Counterterrorism (CT) Analyst - Junior

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 7 months ago(1/23/2020 12:16 PM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI


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


SOSi is currently seeking Junior Counterterrorism (CT) Analysts to support the Defense Intelligence Agency's (DIA) Defense Counterterrorism Center (DCTC) program in Reston, Virginia.


  • 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)
  • Review, process, and disseminate Source Directed Requirements (SDRs)
  • Understand DIA and broader IC CT analytic priorities and associated collection requirements.
  • Complete tasker and research requirements with limited guidance.
  • Seek resolutions and collaborate with appropriate partner organizations with limited oversight.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • An active in-scope TS/SCI clearance.
  • 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; an additional 4 years of experience in the specific labor category, for a total of 7 years of experience in the specific labor category, may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience related to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of the concepts involved in the specific functions outlined in the specified labor category description. 
  • Knowledgeable of and demonstrates ability to apply Intelligence Community (IC) and DoD classification guidelines and procedures. 
  • Demonstrates ability to work semi-independently with oversight and direction. 
  • Demonstrates understanding of interpreting analysis to include, but not limited to, its meaning, importance, and implications.
  • Demonstrates ability to defend analytic judgements with sound, logical conclusions and adapt analytic judgments when presented with new information, evolving conditions, or unexpected developments. 
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate complex issues clearly in a concise and organized manner both verbally and non-verbally; with strong grammar skills. Demonstrates proficiency using Microsoft Office tools. 
  • Demonstrates ability to develop structured research
  • Demonstrates working knowledge using complex analytic methodologies; recognize nuances and resolve contradictions and inconsistencies in information. 
  • Demonstrates understanding of intelligence collection capabilities and limitations
  • Demonstrates understanding of evaluating collected intelligence reporting, engaging with collection managers, and developing collection requirements.

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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