SME – China Intelligence Section

  • Full Time
  • Washington, DC
  • This position has been filled

Website CES, LLC

Integrity At Work

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assess reporting from multiple technical and human intelligence sources (SIGINT and HUMINT) to identify OPSEC risks and vulnerabilities
  • Interface and coordinate, almost daily, with COS3, Counterintelligence Intelligence Section, CD’s Joint Targeting Cell (JTC), Legal Attaches, and other operational components within the FBI and in the wider USG/USIC/DOD, as well as with Five Eyes partners and allied foreign intelligence services.
  • Conduct risk assessments on domestic and international operational communications plans Mentor less experienced personnel
  • Perform OPSEC relevant duties as requested by the COS3 Unit Chiefs, COS3Assistant Section Chief, COS3 Section Chief, CD Branch I Deputy Assistant Section Chief, CD Assistant Director, or FBI Executive Management
  • Identify information gaps in counterintelligence reporting
  • Develop OPSEC guidelines and training relevant to counterintelligence operations and investigations
  • Provide recommendations for correcting mistakes or problems identified during operational counterintelligence reviews
  • Provide specific operational input for FBI FOs addressing identified OPSEC issues
  • Travel domestically to provide OPSEC training or guidance
  • Travel internationally to support FBI objectives, strategies, and goals
  • Provide other assistance as needed or as directed by the relevant FBI supervisor
  • Support ongoing joint FBI-CIA Strategic National Initiatives
  • Provide briefings on OPSEC and adversarial tradecraft to FBI executives, legislators, US businesses, or foreign interlocutors
  • At the discretion of the COS3 Section Chief, collaborate with FBI FOs, USIC partners, or foreign intelligence services to conduct source or subject interviews
  • Operate, facilitate, administer, or advise HMINT and/or technically enabled clandestine operations



  • Bachelor’s Degree (not waivable for additional experience) from an accredited university.
  • Minimum of 10 or more years working national security matters.
  • Minimum of 5 or more years working counterintelligence matters.
  • Experience and familiarity specific East Asia regional subject matter.
  • Experience recruiting human sources and exploiting technical surveillance
  • US citizenship.
  • Must possess have a current, within four years, CI Polygraph from the FBI or an approved agency prior to report date.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret (TS) / Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).


*Pending contract award.*

CES, LLC does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. CES’ written affirmative action plan is available for inspection upon request.