The DHS/ICE Visa Security Program (VSP) is part of the International Operations Division of the ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate which plays a critical role in advancing the ICE mission.
The VSP conducts targeted, in-depth vetting of individual visa applications and applicants prior to issuance to detect, identify, and deter those who would threaten the integrity of the US visa system.
The VSP’s PATRIOT Teams specialize in vetting visa applicants from regions of particular interest/concern by coordinating with select visa issuing posts. Recommendations to refuse or revoke individual visa applications are made when warranted.
We are seeking Junior Intelligence Analyst to join our teams in Sterling, VA in support of the VSP mission.
Must be a US Citizen and have an active Top Secret w/ SCI eligibility.
As an Intelligence Analyst Associate within the VSP, you will:
Conduct daily visa applicant screening and vetting utilizing various databases, in order to support ICE Special Agents in making those recommendations.
Perform data collection from multiple sources, to include the web, law enforcement sensitive client databases, and other resources.
Gathers data for more senior team members, conducts database, internet, and document research, manages team databases and knowledge repositories, drafts process flow diagrams, contributes to project reports, training materials, and other deliverables.
Provide analytical support, communications guidance, facilitation services, technical services, and functional expertise to support ongoing VSP activities. Support includes a variety of functions related to staff activities, the deployment to new VSP locations, and the expansion of the program.
Utilize various databases including but not limited to, DHS databases, Department of State databases, DOD systems, and commercially available databases. The process involves an initial screening of visa applications through CCD, UPAX, ATS-P, and VSPTS. Any matches will then be further vetted using other databases.
The candidate shall possess the following:
Bachelor’s degree to include one (1) year of experience in any research, intelligence, or threat analysis
Or an associate degree and three (3) years’ experience in intelligence and threat analysis in lieu of a bachelor’s degree
Or a High School diploma with five (5) years’ experience in intelligence and threat analysis in lieu of a bachelor’s degree and associate’s degree.
Core work M-F, 8hr shift between 6am and 10pm; core business hours are 9am to 4pm
All schedules may be adjusted as needed due to client requirements and mission needs
M-F: 7am to 3pm during the first few weeks
Common PATRIOT Schedules:
M-F: 6am to 2pm; 8am to 4pm; 2pm to 10pm
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