US Government, Department of Homeland Security
This assignment is a 1-year non-reimbursable assignment. This assignment resides in the Homeland Identities, Targeting, and Exploitation Center (HITEC), Deputy Under Secretary for Intelligence Enterprise Operations (DUSIEO), Office of Intelligence and Analysis (l&A), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Must currently hold Top Secret/SCI clearance.
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Job Grade: 15
Total Openings: 1
The incumbent is the supervisor of the HITEC Targeting Branch (TB). As the TB Chief, leads all targeting and vetting support analysis in one or more work locations, including but not limited to all-source targeting and counter-network analysis on data derived from Document and Media Exploitation (DOMEX) activities or other analytic starting points, in coordination of targeting analysis activities with external traditional and non-traditional agency users of the intelligence Community (IC). Leads all activities of the Targeting Team and Counterintelligence Exploitation Team. Duties include but are not limited to: Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the Targeting Branch (TB), ensuring that TB research, analysis, production, and reporting activities comply with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs and IC standards. Develops goals and objectives integrating organization and TB objectives. Engages and directs engagements with a wide range of external TB customers and stakeholders and builds relationships to enable the accomplishment of TB objectives and goals. Researches, interprets, analyzes and applies various guidelines, policies, regulations, etc. Establishes policies and procedures for accomplishment of TB analysis and production. Plans and schedules work in a manner promoting a smooth flow and even distribution. Coordinates plans and schedules with other organization managers and customers as appropriate. Identifies need for changes in priorities and takes action to implement such changes. Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares schedules. Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities. Advises and provides counsel to employees regarding policies, procedures, and directives of management. Selects or recommends selection of candidates for vacancies, promotions, details, and reassignment in consideration of skills, qualifications, and mission requirements. Develops, modifies, and/or interprets performance standards. Explains performance expectations to employees and provides regular feedback on strengths and weaknesses. Holds employees responsible for satisfactory completion of work assignments. Appraises subordinate workers performance ensuring consistency and equity in rating techniques. Recommends awards when appropriate and approves within-grade increases. Hears and resolves employee complaints and refers serious unresolved complaints to higher level management. Initiates action to correct performance or conduct problems. Effects minor disciplinary measures such as warnings and reprimands and recommends action in more serious disciplinary matters. Ensures the TB implements proper safeguards and processes to protect the privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties of U.S. persons, and the TB’s activities are executed in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations, directives, orders, and policies Implements and monitors the proper use of appropriate organizational performance metrics. Coordinates training for TB personnel, and where appropriate, customers on current TB-related capabilities, and the capabilities of the DHS within the bounds of TB authorities. Maintains a continuous liaison with other IC organizations, other service counterparts, and DHS offices to ensure planning is consistent and integrated throughout the homeland defense community. Prepares and presents briefings. Prepares and analyzes reports; responses to queries, justifications, and background papers on the technical aspects of areas of expertise and assignment. Researches and determines or recommends appropriate actions or interpretation of issues impacting the organization. Serves as the independent technical authority for the organization. Represents the organization on working groups; steering groups; or other meetings, conferences, seminars, etc. May chair such groups or meetings when the meeting is in the incumbent’s area of assignment. Promotes interchange of information on requirements, capabilities, deficiencies, and technology applications of specialization. Defends recommendations to higher levels of management as necessary.
Qualifications required: Extensive knowledge in directing mission-essential programs to include short- and long-range programs addressing a broad range of DHS needs and interests. Extensive background in planning and setting subordinate work and evaluating work performed using equitable performance and rating techniques. General knowledge in the digital forensic examination of media and subsequent analysis, digital media exploitation, identity analysis, and counterintelligence. Extensive knowledge in policy and procedures for the collection, production, and dissemination of intelligence products. Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement. Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume. Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information: Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job) Duties (Be specific in describing your duties) Name of Federal agency Supervisor name, email, and phone number Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)