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Job #: R-00075010
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Intel
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

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The Defense Group at Leidos is seeking candidates for a potential opening for a Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (PED) Tools & Techniques Subject Matter Expert at Fort Meade, MD. This position is part of a large program supporting Air Combat Command’s (ACC) Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission.

Job Summary

The PED, Tools & Techniques SME is a SIGINT expert responsible to the Director of Operations for the Air Force Cryptologic Office (AFCO/DO).  In this capacity, the candidate should have both tactical and national experience working in both Air Force and Joint entities. 

Responsibilities

  • Assist the AFCO/DO in updating requirements for PED, Quick Reaction Capabilities and Tools and Techniques to update and improve Air Force Service Cryptologic Component capabilities and operations. 
  • Liaise between the Air Force tactical community and PED tool owners to insure Service needs/requirements are incorporated in national tool transition, modernization, and creation operations.
  • Build and maintain relationships with relevant organizations to advocate for Air Force tool needs.  Regularly reach out to Air Force stakeholder communities to fully understand their PED tool requirements, collect data, and convey the collected information to relevant creator/owner organizations
  • Attend intelligence community meetings to receive and the latest information on tools that are being decommissioned, updated, or created. 
  • Maintain outreach efforts through monthly publications and organize community knowledge exchange events.
  • Improve the responsiveness of the national Intelligence Community (IC) to the needs of Air and Space Component organizations at the operational and tactical levels.

Basic Qualifications

•TS/SCI Cleared with Polygraph

•Bachelors & 10+ years’ Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) experience. Additional years of experience may substitute for a degree.

• Understanding of Tactical Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (PED) challenges.

• 10 years’ experience in PED from ISR sensors and platforms.

• 10 years’ experience with the national intelligence community.

• Experience supporting the ACC ISR enterprise.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with military collection management and Combatant Commands (CCMDs)

• Previous experience with Air Operations Center (AOC) is highly sought

• Familiarity with national and airborne collection programs

Pay Range:

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In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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