Counterintelligence (CI) Referent , TS/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Cape Canaveral, Florida
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Critical Infrastructures


Emerging Technologies

REQ#: RQ143262
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

General Dynamics is seeking motivated candidates to join our insider threat detection, systems integration team. Our mission-oriented team is responsible for the design, testing, deployment, maintenance, operation, and evolution of the systems directly supporting the insider threat detection program of a large government customer in the United States Intelligence Community (USIC). GD has an immediate opening on the team for a motivated Counterintelligence (CI) Referent. This is a challenging yet rewarding position that provides an opportunity to leverage cutting edge technologies in pursuit of a vital mission that protects people, sensitive information/technologies, and the national security posture of the USIC.

General Dynamics has an immediate opening for a Counterintelligence (CI) Referent position located in a U.S. Government-identified facility in Cape Canaveral, FL.

Key Responsibilities

(U)  The CI Referent delivers mission assurance to an Intelligence Community (IC) member by providing dedicated CI support to their agency’s overall daily requirements, operations, critical infrastructure, research & development, and major acquisitions.  CI Referents are integrated into the critical components of their assigned agency and into separate mission sites to better identify internal/external adversarial threats and communicate with relevant IC partners.

(U)  The CI Referent is responsible for maintaining current CI support plans for aerospace/satellite programs as directed by the Government and other IC assets, as assigned.  The CI Referent works closely with company and program Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to assist in identifying threats to Critical Program Information.  The most valuable aspects of a program and the personnel responsible for those assets are identified and protected.  Frequent and productive liaison with law enforcement, IC members, military intelligence agencies, and the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) is imperative.

(U)  The CI Referent supports Research, Development, and Acquisition (RDA) programs, CI Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM), Defense and Critical Infrastructure, and the Insider Threat Program.  The CI Referent works closely with aerospace/satellite assets to support the transport and launch of space vehicles.  The CI Referent is responsible for analysis, collections, and inquiries, which are conducted in accordance with existing legal statutes, IC and DOD policies, procedures and applicable federal, state, and local laws.

(U)  The CI Referent coordinates complex CI concerns, with a heavy emphasis on SCRM matters.  The CI Referent also coordinates cyber threats, criminal violations such as espionage and terrorism, insider threat, and the compromise of classified material, with their assigned IC agency, and all other appropriate IC, and law enforcement offices.  The CI Referent protects the equities of their assigned agency by developing actionable information with federal counterparts.  The CI Referent also coordinates and tracks the CI outreach conducted by their agency.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, 5 years relevant experience/Associate degree, 10 years relevant experience
  • Interviewing, elicitation, and debriefing skills commensurate with the professional experience and education of the prospective job candidate.
  • Experience interacting with agencies across the IC. Experience with DOD CI Collection requirements.
  • Completion of a formal state or federal CI training program, such as the FBI, FLETC, AFOSI, NCIS, US Army MI, JCITA, DCITA, etc.
  • Background and experience in CI SCRM and CI support to RDA.
  • Ability to travel worldwide.

Desired Qualification

  • Comprehensive knowledge of federal laws, Executive Orders, IC guidance, DOD regulations, and procedures concerning CI collections, investigations, interviewing techniques, and operations.
  • Extensive knowledge of the IC, CI organizations, and law enforcement elements to include their authorities, roles, responsibilities, jurisdictions, functions, and relationships.
  • Extensive knowledge of the adversary, methods of operations, targeting activities, and intent.
  • Proficient knowledge of security practices for ensuring the safeguarding of classified information, as well as the knowledge and experience dealing with intelligence oversight issues.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in conducting CI related research, analysis, and critical thinking, including the judicial process and impacts upon the IC process for delivering finished analytic and investigative products.
  • Knowledge and experience in providing CI services to support research, development, and acquisition (e.g., SCRM), Committee on the Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), financial management functions, acquisition lifecycle, and contracting functions, as well as CI services for the protection of critical infrastructure and associated critical national assets.
  • Working knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerability, including the applicable laws, regulations, policies, and ethics related to cybersecurity, privacy, and impacts.
  • Applies techniques of debriefing, interviewing, or elicitation in a systematic manner through direct and indirect questioning to obtain information of security, counterintelligence and/or intelligence value. Prepares accurate and complete reports that document processes, outcomes, and findings.
  • Assesses/analyzes potential CI leads generated by internal/external LE and CI partners.

● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required


About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.