Executive Resources at NGA include members of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service (DISES) and Defense Intelligence Senior Level (DISL) employees.
NGA DISES positions are managerial positions, allocated to NGA by the Department of Defense, which are classified above the Band 5/GS-15 level. DISES positions are characterized by emphasis on organization or program management responsibilities. DISES positions are the DOD Intelligence Community equivalent to SES positions.
NGA DISL positions are technical or scientific positions, allocated to NGA by DOD, which are classified above the Band 5/GS-15 levels. DISL positions are characterized by emphasis on functional expertise and have no more than minimal supervisory responsibilities (less than 25 percent). DISL's are recognized leaders and authorities in a specialized field or functional area. DISL positions are the DOD Intelligence Community equivalent to SL positions.
Please Note: Application procedures for NGA Senior Executive positions are different than application procedures for other NGA opportunities, thus apply via the instructions within the individual announcements found below.
NGA Research Senior Scientist for GEOINT Collection (Series IP-3103): The NGA Research Senior Scientist for GEOINT Collection is responsible for the strategic alignment, scientific integrity and programmatic rigor of NGA’s research and development of novel methods and efficient collection strategies to deliver spatio-temporal data from an increasing number of traditional and nontraditional sources.