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MID Counterintelligence (CI) Specialist
Title:MID Counterintelligence (CI) Specialist
Location:Quantico, Virginia

In a world where there is seemingly an infinite number of Government Services firms, we strive to not just be "a" place to work, but to be "the" place to work! Here at ASET Partners we are looking for a highly skilled, exceptionally motivated mid-level Counter Intelligence Specialist to conduct timely CI investigative and DIA internal Cl activities to accurately identify threats posed to DIA personnel, information, and missions from FIE and insider threats and identify and create opportunities to neutralize and exploit FIE efforts.


  • Investigative Activity:
    • Assess reported information, select, and recommend CI investigative techniques and procedures.
    • Assess CI/CE information and other intelligence reporting to accurately identify elements of espionage and tradecraft/collection methodology of FIE.
    • Preserve investigative viability of sources of information during the investigative lead generation.
    • Identify and analyze relevant data from Agency and Intelligence Community (IC) repositories and prepare products using analytical tradecraft consistent with Intelligence Community Directives and DIA standards. The products shall include, but are not limited to link analysis diagrams, timelines, and investigative reports.
  • CI in Protective Activity:
    • Plan and present CIAR training IAW DIA CIAR standards.
    • Develop and tailor CIAR training to the supported DIA component.
    • Develop and present tailored threat assessments/briefings for threat data for DIA missions, personnel or locations.
    • Assist OPSEC program managers develop organizational OPSEC plans.
    • Conduct appropriate CI activities supporting initial reports from CISRS according to Defense Intelligence Agency Instruction, DIAl 5240.009.
    • Identify vulnerabilities related to a supported Directorate's personnel or missions and recommend and implement CE activity to mitigate the vulnerability.
    • Provide advice, insight, and guidance concerning Cl issues to DlA employees and leaders.
    • Identify and mitigate risks to ensure integrity of reporting and information confidence for intelligence analysts and decision makers.
    • Plan, research and conduct foreign program pre-briefings and debriefings.
    • Conduct open source research and report findings IAW applicable policies.
    • Plan, research and conduct country threat briefings for which the DIA affiliate is going to travel.
    • Execute CI support to overt collection, asset validation, and enabling activities;
    • Produce intelligence information reporting as a result of information obtained from CIFS.
  • CI Risk Assessments (CIRA):
    • Develop and recommend CIRA plans.
    • Employ risk analytical assessment methodology to conduct risk assessments.
    • Conduct database checks, records check, case file reviews, and other appropriate CI activities with other DoD and federal entities in support of CIRAs.
    • Prepare CIRA reports using intelligence Community Directives and DIA standards in approved formats.
  • CI Threat Management:
    • Receive, triage, task and manage FIE threat streams for CED.
    • Research CISRS and CI Incident reports and recommend the appropriate outcome on each incident based on the facts and circumstance of the initial report.
    • Using available databases and collected information, contractors shall conduct CI reviews to determine further CI activities.
    • Identify, review and validate anomalies of all threat streams and recommend appropriate actions.
    • Conduct CI checks on multiple systems to identify FIE nexus to incidents that include a reportable CI indicator.
    • Coordinate with CI analysts for supporting products, research trends, and to identify FIE Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TIP) of higher risk threats.
    • Develop and write clear, concise leads for action.
    • Use Information Technology (IT) tools and products to monitor status of the action(s).
  • CED Foreign Program:
    • Research and develop lead packages on Foreign Travel, Foreign Contact, and Foreign Visits, identify, review and validate anomalies, conduct Cl checks on multiple systems, coordinate with Cl analysts for supporting threat products, research trends, identify FIE Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP), develop and write clear, concise leads for action. Use Information Technology (IT) tools and products to monitor status of the action(s).
    • Plan, research and conduct Foreign Contact Country Report activities which includes coordinating with country subject matter experts, identifying, reviewing and validating anomalies, identifying FIE TTP, in order to develop and maintain current country specific threat briefings.
    • Plan, research and conduct Foreign Visitor Reports which includes receiving input, identifying, reviewing and validating anomalies, researching FIE TTP, developing debriefing lead packets and updating spreadsheets.
    • Assess lead packages, and as appropriate request update or additional information, and develop a plan to debrief a DIA affiliate.
    • Develop a CI plan to address risk associated with foreign visitors to DIA facilities.
  • CIAR Training and Management:
    • Research and develop CIAR training products, manage SharePoint site for CIAR training event, and assist in CIAR training reconciliation for DIA employees.
    • Maintain current and relevant information on a CIAR forum to provide additional strategic messaging for CIAR awareness and current FIE TTP.


  • All personnel shall be highly proficient in using basic computer applications such as Microsoft Office.
  • Comprehensive understanding of national and Defense guidance, community, and practices pertaining to CI.
  • Must be a graduate from an accredited CI Special Agent credentialing school and provide documentation from:
    • Defense CI Agent Course (DCAC) from the Joint CI training activity
    • The CI Special Agent Course (CISAC), US Army Intelligence Center and School
    • The Basic Investigator’s Course from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) with EITHER the Air Force Office of Special Investigations add-on training or WITH the Naval Criminal Investigator’s Service add-on
    • Marine Air Ground Task Force – Counterintelligence (Basic CI) from the Navy Marine Intelligence Training Center
    • The Intelligence Officer Basic Course – CI/HUMINT, US Army Intelligence Center and School
    • The Special Investigations Course, US Air Force Special Investigations Academy
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years cumulative experience conducting CI collections, Cl functional services, CI investigations, or CI operations.
  • Must have experience in planning and conducting CED tasks.

ASET Snapshot:

  • We are a growing IT consulting and professional services firm that combines large-business experience with small-business efficiency and ingenuity
  • Founded in 2008
  • We are a HUBZone certified small business
  • Profitable from day one, zero debt
  • Offices in Alexandria, VA and Baltimore, MD
  • Over 75 employees and growing
  • Over 15 active contracts supporting 10+ Federal Agencies
  • Our mission is to drastically change our client's expectations... one program at a time

Top 10 Reasons Our Employees Love Working at ASET:

1. Outstanding benefits! Including: health, dental, and vision care, a 401k retirement plan with up to a 4% company paid contribution, and employee achievement and merit awards to name a few.

2. We have very high hiring standards, so their co-workers are just as smart and talented as they are.

3. We are not profit driven; we are results driven and believe that profits will follow.

4. Unlike Office Space, our employees do not have eight bosses. They have just one or two, and they are not micromanagers. It's not our style and we just don't have time for it!

5. We're different than the rest. Our employees love our unique small-company culture.

6. We have established a trusted relationship with all our clients and refuse to make recommendations that aren't in our clients' best interests.

7. They feel appreciated and recognized for the contributions they make each day.

8. We offer a healthy work-life balance, flexible schedules, and competitive pay.

9. They love that we have been constantly growing. It's exciting to add new folks and it offers many opportunities for career advancement and growth.

10. We work hard, and we play hard, too! We host quarterly company-wide lunches, regular happy hours and an annual New Year's party in January as a way of saying 'thank you' to our hard-working staff.

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