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    Duties

    Summary

    Responsibilities

    The Senior Advisor for Data Science (Intelligence), as the Army's Chief Intelligence Data Officer and leading authority on data science as it relates to intelligence data management and technical standards, provides subject- matter expertise, judgment, and advice on policy, strategic programming and programming for intelligence data management and information sharing/data interoperability between Army and National/Joint intelligence and mission command systems. Serves as the Army Staff lead responsible for strategic planning for intelligence data management within the military intelligence community, in partnership with the National Intelligence Community, and in collaboration with the Army Chief Information Officer/G-6 (CIO/G-6) and the Army Acquisition Executive. Develops strategies, plans and recommendations to synchronize data between military intelligence functional disciplines, intelligence support to special operations, cyberspace operations, and Army mission command functions. Develops, implements, and oversees all Army intelligence data standardization related activities, to include creation and enforcement of accountable policies and standards for the Army Intelligence enterprise to acquire, store, process, and provide data in a standard manner, as well as providing and securing data based on mission, legal, policy, civil liberties, security, cyber, and information sharing rules. Provides senior intelligence expertise on the incorporation of Data Science (Intelligence) requirements into Department of Defense and/or U.S. Army Force Development (FD) processes, to include policies, directives, and regulations governing activities within the Army Organizational Life Cycle Model.

    Substantial policy influence over the $100 million budget for the Dept. of the Army Intelligence Information Services (DA IIS) for intelligence data management. (Supervisory Controls) Serves under the general direction of and receives broad strategic guidance from the Director, Intelligence Community Information Management, ODCS, G-2. The Senior Advisor for Data Science (Intelligence) serves as an individual contributor in a non-supervisory role.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

  • Job family (Series)

    0132 Intelligence

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    Please read the vacancy announcement in its entirety before applying
    You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position
    Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required
    You must be able to obtain/maintain a Top Secret clearance
    Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
    Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
    Re-Employment of Annuitants: In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or predetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e., retired under section 8336(d)(l) or 8414(b)(l)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives .) Suitability: Selectee will be required to complete a OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in his/her application, prior to entry into this DISL position. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of position offer, dismissal after beginning work, fine or imprisonment.

    Political Recommendations: The Army is barred by 5 USC 3303 from accepting or considering political recommendations regarding appointment or any other personnel action; any violation of the bar on recommendations is a prohibited personnel action. The Army is obligated to take appropriate adverse action against employees who solicit, or Army officials who consider prohibited political recommendations.

    Qualifications

    Applicants must address the following Mandatory Technical Qualification factor in separate written statement. Failure to meet or address the mandatory Technical Qualification and the Intelligence Community Senior Officer Core Qualification Standard automatically disqualifies an applicant from consideration:

    MANDATORY JOB-RELATED RATING FACTORS: Technical Qualification - Mandatory: Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in data transformation to include, large amounts of data despite hardware, software, and bandwidth configurations and constraints; merging data sources; ensuring consistency of datasets; creating visualizations to aid in understanding data; and presenting and communicating the data insights/findings. Knowledge of data management goals, objectives, policies, and implementation guidance as it applies to the Army, DoD and the IC, or civilian equivalent.

    Intelligence Community (IC) Senior Officer Core Qualification (SOCQ) Standard - Leading the Intelligence Enterprise - Mandatory: Required for all positions effective 1 October 2010. This SOCQ Standard involves the ability to integrate resources, information, interests, and activities effectively in support of the IC's mission and to lead and leverage cross organizational collaborative networks to achieve significant mission results. Inherent to this Standard is a deep understanding of the intelligence enterprise (or other comparable interagency or multi-organizational environment) and a shared commitment to the IC's core values. (Include a separate attachment one page maximum per competency).

    (1) Collaboration and Integration: IC Senior Officers have a responsibility to share information and knowledge to achieve results, in that regard are expected to build effective networks and alliances; actively engage these peers and stakeholders; involve them in key decisions; and effectively leverage these networks 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:

    a. Build, leverage, and lead collaborative networks with key peers and stakeholders across the IC and/or other government/private-sector organizations, or professional/technical disciplines to achieve significant joint/multi-agency mission outcomes.

    b. Integrate joint/multi-agency activities effectively exercising collaborative plans that realize mutual IC, joint, or multi-organizational goals.

    (2) Enterprise Focus: IC 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 the United States Government interests and activities to achieve IC-wide, national, and international priorities. Senior officers are expected to encourage and support Joint Duty assignments and developmental experiences that develop and reinforce enterprise focus among their subordinates.

    Candidates assesses against this competency must:

    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 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. Senior officers are expected to demonstrate and promote departmental and/or component values.

    Candidates assessed against this competency must demonstrate:

    a. 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.

    b. 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.

    c. 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.

    d. 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.

    e. Ensure that organizational strategies, policies, procedures, and actions give appropriate focus, attention, and commitment to diversity of people, points of view, ideas, and insights.

    Applicants must address each of the above Mandatory Technical Qualification (MTQ) factor(s) in separate written statements and the IC SOCQs. Failure to meet or address them automatically disqualifies an applicant from consideration.

    *JOINT DUTY ASSIGNMENT SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Candidates for this position will be reviewed for receipt of joint duty credit. You must provide evidence of having obtained joint duty credit by submitting a previously approved Joint Duty Claim Form(s) or by requesting approval of a joint duty claim by submitting the Joint Duty Claim Form with supporting documentation along with your application package. Your claim will be reviewed, approved/disapproved and returned to you. When requesting approval of a joint duty claim you must submit as a minimum: Joint Duty Assignment dates; Joint Duty Assignment Locations; and a duty statement. Information, to include forms and instructions on joint duty can be found on the joint duty website by clicking the link below.
    JDA WEBSITE AND FORM: https://www.dni.gov/index.php/careers/joint-duty

    *Note: Employees without Joint Duty Credit may apply for the position and can be considered. If selected, a Joint Duty waiver will be required prior to final appointment. An external candidate, if selected, will be required to provide proof of Joint Duty credit or apply for credit prior to appointment.


    Education

    Additional information

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document or do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information

    Non Discrimination: All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, disabling condition, membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factors.

    Adverse Information Screening: Applicants proposed for selection are subject to inquiries as to any incidences of misconduct, malfeasance, neglect of duty, or the appearance thereof. Information gained in this check will be considered in the approval decision.

    E-verify: Documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system.

    False Statement: If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be rated and ranked by a Rating Panel using information submitted on the job-related factors essential for successful performance in this position.

    Applicants proposed for selection are subject to inquiries as to any incidences of misconduct, malfeasance, neglect of duty, or the appearance thereof. Information gained in this check will be considered in the approval decision.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Top Secret/SCI

    Drug test required

    Yes

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    Required Documents

    1. Resume (MANDATORY SUBMISSION): Submit a resume or any other written format you choose to describe your qualifications. Your resume must contain:
    Vacancy Announcement number
    Full name, email, mailing address, day and evening telephone numbers.
    Educational information including the name, city, and state of colleges/universities you attended, as well as the type of any degree received. Report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For more information, you may refer to the following U.S. Department of Education website: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
    Information about paid and nonpaid work experience related to this position including: job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, duration of employment, and salary.
    Information about honors, awards, and special accomplishments.
    Your resume may be submitted in any format. If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.

    If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.

    For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.

    2. Technical Qualification (MANDATORY SUBMISSION): A narrative statement specifically addressing a mandatory technical qualification. TQ must provide specific examples that address relevant experience and accomplishments. Total MTQ write-up should not exceed 2 pages using 12pt, Arial or Times NewRoman with 1 inch margins. Applicants must reflect superior technical qualifications demonstrated through leadership and management in the following MTQ:

    MTQ: Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in data transformation to include, large amounts of data despite hardware, software, and bandwidth configurations and constraints; merging data sources; ensuring consistency of datasets; creating visualizations to aid in understanding data; and presenting and communicating the data insights/findings. Knowledge of data management goals, objectives, policies, and implementation guidance as it applies to the Army, DoD and the IC, or civilian equivalent.

    3. IC SOCQ (MANDATORY SUBMISSION): A narrative statement specifically addressing each IC SOCQ. Statement should not exceed one page per competency.

    4. Performance Assessment: (MANDATORY SUBMISSION): Submit ONE of the following: A letter of recommendation within last 3 years that assesses your performance; *or* your most recent signed performance appraisal. (Please do not submit any prior appraisals.)

    5. "Declaration for Federal Employment" (OF-306), located: http://www.opm.gov/forms/optional-forms/

    6. Background Survey Questionnaire, (OPTIONAL SUBMISSION): Form (O.M.B. No. 3046-0046) located: http://www.archives.gov/careers/jobs/forms/omb-3046-0046.pdf The information from this survey is used to help insure that agency personnel practices meet the requirements of Federal law. This information is provided pursuant to Public Law 93-579 (Privacy Act of 1974), December 31, 1974, for individuals completing Federal records and forms that solicit personal information.

    7. If you are a current or former employee in the Federal government, you must submit a copy of your Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) noting your current position, grade and salary level and/or reinstatement eligibility.

    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents may contain personal information. Sanitize documents before you submit your application.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application {hyperlink below email to "Alternate Application} https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information


    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on11/28/2018 to receive consideration.

    To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnairehttps://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10343825~ . Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.

    It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
    To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
    It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.

    The Department of Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

    Applicants who fail to submit all information and documents (i.e. Resume, ICs, MTQ, Occupational Questionnaire, and other qualifications as applicable) WILL NOT receive consideration for the position.

    Agency contact information

    Chongkin Chin

    Address

    EN-APF-W0Z1AA HQDA, ODCSINT
    DO NOT MAIL
    Washington, DC 20301
    US
    Learn more about this agency

    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
    This position is in the Defense Intelligence Senior Leader (DISL) which is a small elite group of top government leaders. DISL members possess a diverse portfolio of experiences including strong skills to lead across organizations. As a Senior Executive, you will influence the direction of innovation and transformation of the federal government and lead the next generation of public servants.
    The Department of the Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Next steps

    If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

    The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/515549100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.