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Intelligence Analyst – Space/Counter-Space (OPINTEL), Senior

Description

Overview:

SAIC seeks to support U.S. Space Command Directorate of Intelligence, USSPACECOM J2, in performing critical operational intelligence and related subtasks to support assigned missions.  These subtasks include but are not limited to:

·         Target development, administration, and automation

·         Collection management, planning and assessments

·         Analysis and production to develop, refine and execute Indications and Warning (I&W); monitor and report on adversary Operational Readiness & Disposition (OR&D), develop and maintain a Common Intelligence Picture (CIP); and produce other operational and finished intelligence to support CDRUSSPACECOM needs

·         Joint intelligence planning to support USSPACECOM future operations, crisis action, and deliberate planning; global integration with other CCMDs; and engagement with allies, other foreign partners, and the commercial sector

·         Foreign disclosure to facilitate information sharing and partner integration

·         Information technology to support communication, integration, and analysis, to include data visualization, automation, machine learning, and tool development

·         Intelligence coordination, liaison, representation, and advocacy with the interagency and the whole of government

·         Counterintelligence (CI) and Human Intelligence (HUMINT) authorities execution

·         Personnel security, physical security, and Controlled Access Program (CAP) administration

·         Manpower, personnel, financial, and facilities administration

·         Tradecraft development and training for space operational intelligence professionals to include analysts, collection managers, planners, etc. and support to the Space Operations Force

Job Description

·         Conducts all-source analytic production of foreign space and counterspace forces, activities, and capabilities including, but not limited to, civilian and military organizations; command structure, leadership, and communications; strategy and doctrine; equipment, weapons, platforms, and systems and their readiness and disposition; facilities; operations, exercises and training; tactics, techniques, and procedures; vulnerabilities; assembly and launch capabilities; dual-use systems and technologies; and emerging space and counterspace technologies.

·         Develops, coordinates, executes, and refines USSPACECOM counterspace warning problems and associated indicators.

·         Monitors and reports on adversary space and counterspace assets OR&D.

·         Develops pattern-of-life analysis on adversary space and counterspace forces and systems.

 

Required:

·         At least 10 years of experience related to this labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.  12 years of experience is preferred.

·         A Master’s degree in an area related to this labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; or a Bachelor’s degree related to this labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and an additional 4 years of related senior experience, for a total of 14 years, as a substitute to the Master’s degree.

·         Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Space and Counter-space operations, forces, equipment, weapons, and activities both civilian and military.

·         Demonstrates the ability to research, evaluate, correlate, analyze, integrate and interpret information from multiple intelligence and operational sources, and then report out in both written and oral presentations the results of this analysis.

·         Demonstrates mastery of qualitative and quantitative analytic methodologies and pursues 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.

·         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.

·         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 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 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.

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Clearance: must currently possess a TS/SCI; a polygraph may be required to be obtained after start date.


Qualifications

·         At least 10 years of experience related to this labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.  12 years of experience is preferred.

·         A Master’s degree in an area related to this labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; or a Bachelor’s degree related to this labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and an additional 4 years of related senior experience, for a total of 14 years, as a substitute to the Master’s degree.


Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + CI Poly
Location:
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado
Country:
United States
Salary:
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