Counter Threat Finance (CTF) SME
Counter Threat Finance (CTF) SME
Job Code – 2019 – 118 Experienced
METIS is a Small Business founded by some of the senior-most leaders in strategic solutions and planning in the defense, homeland defense, intelligence and commercial arenas. METIS provides strategy and policy support, intelligence and operations support, program management, and international business development services to U.S. government and commercial clients around the globe. Our Senior Leaders, Subject Matter Experts, and Operational Specialists have direct, on-the-ground expertise in planning and executing the most critical missions our country and business sectors have faced – with current operations ongoing in the Middle East, South Asia, Afghanistan, Latin America, Europe, or Africa.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Top Secret/SCI clearance is required.
Provide support to the planning, organizing, and coordinating of CTF activities in respective GCC AORs/AOIs
Analyze, develop courses of action, and recommend specific operational alternatives to the GCC Commander and as requested by USG agency/departments or international CTF organizations in respective AOR
Provide CTF intelligence analysis support. SMEs shall be responsible for the development of theater-wide CTF intelligence analytical products to support CTF activities. Efforts shall include action plans and target packages
Brief products daily to CTF leadership; work side-by-side with Interagency counter-parts; write for and/or brief Law Enforcement Agency senior leaders
Draft correspondence and briefings for flag-level DoD leaders and civilian Law Enforcement Agency equivalents, and provide CTF intelligence analysis to operations and plans personnel
Provide CTF-specific analytical support. SMEs shall be responsible for all activities associated with identifying, detecting, providing targeting and interdicting recommendations for terrorist, narcotic traffickers, insurgent, and trans-national criminal organizations’ activities.
Provide CTF network analysis support
Analyze and identify potential plans for operations and actions on or effects against financial support networks that are associated with and/or facilitating terrorist networks. Primary focus is on financial support to terrorist activities, including terrorist nexus with narcotic, criminal, and other threat activities.
Analyze, identify, and assist in planning operations and actions on specific links and nodes of threat financial activities from a strategic/global perspective. Assist in coordinating intelligence and operational activities with GCC, other DoD and USG agencies, and Partner Nations
Monitor and provide CTF-related advice on finance-oriented assessments to support DoD and/or Law Enforcement development of case files, evidentiary material, designation packages, to include actionable intelligence on finance-specific entities as identified by the CTF and CNT communities
Analyze counterterrorism, CN, criminal/investigative, financial, information operation, and force protection requirements to understand patterns and disseminate lessons learned
Using Financial Intelligence (FININT) methodology, assist in analyzing illicit financial networks and identify vulnerabilities.
Provide additional network mapping capability that includes financial network infrastructure analysis information and supporting documentation on established targets;
Provide CTF analytical support to the COCOM Staff to support exercises, contingency and crisis response situations.
Provide CTF intelligence analytical support analyzing and assisting in the creation of legal pleadings to be filed by the United States Government
Active TS/SCI Security Clearance required
Bachelor’s Degree is required
Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in the required area of expertise – equivalent to a journeyman level of skill in order to disrupt and degrade the national security threats posed by drug trafficking, piracy, transnational organized crime, and threat finance networks reasonably related to illicit drug trafficking activities
Competent in utilizing Specialized Intelligence Analysis tools (i.e., Proton, IC Reach, Firetruck, KaChing, DataXplorer, Voltron Suite, and QLIX);
Competent in utilizing Intelligence Report Aggregators/Automated Message Handling System search tools (i.e., M3, TAC, RMT, and Horizon)
Competent in utilizing Intelligence Data Visualization Tools (i.e., Google Earth, Palantir, and Target Cop)
Proficient in utilizing the Microsoft Office suite applications
Proficient in utilizing existing and new analytical tools to effectively exploit raw financial data
Knowledgeable of other interagency threat finance cells
Skilled at implementing and utilizing best practices, proper tradecraft and determining relevancy of information disseminated against the standards set forth by the USG
Possess experience with reviewing, prioritizing, and managing submitted requests
Understand interagency restrictions and sensitivities on sharing certain types of data, as well as the steps necessary amongst the interagency to share said data