Serve as a Watch Officer working a 24x7 intelligence watch within a Sensitive-Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) under the guidance of and in support of the Division Manager, senior analysts, and/or higher level watch officers.Learn more about this agency
Incumbent will assist with performing (though not limited to) the following:
Monitor and evaluate all-source intelligence and information to identify potential threats to civil aviation from terrorists, insurgents, criminal elements, and nation-states, to include cyber threats, UAS threats, and purposeful interference of the flight navigations systems (such as GPS/GNSS enabled systems) that may impact the safety and security of the National Airspace System (NAS), U.S. or foreign civil aviation worldwide, and/or future FAA program initiatives. Provide information to the Division Manager, senior analysts, and/or higher level watch officers for final review.
Analyze terrorist tactics, techniques, and procedures, to include the use of improvised explosive devices and air defense weapon capabilities, which pose a potential threat to the safety of civil operations worldwide.
Provide time-critical indications and warning support to FAA and Department of Transportation (DOT) leadership, FAA offices and field elements, and industry partners on emerging threats.
Build and maintain peer-level liaison relationships within FAA lines of business and the DOT, along with counterparts in other national-level agencies, including those in the Intelligence Community (IC), Law Enforcement (LE), and DOD communities through daily interaction and information sharing.
Provide operational and tactical-level intelligence, law enforcement information and analysis to maximize the agency's situational awareness in the air domain and enhance FAA's operational decision-making and crisis management during aviation incidents.
Contribute to the support of the Washington Operations Center and Air Traffic Security Coordinators, who manage the Domestic Events Network, by coordinating the FAA's role in the secure flight program from initial receipt of information and assessment from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to recommendation for FAA flight monitoring.
Serve as FAA's initial point of contact for all aviation threats, coordinate with the Division Manager, senior analysts, and higher level watch officers, and facilitate FAA's exchange of information with and response to queries from the other agencies and community partners. Effectively and expeditiously responds to aviation incidents by leveraging information from IC, LE, DOD, Homeland Security agencies, and industry to support FAA incident management and crisis response. Assist the Division staff to provide relevant data and analysis relating to activity in the NAS in support of interagency situational awareness and unified response.
Contribute to written products and oral presentations about potential threats to civil aviation that support agency and community partner situational awareness, mitigation planning, and operational decision-making.
Duties will entail night, weekend, and holiday duty working independently, as well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, and require shift work as part of a 24-hour/7-day a week operations center.
Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.
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