Insider Threat Subject Matter Experts

LE/IC Washington, District Of Columbia


This is a contingent opportunity.

SNA International is seeking Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to support the FBI’s Insider Threat Center (InTC) in Washington, D.C. These SMEs will provide specialized program support to the FBI’s InTC by developing processes to collect, identify, define, aggregate, conceptualize, and prioritize strategic and near-term requirements associated with the InTC’s mission. The SMEs will provide quick reaction efforts when necessary to meet the needs of InTC which may require personnel to support the rapid development of new processes (e.g., by acquiring data for those processes or assisting in establishing new facilities). The following list is representative of the types of activities and responsibilities anticipated to be performed by the SMEs, and is not intended to be all-inclusive:

  • Perform the objective analysis of risk to the FBI and its critical assets to formulate risk assessments; Conduct analytical and critical thinking.
  • Develop innovative projects to strategically and tactically analyze threat related information and entities.
  • Research individuals to determine any insider threat risk/or connections to derogatory information with possible national security concerns.
  • Research of the FBI’s critical assets to determine security and risk concerns.
  • Provide reactive data analysis support in response to requests from FBI Headquarters, field offices, and other Government agencies.
  • Perform quality control of processes and products produced.
  • Write clear, concise and timely intelligence products that identify, analyze and collate disparate pieces of information.
  • Make accurate observations and judgments.
  • Assist in the development of administrative and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate and interact with behavioral and social science experts to conduct research and analysis.
  • Compare and contrast information from different sources.
  • Prepare, produce, and disseminate both scheduled and unscheduled general intelligence products, such as: briefings, studies, estimates, and assessments memoranda.
  • Promote and coordinate, where applicable, the sharing of intelligence.
  • Represent activity in working groups (both internal and external) and committees as substantive authority in subject area.
  • Define critical intelligence topics and initiate comprehensive or unique research efforts on topics as related to extensive or speculative analytical projects.
  • Define overall analytical objectives in relation to existing or proposed policy and identify required analytical resources.
  • Forecast intelligence gaps and initiate development of comprehensive collection plans to address these gaps.
  • Perform long-range planning in support of existing and projected organizational mission requirements.
  • Make assessments as to overall resource capability to answer existing/projected requirements, and identify resource shortfalls.

Required Qualifications:
  • B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • At least twenty (20) years of general experience, inclusive of fifteen (15) years prior experience employed with a USIC agency as a Special Agent, Case Officer, Counterintelligence Specialist, or Intelligence Analyst conducting counterintelligence investigations, or prior work experience in the security programs.
  • Demonstrated expert in relation to the requirements encompassed throughout this job description and in the subject matter being written and briefed;
  • Shall have established credentials in ensuring the maintenance of professional standards and shall possess comprehensive experience in providing high-quality specialized support to various programs.
  • Experience providing intelligence reports and briefings to executive level audiences in the public and private sectors.
  • Shall possess demonstrated capability to produce high-quality written products applicable to insider threats. Specifically beneficial is experience working counterintelligence and security matters.
  • Active TOP SECRET, SI, TK G, and HUMINT (HCS) control systems as well as Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). Must be willing to undergo a polygraph examination.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Desired extensive knowledge of FBI policies, procedures and protocols.
  • An advanced degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Previous experience with the FBI supporting the support the FBI’s InTC.

SNA International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.