The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Space Force Cryptologic Operation (SFCO) 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.
To serve as an experienced intelligence specialist capable of managing SIGINT Space policy and manpower portfolios within SFCO. Engages with the National Security Agency (NSA) United States Space Force (USSF) stakeholders to ensure USSF cryptologic enterprise elements are prepared to support space, and counter-space policy documentation. The primary purpose of this position is to provide analytics and expertise, innovative thought, and operations & requirements analysis in support of the rapid fielding and deployment of capabilities across the range of military operations. Additionally, the candidate will provide USSF support in cryptologic manpower authorizations and assignment under the appropriate manpower databases (HRMS, UMD etc).
- TS/SCI Cleared with Polygraph
- Bachelor’s Degree
- 10+ years combined Space/Counter-space/Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) experience (Additional related experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s Degree)
- 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
- Experience supporting the ISR enterprise
- Experience supporting the National Reconnaissance Office and/or the following units:
- 50th Space Wing
- 21st Space Wing
- 18th Intelligence Squadron
- 460th Space Wing
- Communications Satellite experience
- Completion of Space 100
- Communications Satellite experience.
- Wing or higher Staff experience
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
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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