Job / ODNI seeks NIM-Cyber Interagency Cyber Coordination Officer

ODNI seeks NIM-Cyber Interagency Cyber Coordination Officer

McLean, VA
Grade: 13/0 to 14/0
Open: 2020-02-04, Close: 2021-02-04

National Security Partnerships synchronizes IC support and whole of government efforts with federal, state and local governments, the private sector and the Department of Defense, ensuring IC outreach is coordinated, timely and relevant. It also provides key leadership for activities in four domains that operate across national sectors aviation, maritime, space and cyber — bringing the IC’s activities in these domains into alignment, and facilitating coordinated engagement internal to the ODNI, across the IC and with the rest of the federal government.

*** OPEN UNTIL FILLED: This announcement will be open until the position is filled. Cut-off points are scheduled in two-week intervals. After each cut-off point, all compliant applications received during the previous two weeks will be reviewed for consideration.***

Major Duties

— Representing the NIM Cyber, evaluate, integrate, review, and develop planning efforts to understand and counter foreign cyber threats in coordination and collaboration with other U.S. Government agencies as the portfolio manager for one or more high priority nation states.

— Monitor the implementation of interagency plans by coordinating and integrating competing requirements and priorities of multiple stakeholders; plan and participate in interagency meetings.

— Identify gaps and impediments that are negatively impacting successful IC cyber threat intelligence programs, plans and implementation efforts and develop solid and well-researched recommendations for policies/procedures designed to reduce these gaps.

— Plan, prepare, and present briefings, reports, meeting materials and other written products to Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) leadership, senior policymakers, National Security Staff, and other U.S. Government consumers in a manner that meets their specified requirements.

— Promote, and share information and knowledge within ODNI and with other government agencies, and effectively establish, build, and leverage diverse and collaborative networks within these organizations.

Mandatory Qualifications
— Knowledge and experience with interagency policy development processes, critical analysis, consensus building, and the application and integration of all instruments of national power in protecting the U.S. and its interests abroad.

— Extensive knowledge and experience in strategic planning or execution of cyber threat intelligence, technical collection, or requirements management.

— Extensive interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including a demonstrated ability to develop innovative and flexible solutions for complex cross-organizational issues, taking initiative and making key contributions to group efforts.

— Demonstrated ability to communicate complex information clearly, concisely, and in a manner that is targeted to and meets the needs of diverse audiences, to include senior-level policymakers.

Highly Desired Qualifications

— Demonstrated ability to lead complex interagency projects, taking into account a diverse range of considerations and ensuring that the activities can be successfully completed.

Who may apply
— Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower than as the advertised position grade may apply.

— Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.

— For a cadre assignment:

— Current ODNI permanent cadre.

— Current ODNI staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)

— Candidates outside the Federal Government.

— Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or as one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply.)

For a detailee assignment:

— Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or as one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply.)

How to apply

Key Requirements:

– U.S. Citizenship.
– Successful completion of CI polygraph and background investigation.
– Successful completion of an ODNI medical screening.
– A two-year trial period is required for all new permanent appointments to the ODNI.

A complete application must include:

a. RESUME: Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.
b. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed.
c. SF-50: Current or former Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, “Notification of Personnel Action,” to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record.
d. Performance Appraisals: Provide two recent performance appraisals. If you are unable to provide, add an explanation in your cover letter.


Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration.

How will I be evaluated?

The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Due to the large number of applications received, applicants will be contacted ONLY if they have been selected for an interview.

Conditions of Employment

The ODNI offers a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibilities for ODNI cadre.

– Federal Employees Health Benefits Program:
– Life Insurance:
– Long-Term Care Insurance:
– Federal Employees Retirement SYSTEM (FERS) (new employees automatically covered): If you are transferring from another agency and covered by the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), you may continue in that system.
– Annual and Sick Leave:
– Flexible Spending Accounts for Health Care and Dependent Care:
– Paid Federal Holidays
– Alternative Work Schedules

The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the ODNI Diversity and Reasonable Accommodations Program Office by classified email at and, by unclassified email at, telephone at 703-275-3900 or by FAX at 703-275-1217. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE DIVERSITY AND REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE APPLY NOW BUTTON

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