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Watch Officer Job

Date: Oct 3, 2014

Location: Reston, VA, US

Company: Leidos

Watch Officer (Job Number:304339)

Description:
The National Security Sector is a leader in fulfilling intelligence community watch office requirements. We have ongoing opportunities for Watch Officers and Watch-List Analysts working in the DC Metro area.

Selected individuals will support national level intelligence customers and serve in an exciting, fast-paced, mission-critical counterterrorism watch center / operations environment.

We are looking for candidates with intelligence, military, or law enforcement background to serve as Watch Officers at our client sites.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Monitors reporting from the Intelligence Community, Law Enforcement agencies at all levels of government and open sources to determine potential threats to the United States
- Drafts situation reports, prepares and presents briefing materials
- Provides early warning and alerts to key officials, and facilitates the flow of critical information to those who need it on a timely basis
- Supports maintenance of 24/7 operations on counterterrorism by utilizing multiple databases to store and retrieve intelligence-derived information on subjects of international and domestic terrorism
- Prepares in-depth intelligence reports for senior intelligence and law enforcement officials
- Rapidly disseminates threat information to senior leadership, Intelligence Community, subordinate agencies and state and local fusion centers
- Drafts Current and Operational Intelligence Reports, Intelligence and Information Daily articles, and other products for Intelligence Community customers
- Develops and maintains close liaison with counterparts and colleagues throughout the intelligence and law enforcement communities

Qualifications

: REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
- Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph clearance
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Four years of operational or analytic experience in intelligence community, military, or law enforcement fields
- Two years watch-listing or watch officer experience
- Should be skilled in MS Office suite, Analyst Notebook, and Intelligence Community counter terrorism databases
- Strong analytic, organizational, oral and written presentation skills, and the desire and ability to perform all watch-associated duties
- Experience with operations centers and/or intelligence watches
- Familiarity with the intelligence collection process and preparing and presenting briefs
- Must be willing to perform shift work

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
- Prior Watch Officer responsibilities from the intelligence community
- Experience working jointly with the Intelligence Agencies
- Familiarity with a variety of intelligence community databases, networks, and environments

Leidos Overview:Leidos is an applied solutions company focused on markets that are seeing converging business and technological trends, and address basic, enduring human needs: defense and national security, health and life sciences, and energy, engineering and infrastructure. The Company's approximately 20,000 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 commercial health and engineering markets.

Job Posting: Apr 9, 2012, 10:36:55 AM
Primary Location: United States-VA-RESTON

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time


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