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Job #: R-00001470
Location: McLean, VA
Category: Intelligence
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: 24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:

Targeting Officer:

Leidos has multiple Targeting Officer positions in Northern Virginia. Candidates must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance with polygraph examination and be willing to work a rotating 24/7 shift schedule, to include weekends and holidays.

Targeting Officers are responsible for guiding and monitoring the execution of collection operations and integrating that collection into a cohesive intelligence narrative. That narrative, incorporating highly complex and specialized multi-INT information, must be communicated regularly to a wide audience of stakeholders, in written form and verbally in both formal and ad-hoc briefings. Throughout this process, Targeting Officers must be able to identify gaps in information and take pro-active steps to address those gaps.

Key skills for success include the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, often under stress. Targeting Officers must be able to think critically and communicate highly complex information accurately, clearly, and in the proper context of a larger effort. Candidates should be comfortable and familiar with drafting and disseminating written RFIs. The ability to confidently and clearly deliver concise briefings is a key skill for Targeting Officers.

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree (substitute 4 years equivalent formal military training or work experience in lieu of degree) and at least 4-8 years of full-time professional experience. Candidates with a Master's degree are highly desirable with 2-6 years experience. Previous intelligence experience is preferred, but not required.

External Referral Bonus:
Eligible

Potential for Telework:
No

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret

Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Shift:
24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Intelligence

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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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