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Job #: R-00001393
Category: Intelligence
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:

The National Solutions Operation at Leidos currently has an opening for a Targeting Officer in the District of Columbia. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience and provide support to the Department of Defense's HUMINT Operations.

Primary Responsibilities

Successful candidates will demonstrate proficiency in supporting HUMINT operations by identifying individuals with access to national-security related information. HTOs will utilize classified and open source databases to produce actionable targeting packages, drive collection, and provide ongoing support to field operations. HTOs will collaborate with other operational support personnel to identify critical information gaps. Targeting Officers will perform all-source analysis including social network analysis and geospatial analysis to identify potential human sources to resolve these intelligence gaps. HTOs compile this information into clear, concise targeting packages which are delivered to field collectors for action. HTOs also work directly with field personnel to support ongoing HUMINT operations over the entire life cycle of the operation. Junior HTOs have an understanding of HUMINT operations and how it relates to other major intelligence disciplines. They are able to work with some direction and can meet demanding deadlines in a highly dynamic environment.

Basic Qualifications
  • 2 years of all source analytic HUMINT collection or HUMINT collection support role in IC
  • Basic Qualifications
  • 2 years of all source analytic HUMINT collection or HUMINT collection support role in IC Community and a Bachelor's degree
  • 6 years of all source analytic HUMINT collection or HUMINT collections support role is acceptable in lieu of a degree

Preferred Qualifications
  • BA/BS preferred in Intelligence, Criminal Justice, Political Science, World/Regional History or other history/political/science/business/computer sci-ence/intelligence or law enforcement topics
  • Fundamentals of HUMINT Targeting Course
  • Target Network Profiling Course
  • Operational HUMINT Targeting Course or other agency equivalent certification
  • Advanced HUMINT Targeting Workshop Course
  • Experience working with DIA

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Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


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Defense & Intel
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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