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Los Alamos National Laboratory Counterintelligence Analyst 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Are you a counterintelligence professional? Are you interested in joining a dedicated team of counterintelligence professionals helping to safeguard Los Alamos National Laboratory? If you answered “Yes” to these questions we invite you to learn more about our opening for a Counterintelligence Analyst 3. This position assesses threats posed by intelligence collection activities of foreign powers or entities and international terrorist activities. The Office of Counterintelligence (OCI) 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. In this role you would contribute to our mission by:

  • All source strategic and tactical research, analysis and writing, to include the production of finished assessments and raw reports

  • Collection, analysis and documentation of information pertinent to investigations, inquiries, assessments, and insider threat and awareness briefings

  • Due diligence in support of proposed international agreements and supply chain risk management;

  • Collaboration across OCI components, with other components of the LANL Field Intelligence Element, and with other LANL personnel as appropriate

  • Extensive collaboration with DOE IN and other DOE Counterintelligence Field Offices and extensive liaison to the FBI and other US Intelligence Community members, to include representing OCI on various working groups

  • Intelligence briefings/ presentations to laboratory personnel ad DOE seniors which may inform/impact DOE policy throughout the department.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

To succeed in this role you will need to have the following qualifications:

US Intelligence Community Experience

To succeed you will need extensive US intelligence community experience and familiarity with seminal intelligence community policy (e.g., EO 12333, PDD 61) and an understanding of U.S. intelligence and counterintelligence organizations and roles.


In this position you will need a vocational ethic that evinces a commitment to excellence, continuous learning, and independent work. You will also need experience in conducting analytical projects and providing analytical services and demonstrated 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.


To succeed in this position you will need demonstrated experience giving intelligence briefings to decision makers at all levels.

Interpersonal Skills

You will need to have the ability to foster teamwork and the ability to interact professionally across LANL, with DOE IN and other DOE Counterintelligence Field Offices, and with liaison partners. You must also be able to represent OCI on various working groups and have strong literary skills and clarity of speech.


Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. At this level, post graduate course work may be desirable.

Desired Qualifications:

In addition to the minimum requirements it would be a bonus if you had some of the qualifications below:

DOE Counterintelligence

It would be a plus if you had familiarity with the DOE Counterintelligence/Counterterrorism Program and knowledge of foreign intelligence service methods and of non-traditional foreign intelligence collection.


It would be a bonus if you had 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.


We would prefer someone who has an active Q clearance and SCI accesses and/or the ability to obtain those clearances expeditiously upon hire.

Note to Applicants: Please attached a cover letter that addresses how you meet the requirements of this position and 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.

Additional Details

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.

  • 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 472.2for 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 at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to LaboratoryPolicy 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

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 maternity 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)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Greenhall, Ashley Nelsen
Email anelsen@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC82258
Organization Name OCI-FVA/Foreign Immigration, Visits & Analysis
Minimum Salary 91800
Maximum Salary 151400
Req ID: IRC82258
Category: Security