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Targeting Specialist

Job ID: 2311461
Location: CAMP PENDLETON, CA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 28, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


 SAIC is looking for a Targeting Specialist located at I MEF Camp Pendleton, CA.

SAIC is seeking for an All-Source Targeting intelligence analyst with subject matter expertise throughout Combatant Commanders Areas of Operational Responsibility (AOR) and Areas of Interest (AOI) to include analysis and research for industry, infrastructure, technology, country, geographic area, biographic and targeted vulnerability. The candidate should be considered a recognized authority in this area of expertise. All source Target Intelligence analysis may include; IMINT, SIGINT, ELINT, HUMINT, or MASINT.

Job Duties:

·       Integrate requirements across tactical, operational, and strategic levels of operations which include direct support to the planning and operations staff to identify capabilities and limitations of enemy forces and identifying potential enemy vulnerabilities.

·       Provide products and support and disseminate to component units, interagency, governmental organizations and partner nation forces supporting the missions,

·       Plan, coordinate, and synchronize the targeting effort across asymmetric options in support of operations.

·       Develop and nominate targets for lethal and non-lethal operations into the targeting process.

·       Provide input and develop Information Operations (IO) annexes and related appendices for all plans and CONOPs.

·       Develop, recommend, and implement Operational Security (OPSEC) and signature management.

·       Provide liaison and coordination between command components and US Govt. Interagency.

·       Coordinate and synchronize with Combatant Commander targeting sections.

·       Coordinate and de-conflict IO plans and special program and other United States Government (USG) Interagency Partners.

·       Participate in committees and working groups concerned with developing targeting plans.



·       Joint Targeting Course.

·       Battle Damage Assessment Course.

·       Collateral Damage Estimation Course.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and fourteen (14) years of relevant experience. 

Required clearance:

  • Active TS/SCI.




Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.  We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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