Intelligence Analyst, Lead (MV) - 35321 in Fayetteville, NC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

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Job Description

Under the general direction of an Associate Principal Intelligence Analyst, and/or Program Manager, and within the scope of work derived from a contract with a government customer, the Lead Intelligence Analyst performs multi-faceted assignments requiring the analysis and synthesis of complex systems and projects.  A trained and seasoned intelligence professional that advises, assists, and drives open source collection and analysis for geographic combatant commands (GCC), theater sub-unified commands, and theater special operations command (TSOC) priorities in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM) area of responsibility. The Lead Intelligence Analyst assists in the development of open source collection efforts through all source analysis and provides input to the Commander through intelligence products, fused operational support packages, and briefings. They must be an expert in their respective field and in certain client communities, which requires a thorough knowledge of applicable operational mission areas and national defense requirements.   

 
Duties and Responsibilities           

  • Apply extensive operational and analytical background experience gained from intelligence and special operations military service and leadership roles.

  • Exhibit proficiency in analytic theory and principles gained during interagency, joint, and combined operations at tactical, operational, strategic, and national levels to solve current and/or future mission needs and to correct problem areas.

  • Prepare, consolidate, and disseminate reports and briefings to include point papers, threat assessments, fused analytic products, target development and/or target support packages, operational security and force protection requirements, and operational CONOPS in support of conventional force (CF) and Special Operations Forces (SOF) missions and deployments.

  • Gather publicly available information (PAI) on trends, behaviors, events, and directed global developments. Generate assessments, media synopsis reports, or other products that span the GCC area of responsibility, with emphasis in specific customer directed areas.

  • Perform advanced open source/PAI research and analysis to determine adversarial operating characteristics and/or patterns.

  • Conduct social media research and analysis on adversary influence operations, their vulnerabilities, and our ability to counter.

  • Employ advanced analytical tools and processes in conjunction with open source/PAI analysis to generate historical and predictive representations of threat entities within the social media environment.

  • Participate in operational coordination and analytical implementation teams, working groups, special activities, readiness exercises, training, education, and other forums as required to accomplish requirements.

  • Acts as Alion’s representative to United States (US) military and Partner Nation Force (PNF) representatives.

  • Report to the PM and provide timely and accurate information.

  • Operate in multinational, interagency, joint, and service unique environments.

  • Skilled in data management, to include aggregating large amounts of information.

  • Demonstrate superior writing and presentation skills to develop briefings, documents, papers, conceptual, and analytical reports for clients.

  • Maintain and comply with security procedures in the performance of duties.

  • May provide direction, training, and assistance to other project staff, as a senior expert in a particular field of endeavor.

Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 8 years of relevant work experience, master’s degree plus 6 years directly relevant work experience. 
  • In some cases, educational requirements can be adjusted or waived for more than 15 years of applicable work experience. Work experience can also be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving complex operations.  
  • Experience directly supporting Special Operations Forces as a Senior Intelligence Analyst, or Operations Planner is highly desired.
  • Experience in the INDOPACOM AOR or knowledge of INDOPACOM Priority Intelligence Requirements (PIR) or objectives is highly desired.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Willingness to work in austere conditions, proven independent decision-making skills, and experience working in the INDOPACOM, AFRICOM, CENTCOM, and/or EUCOM AORs highly desirable.   
  • Must be familiar with Foreign Internal Defense, Unconventional Warfare, Asymmetrical Warfare, and Counter-Insurgency principles, Humanitarian and Stability Operations, joint and interagency doctrine, Information Operations (IO), logistics, communications, and working with foreign and US military senior leaders.
  • Must be able to identify and anticipate challenges and conduct innovative research and analysis to resolve/mitigate complex and unconventional problems.  Must understand and account for residual effects of both the problems and proposed solutions.
  • Must demonstrate superior oral and written communications. Must be able to observe effectiveness and adjust communications methods and techniques based on audience and specific program requirements and/or restrictions.
  • Must be able to prepare intelligence reports, threat assessments, target packages, briefings, and participate in CF and SOF mission planning and execution.
  • Superior briefing skills with an exceptional reputation and record of working alongside senior leadership.
  • Must be able to produce predictive recommendations and identify anticipated strategic communications opportunities.
  • Acute knowledge of special operations and/or counterterrorism intelligence experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

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  • Must have a valid passport and hold current TS with SCI eligibility.  
  • Must be open to 25% travel to OCONUS locations and meet COVID travel requirements.
  • This is a full-time telecommute position.

Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info

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