Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017 12:05 AM
The Office of Military Commissions (OMC) and Military Commissions Defense Organization (MCDO) require case assistance to support trial defense counsel in all aspects of pre:trial investigation and case preparation of Military Commissions convened under the Military Commissions Act of 2009 (including United States v. Al Nashiri and United States v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad et al.). Case analysts supporting the MCDO scrutinize factual allegations against the accused, uncover facts that are helpful in defending against the charges, assist in developing areas of mitigation, and perform detailed research and analysis of information related to the case. Analysts work in a team environment under the technical direction of an SRA team manager to gather, process, verify, validate, review, and assess information and evidence acquired or developed through defense investigations, interviews, analysis, and discovery; develop leads for further analysis or investigation; conduct research and analysis to support attorney products and strategy; draft analytical reports; and prepare exhibits for trial. Analysts may also be called upon to provide testimony.Specific tasks include:Search, review, segregate and analyze any and all records of interrogations, interviews, statements, and other evidence either provided by or obtained from: defense research or investigation; current and former detainees held by U.S. or coalition forces; investigations conducted outside of the Commissions cases; and discoveryIdentify and locate information contained on databases stored by various government agencies relevant to defense casesServe on a privileged basis to defense counsel litigating military commission cases (i.e., maintain, preserve, and protect attorney:client privilege)Travel Requirements: as much as 5:25 domestic and international travel.Required Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:Top Secret security clearance with eligibility for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)BachelorA?s degree and 1:5 years of progressive relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experienceA core knowledge of and experience with analytical concepts and techniquesAbility to use established analytical tools and techniques to generate comprehensive products (e.g., reports, assessments, white papers, link charts, and briefings)Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous task requirements within a fast:paced environmentAbility to contribute to problem definition, task scope, task schedule, level of effort estimates and concept developmentStrong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral), attention to detail, analytical and presentation skills, and ability to work effectively with diverse groups in a demanding environmentAbility to work independently Desired Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:BachelorA?s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., justice, criminology, national security, intelligence)Knowledge of capital defense concepts, including mitigationExperience providing analytical support to criminal defense casesAbility to work with a multi:discipline defense team to develop and implement case:specific strategies, techniques, and productsAbility to recognize complex problem sets and adapt analytical approach and techniquesProficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel (or similar applications)Familiarity with LexisNexis platforms (Concordance and CaseMap) or similar litigation support softwareCSRA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
• Location: Northern Virginia
• Post ID: 27232280 nova