TASC is seeking a Senior Intelligence Policy Analyst to join our team of highly qualified, diverse professionals supporting the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (OUSD(I)). The selected applicant will be part of TASC’s contract support to the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Strategy, Programs, and Resources. Work location is in the Pentagon, Arlington VA.
This position performs technical studies and analyses, document reviews, and budgetary reviews related to Geospatial-Intelligence systems and architectures, to include Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (PED) products. Work includes conducting site surveys and field data collection, planning, and evaluation of ISR systems; supporting system demonstrations and exercises; testing and evaluation, validation, and verification activities; and modeling and simulation. To meet the needs of intelligence and security architectural assessments resulting from revised or new policies, this position will provide early identification of advanced requirements and new program initiatives in addition to assessing impacts on existing intelligence structures. The position will support DoD and other agency architecture planning sessions, support the Government’s planning and coordinating strategies for implementing new start initiatives, and prepare and review studies, operational concepts, and acquisition strategies of National Geospatial Intelligence systems and associated architectures. Additionally, the position will provide analyses of other participating agency/organization policies, initiatives, plans, studies, requirements, budget decisions, and planning forums.
The position also will perform specialized engineering/technical analyses, evaluations and assessments relating to a broad range of intelligence subjects, to include: alternate communications systems/architectures; equipment and network architectural approaches; definition of operational requirements, capabilities, and deficiencies; assessments of new or revised DoD policies, plans, programs, concepts of operations, and proposals; study support and analysis of alternative approaches in supporting DoD and Presidential policy directives; analysis of PED capabilities and limitations; monitoring of QDR studies and integrating appropriate intelligence concerns; monitoring programs related to the National System for Geospatial-Intelligence and commercial GEOINT systems; and related SIGINT, MASINT, or other special topic analysis. The position will provide "quick reaction/rapid response" technical analyses/study support to selected high priority, time sensitive projects. The position will support other OSD Integrated Product Teams and associated activities that assess policy, architectural, and Geospatial imagery acquisition development options for satisfying new requirements, plans, systems, or policies, and provide evaluations of new or revised policies, resource inputs, upgrade strategies, and plans for acquisition planning process, through the review cycle of decision-making authorities. Finally, the position shall assist as needed in the coordination and staffing that supports the daily execution of the overall Battle Space Awareness Capabilities portfolio and ensures consistent OUSD(I) positions with Service, Joint, and OSD staffs across affected functional areas.
The qualified candidate must meet the following minimum requirements:
An active TS/SCI Clearance (Current SCI is within last 2-years or an active SCI, currently indoctrinated with current accesses)
A four-year Bachelor degree
8 years of evaluation and assessment experience
8 years of interdepartmental DoD/Intelligence Community Geo-spatial experience
4 years of staff experience at the OSD level
Knowledge of SIGINT, GEOINT, and MASINT
Familiarity with DoD and/or IC policy development, OSD staffing processes, and the interagency environment and processes.
Understanding of role/functions of the USD(I), Defense Intelligence, and all other elements of the IC.
Excellent writing skills
The qualified candidate must also have experience with the following:
Drafting and revising DoD Directives and policy documents.
Briefing and interfacing with senior executive customers.
Clearly and concisely preparing documentation and staff action packages for senior DoD leadership consideration that articulately outlines issues and positions with proposed courses of action.
DoD and IC strategy, guidance, and planning activities.
Familiarity with the Joint Capabilities Integration Development System (JCIDS), the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process, Military Intelligence Program (MIP), and National Intelligence Program (NIP).