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Special Skills Officer - Targeter Job

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Special Skills Officer - Targeter (Job Number:321647)

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The Mission Support Business Unit is seeking Specialized Skills Officers/Targeters to support a client’s operational requirements in a challenging, dynamic setting located in the Washington Metropolitan Area. The positions require an active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance. There is no exception to the clearance requirement. Successful candidates will work well in team environments and will be capable of operating independently with minimal supervision. Candidates will be expected to effectively interact with customer personnel at all levels within the customer organization. The positions require prior experience in supporting HUMINT operations or familiarity with the Intelligence Community and its objectives.

JOB DESCRIPTION: In addition to the clearance requirement, successful candidates will demonstrate proficiency in manipulating various classified and open source databases in support of the client’s mandate to acquire Foreign Intelligence. The primary function of a Specialized Skills Officer is to collaborate with a team of intelligence professionals in support of HUMINT operations against priority targets. Candidates will be responsible for identifying targeting leads to enable a variety of intelligence operations through the exploitation of classified and open source databases. Successful Specialized Skills Officers will identify and evaluate possible counterintelligence concerns, drive HUMINT operations through written products and briefings, and empower core collectors by producing detailed targeting packages. Daily activities include:

- Review operational traffic for intelligence leads

- Draft comprehensive targeting packages in support of the client’s objectives

- Engage operational components within the customer organization to address targeting requirements and develop new leads for operational exploitation

- Conduct detailed searches on items of operational interest and relay pertinent data to relevant customer components

Qualifications:
REQUIRED EDUCATION/SKILLS: 6 years of experience related to intelligence research and targeting work is required. BA/BS or prior experience in supporting HUMINT operations or a related field as substitute for degree is required. Candidates must also meet the following skill requirements:

- Familiarity with cable writing styles and classified client databases, including specific targeting tools

- Strong briefing and writing skills are a must as well as the ability to work well with teams or individually with minimal supervision

- Demonstrate regional and/or functional expertise or a working knowledge of geographic regions of interest to the United States, including the Middle East

DESIRED EDUCATION/SKILLS: Customer certification as a Specialized Skills Officer is desired. Prior overseas experience, including operating in high threat areas, is also desired.

SAIC Overview:

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The company's approximately 41,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of $11.1 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2011. For more information, visit www.saic.com. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®

Job Posting: Feb 6, 2013, 1:28:29 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-RESTON

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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