Special Skills Officer in Falls Church, VA at PAE

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/10/2019

Job Description

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Special Skills Officer

Special Skills Officer

Description:

PAE 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 restricted 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. 


Qualifications:

REQUIRED SKILLS: ACTIVE TS/SCI w/ Polygraph. Candidates must be familiar with cable writing styles and USG restricted databases, to include specific targeting tools, sources, and methods. Candidates must be familiar with cable and IC report writing styles and specific USG restricted 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. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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