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Intelligence Analyst

Job ID: 2311004
Location: MCLEAN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 22, 2024
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Intel Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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 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!

Intelligence Analysts are essential to support our USG customer on some very important national security missions. Intel Analysts are self-motivated researchers who leverage all-source information to build a body of knowledge on particular entities of interest. Analysts have excellent oral and written communication skills to convey complex findings in a succinct manner to intelligence consumers.  Analysts must be adept with a variety of databases, technical tools, and research strategies and be able to quickly adopt new techniques into the workflow. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for a specific regional or topical portfolio and will interface daily with internal and external stakeholders to drive the mission forward
  • Utilize a variety of tools, databases, techniques, and sources of information to build out a picture of particular entities of interest
  • Support the intelligence cycle and ensure operational activities are carried out in accordance with applicable guidance
  • Interface with internal and external CONUS/OCONUS personnel and stakeholders to prioritize efforts and identify entities of interest
  • Draft formal & informal correspondence (to include but not limited to cables & memos)
  • Brief senior IC leaders on the assigned portfolio
  • Respond to tasking’s under short and unexpected deadlines


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI w/Poly
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with a Bachelor's Degree, additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Technical background, ability to recommend/implement solutions for targeting projects 
  • Demonstrated experience with the IC or other USG agencies performing work similar in scope
  • Relevant experience with Sponsor culture and operational environment
  • Strong research skills and the ability to apply resulting findings in an operational context
  • An understanding of operational targeting in creating and advancing clandestine operations
  • Experience using targeting and enterprise data analytic tools for technical analysis and targeting  
  • Familiarity with and ability to work collaboratively across mission centers and organizational functional boundaries
  • Occasional domestic or overseas travel may be available or required for this position
  • At least 3 years tradecraft-related work experience
  • Sponsor relevant cable writing and tools/database experience


Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous foreign overseas field experience, PCS tour or DY experience of comparable duration, providing support to intelligence collection operations
  • Certification in Sponsor basic tradecraft courses
  • CONUS or OCONUS overseas tours & TDY experience


SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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 focused on advancing the power of technology and innovation to serve and protect our world. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in mission IT, enterprise IT, engineering services and professional services. We integrate emerging technology, rapidly and securely, into mission critical operations that modernize and enable critical national imperatives.

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