Special Skills Officer
Leidos is searching for a Specialized Skills Officer to support a program onsite in Reston, VA. This position will require an active TS/SCI with Polygraph Security Clearance in order to be considered for this position. This is a Specialized Skills Officer (SSO) - Technical Targeting position that requires experience working with the exploitation of media sources. The selected candidate will support a variety of operational and targeting efforts for USG. The position is part of a team that supports HUMINT operations against high priority targets. The individual will be responsible for identifying targeting leads to enable a variety of intelligence operations through the exploitation of media. Although the position is based in the U.S., occasional overseas travel may be required. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, review of operational traffic, drafting substantive targeting operational cables, to include devising targeting packages with information from multiple classified databases and media exploitation. Officers should have a keen sense for identifying and evaluating counterintelligence concerns; ability to drive HUMINT operations through written products and briefings to senior USG officers. The candidate will be expected to propose creative ideas, to participate in brainstorming sessions, and to offer operational recommendations. The candidate must have strong verbal and written communications skills and be able to coordinate effectively with various offices and agencies in the US Intelligence Community. Individuals must have excellent operational judgment and be able to respond quickly to high priority data with minimal supervision.
REQUIRED SKILLS: ACTIVE TS/SCI w/ Polygraph. Candidates must be familiar with cable writing styles and USG classified databases, to include specific targeting tools, sources, and methods. Candidates must be familiar with cable and IC report writing styles and specific USG classified databases and targeting applications. Strong briefing and writing skills are a must as well as the ability to work well with teams or individually with minimal supervision. Successful candidates must be medically fit for overseas travel. DESIRED SKILLS: Analysis experience, cable writing, previous experience with cell phone network, global satellite imaging and must possess excellent writing and analytical skills. Candidates with technical backgrounds as well as a regional and/or functional expertise in areas of interest to USG are highly desired. EDUCATION: BA or BS required and 8+ years of practical experience in HUMINT operations, intelligence analysis, or regional/functional expertise in areas of interest to USG.
External Referral Eligible.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.