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Job #: R-00007893
Location: Vienna, VA
Category: Intelligence
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Senior Desk Officer to help advance a client's of operational requirements in a challenging, dynamic setting located in the Washington Metropolitan Area. This Senior Desk Officer role is a highly visible position in which the selected candidate will be asked to engage with senior client personnel regularly to create and maintain briefing packages and other deliverables to advance client objectives. Successful candidates will work well in team environments and will be capable of operating independently with minimal supervision. Candidates must also have and be able to demonstrate exceptional briefing and organizational skills. The positions require familiarity with the Intelligence Community and its objectives.

  • Bachelor's degree or higher and eight to ten years of experience related to intelligence industry research, analysis, targeting, foreign affairs or other related activities
  • The position requires an active TS/SCI with a polygraph examination; there is no exception to the clearance requirement.
  • Strong briefing experience on a variety of topics to senior stakeholders
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills with close attention to detail in all deliverables produced while working independently and within a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to convey complex information and ideas clearly to employees at all levels and while dealing with a variety of time-sensitive technical and administrative requirements
  • Experience and familiarity with national security and intelligence community policy, along with inter-agency coordination
  • Ability to work efficiently within a team of Desk Officers and with a cross-functional mix of analysts, software developers, trainers, and engineers• Experience with all aspects of strategic plan development, coordination, and maintenance Ability to arrange and facilitate meetings with senior client managers and follow up on action items from these meetings
  • Experience writing and coordinating cables
  • Experience organizing overseas deployments and all aspects of planning for large scale and complex overseas initiatives
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Prior overseas experience, including operating in high threat areas.
  • Experience with software design and requirements gathering
  • Experience with user interface principles and design, and with presenting and briefing to user interface design and functionality
  • Experience with learning and presenting systems design concepts and functionalities to senior stakeholders

External Referral Eligible

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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