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Job #: R-00103151-OTHLOC-PL-2D2657
Location: Sumter, SC
Category: Intel
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Are you ready to join Leidos all-star team? Through training, teamwork, and exposure to challenging technical work, let Leidos show how to accelerate your career path.

Leidos is seeking ISR professionals for a Intelligence Collection Manager Position at Shaw AFB South Carolina.

Job Description

Assist USAF and other government agencies in the creation and development of combat capability documents, presentations, formal messages, background papers, items of interest, and staff summary packages for USAFCENT Senior Management review. The Collection Manager shall coordinate and schedule video teleconferences with military and associated partnering units upon request. The Collection Manager shall provide training to junior intelligence analysts through informal and formal training sessions within each perspective function performed within the PWS. The Collection Manager shall provide air intelligence support to USCENTCOM forces and support USAFCENT’s interface with national agencies, USCENTCOM, and component elements.

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Serve as Functional Expert on Collection and Operations ISR issues.
  • Support complex collection and reporting of information obtained from multi-intelligence sources, through various means, related to political, economic, social, cultural, physical, geographic, scientific, and/or military conditions, trends, and forces that directly or indirectly affect national security.
  • Provide/enable integrated intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities to collect, process, exploit, and disseminate (PED) accurate and timely information that provides the situational awareness necessary to combatant commanders and other customers to successfully plan and conduct operations.
  • Plan Appropriate Collection Method/Gathering of Complex Intelligence: Perform collection operations and projects that contribute to collecting of ISR (broad-based and domain/discipline-agnostic) products, applications, capabilities, and resources within their assigned defined geographical or functional area of responsibility.
  • Plan or conduct the collection of tactical, operational and strategic information from IMINT, GEOINT, SIGINT, MASINT and HUMINT.
  • Identify gaps in the collection of intelligence and recommend corrective actions to fill those gaps.
  • Review collection requirements, evaluate incoming intelligence, and direct semi-complex to complex requirements to the proper activity.
  • Ensure information requirements are translated into collection requirements and properly tasked within given area of responsibility.
  • Coordinate with customers to ensure their collection requirements are clearly defined and valid to the situation.
  • Anticipate actions and provide the most complete and exact situational awareness recommendations to planners and operators.
  • Identify or validate ISR collection system requirements to ensure the smooth integration of concepts in existing programs.
  • Based on operational requirements, use a range of conventional methods through unusual techniques/methods to determine the best approach to accomplish difficult taskings.
  • Identify or validate ISR dissemination processes/system requirements to ensure the smooth integration of concepts within existing programs used.
  • Plans and directs semi-complex to complex ISR operations to successfully conduct operations.
  • Review recommendations or advise planners and operators of options to accomplish objectives on a broad range of disciplines to include, but not limited to SIGINT, HUMINT, MASINT, IMINT, OSINT, Cyber, Information Assurance, Electronic Warfare, Net-Warfare, Influence Operations, Special Technical Operations, Special Access Programs, Operations Security and Special Operations. 
  • Provide experienced intelligence advice/recommendations to senior functional authority and staff on matters involving collection and operation development, articulation, advocacy and strategy for developing USAF ISR airborne and related ground systems within the specific area of expertise.
  • Support USAFCENT/A2 in meetings with planners from other MAJCOMs, Air Staff, DoD, and within the Intelligence Collection (IC) community, and recommendations are considered expert advice.
  • Prepare briefings and policy papers concerning semi-complex to complex ISR Collection matters

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 6 years’ USAF experience
  • Four (4) years’ experience using USAF Collection Management tools.
  • Candidates must have a current TOP SECRET SCI Clearance
  • Experience with National and Theater collection management systems and capabilities.
  • Applied understanding of Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS).

Preferred Qualifications.

  • Completion of Intelligence Collection Manager’s Course (ICMC)
  • One (1) year of Air Operations Center (AOC) experience

Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,300.00 - $102,000.00 - $137,700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

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