Strategic Enterprise Architect
Office of the Director of National Intelligence - Washington, DC

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ODNI MISSION: Lead intelligence integration. Forge an Intelligence Community that delivers the most insightful intelligence possible.


Mission of the Organization :
The Information Sharing Environment (ISE) provides integrated and synthesized terrorism-related information to support analysts, operators and investigators as they carry out their responsibilities across the law enforcement, public safety, homeland security, intelligence, defense, and foreign affairs communities. The ISE facilitates sharing among federal agencies; across levels of government - federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial; and with private sector partners and our foreign allies. The ISE Program Manager (PM-ISE) works these communities to improve the management, discovery, fusing, sharing, delivery of, and collaboration around terrorism-related information. The primary ISE focus is any mission process, anywhere in the United States, that is intended or is likely to have a material impact on detecting, preventing, disrupting, responding to, or mitigating terrorist activity. Examples include: terrorism watchlisting, person and cargo screening, suspicious activity reporting, and alerts, warnings and notifications.

The PM-ISE facilitates the development of the ISE by bringing together mission partners and aligning business processes, standards and architecture, security and access controls, privacy protections, and best practices. The PM has government- wide authority to plan and oversee the implementation of the ISE. The ISE was established by the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, and the PM-ISE was granted government-wide authority to plan for, oversee the implementation of, and manage the ISE. Consistent with the direction and policies issued by the President, the Director of the National Intelligence, and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the PM-ISE issues government-wide procedures, guidelines, instructions, and functional standards, as appropriate, for the management, development, and proper operation of the ISE. The PM-ISE serves as a change agent and center for innovation and discovery in providing ideas, tools, and resources to mission partners and assists them in removing barriers, facilitating change, and ensuring that ISE implementation proceeds efficiently and effectively.


U.S. citizenship

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead and manage specific information sharing, protection, and access interactions with mission partners to develop a shared ISE for terrorism information.

Direct the collection of information sharing, protection, and access requirements for specific ISE interactions to include documentation of common functional, policy, and/or technical requirements primarily through the Information Sharing and Access (ISA) Interagency Policy Committee (IPC), subcommittees, and working groups .

Review and identify standards and technology solutions associated information sharing, protection, and access requirements involving with specific mission partners and Communities of Interests (COI).

Manage the timely identification of, progress towards, and improvement of 3/6/12 month objectives and goals associated with the ISA IPC, subcommittees, and working groups .

Participate in federal and industry groups, conferences or other events related to enterprise architecture, standards, reference implementations, etc.

Provide enterprise architecture and technology standards expertise and support to senior decisionmakers and PM-ISE staff working to accelerate development of the shared ISE for terrorism information, to include identifying opportunities to accelerate delivery of the ISE in collaboration with Mission Partners.

Integrate government and industry information technology trends in standards, services provisioning, shared services, cloud computing, XML, knowledge management, and enterprise architecture into ISE engagements with mission partners, policy guidance, architectural frameworks, and performance metrics.

Track and reliably communicate up-to-date information on common understanding, goals, and status of specific information sharing, protection, and access interactions with mission partners and COIs.

Support the presentation of progress to the ISA (IPC, subcommittees, and working groups and other key stakeholders.

Conduct ISE-related briefings associated with specific mission partner engagements at all levels across the Federal Government, industry, and academia to private sector professionals, stakeholders, and customers.

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities Required:
Expert knowledge of enterprise architecture including understanding the current state environment, developing a target vision and creating a transition roadmap.

Expert knowledge in the Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA), Department of Defense Architecture Framework or other similar framework

Expert knowledge in management processes and their relationship to enterprise architecture. These processes may include strategic planning, capital planning, acquisition and systems development lifecycle.

Expert knowledge/understanding of the methods and practices of government project management and planning.

Expert knowledge of federal department/agency and state, local, and tribal agency missions and functions, and how they may be impacted by standardization of terrorism-related information sharing.

Expert understanding of both government and industry information technology trends in shared solutions, standards, services provisioning, cloud computing, XML, knowledge management, and enterprise architecture.

Superior oral and written communication, interpersonal, and team building skills.

Supervision Given: Non-Supervisory

Please refer to the "How to Apply" section for required documentation.

You will be evaluated based upon the narrative responses you provide to each required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s). When describing your knowledge, skills and abilities, please be sure to give examples and explain how often you used these skills, the complexity of the knowledge you possessed, the level of the people you interacted with, the sensitivity of the issues you handled, etc. Your responses should describe the experience; education; and accomplishments which have provided you with the skills and knowledge required for this position.

Please review the list of benefits below. For additional information please visit the OPM website at .

Federal Employees Health Benefits Program

Life Insurance

Long-Term Care Insurance

Federal Employees Reirement System (FERS) (new employees automatically covered). If you are transferring from another agency and covered by CSRS, you may continue in this program.

Annual Vacation Leave

Sick Leave

Paid Federal Holidays

Alternative work schedule

Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

You must submit all required information by the closing date. If materials are not received, your application will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible.

The materials you send with your application will not be returned.