy. (Personnel will participate in interagency meetings, CI working groups, the National CI Policy Board, the ODNI staff, and the President, via the National Security Staff, prepare and write briefings, papers, and reports for review and dissemination to NCSC staff and senior leadership)
• Provide support to the development of intelligence policies that establish and articulate guidance and promote the most effective use of CI and Security to meet the needs of a broad, diverse consumer base that includes foreign intelligence partners, first responders, coalition partners, non-Title 50 partners, and international non¬governmental organizations
• Conduct research, analysis, review, revision, and coordination of related policies. Report on emerging issues and strategic topics impacted by USG, when required
• Facilitate and perform coordination and liaison with strategic planners, policy officers and appropriate points of contact within CI Community elements; support the efforts of individual agencies to develop policies that ensure alignment with the National CI Strategy goals and objectives
• Provide concept development and writing support for draft policies and procedures to govern the conduct of CI activities, to include the development of point papers, briefings, memoranda, and oral presentations that effectively communicate CI policy guidance to a broad range of consumers and senior policymakers
- Bachelor's degree or 4 years equivalent, related work experience
- 20 years of demonstrated experience in the U.S. policy and national security communities, including policy writing
- 20 years of experience working at senior levels of the USIC on national/strategic-level issues requiring interagency coordination
- Twelve (12) years of relevant technical work experience
- 10 years of experience overseeing, tracking, and managing to completion multiple taskers and staffing packages of a whole team of employees
- 5 years of experience demonstrating extensive knowledge in CI and/or security issues and priorities including the safeguarding of classified information and national intelligence
- Minimum of 5 years of USIC experience including one year of experience providing evaluation and cross-community coordination of technical or analytical products
- Minimum of 5 years of experience writing white papers being developed for senior-level policymakers
- 5 years of experience working with or in the USIC (may be concurrent with the requisite 12 years of work experience)
- Must be able to provide detailed finished reports, papers, and briefings and participate in interagency working groups and forums
- Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Graduate-level grammar, spelling, writing style, and presentation are the minimum expectations. Finished products must be prepared and presented without errors and in a timely manner
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priority tasks in a fast-paced environment while meeting pressing deadlines
- Experience providing advice and counsel to senior management on organizational design, mission priorities, human resource management, task execution, and organizational processes
- Proven ability to quickly master organizational mission, responsibilities, authorities, and culture and to assist colleagues to succeed in accomplishing organizational priorities
- Demonstrated ability to work well with people in high pressure environments, and to provide leadership and motivate others
- Proven ability to problem-solve with creative solutions to intricate challenges
Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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