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Subject Matter Expert – Foreign Investment Unit (FIU) at KACE in Washington, Washington DC

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Title: Subject Matter Expert – Foreign Investment Unit (FIU)

Clearance:  Top Secret /SCI Must possess have a current, within four years, CI Polygraph from the FBI or an approved agency prior to report date.   

Location: Washington, DC

**In Anticipation of Award** 

About KACE:

When you make the decision to join KACE, you are choosing to work alongside talented professionals that have one thing in common; the passion to make a difference!

KACE employees bring their diverse talents and experiences to work on critical projects that help shape the nation’s safety, security, and quality of life.

The desire to have a career that is purposeful and forward thinking is woven into every KACE employee…it’s The KACE Way. 

KACE employees are; purpose driven, forward focused, open-minded, trustworthy and invested.

The KACE Way is our commitment to our employees, to our customers, and to our communities.

Join KACE and make a difference!

Here’s what you need to be successful in this role: 

  • Customer service orientated - Understand the value of a relationship by building trust and relating to the customer to ensure the conversation progresses properly and on tract.  Honest and have the integrity to do what’s right for our customers and for the business

  • Coachable - Open to constructive criticism, with a strong desire to implement and sustain feedback by others

  • Curious - Actively seek information pertaining to our business, services and customer base

  • Committed - Have the passion and perseverance for what you want to accomplish

  • Willing to support critical duties - Support responsibilities that must continue to be performed during crisis situations and contingency operations 


The Subject Matter Expertise (SME) services to assist the Government with the management of projects and associated activities within the FBI Counterintelligence Division (CD).

The SME provides consulting services in support of the CD to include participation in meetings, assisting with briefings, and supporting specific section initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with members of the CFIUS (The Committee on Foreign Investment in the US) Committee, FVEY, and Foreign Governments.

  • Travel domestically as required

  • Briefings

  • Advise and consult on intelligence trends and threats.

  • Provide assistance as needed or as directed by the FBI Technical Supervisor;  Studies, Reports, and other Research.

  • Assist with the timely adjudication of CFIUS and Telecom transactions

  • Review up to date technical information derived from transaction submittals.

  • Analyze and compile collected threat and risk intelligence to create summary products (graph and text)

  • Assist FIU staff with the drafting of requested Intelligence products and Reports for dissemination to the FBI leadership, National Intelligence Council and the Department of Justices’ Foreign Investment Review Staff; Intelligence Community Liaison

  • Assist with conducting requisite liaison with components of the USIC, FBIHQ management, FVEY partners, other units at FBIHQ, and Field Officers’ agents and management; Investigation Management

  • Assist in the management and oversight of pro-active, nationally directed investigations and operations for the CI threat country program, including the number one threat country in CD, throughout the field


  • Bachelor’s Degree (not waivable for additional experience) from an accredited university

  • Masters and or PhD in a relevant subject area is PREFERRED

  • Minimum of 15 years of direct CYBER/Telecom experience including an understanding of the threats and risks of foreign investments in the CYBER and Telecom battlespace.

  • Minimum of 10 years direct experience working with industry or intelligence community partners supporting CYBER/Telecom threats and risks

  • Be capable of working independently and providing detailed technical analysis and recommendations to CFIUS Committee members Telecom working group staff and FBI personnel at the senior executive level.

  • Working knowledge of the CFIUS and telecom adjudication process including the congressionally mandated documentation and timelines.

  • US citizenship.

  • Must possess have a current, within four years, CI Polygraph from the FBI or an approved agency prior to report date.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret (TS) / Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).

We Offer…

  • Paid training, fun, talented and driven teammates

  • Knowledgeable, encouraging and present leadership

  • A diverse and community-minded organization

  • Career growth and learning opportunities for aspiring minds

KACE offers a competitive benefits package, and fosters a highly skilled, energized, and empowered workforce.    

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Recruiting Department will contact you directly should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process

For more information about the company please visit our website at

KACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.