DCIP (Defense Critical Infrastructure Program) Analyst

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Job Category:
Intelligence Analysis
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

A Defense Critical Infrastructure Program (DCIP) Analyst will produce full-spectrum threat assessments for Defense Critical Infrastructure (DCI).  This requires the ability to identify and work with a variety of subject matter experts to obtain information pertinent to the DCI being assessed.  The analyst will write comprehensive threat assessments and brief them to high-level audiences.  This position requires the ability to implement overlapping tasks and condense information into concise and meaningful assessments. 


The DCIP analyst will scan and review daily reporting and finished products for possible threats to DCI.  Any significant findings will be reviewed and possibly be used to produce a strategic warning product.  The analyst will draft a large full-spectrum threat assessment that requires daily contact with experts across the U.S. Government.  The individual will review threats to worldwide DCI and use multiple databases to evaluate and guide collection efforts worldwide.  The individual will attend meetings and provide briefings or written assessments as required.  The individual will work in a team setting and coordinate workload with team members. 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires a BA degree and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience. 


The DCIP Analyst must be an excellent writer and be able to produce coherently written assessments on complex topics within reasonable but critical deadlines.  These large threat assessments are often a compendium of written contributions from subject matter experts from throughout the government.  These sections must be re-written and fused together into a seamless assessment of often more than 40 pages.  Demonstrated ability to write complex assessments in an analytical style is critical.  The analyst must have initiative to task outside agencies and ensure that contributions are made in a timely manner.  Working well in a team environment is vital.  Must haves are: writing skills, initiative, and team player.


Helpful skills include developing and presenting briefs to office leadership, knowledge of all the basic office-related software, experience using intelligence collection databases and a basic understanding of GIS, imagery and the collection tasking (HUMINT, IMINT etc).

External Referral Eligible

Leidos Overview:
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.
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