Counter Threat Finance (CTF) Analyst ( supporting NORTHCOM)

    • Amentum
  • Fort Bliss, TX
  • Posted 37 days ago | Updated 10 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Organizational skills
Technical drafting
Continuous delivery
Human intelligence
Intelligence analysis
Data Visualization
Google Earth
Analyst's Notebook
Microsoft Office
Analytical skill
Law enforcement
Security policy

Job Details

Amentum is seeking Experienced level Counter Threat Finance Analysts to support the Department of Defense (DoD) and other law enforcement agencies. These analysts' efforts will directly and indirectly support the DoD in its mission to enable U.S. Government (USG) actions to disrupt and degrade national security threats posed by terrorism as well as the trafficking of money, human trafficking, illicit financial flows, illegal trade in natural resources and wildlife, trade in illegal drugs and weapons, and other illegal trafficking. The area of responsibility for this role will be United States Northern Command.

  • Support Threat Finance Intelligence (TFI) analysis and facilitate Intel Agenciesother DoD CTF activities throughout the Customer AOR. Support law enforcement agencies in ways that also support the Intel Customer and DoD priorities.
  • Work with multiple USG law enforcement agencies and U.S. military organizations.
  • Provide intelligence analysis services pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 284 and to Section 1022 of the NDAA for FY 2004, as amended.
  • Provide CTF/TFI analysis that contributes to DoD strategic, operational, and tactical support to law enforcement agencies. Analysts may contribute to the development of theater wide TFI analytical products to support CTF activities.
  • Provide CTF/TFI analysis to enable identifying, detecting, and providing targeting and interdiction recommendations for CD/CTOC/CT activities. This support may include research and analysis of AOR issues relevant to strategic effects planning.
  • Provide support to the planning, organizing, and coordinating of CTF activities in respective CCMD AORs/AOIs, and in support of other DoD Components' efforts to support law enforcement agencies. Support DoD CTF program reporting requirements by drafting correspondence and briefings for DoD and for USG law enforcement agency personnel.
  • Monitor and provide CTF/TFI-related advice on finance-oriented assessments that contribute to DoD's support to law enforcement agencies' development of case files, evidentiary material, and designation packages, to include actionable intelligence. Analyze, develop courses of action, and provide specific operational alternatives to DoD Component leadership, in support of DoD's responses to law enforcement agencies' requests.
  • Provide briefings to DoD Component leadership and provide analytical products to support DoD briefings to law enforcement agency personnel.
  • Assist in the development of TFI analysis-derived action plans, papers, reports, and target packages described below, as required:
    • Action Plans: Narrative and/or briefing products that may include the following:
      • (1) descriptions of strategic, operational, and/or tactical objectives against an adversary's financial network
      • (2) lists of interagency operations, activities, and actions (OAAs) to be pursued to support an objective
      • (3) lists of interagency intelligence analysis activities that may help illuminate an adversary's financial vulnerabilities
      • (4) lists of interagency OAAs that can synchronize with military operations to increase impact against an adversary network
    • Papers: Narrative products that highlight:
      • (1) an adversary's financial network (e.g., financial assets, methods of storage, processes for financial transfer)
      • (2) the vulnerabilities in an adversary's financial network, and interagency capabilities that can exploit those vulnerabilities
    • Reports: Narrative and/or briefing products that provide updates to OAAs; describe lessons learned from OAAs; and summarize ongoing OAAs or intelligence analysis support
    • Target Packages: Combinations of narrative and/or briefing products that may describe a specific target, the significance of the target to the network in which they operate, the target's centers of gravity and vulnerabilities, the effect on the network if the target's activities are disrupted, and community reporting on the target. (The term "Target Packages" is used in the Law Enforcement sense, such as the target of an investigation.)
  • Provide program and policy support including, but not limited to:
    • Provide support for CTF-focused conferences, to include planning, set-up, execution, removal, and follow-on support related to conference activities.
    • Assist in drafting guidance and provide expertise on matters related to implementing DoD CD/CTOC/CTF policy and DoD efforts to support law enforcement agencies' CD/CTOC/CTF/CT-related programs.
    • Assist in the development of strategic documents, DoD Directives and Instructions, and other DoD policy issuances that affect DoD activities to counter-threat finance challenges to U.S. national security.
    • Assist DoD's work with the law enforcement and intelligence communities, and with other Federal departments and agencies for the purpose of supporting law enforcement agencies on CTF/CTOC/CD/CT issues.
    • Analyze highly complex strategic, policy, and program issues, and provide analysis to DoD components as part of DoD's support to law enforcement agencies.
    • Receive and analyze TFI information disseminated by DoD Components or elements of the Intelligence Community, including Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI)

  • High School Graduate or G.E.D. with ten (10) years of specialized experience ORBachelor's/Master's degree and 5 years of specialized experience
  • Finance-specific analytical experience dealing with identifying / detecting, targeting, and interdicting threat, terrorist, and/or criminal finance activities, and networks.
  • Experience shall include CTF, and may include human intelligence and signals reporting, criminal and regulatory investigations, cases for designation, and experience with Bank Secrecy Act reporting mechanisms such as Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR).
  • Be competent in utilizing Specialized Intelligence Analysis tools (i.e., Proton, KaChing, DataXplorer, and Voltron Suite);
  • Be competent in utilizing Intelligence Report Aggregators/Automated Message Handling System search tools (i.e., TAC, RMT, and NGT, Horizon);
  • Be competent in utilizing Intelligence Data Visualization Tools (i.e. Google Earth, Palantir, and, Analyst Notebook, Target Cop);
  • Be proficient in utilizing the Microsoft Office suite applications.
  • Be proficient in utilizing existing and new analytical tools to effectively exploit raw financial data, business registry, and corporate company data.
  • Be knowledgeable of interagency threat finance cells.
  • Be 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.
  • Understand relevant DoD intelligence and intelligence oversightpolicies, procedures, and requirements.
  • Individuals shall be able to show an expert level of skill in working withU.S Government Departments and Agencies (other than DoD) in areas such as policy formulation, acquisition, finance, drug law enforcement, security, policy formulation, and at disrupting and degrading the national security threats posed by drug trafficking, piracy, transnational organized crime, and threat finance networks reasonably related to illicit drug trafficking activities. In all cases, the specialized knowledge and experience shall directly support the technical requirements of this contract.

Desired Skills:
  • Additional certification, such as CAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist) or CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) is preferred.

**CONUS and OCONUS Travel may be Required**

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