Level 3 Information Analyst Classification (Bethesda, MD)

Employment Type: Full-time
Clearance: Current Active TS/SCI with current IC Polygraph (required)

The Classification Management Branch Level 3 Information Analyst is responsible for the following tasking’s:

  • Support government leads to provide responsive, consistent, and accurate classification guidance to ODNI and the IC.
  • Prepare ODNI original classification authority and derivative classification authority training and reference materials.
  • Implement Executive Order 13526 activities for ODNI. Ensure ODNI and IC compliance with EO 13526 and other relevant Executive Orders and federal policies.
  • Consult and coordinate with other IC elements to develop and implement consistent classification management policies and procedures.
  • Serve as the Classification Management Tool policy referent for the ODNI and across the IC.
  • Maintain and update the IC Markings System Register and Manual.

Required skills:

  • Knowledge of broad strategic issues and challenges facing the Intelligence Community, the U.S. Government, the United States, and foreign and national security policy communities.
  • General knowledge of IC and whole-of-government information sharing and safeguarding policies, governance, missions, functions, and activities including the ODNI, and IRTPA.
  • Ability to be proactive in developing innovative ideas and communicating them to all government staff.
    Skill in identifying issues, delineating obstacles, and developing options to address them in order to achieve a satisfactory outcome.
  • Ability to identify emerging trends, as well as the ability to assess the influence of these trends on the effectiveness of U.S. Government programs.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to collaborate with many different offices across the ODNI, the IC, and the U.S. Government.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate across all levels; build relationships, and share knowledge; including the flexibility and professionalism to engage in discussions of controversial issues and to summarize varying viewpoints to reach consensus.
  • Demonstrated superior abilities in research and analysis, written and oral communications and presentations, and document management.
  • Demonstrated high-level of expertise in the use of business processes and Microsoft Office Products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint); experience with IC information sharing platforms such as i-Space, r-Space, Intellipedia, and TagIt.
  • Ability to summarize the results of a study and produce a written report to support decision making.
  • Ability to facilitate large cross-organizational and/or inter-agency groups.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and teamwork skills, plus independent problem solving ability.
  • Ability to manage logistics, planning, and note-taking, and summarize the results of large collaborative meetings or conferences of senior officials.
  • Interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including the ability to work effectively at a senior level within an inter-agency environment on complex issues requiring negotiating and consensus building ability to balance responsibilities among assigned activities, including the ability to manage transitions effectively from task to task, and adaptability to varying customer needs.
  • Experience supporting the exchange of intelligence information between collectors, analysts, and end users in order to further intelligence integration.
  • Ability to develop and effectively manage complex programs, assess customer requirements, identify dependencies, and manage and mitigate risks.
  • Program management, analytic, and critical thinking skills, including a superior ability to conduct program assessments, identify needs and requirements, and develop process improvement recommendations for the successful implementation of the program.

Must have a minimum of the following education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social, physical, natural, business or computer sciences; humanities; engineering, mathematics; informatics, records management, or other fields directly related to information management and a minimum of 4 years or more of experience in information management (IM) involving the collection and management of information from one or more sources and the distribution of that information to one or more audiences, especially involving those who have a stake in or a right to that information. The government will waive the Bachelor’s degree requirement if the candidate has an Associate’s degree and a minimum of 8 years or more of experience in information management (IM) involving the collection and management of information from one or more sources and the distribution of that information to one or more audiences, especially involving those who have a stake in or a right to that information.
  • Expert knowledge of the governing principles, laws, policies, procedures, protocols, regulations and statutes of IM, and specific familiarity with IM directives, regulations, guidance, processes and practices of the ODNI and more broadly the IC.

Must have a minimum of the following experience:

  • Thorough knowledge of E.O. 13526, E.O. 13356, ICD 710, and associated IC classification management policies.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in supporting the development of classification guides and classifying intelligence information, including classification categories, dissemination controls, controlled access programs, RD, FRD, and FGI.