Imagery Analyst with Security Clearance

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Department of Defense
Washington, Washington DC
May 02, 2024
May 23, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Duties ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: NGA is currently recruiting for Imagery Analyst at multiple locations. Below are brief descriptions of the location and respective duties. Recommend applicants to tailor their application to the respective offices, if applicable in addition to the mandatories and applicable desirable qualifications.
NGA Suitland partners with Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), National Maritime Intelligence Center (NMIC), the US Navy's Service Intelligence Center, providing in-depth GEOINT analysis focused on naval Science & Technology (S&T). NGA Suitland supports and collaborates regularly with our ONI partners, including US Navy, DoD, Intelligence Community, civil and law enforcement, and senior decision/policy-makers at all levels within the United States Government and combatant commands. NGA Charlottesville, located at the US Army's Rivanna Station installation, produces timely, relevant, accurate, and actionable GEOINT, including foundational military intelligence (FMI) and scientific and technical intelligence (S&TI). This work directly supports military operations and the DIA and NGIC mission partners collocated at Rivanna Station. NGA Charlottesville's FMI and S&TI analysis and reporting has a direct and enduring effect on U.S. national security decisions made by policymakers, military planners, and deployed forces.
NGA Bolling serves within the footprint at multiple locations worldwide. Across this vast footprint, NGA Bolling facilitates all aspects of GEOINT services, provides foundational military intelligence (FMI) to support the NGA Strategy and across the Defense Intelligence Enterprise (DIE), expert analysis on far-ranging technical intelligence issues, expertise on global health security, GEOINT expertise for the global community services and performs liaison roles across a wide swath of responsibilities, and facilities access to GEOINT data, services and capabilities, enabling substantive NGA-DIA partnerships.
Additional Application Requirement: You may be asked to complete one or more assessments in addition to the application you submit on this website as part of your application to NGA. These assessments may include but are not limited to: 1) Online questionnaires or assessments that require you to describe your job-related knowledge, skills, abilities, or other characteristics that are aligned with the mandatory and desirable qualifications of this job posting. The information you provide in the application you submit must support the response you provide to this questionnaire. You will receive an email to describe any additional assessments required. Please monitor your emails and complete any required assessments as soon as possible.
Not Eligible for Incentive Requirements Conditions of Employment Security Investigation SPECIAL INFO:
As a condition of employment at NGA, persons being considered for employment must meet NGA fitness for employment standards. - U.S. Citizenship Required - Security Clearance (Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information) - Polygraph Test Required - Position Subject to Drug Testing - Two Year Probationary Period - Direct Deposit Required SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
You must be able to obtain and retain a Top Secret security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information. In addition, you are subject to a Counterintelligence Polygraph examination in order to maintain access to Top Secret information. All employees are subject to a periodic examination on a random basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Refusal to take the examination may result in denial of access to Top Secret information, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs. Employees with SCI access and who are under NGA cognizance are required to submit a Security Financial Disclosure Report, SF-714, on an annual basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Failure to comply may negatively impact continued access to Top Secret information, Information Systems, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs. NGA utilizes all processes and procedures of the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Non-executive NGA employees are assigned to five distinct pay bands based on the type and scope of work performed. The employee's base salary is established within their assigned pay band based on their unique qualifications. A performance pay process is conducted each year to determine a potential base pay salary increase and/or bonus. An employee's annual performance evaluation is a key factor in the performance pay process. Employees on term or temporary appointments are not eligible to apply for internal assignment opportunity notices. This position is a DCIPS position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are an external applicant claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must self-identify your eligibility. Qualifications MANDATORY QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: For this particular job, applicants must meet all competencies reflected under the Mandatory Qualification Criteria to include education (if required). Online resumes must demonstrate qualification by providing specific examples and associated results, in response to the announcement's mandatory criteria specified in this vacancy announcement: 1. Demonstrated experience developing and presenting briefings to meet the need of various audiences.
2. Demonstrated experience using critical thinking skills and/or data analytics to address matters of national concern, such as foreign military, environmental, and/or terrorism.
3. Demonstrated experience with research and analysis, imagery, and/or geospatial analysis. EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: A. Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Foreign Area Studies, Geography, History, International Affairs, International Studies, Military Science, Physical Science, Political Science, Remote Sensing, or a related field. -OR- B. Combination of Education and Experience: A minimum of 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of coursework in any area listed in option A, plus experience working in an Intelligence discipline analyzing and interpreting imagery and maintaining and building tasking strategies, or a related area that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of coursework is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals 4 years. -OR- C. Experience: A minimum of 4 years of experience working in an Intelligence discipline analyzing and interpreting imagery and maintaining and building tasking strategies, or a related area that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Hand steadiness; Distinguish principal colors and shades/hues of principal colors; Near visual acuity of 20/20 or better with or without corrective lenses; Stereopsis ability ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENT: Prolonged exposure to video display units DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: In addition to the mandatory qualifications, experience in the following is desired: 1. Experience with Geospatial Information Systems (GIS).
2. Knowledge of national and/or Commercial Imaging Systems; Image Tasking; Image Processing; Image Exploitation, and writing imagery reports. 3. Knowledge of national or commercial imagery systems to include tasking, processing, exploitation, and analysis. Additional information CAREER ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM: All Professional Work Category positions advertised at a Pay Band 2 are part of NGA's Career Advancement Program (CAP). Employees in the Career Advancement Program will be evaluated semi-annually to determine if they meet the established program requirements. If requirements are met, employees will be eligible for a salary increase. Upon meeting all program requirements, the employee is eligible to be promoted non-competitively to a Pay Band 3. This promotion completes Career Advancement Program participation meaning the employee will no longer receive salary increases through the Career Advancement Program, and will now be evaluated in accordance to the Agency's standard evaluation processes. Benefits Review our benefits How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Applicants are not required to submit a cover letter for employment consideration with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. However, a cover letter is recommended. Applicants will have the option to attach a cover letter in the Qualifications - Attachments step of the online application. APPLICANT EVALUATION PROCESS: Applicants will be evaluated for this job opportunity in three stages: 1) All applicants will be evaluated using the Mandatory Qualification Criteria, 2) Qualified applicants will then be evaluated by an expert or panel of experts using a combination of qualification criteria to determine the best-qualified candidates, 3) Best-qualified applicants may then be further evaluated through an interview process. Military retiree applicants, if selected, may be impacted by the 180-day appointment restrictions of DODI 1402.01. HD personnel will provide additional information if applicable. Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the Assignment Description, Additional Information Provided By the Selecting Official . click apply for full job details