SUPERVISORY CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR
As the Executive Assistant Director for the Cyber Directorate at the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), you will serve as a senior expert and criminal investigator advisor in law enforcement/counterintelligence (LE/CI) cyberspace investigative and operational matters. The effects of the work are global across NCIS and have a direct impact on LE/CI cyberspace policies, practices and procedures of NCIS, Department of the Navy, the Department of Defense, and other federal agencies.
- You will act as principal architect for identifying and leading in development of cyber solutions to address cyber-related LE/CI challenges within NCIS, the Intel Community (IC) and the Department of the Navy (DON).
- You will provide authoritative law enforcement, counterintelligence, combating terrorism, and technical advice on strategic DON LE/CI cyberspace issues with the goal of detecting, deterring, mitigating and neutralizing cyber threats worldwide.
- You will lead, direct, and integrate cyber solutions across the NCIS enterprise providing both support and direction to combating sophisticated threats emanating from cyberspace.
- You will serve as senior cyber expert in support of investigating computer-related and CI crimes through consultation and assistance to NCIS leadership and field elements with collection/analysis of computer evidence and digital data transmissions.
- You will direct the development of methods, procedures, and processes that are established as predictive in the response to computer intrusions into DON networks.
- You will provide authoritative expert investigative direction that will assist in the rapid response to intrusions into NCIS and DON networks.
- You will conduct strategic exchanges with LE/CI/IC organizations worldwide to ensure NCIS cyber integration goals are achieved and threats are neutralized.
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.
Conditions of Employment
- Must be a US Citizen.
- Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
- Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
- New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
- You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-278e within 30 days of appointment.
- You must obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). Failure to do so may result in the withdrawal of an offer or removal. Indicate the level and date of your clearance in your resume.
- Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
- Selectee may be subject to a one-year trial period. Selectee may also be subject to a records review prior to being appointed to this position.
- You must meet the qualifications and be certified to carry a firearm. You will need to maintain firearm proficiency.
- This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. You will be required to sign a DD-Form-2760, Qualification to possess firearms or ammunition.
- This position has a maximum entry age of 37. Candidates that will be older than 37 at the time of appointment will require an age waiver. http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/140025_vol336.pdf?ver=2017-12-01-105458-707
- This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
- You will be required to sign a mobility agreement to accept relocation to other geographic locations if required by the employer.
- Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. You will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.
- Selectee may be subject to successfully complete a counterintelligence scope polygraph examination.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: Applicants will be assessed against qualifications which fall into two areas: Intelligence Community Senior Officer Core Qualifications (ICSOCQs), and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs). Failure to provide a separate narrative statement which describes fully and concisely how your experience meets the competencies described in the Intelligence Community Senior Officer Core Qualifications (ICSOCQ), and Mandatory Technical Qualifications will eliminate you from consideration.
INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY SENIOR OFFICER CORE QUALIFICATION: You will be assessed against the IC Senior Officer Core Qualification Standard – Leading the Intelligence Enterprise to determine your interagency or multi-organizational (business, mission or professional) leadership competencies. (Each must be addressed separately in your Supplemental Narrative Statement. The ICSOCQs must not exceed 2 pages.)
1) Collaboration and Integration. Senior officers have a responsibility to share information and knowledge to achieve results, and in that regard are expected to build effective networks and alliances with key peers and stakeholders across the IC and/or with other United States Government (USG), state, local, tribal and foreign officials, as appropriate; actively engage these peers and stakeholders; involve them in key decisions; and effectively leverage these networks and alliances to achieve significant results. Senior officers are expected to create an environment that promotes employee engagement, collaboration, integration, information and knowledge sharing, and the candid, open exchange of diverse points of view. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to:
(a) Build, leverage, and lead collaborative networks with key peers and stakeholders across the IC and/or in other government/private-sector organizations, or professional/technical disciplines to achieve significant joint/multi-agency mission outcomes; and integrate joint/multi-agency activities, effectively exercising collaborative plans that realize mutual, joint, or multi-organizational goals.
2) Enterprise Focus. Senior officers are expected to demonstrate a deep understanding of how the missions, structures, leaders, and cultures of the various IC components interact and connect; synthesize resources, information, and other inputs to effectively integrate and align component, IC, and USG interests and activities to achieve IC-wide, national, or international priorities. In addition, senior officers are expected to encourage and support Joint Duty assignments and developmental experiences that develop and reinforce an enterprise focus among their subordinates. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to:
(a) Understand the roles, missions, capabilities, and organizational and political realities of the intelligence enterprise; apply that understanding to drive joint, interagency, or multi- organizational mission accomplishment.
(b) Understand how organizations, resources, information, and processes within the IC or interagency/multi-organizational environment interact with and influence one another; apply that understanding to solve complex interagency or multi-organizational problems.
3) Values-Centered Leadership. IC senior officers are expected to personally embody, advance, and reinforce IC core values: a Commitment to selfless service and excellence in support of the IC’s mission, as well as to preserving, protecting, and defending the Nation’s laws and liberties; the integrity and Courage (moral, intellectual, and physical) to seek and speak the truth, to innovate, and to change things for the better, regardless of personal or professional risk; and Collaboration as members of a single IC-wide team, respecting and leveraging the diversity of all members of the IC, their background, their sources and methods, and their points of view. In addition, senior officers are also expected to demonstrate and promote departmental and/or component core values, which may be incorporated in writing, as applicable. Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate knowledge, skill, and/or ability to:
(a) Promote, reinforce, and reward IC, departmental component core values in the workforce and ensure that actions, policies, and practices are aligned with, and embody those values.
(b) Ensure that organizational strategies, policies, procedures, and actions give appropriate focus, attention, and commitment to diversity of people, points of view, ideas, and insights.
MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Each must be addressed separately in your Supplemental Narrative Statement. Each MTQ must not exceed 2 pages.)
1. Demonstrated substantive expertise on the full range of cyber threats affecting the Department of the Navy (DON), the U.S. Government, and the Defense Industrial Base.
2. Knowledge of all types of counterintelligence investigations, counterintelligence operations/techniques, hostile intelligence service methods of operation, relationships between operational/positive intelligence operations and counterintelligence.
3. Knowledge of the NCIS mission, functions, organization, goals and objectives.
4. Knowledge of the mission and operational technologies of other U.S. intelligence and cyber response/defense organizations.
5. Knowledge of criminal and cyber related investigative policies, procedures and jurisdictions.
6. Ability to safely and adequately operate, and carry a handgun and/or other weapon of self-dense as prescribed by NCIS directives as required.
The duties of positions in this series require moderate to arduous physical exertion involving walking and standing, use of firearms, and exposure to inclement weather. Manual dexterity with comparatively free motion of finger, wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip, and knee joints is required. Arms, hands, legs, and feet must be intact and functioning in order that applicants may perform the duties satisfactorily. Sufficiently good vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required to perform the duties satisfactorily. Near vision, corrective lenses permitted, must be sufficient to read printed material the size of typewritten characters. Hearing loss, as measured by an audiometer, must not exceed 35 decibels at 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz levels. Since the duties of these positions are exacting and responsible, and involve activities under trying conditions, applicants must possess emotional and mental stability. Any physical condition that would cause the applicant to be a hazard to himself/herself, or others is disqualifying.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.