Collection Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(2/1/2023 1:12 PM)
Location : Location
Potential for Remote
Clearance Requirement
TS/SCI with Poly
Job Requires Relocation
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is currently seeking an experienced Collection Manager at the Mid-Level in support of a government customer in Reston, VA.  The Mid Collection Manager will provide support to the Government/Directorate for Science and Technology/Office of Space and Counterspace to provide foundational and operational support to Combatant Commands, Department of Defense (DOD) and Intelligence Community (IC) customers.  


  • Applies intelligence collection systems and capabilities to inform intelligence Applies consumers of collection developments and relevancy through a range of products.
  • Collaborates across the IC to understand customer intelligence needs and gaps to optimize developing and validating collection requirements for the customer.
  • Evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of multi-INT collection against requirements; and the execution of collection plans and strategies to generate reliable and valid intelligence to customers.
  • Assesses the value of collected intelligence versus the customers’ need(s) and decision making. Uses statistical, algorithmic, 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 developing methods and criteria to evaluate whether collection requirements been satisfied, using Measures of Effectiveness (MOEs), Measures of Performance (MOPs), responses to collection plans and strategies, and others, and 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.


  • Active in-scope TS/SCI with CI Polygraph.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.
  • At least 8 years of experience conducting analysis within the last two years.
  • 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, organizations, 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 proficiency conducting statistics and using statistical packages such as, but not limited to, Matlab, SPSS, SAS, S- PLUS, or R.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate of an in-residence DoD / IC collection management course.
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required.

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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