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Technical Targeting Analyst

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Job ID: 2218349
Location: MCLEAN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 4, 2023
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Intel Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development and deployment, targeting and intelligence analysis, systems engineering and integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community (IC) is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives, while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance.

We are seeking an experienced Technical Targeting Analyst with a background in advanced data-driven methodologies. The Technical Target Analyst (TTA) will have experience in technical intelligence targeting and collection methodologies (e.g. signals intelligence, geospatial intelligence, etc.), to include collection management, data processing solutions, data science, and technical analysis, as well as target technologies and exposure to digital network analysis. Other TTA responsibilities include the ability to use a variety of analytical methodologies to support predominantly technical issues (e.g. target analysis, link/relationship discovery and analysis, temporal analysis, and other quantitative methods) and proficiency in describing collection requirements and targeting information to technical and non-technical audiences and senior leadership.

The TTA must have a solid understanding of technical collections and experience creating targeting packages. Our ideal candidate will be able to operate in high pressure, fast-paced environments.

Additional requirement details to be provided upon interview.



  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Bachelors or higher and minimum 9 + years or more experience as a technical targeting analyst (years of experience can waive education requirement)
  • Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of technical targeting and analysis tradecraft
  • SIGINT targeting and analysis, including in-depth knowledge of networks
  • Target-package building experience
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and develop innovative solutions and help people connect with resources to optimize the performance of technical targeting analysts
  • Demonstrated ability to capture requirements and needs to facilitate effective resolution
  • Maintain  appropriate databases for targeting, tasking, and analysis
  • Must be a self-starter who excels working in teams and individually in high-pressure situations
  • Well-versed in working with tools, data sets, and methodologies


  • TDNA/DNI/DNR experience.
  • Demonstrated report-writing skills
  • Familiarity with customer databases and communication methods
  • Formal technical targeting or USG targeting certification
  • Experience in tool development

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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