The Mission Support Group is seeking a Staff Operations Officer to serve as a Desk Officer and Project Manager to support a client's operational requirements in a challenging, fast paced environment located in the Washington Metropolitan Area. The position requires an active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information security clearance with a polygraph examination. There is no exception to the clearance requirement. Successful candidates will work well in team environments and will be capable of operating independently with minimal supervision. Candidates will be expected to effectively interact with customer personnel at all levels within the customer organization. The position requires prior experience in supporting HUMINT operations or familiarity with the Intelligence Community and its objectives.
JOB DESCRIPTION: In addition to the clearance requirement, successful candidates will demonstrate proficiency in the functions of a Staff Operations Officer or familiarity with the Intelligence Community and its concomitant functions. The primary function of a Staff Operations Officer is to support operational elements by providing operational research and analysis in furtherance of the client's objective to acquire intelligence. Officers will utilize customer-specific databases to conduct multiple layers of research and write summaries, reports, official correspondence, and guidance. Officers will also be expected to provide thorough and knowledgeable briefings on the analysis to customer management.
REQUIRED EDUCATION/SKILLS: TS/SCI with Polygraph and 8 years of experience related to intelligence research and analysis work is required. BA/BS or prior experience in supporting HUMINT operations or a related field as substitute for degree is required. Candidates must also meet the following skill requirements:
- Experience writing and coordinating customer messages
- Experience organizing trips and visits
- Strong briefing and writing skills are a must as well as the ability to work well with teams or individually with minimal supervision
- Demonstrate regional and/or functional expertise or a working knowledge of geographic regions of interest to the United States
- Project management experience
- Ability to support a blue/gold rotation to high threat areas for 3 month intervals
DESIRED EDUCATION/SKILLS: Prior overseas experience, including operating in high threat areas; PMP certification