Education : Position requires individual to have earned a Bachelors Degree (or higher) from an accredited university or college with a major in one or more of the following fields: nuclear engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or physics. Additional degrees in business management, international affairs, or security studies are highly desirable.
Individual must have a minimum of 10 years operational experience with nuclear reactors (civilian or military).
It is preferable that the individual also have a minimum of 15 years experience working for Department of Energy (DOE) or National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) customers on nuclear nonproliferation and/or nuclear intelligence issues.
Individual must have a demonstrated track record of providing technically robust written and oral briefings to senior U.S. Government officials and technical experts.
The individual must demonstrate expert-level technical knowledge of nuclear reactor construction, operation, and maintenance.
Individual must possess direct and current knowledge of the mission, structure, and key nuclear intelligence programs of DOE and broader U.S. Intelligence Community (USIC), to include the following: (a) international political, economic, and military matters as they impact global energy policy and nuclear/conventional nonproliferation issues; (b) all aspects of the intelligence process (e.g., collection, analysis, evaluation, interpretation, production and dissemination); (c) proliferation relevant portions of the nuclear fuel cycle; and (d) intimate knowledge or experience with DOE and NNSA nuclear nonproliferation policies and programs.
Individual must exhibit evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills and a proven ability to perform in an outstanding manner and deliver high-quality work products under tight deadlines.
Individual must have special expertise, such as area or country specialization, emerging nuclear technology research, civilian nuclear operations, military reactor design and engineering, and nonproliferation policy, may be considered a plus.
Duties : The position involves technical analysis of foreign nuclear fuel cycle activities, producing and disseminating written technical intelligence products, providing customized briefings and assessments to senior DOE and NNSA policymakers of all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle, and interfacing with other members of the USIC.
Serves as a technical nuclear intelligence analyst, whose duties include developing, coordinating, managing, and conducting all-source research and analysis to produce finished nuclear intelligence products for consumption by DOE/NNSA headquarters officials, DOE/NNSA field and laboratory experts, and the USIC.
Directly interfaces with senior DOE/NNSA officials and technical experts to produce customized intelligence products and briefings that draw upon technical expertise and detailed knowledge of the global nuclear proliferation landscape, including both U.S. and foreign nuclear policies and programs. Rapidly responds to short notice queries and tasks from senior DOE/NNSA officials for technical nuclear intelligence briefings and deliverables.
Directly interfaces with DOE/NNSA laboratory experts to develop technically sound and analytically rigorous assessments that draw upon the individuals engineering expertise and external intelligence reporting.
Coordinates and interfaces with elements of the USIC on technical intelligence assessments related to nuclear energy and nuclear proliferation. Represents the DOE intelligence positions to analysts and working groups in the USIC.
Handles classified documents, works with classified computer systems, and ensures proper security requirements are met.
Proper security requirements are met.