Top Secret with CI Poly … Washington Metropolitan Area, District of Columbia, US … Mission Essential
Mission Essential is currently seeking Targeting Analysts to develop targets and target systems for joint lethal and/or non-lethal engagements. Develops target nominations, creates database records, and databases target intelligence products. Produces all-source analytic damage estimates and battle damage assessments and assists with combat assessment requirements. Conducts collateral damage estimation, performs target list management, target strategy development, and provides joint target intelligence support to deliberate and dynamic target engagements. Provides recommendations for target prioritization to achieve commander objectives for plans and operations. Provides database nominations, creates and updates database and uploads TMs into databases.
Required Qualifications Junior· Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience conducting analysis relevant to the specific labor category, with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.· Education: Bachelor’s degree in an area related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. An additional 4 years of experience in the specific labor category, for a total of 7 years of experience in the specific labor category, may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.· Demonstrates experience with Target Coordinate Mensuration (TCM), Modernized Integrated Database (MIDB), and Google Earth. Proficient with Socket Community Gold Standard (CGS), Joint Weaponeering System (JWS), DCiDE / DIEE, and Joint Targeting Toolbox.· NGA, CCMD, or Service Target Materials Production (TMP) certification. Must be certified in Basic CDE Methodology or certified in PPM by NGA or an NGA-accredited Service Component.· Demonstrates working knowledge of the concepts involved in the specific functions outlined in the specified labor category description.· Knowledgeable of and demonstrates ability to apply IC and DoD classification guidelines and procedures.· Demonstrates ability to work semi-independently with oversight and direction.· Demonstrates ability to use logic when evaluating and synthesizing multiple sources of information. Demonstrates understanding of interpreting analysis to include, but not limited to, its meaning, importance, and implications. Demonstrates ability to defend analytic judgements with sound, logical conclusions and adapt analytic judgments when presented with new information, evolving conditions, or unexpected developments.· Demonstrates ability to produce timely, logical, and concise analytic reports, documents, assessments, studies, and briefing materials in formats including Microsoft Office tools (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.), electronic/soft copy matrices and/or web-enabled formats.· Demonstrates ability to communicate complex issues clearly in a concise and organized manner both verbally and non-verbally; with strong grammar skills. Demonstrates proficiency using Microsoft Office tools.· Demonstrates ability to develop structured research including, but not limited to, obtaining, evaluating, organizing, and maintaining information within security and data protocols. Demonstrates ability to recognize nuances and resolve contradictions and inconsistencies in information.· Demonstrates working knowledge using complex analytic methodologies, such as structured analytic techniques or alternative approaches, to examine biases, assumptions, and theories to eliminate uncertainty, strengthen analytic arguments, and mitigate surprise. Structured analytic techniques include, but not limited to, Analysis of Competing Hypotheses, Devil’s Advocacy, High-Impact/Low-Impact Analysis, Red Team Analysis and Alternative Futures Analysis.· Demonstrates understanding of intelligence collection capabilities and limitations, to include but not limited to, technical sensors/platforms and human intelligence sources related to the labor category. Demonstrates understanding of evaluating collected intelligence reporting, engaging with collection managers, and developing collection requirements.· TS/SCI Clearance w/ CI Polygraph Mid-Level· Experience: Minimum 8 years of experience conducting analysis relevant to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.· Education: Bachelor’s degree in an area related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.· Demonstrates comprehensive mission knowledge and skills that affirms completion of all developmental training and experiences for the labor category.· Demonstrates ability to communicate understanding from information that may be incomplete, indirect, highly complex, seemingly unrelated, and/or technically advanced. Demonstrates ability to structure analysis based on trends in reporting and a range of analytic perspectives from other analysts, organizations, and intelligence disciplines.· Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal oversight and direction.· Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work with other IC members on information sharing, driving collection, and addressing analytic disputes and conflict resolution.· Demonstrates ability to develop concise, insightful, and comprehensive products for defense intelligence.· Demonstrates ability to lead teams in researching multifaceted or critical problems. Provides guidance in selecting, designing, and applying analytic methodologies. Uses argument evaluation and validated analytic methodologies to challenge differing perspectives.· TS/SCI Clearance w/ CI Polygraph Senior· Experience: Minimum 12 years of experience related to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.· Education: Master’s degree in an area related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; or have Bachelor’s degree related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and an additional 5 years or related senior experience, for a total of 17 years, as a substitute to the Master’s degree.· Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and understanding of the labor category activities required to meet mission requirements.· Demonstrates mastery of qualitative and quantitative analytic methodologies and pursue developments in academia or other fields that affect tradecraft methodology. Demonstrates ability to define comprehensive, new, or unique research approaches that enable rigorous assessments to address and contribute to high-level tasks.· Demonstrates in-depth analysis of analytic operations and knowledge management issues across organizational and intra-IC boundaries and clearly articulates key findings.· Demonstrates ability to work independently and with minimal oversight.· Demonstrates ability to review analytic products for cogent arguments, tradecraft standards, and adequate support for conclusions; routinely tests analytic rigor of analytic products.· TS/SCI Clearance w/ CI Polygraph Expert· Experience: Minimum 20 years of experience conducting analysis relevant to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.· Education: Master’s degree in an area related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.· Demonstrates ability to define problems, supervise studies and lead surveys to collect and analyze data to provide advice and recommend solutions.· Demonstrates analytic leadership and expertise in identifying, planning, developing, and executing analytic production methodologies, tradecraft and techniques aligned with labor category mission.· Demonstrates extensive ability to provide strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to Defense planners and policymaker (e.g. Undersecretary level or higher).
· TS/SCI Clearance w/ CI Polygraph
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