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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Intelligence Analyst in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 309147

Directorate: National Security

Division: Signatures Science & Technology

Group: Global Nuclear Science and Technology

Job Description

The Global Nuclear Science and Technology group within PNNL is looking for a part-time Intelligence Analyst with experience in global security, nuclear non-proliferation, intelligence studies, geospatial analysis, knowledge management, or other related disciplines. The position provides intelligence analysis support for DOE/IN and other organization of the Intelligence Community (IC).

  • Intelligence analyst to perform daily analysis of all-source information

  • Collaborate with domain expert staff and other analysts to address national security-related issues

  • Generate high-quality analytical reports in a timely manner and able to present the findings to peers and superiors

  • Communicate findings in verbal, written, and presentation forms in accordance with the Intelligence Community tradecraft standards

  • Demonstrates the ability to draw form technical domain expertise to create innovative approaches to complex problems

  • Thorough knowledge of appropriate analytical methods and tools including survey research, design, and analysis

  • Good problem solving ability utilizing novel tools, techniques and methods to answer challenging intelligence Demonstrated ability work with a diverse set of project personnel to accomplish a goal and gather input/deliverables with no direct authority over them

  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to perform as a team member on multiple projects simultaneously and work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment with high expectations for quality

  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills, including detail-oriented business writing and the ability to convey complex information accurately

  • Above-average business skills including the ability to quickly understand expectations, and then apply that understanding to navigate PNNL business systems and processes

  • Ability to independently plan, research, develop, and conduct complex analytical methodological analyses and provide information that meets the information needs of clients and contributes to the development of high-quality intelligence products

  • May work on discrete pieces of larger projects or simultaneously with different customers or on different projects of increased complexity, risk or impact. May serve as task leader

  • Writes or contributes directly to analytical products distributed to a variety of audiences;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability for writing technical, policy-oriented and project documents in a clear and understandable manner

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of relevant experience, or advanced degree and 6+ years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the nuclear fuel cycle, WMD proliferation technologies (nuclear, chemical, biological, explosives), or nuclear security (protective force, material control and accountability)

  • Experience in U.S. Government intelligence or U.S. Military intelligence

  • Demonstrated ability to lead people or small teams

  • Experience mentoring or growing the skills of others

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Other Information

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance.


  • U.S. Citizenship

  • Background Investigation: Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter in accordance 10 CFR 710, Appendix B.

  • Drug Testing: All Security Clearance (L or Q) positions will be considered by the Department of Energy to be Testing Designated Positions which means that they are subject to applicant, random, and for cause drug testing. In addition, applicants must be able to demonstrate non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for the 12 consecutive months preceding completion of the requisite Questionnaire for National Security Positions (QNSP).

Note: Applicants will be considered ineligible for security clearance processing by the U.S. Department of Energy until non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for 12 consecutive months can be demonstrated.

Directorate: National Security Dir

Job Category: Scientists/Scientific Support

Group: Global Nuclear Science & Tech

Opening Date: 2019-03-28

Closing Date: 2019-04-27