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Latent Print Examiner

Job ID: 219723
Location: DULLES, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2021
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Intel Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


Do you have an aptitude for solving challenging puzzles? Are you able to focus on technical details while maintaining a "big picture" perspective? Do you like to add unexpected new skills while enhancing your current capabilities? SAIC is looking for candidates to join a results-oriented team dedicated to making things happen for a high-visibility mission!

SAIC is currently seeking a Latent Print Examiner to be responsible for the following:

  • Performs latent print examinations, comparisons and identifications 
  • Applies thorough knowledge of fingerprint classification, search and filing methods
  • Prepares inputs for automated print analysis
  • Enlarges prints enabling systematic tracing of ridge structures and points of minutiae
  • Establishes potential identification of individuals from computer generated list of potential candidates
  • Makes positive identification of individuals from the minutiae inherent to each individual
  • Reports results of examinations, comparisons and identifications in appropriate format 
  • Develops and maintains relationships with consumers
  • Gives briefings and presentations


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Latent Print Examiner with direct experience working in a forensic laboratory processing items for latent prints, recording latent impressions, and the application of the scientific methodology of ACE-V (Analysis, Comparison, Evaluation, and Verification).
  • Ability and willingness to be obtain a TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Active certification by the International Association for Identification (IAI) as a Certified Latent Print Examiner (CLPE)
  • Current proficiency as measured by Latent Print Comparison Proficiency Exam within the past twelve months
  • Proficiency using an Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS)
  • Proficiency using Adobe Photoshop
  • Proficiency using Universal Latent Workstation (ULW)
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.


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 more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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