The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a United States Space Force (USSF) Cryptologic Policy Subject Matter Expert (SME) at Fort Meade, MD. This position is part of a large program supporting Air Combat Command’s (ACC) Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission.
The candidate is the Space Force Cryptologic Office (SFCO) lead liaison between the US Space Force (USSF) Service Cryptologic Component (SCC) and the National Security Agency (NSA) for all USSF SCC policies authorizing and enabling USSF SCC cryptologic mission operations. Provides policy analysis and guidance for USSF Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (TCPED) policies, strategies, and standards. Engages with NSA and USSF stakeholders to ensure USSF cryptologic enterprise elements are prepared to support space and counter-space requirements while maintaining compliance with all United States Signals Intelligence Directives (USSID), and other applicable guidance.
- Bachelor’s Degree and 10+ years combined Space/Counter-space/Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) experience (Additional related experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s Degree)
- TS/SCI Cleared with Polygraph
- Understanding of Tactical Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (PED) challenges
- 5+ years’ experience in SIGINT collection and 5+ years’ experience in PED from various ISR sensors and platform
- Previous experience working in the national intelligence community, including cross-agency collaboration
- Understanding of Orbital Mechanics
- Completion of Space 100 course
- Master’s Degree
- Experience supporting the ISR enterprise
- Experience supporting the National Reconnaissance Office and/or the following units:
- 55th Space Wing
- 21st Space Wing
- 18th Intelligence Squadron
- 460th Space Wing
- Communications Satellite experience
- Completion of Space 200 course
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Policy Analysis
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