At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse Intelligence professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.
Leidos is seeking qualified Collection Operations Manager with HUMINT/CI focus for a proposal effort. The Collection Operations Manager will Collaborates with collection requirements managers, analytic elements and consumers to ensure clandestine and overt HUMINT collection operations have the necessary focus and guidance to maximize time and resources allocated. Other Responsibilities include:
Applies intelligence collection systems and capabilities to inform intelligence collectors and consumers of collection developments and relevancy through a range of products.
Collaborates across the IC to understand consumer intelligence needs and gaps to optimize developing collection operations tailored to the requirements of the customer.
Works with collectors and all-source analysts to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of multi-INT collection against requirements; and the execution of collection plans and strategies to generate reliable intelligence relevant to consumer needs.
Uses statistical, algorithmic, data mining, and visualization techniques to find and interpret ISR data sources. Manages large amounts of data, ensures data consistency, produces visualizations and develops models to report findings.
Assists with developing methods and criteria to evaluate whether collection requirements have been satisfied, using measures of effectiveness and measures of performance.
Produces feedback of findings, identifies collection gaps, related trends, and opportunities; assesses collection options, tests assumptions, and produces judgements, recommendations and solutions to refine collection.
Produces analyses identifying gaps in collections methods, and models future intelligence collection scenarios for Collection Strategists, Intelligence Planners, and Collection Enterprise Architects.
Conducts, develops, produces, and presents programs of instruction in specified collection operations TTPs, and related or supporting processes for various human intelligence and technical intelligence operations under DoD authorities.
Bachelor’s degree and 15 years of prior relevant experience Preferred Master’s degree and 13 years of prior relevant experience.
Active TS/SCI Clearance.
Demonstrates ability to produce Intelligence Information Reports (IIRs).
Graduate of in-residence basic Human Intelligence Collection course to include, but not limited to, Defense Strategic Debriefer Course (DSDC) or Military Service equivalent.
Knowledgeable of and demonstrates ability to apply IC and DoD classification guidelines and procedures.
Demonstrates ability to use logic when evaluating and synthesizing multiple sources of information. Demonstrates understanding of interpreting analysis to include, but not limited to, its meaning, importance, and implications.
Demonstrates ability to defend analytic judgments with sound, logical conclusions and adapt analytic judgments when presented with new information, evolving conditions, or unexpected developments.
Demonstrates ability to produce timely, logical, and concise analytic reports, documents, assessments, studies, and briefing materials in formats including Microsoft Office tools (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.), electronic / soft copy matrices and / or web-enabled formats.
Demonstrates ability to communicate complex issues clearly in a concise and organized manner both verbally and non-verbally, with strong grammar skills.
Demonstrates ability to develop structured research including, but not limited to obtaining, evaluating, organizing, and maintaining information within security and data protocols.
Demonstrates ability to recognize nuances and resolve contradictions and inconsistencies in information.
Demonstrates working knowledge using complex analytic methodologies, such as structured analytic techniques, or alternative approaches, to examine biases, assumptions and theories to eliminate uncertainty, strengthen analytic arguments, and mitigate surprise. Structured analytic techniques include, but not limited to, Analysis of Competing Hypotheses, Devil’s Advocacy, High-Impact / Low-Impact Analysis, Red Team Analysis and Alternative Futures Analysis.
Demonstrates understanding of intelligence collection capabilities and limitations, to include but not limited to, technical sensors / platforms and human intelligence sources related to the labor category.
Demonstrates understanding of evaluation collected intelligence reporting, engaging with collection managers and developing collection requirements.
Demonstrates comprehensive mission knowledge and skills that affirms completion of all developmental training and experiences for the labor category.
Demonstrates ability to communicate understanding from information that may be incomplete, indirect, highly complex, seemingly unrelated, and / or technically advanced.
Demonstrates ability to structure analysis based on trends in reporting and a range of analytic perspectives from other analysts, organization, and intelligence disciplines.
Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal oversight and direction.
Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work with other IC members on information sharing, driving collection, and addressing analytic disputes and conflict resolution.
Demonstrates ability to develop concise, insightful, and comprehensive products for defense intelligence.
Demonstrates ability to lead teams in researching multifaceted or critical problems.
Provides guidance in selecting, designing, and applying analytic methodologies.
Uses argument evaluation and validated analytic methodologies to challenge differing perspectives.
Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and understanding of the labor category activities required to meet mission requirements.
Demonstrates mastery of qualitative and quantitative analytic methodologies and pursue developments in academia or other fields that affect tradecraft methodology.
Demonstrates ability to define comprehensive, new, or unique research approaches that enable rigorous assessments to address and contribute to high-level tasks.
Demonstrates in-depth analysis of analytic operations and knowledge management issues across organizational and intra-IC boundaries and clearly articulates key findings.
Demonstrated ability to review analytic products for cogent arguments, tradecraft standards, and adequate support for conclusions; routinely tests analytic rigor of analytic products.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Travel:Yes, 50% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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