Los Alamos National Laboratory Counterintelligence Analyst 1/2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Come join the best and brightest minds in the world at one of the most innovative and creative multidisciplinary research institutions engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. In this role, you will assist in analyses to assess threats posed by intelligence collection activities of foreign powers or entities and international terrorist activities to local and national equities. Local analytic efforts will support the national CI goals and objectives pertaining to analysis and provide relevant threat information to CI investigations, awareness, and special technologies program (ISTP) operations. The Office of Couterintelligence at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) works in conjunction with the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence to safeguard our national security.
This position will be filled at either the Counterintelligence Analyst 1 or 2 level, depending on a combination of the skills and experiences of the selected candidate.
Counterintelligence Analyst 1 ($71,000-$112,700)
In this role you would contribute to our mission by:
Contributing to all-source strategic and tactical research, analysis, and writing on a specific project.
Assisting in analyzing information pertinent to investigations, inquiries, and assessments.
Providing basic due-diligence support of proposed international agreements and supply chain risk management.
Collaborating across OCI components, the LANL Field Intelligence Element, and other LANL personnel, as appropriate.
Collaborating with DOE-IN, other DOE CI Field Offices, and liaise with the FBI and other U.S. Intelligence Community members.
Contributing to Intelligence briefings/ presentations to laboratory personnel which may inform/impact DOE policy throughout the department.
Counterintelligence Analyst 2 ($77,300-$126,000)
In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, at this level you will contribute to our mission by:
Produce finished assessments and raw reports.
Assisting with insider threat and awareness briefings.
Collecting, collating, and analyzing information that can be used by CI officers who brief and debrief Laboratory employees.
Providing due-diligence analytic support of proposed international agreements and supply chain risk management.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
U.S. Intelligence Community Experience
Rudimentary or demonstrated U.S. Intelligence Community experience and familiarity with intelligence community policy (e.g., EO 12333, PDD 61) and a limited or moderate understanding of U.S. intelligence and counterintelligence organizations and roles.
A vocational ethic that demonstrates a commitment to excellence, continuous learning, and independent work. You will also need experience in conducting analytical projects, providing analytic services, and demonstrating experience with intelligence analysis methods. Knowledge of global political, economic, social, cultural, scientific, fiscal, and military conditions to evaluate information in light of the current geopolitical environment is also a prerequisite.
Limited experience in giving intelligence or other related briefings to audiences varying in size.
The ability to foster teamwork and the ability to interact professionally across LANL, DOE-IN, other DOE CI Field Offices, and with liaison partners. You must also be able to represent OCI at various working groups.
Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Additional Job Requirements for Counterintelligence Analyst 2:
In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:
U.S. Intelligence Community Experience
Demonstrated U.S. Intelligence Community experience and familiarity with intelligence community policy (e.g., EO 12333, PDD 61) and solid understanding of U.S. intelligence and counterintelligence organizations and roles.
Solid experience in giving intelligence or other related briefings to audiences varying in size.
Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experiencw. At this level, post graduate course work is desirable.
In addition to the minimum job requirements, the following qualifications would be beneficial:
Familiarity with the DOE Counterintelligence/Counterterrorism Program and knowledge of foreign intelligence service methods and of non-traditional foreign intelligence collection.
DOE derivative classifier certification. Upon joining OCI, a successful candidate not already a derivative classifier must acquire certification as soon as feasible.
Proficiency in a critical foreign language.
An active Q clearance and SCI accesses.
Data analytics or experience using data analysis tools.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
COVID Vaccine :
The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.
Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year .
Note to Applicants:
Attach a cover letter that addresses how you meet the requirements of this position . Finalists for the position will be asked for writing samples. Although the position will not ordinarily require extensive travel, the successful candidate must be able to travel domestically on occasion to accommodate training or operational needs.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid childbirth and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
Clearance: Q/SCI (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. SeeDOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Employment Status
Contact Name Greenhall, Ashley Nelsen
Vacancy Name: IRC91215
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