DIA Finance and Acquisition
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All-source analysts provide insight and expertise on foreign military capabilities and defense issues in support of our nation’s political leadership, defense policymakers, acquisition community and military commanders.
Finance and Acquisition officers enable enterprise management by programming, budgeting, allocating and managing approved resources.
Officers in the HUMINT Career Field perform a wide variety of functions to execute and support the mission, including overt and clandestine collection of intelligence across a spectrum of sources and methods, management of the collection and reporting cycle, and direct intelligence support to collectors and collection operations.
Officers in the Human Services career field manage the health, well-being and development of the DIA workforce.
Officers in the IT Career Field plan, innovate, engineer, operate, maintain, protect and defend the nation’s most critical infrastructures, networks and applications necessary to maintain decision advantage and meet national security objectives.
Officers in this career field are the critical link in the combatant commands between warfighters, planners and defense intelligence analysts. As trusted advisors to senior government officials and general officers, they coordinate and integrate diverse intelligence operations from the tactical-theater level to the national-strategic level.
Officers in the OMI career field apply technical and administrative expertise and possess a comprehensive knowledge of laws and regulations across six specialties: facilities, information services, logistics, program analysis, staff operations and strategic communications & engagement.
Officers in this career field apply scientific methods and technical tradecraft across the full range of intelligence operations in support of global technical collection, exploitation and operations.
DIA security officers demonstrates DIA's commitment to protecting the Agency's people, information, facilities, operations and classified and sensitive information while executing its global national security mission.
DIA legal service professionals advise leadership and mission professionals on legal issues associated with DIA operations.
DIA Mission On Demand (DIAMOND) is DIA’s talent acquisition tool used to leverage talent from academia and industry, targeting specialized and cutting-edge skills not currently available within the Agency or Federal government.
DIA officers in the Finance & Acquisition career field are responsible for programming, budgeting, allocating, and managing approved resources. They develop strategies to long-term strategic planning and communicating agency priorities, goals and requirements to overseers, employees, partners and the American public. They work to achieve the best mix of forces, equipment and support attainable within available resources.
Acquisition program managers accomplish the full spectrum of the DIA’s acquisition programs and projects from inception through execution, and play a critical role in acquisition strategies, planning and requirements development. They oversee transformation, integration, planning and performance, and investment management. They also work closely with the Agency’s contracting officers to ensure cost effective execution of contract requirements.
These officers support DIA’s budget formulation and execution, leading DIA through the federal government’s and Defense Department’s multi-year budget processes. They must have a deep understanding of budget concepts, policies and principles, as well as fiscal law, policies, regulations and standards. They must know research, analysis, fundamentals and operations of budget activities. Positions include budget, program or management analysts.
Officers in this specialty manage the Agency’s day-to-day financial transactions, and provide expert research and analysis for senior decision-making and agency reporting. They apply federal accounting standards, fiscal law, policies, regulations, principles, standards, internal controls and procedures to financial management activities. They examine accounting, budgeting and other financial management activities for completeness and accuracy. Jobs include accountants and financial specialists.
Purchasing agents purchase, rent or lease supplies, services and equipment through either simplified purchase acquisition procedures or the placement of orders against pre-established contractual instruments.
Officers in this specialty are either Contracting Officer Representatives or requirements managers and develop, assess, validate and prioritize Agency acquisition requirements and associated products. They work collaboratively with contracting officers, specialists and agency contractors to ensure the effective execution and management of DIA contracts as well as the compliance with contract terms and conditions from contract award through final payment and closeout.
Officers in this specialty build strategic relationships with the agency’s overseers, stakeholders, and customers. They develop tailored engagement plans and programs that will strengthen existing relationships and build new ones in support of agency strategic goals; communicate the full scope of DIA capabilities, priorities and strategies to partners, overseers, and the American public; and develop communications plans by analyzing agency information needs to recommend strategies, programs, and information products needed to communicate.
DIA operates in more than 140 facilities around the world. Our Analysis Officers are stationed at a wide array of locations, including:
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