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Byron Andrews

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Role and Company

Supervisory Intelligence Analyst, Department of Homeland Security

Expertise

25 years experience in law enforcement & security

Location

Houston, TX

About Byron

I've worked in the federal government since the early 1990s, starting as a GS-7. I moved several times for promotions that I was competitively selected for, ending up as a GS14 in an intelligence position I've held for over 10 years now. I work closely with special agents from several agencies and know the federal law enforcement and intelligence scene pretty well. I have a BA in Political Science that I completed after a short stint in the Army (mid-80s when they had a 2-year enlistment), mostly in Germany, as a Pershing II nuclear missile crewman. I'm looking forward to fishing and restoring vintage motorcycles when I retire in ~5 years.

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Byron's Recent Answers

4 months ago

RESUME ASSISTANCE

Don't be afraid to go LONG on your resume, as long as you use concise prose. Don't hesitate to "toot...

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4 months ago

When is too Old to Buy a House

DF, your a smart guy by virtue of your impressive education, so I wont provide a lot of commentary that...

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one year ago

Valid Security Clearance

Thomas, I can answer your question from anecdotal experience/observation as a current govt employee w/ a clearance. I have...

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2 years ago

Department of Homeland Security Mentor

Hi Josh. You might want to expand the job titles you are applying for, because you have many more opportunities...

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2 years ago

International Exporting Anyone?

Hi David. I have experience from the perspective of a trade compliance guy with the federal government (formerly US Customs...

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