Targeting Analyst - Expert

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/20/2021 9:10 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
TS/SCI with Poly
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is currently seeking an experienced Targeting Analyst - Expert Level in support of a U.S. Government customer. The Expert Targeting Analyst will research and develop targeting packages addressing unknown intelligence gaps for future MASINT technical collection capabilities levied against ST R&D system(s). 


  • Create target packages and collection strategies with observables mapped to various phenomenology and various subdiscipline capabilities in support of collection operations
  • Identify intelligence gaps of interest and subsequently work with collection requirements managers to submit collection requirements to target specific intelligence gaps
  • Develops target nominations, creates database records, and databases target intelligence products
  • Produce all source analytic estimates and assessments and assists with combat assessment requirements
  • Performs target list management, target strategy development, and provides joint target intelligence support to deliberate and dynamic target engagements
  • Provide recommendations for target prioritization to achieve commander objectives for plans and operations


  • Active in scope TS/SCI clearance, must be willing and able to obtain CI Polygraph
  • Targeting Analysts shall have a demonstrated track record of supporting collection management for an intelligence agency and have a working understanding of Capability Gap Analysis and Materiel Solutions Analysis IAW CJCSI 5123.01H and DoD 5000.02
  • Minimum 12 years of experience related to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 year
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required
  • Bachelor'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


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 (if applicable)

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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