Counterintelligence (CI) Officers detect, analyze, and mitigate foreign intelligence and terrorist threats affecting NGA personnel, technologies, infrastructure, and/or capabilities. They conduct CI inquiries; support investigations; research and analyze data; provide CI training and awareness; and conduct briefings and debriefings. They also monitor security incidents; coordinate damage assessments; advise NGA leadership; and liaise with the Intelligence Community, Federal agencies, and law enforcement agencies. They may specialize in cyber warfare, technical support, insider threat, collection, production, vulnerability threat and risk assessments, and network auditing.
For this particular job, applicants must meet all competencies reflected under the Mandatory Qualification Criteria to include education (if required). Online applications must demonstrate qualification by providing specific examples and associated results, in response to the announcement's mandatory criteria specified in this vacancy announcement: 1. Demonstrated knowledge of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) Intelligence Collection and Analysis 2. Demonstrated knowledge of foreign intelligence entities (FIE) organizational structure Counterintelligence Techniques 3. Demonstrated knowledge of FIE attempts to penetrate U.S. industry and/or critical infrastructure Counterintelligence Techniques 4. Demonstrated experience protecting critical U.S. information or assets Force Protection Planning 5. Demonstrated knowledge of Supply Chain Risk ManagementCounterintelligence Techniques EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: A. Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Intelligence Studies, International Relations, Security, Area Studies, or a related field. -OR- B. Combination of Education and Experience: A minimum of 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of coursework in any area listed in option A, plus experience in security, law enforcement, counterintelligence investigations, or a related area that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of coursework is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals 4 years. -OR- C. Experience: A minimum of 4 years of experience in security, law enforcement, counterintelligence investigations, or a related area that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work. -AND- LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Successful completion of an accredited Counterintelligence Special Agent Credentialing Course, the Defense Counterintelligence Agents Course (DCAC) or Service Equivalent Counterintelligence Certification Course as directed by management; Successful completion of the ITC TSCM Fundamentals Course may be required.
Highly Desired Skills
QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: In addition to the mandatory qualifications, experience in the following is desired: 1. Graduate of accredited CI program - Badge & Credentials Counterintelligence 2. 7+ years total experience in CI Counterintelligence Techniques 3. 4+ years in CI analysis Counterintelligence Techniques 4. Knowledge of U.S. critical infrastructure Force Protection Planning 6. Knowledge of the IC and DoD Counterintelligence Techniques DoD Organization Structure, Mission, and Strategy