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Job #: R-00023270
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Intel
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

This position is located in the Defense Threat Reduction Agency in Reston, VA. DTRA is the Department of Defense (DoD) focal point for the defeat of weapons of mass destruction, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and improvised threats as weapons of strategic influence.

Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 * Responsible for collection and exploitation of open source data using OSINT tools

* Conduct exploitation of social media and other publically accessible databases

* Gather, synthesize, and analyze open source intelligence information in support of counter improvised-threat and counter-WMD missions.

* Conduct analysis of a broad range of cultural, political, economic, and social issues globally

 * Works directly with customers and team members to research, evaluate, analyze, fuse, and interpret reporting to produce current and finished intelligence products.

 * Comfortable briefing senior level managers quickly and thoroughly with minimal preparation and be able to react to a highly fluid environment.

 * Coordinates and interacts with analysts from service, component, DoD, and national-level intelligence agencies.

 * Provide expertise necessary to assist in the development threat analysis methodologies.
 * Provide support to working groups as directed by the customer.
 * Respond to internal tasking and analysis as directed.
 * Ability to brief at the flag level and SES level.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree

requires a BA degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.
Minimum Security Clearance:  TS/SCI Clearance

Familiarity with commercial off the shelf OSINT tools

Demonstrated experience in a field related to OSINT research, collection management, or analysis.

Preferred Qualifications

Foreign language proficiency

Graduate of government OSINT training courses

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

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