Counterterrorism SME

  • Job Tracking ID: 512454-729501
  • Job Location: Arlington, VA
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: April 01, 2020
  • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

IEA Corp., an EverWatch company is in search of a Counterterrorism SME to support the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (OUSD(P)) in Arlington, VA. The Counterterrorism SME will:


* Assist the government in developing resource sustainable approaches to combating violent extremist organizations and current counterterrorism operations in the U.S. Central Command and U.S. Africa Command areas of responsibility to align with the National Defense Strategy.

* Assist the government in developing policy positions that integrate operations in the information environment with counterterrorism operations.

* Assist the government in implementing sustainable counterterrorism partnerships to advance the accomplishment of U.S. counterterrorism objectives in Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, and other locations as directed by the Secretary of Defense.

* Provide technical expertise and policy analysis on all ISIS-related regional and counterterrorism strategy, security, and defense policy matters to the Secretary of Defense, USDP, PDUSDP, ASD(ISA), and D-ISIS Director.

* Provide analytic expertise and advise stakeholders on ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

* Develop and coordinate strategies, concepts, and policies for DoD leadership regarding D-ISIS policy.

* Assist the government in developing, refining, and monitoring compliance with D-ISIS policy and governance documents.

* Liaise with stakeholders and monitor sources across the D-ISIS community, on behalf of OUSDP, to identify issues and/or trends to bring forward to leadership and departmental venues.

* Support and monitor progress on responses to taskings from DoD senior leaders. Assist in conducting deliberate analysis supporting the development of guidance and in response to requests from the National Security Council staff or other elements of the Executive Office of the President.

* Support the development and coordination of talking points, speeches, and/or other briefings materials for use by D-ISIS leadership.

* Assist in drafting, staffing, and coordinating Congressional testimony, including on behalf of the Secretary of Defense.

* Provide technical and analytic support for D-ISIS engagement with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and Inspector General (IG).

Experience and Skills:

Required Skills / Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university
* Active TS/SCI Security Clearance
* Minimum of 3 years’ Joint, Interagency, or Middle East Regional experience.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

* Master’s Degree from an accredited university
* Minimum 5 years of combined OSD, Joint Staff, or Service level experience
* Joint, Interagency, and Regional experience.

Ian, Evan & Alexander Corporation (IEA) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.