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The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for a SIGINT Technical Analyst in the Ft. Meade, MD area.
Leidos is a preferred subcontractor on a large, multi-year contract that develops, integrates deploys, and sustains large collection systems. The work is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. We provide exceptional service to our customer in an area in which we have deep incumbent knowledge.
Significant requirements include Mission Management, Operations, and Sustainment activities. The team will provide 24x7x365 support to multiple Operations Teams and will feature 1st/2nd/3rd Party Partner Engagement.
The SIGINT Technical Analyst will provide information for Government use in defining, developing, and documenting operational, maintenance, and logistical concepts leading to the development of prototypes, proofs of concept, modeling and simulations, system requirements, Concepts of Operations (CONOPS), and Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs). The Analyst will operate, demonstrate, and train on current or prototype intelligence, information assurance, or cyber security systems under test or in use in field or garrison locations; gather collection statistics and optimize collection systems; document operations in daily logs and collection summaries; contribute to technical studies, analyses, and evaluations of technical mission needs and make recommendations to support decision-makers. The Analyst must have an in-depth understanding of the US SIGINT System, export issues, and SIGINT Systems collection and processing facilities and must be capable of maintaining extensive interaction/working relationships among various representatives of the Intelligence Community (e.g. military services, Second and Third Party customers and vendors).
The Level 3 Sigint Technical Analyst shall:
Operate SIGINT collection and collection management equipment in accordance with user and position manuals. Support Mission Management and Collection Management activities.
Support the implementation of collection-tasking strategies.
Provide operational assistance to users during upgrades/installation of new collection systems.
Participate in discussions with Offices of Primary Concern (OPC) and customers to promote dissemination of accurate collection assessments.
Respond to collection requirements received from Data Orchestration Services.
Support the review of collection priorities submitted by the Information and Intelligence Analysis organization.
Gather collection related statistics and document operational activities in daily logs and collection summaries.
Optimize collection activities in accordance with standard operating procedures and government guidance.
Operate, demonstrate, and provide informal training on current or prototype intelligence systems, either deployed or in test.
Provide technical assistance necessary to meet collection-tasking strategies.
Conduct discussions between various TOPIs and other customers ensuring accurate collection assessments are received/shared.
Participate in the review and validation of collection priorities submitted by Information and Intelligence Analysis.
Support technical development of junior personnel in the area of SIGINT analytical tradecraft.
Provide technical direction and technical support for the development of training.
Collect, compile, and prepare drafts of information related to characteristics of signals based on Government identification of signals.
Conduct and document all-source research to identify the communications used by targets of interest.
Provide collection summary reports, statistics, and metrics via formal and informal communications.
Maintain knowledge of site capabilities to include end-to-end data flow to help recognize and define collection problems.
Provide technical expertise to perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirement allocation and interface definition studies to translate requirements into system specifications and cost estimates.
Provide expertise in the acquisition cycle to support integration of SIGINT systems for USCS customers.
Provide expertise and perform technical analysis of prototyping activities.
Provide technical analysis of activities as they relate to the fielding of new systems: program management, technical planning, system design, integration, verification and validation, cost, risk, supportability, and effectiveness.
Advise the Government on cost, schedule, technical, and contractual issues.
Provide technical assistance for acquisition processes and during the budget development process.
Twenty (20) years of professional experience supporting a military and/or government cryptologic mission.
Professional experience may include mission support as a military or government collector, language or Signal Analyst as it relates to acquiring, identifying, processing, and reporting on electromagnetic emissions.
TS/SCI with polygraph clearance
Pay Range:Pay Range $84,500.00 - $130,000.00 - $175,500.00
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.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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