Aug 11, 2020

Senior Technical Leader - Assistant Inspector General for Management and Planning, National Security Agency

  • National Security Agency
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA

Job Description

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) at the National Security Agency is seeking an experienced leader with outstanding program management, organizational, leadership, collaboration, strategic planning, and interpersonal skills to serve as the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) for Management and Planning. We are very passionate about what we do. We believe in our intelligence oversight mission and our core values of integrity, independence, commitment, diversity, and transparency. If you believe in the mission of effective and objective oversight, are committed to excellence, and are looking for an opportunity to have a positive and enduring impact to the efficiency and effectiveness of OIG operations, this is the position for you. As a key member of the OIG Senior Leadership Team, the AIG for Management and Planning will have substantial responsibilities related to the full range of OIG management and planning functions. Providing direct leadership to a multi-disciplined staff of professional technical and support personnel, the incumbent will play a critical role in establishing a culture focused on innovation and inclusion by capitalizing on the strengths of the workforce to achieve exceptional mission outcomes. Strategic thinking, superior technical skills, strong business acumen, and exceptional inter-personal skills are essential in this new role. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: ' Direct and integrate OIG's financial, human capital, workforce development, information technology and data analytics, internal and external communications, quality assurance, records management, and support service functions. ' Monitor implementation of decisions made by the Inspector General (IG); review accomplishments for timeliness and acceptability; provide advice and instructions; and ensure the IG's directives, instructions, and policies are carried out. ' Manage the sufficiency and effectiveness of OIG processes and internal controls. ' Drive efficiencies through standardization, modernization, and streamlining OIG deliverables. ' Oversee personnel engaged in the production of formal reports of findings and making recommendations to Agency officials for corrective actions. ' Engage in and coordinate management analysis and planning supporting current and future OIG programs and activities, including conducting and overseeing strategic planning with the objective of ensuring that the necessary infrastructure to enable evolving OIG programs and operations and that resources are used effectively and efficiently throughout the organization. The Defense Intelligence Senior-Level (DISL) employee is known for his/her technical or professional expertise, problem-solving ability, innovative research, valuable contributions to the Agency, standing in his/her technical field, influence on management, and spearheading critical technical and professional efforts. The continuous enhancement of breadth and/or depth of these skills and knowledge is essential. THE DISL: - Serves in an official position of DISL, regardless of his/her organizational level. DISLs are technical experts with continual achievements and accomplishments in their technical field. They solve the difficult technical problems. They are leaders in concepts or theories formulated, techniques, tradecraft, methods developed, and inventions. They continuously advance the arts and sciences, and/or the legal, fiscal, or logistical fields, and they make major contributions/improvements in management and infrastructures. - Provides incisive technical advice to senior management, offering solutions and technical perspective, as appropriate, for decision-making. Provides authoritative technical advice and input to leadership regarding research and technical development and serves as an NSA spokesperson on technical issues. Considers Agency goals and performance strategically and guides the Agency's overall direction. Ensures that the Agency achieves its mission by developing its major programs, goals, and plans. - Identifies the emerging strategies in the Directorates by developing relationships with key technical leaders to pull independent strategies together and facilitates leverages between mission elements, academia, and industry. Works with people and organizations outside his/her immediate organization--to include the Intelligence Community and the Department of Defense at large--to defend controversial or critical long-range NSA plans. - Leads the technical workforce, exhibiting leadership competencies and behaviors, and mentors subordinates to ensure the development of a cadre of future Senior Technical Leaders. Creates an environment that promotes employee engagement, collaboration, integration, information and knowledge sharing, and the candid, open exchange of diverse points of view.

OPEN TO: Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service (DISES) and Defense Intelligence Senior-Level (DISL) - Tier 1 WORK ROLE: Senior Technical Leader LOCATION: Ft. George G. Meade, MD FULL/PART TIME: FULL TIME SALARY: $170,800 - $181,500 Periodic extended hours may be necessary. International and domestic travel may be required. The incumbent is subject to random drug and polygraph testing. This position requires a TOP SECRET clearance and SPECIAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION (SBI)

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