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:
Associate Director for Enterprise/Series IE-0132 - Exercise day-to-day leadership and management of the Global GEOINT Enterprise (GGE), primarily comprised of 30 U.S. Federal Government organizations in the National System for Geospatial Intelligence (NSG), our Commonwealth Partners in the Allied System for Geospatial Intelligence (ASG), and all other international partnerships. Assist Director, NGA in executing GEOINT Functional Manager and DoD GEOINT Manager responsibilities and authorities.
Chief Technology Officer/Series IE-2210 - Serve as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and authoritative expert for technology. Serve as the senior interface for technology to the IC, the military services, the combatant commands, industry, and academia. Develop strategy related to defense intelligence information management and technology, including technical architectures, standards, systems, applications, and networks; data processing; telecommunications; and other aspects of IT that focus on information management capability integration and interoperability. Lead the technical outreach across DoD, the IC, industry and academia, developing technical partnerships and leveraging technical solutions for the DoDIIS enterprise.