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Threat Analyst

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Job ID: 2303048
Location: HERNDON, 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 & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. Join our team today as we Bring on Tomorrow!

We are seeking a Threat Analyst for a large, multi-year contract supporting critical development programs. This position is part of a new Mission Protection Cell and will provide subject matter expertise in understanding threats to remote sensing technology, vulnerability research, CONOP & TTP development.  This position will provide analytic insight to threat capabilities and recommend mitigation approaches, to include: hardware solutions, software solutions, and modification of operating procedures.  The successful applicant will work to provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex and technically challenging work! 


Role Responsibilities:

  • Conduct all-source research and intelligence analysis to baseline threats and vulnerabilities against remote sensing technologies and applications
  • Monitor operational data to maintain situational awareness of threat environments
  • Evaluate current threat TTPs and COAs; recommend improvements
  • Provide operational insight to procedure definition and testing
  • Evaluate viability of potential mission protection technologies and concepts
  • Characterize system threats over multiple operating conditions and environments
  • Provide analytic insight to potential sensor degradation and mitigation approaches
  • Conduct modeling and simulation exercises
  • Collaborate with SETA team members, development contractors, and customer forums
  • Develop customer briefings and other documents as necessary, to include:  SOPs, TTPs, COAs, CONOPS, and test plans
  • Conduct technical research and summarize findings
  • Investigate innovative and emerging technologies to incorporate into analysis
  • Refine and develop measures of effectiveness, improvements to system environments, and creation of new procedures to support all facets of testing and operations
  • Conduct user outreach and research new sensor operation techniques to solve hard problems 



  • 5+ years of related experience in threat analysis and/or mission protection
  • Familiarity with multiple types of remote sensing technology and threat capabilities
  • Experience in mission operations environment – operations tempo, situational awareness reporting, and anomaly support


  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience preferably in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related area or 5 to 9+ years of experience, Master’s Degree
  • TS/SCI w. Poly security clearance is required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Working proficiency using MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), MS Outlook

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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