Counterterrorism (CT) Analyst - Senior

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 7 months ago(1/21/2020 12:29 PM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI


*** This position is contingent upon a contract award ***


SOSi is currently seeking experienced Senior Counterterrorism (CT) Analysts to support the Defense Intelligence Agency's (DIA) Defense Counterterrorism Center (DCTC) program in Reston, Virginia. The ideal candidate will have senior level analytical experience working interagency type environments, with experience leading and mentoring other analysts.


  • Produces IC-coordinated all-source intelligence analytic products on non-state actors such as terrorist and insurgency groups and their activities worldwide.
    • Analysis includes, but is not limited to, identifying, exposing, and exploiting terrorist / insurgent planning, operations, vulnerabilities; chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives (CBRNE) terrorist tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs); providing warning; and pattern of life and network development analysis. 
  • Provides analytic support to counterterrorism and counter insurgency operations to include supporting 24/7 warning activities and Document and Media Exploitation (DOMEX).
  • Supports the tracking, identifying, entering, and management of identify information on known or suspected terrorists as well as nominating identities as terrorist threats.
  • Conduct research and analysis of data, produce finished intelligence, populate various databases, and disseminate a broad array of intelligence products.
  • Produce products and briefings to both tactical and strategic customers that meet ODNI and DIA analytic tradecraft standards.
  • Support DoD field collectors and determine the best methodology to prepare and produce integrated intelligence products including targeting products in direct
    support of special operations.
  • Draft and finalize Intelligence Information Reports (IIR's); edit and disseminate finished IIRs.
  • Review, process, and disseminate Source Directed Requirements (SDRs) and evaluations.
  • Understand DIA and broader IC CT analytic priorities and associated collection requirements.
  • Communicate guidance, expectations, and production priorities to the line analysts.
  • Brief senior leadership and communicate upcoming requirements, resource needs, and shifting priorities.
  • Compile and report daily production metrics, maintain multiple spreadsheets and accurately project quarterly production metrics.
  • Complete tasker and research requirements with no guidance.
  • Seek resolutions and collaborate with appropriate partner organizations without oversight.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • An active in-scope TS/SCI clearance.
  • Master’s degree in an area related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; or have Bachelor’s degree related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and an additional 5 years of related senior experience, for a total of 17 years, as a substitute to the Master’s degree. 
  • Minimum 12 years of experience related to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.
  • 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. 
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently and with minimal oversight. 
  • Demonstrates ability to review analytic products for cogent arguments, tradecraft standards, and adequate support for conclusions; routinely tests analytic rigor of analytic products. 

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends.

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.














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