Incident Awareness & Assessment Analyst
Arlington, VA 
Posted 18 days ago
Job Description
Top Secret

This is a temporary (1 year) position.

The contractor shall provide support to the NGB J2 by serving as an Incident Awareness and Assessment analyst. The ideal candidate should have a background in Domestic Response and familiarity with DHS and FEMA processes for all hazards response.


  • Monitor all global natural and manmade hazards and disasters that impact National Guard equities and stakeholders in order to provide analytic support and briefing products on the potential impact to National Guard equities, properties, personnel and equipment.
  • Monitor the official system of record for requests for information/assistance (RFI/RFA) from JFHQs that are applicable to NGB J2 and action RFI/RFAs within four hours and provide updates to NGB J2 leadership.
  • During all-hazard events, observe and acquire situational knowledge from the lead federal agency, interagency partners and impacted state, territory and the District JFHQs; provide a report of federal IAA capabilities supporting the all-hazard event to the NGB J23 and support coordination calls with the JFHQ-State's J2.
  • Create unclassified and classified analytical products in response to emergent command requirements to include but not limited to IAA, Homeland Defense, Homeland Security, Medical Intelligence, Cyber Intelligence, Information/Influence Operations, and Critical Infrastructure topic areas. Brief these products to National Guard senior leaders and publish for nation-wide distribution.
  • Deploy in advance of or with the National Guard JLT to the JFHQ in situations where NGB J2 is required to support the JFHQ-State or National Guard Joint Liaison Team (JLT). Provide a current status of the federal IAA capabilities, techniques and processes to the JFHQ - State and the NGB's interagency partners. Contractor shall advise the JFHQ-J2 on all other IAA related matters and report back to NGB.
  • Update the IAA Continuity Book with all procedural changes to NGB J2 IAA operations.
  • Work based on operational demands in a shift work environment while at home station or other location as assigned to include the 24/7 shift work for extended periods during contingency events. Work from alternate locations to include partner agencies in the Washington, D.C. area and locations outside of the D.C area during continuity or contingency events.
  • Potential for travel up to 10 events per year an average of 14 days per event.

  • Current Top Secret clearance and SSBI investigation with eligibility to be read on to SCI.
  • Extensive experience authoring and briefing intelligence products.
  • Experience working in domestic response scenarios involving NG servicemembers.


  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 8 years of experience conducting analysis with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills Requirements/Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

  • Demonstrates comprehensive mission knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate understanding from information that may be
    incomplete, indirect, highly complex, seemingly unrelated, and / or technically advanced.
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal oversight and direction.
  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work with other IC members on information
    sharing, driving collection, and addressing analytic disputes and conflict resolution.

Demonstrates ability to lead teams in researching multifaceted or critical problems.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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