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Intelligence Action Officer

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Job ID: 2120058
Location: MCLEAN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 21, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Ops
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: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC, a leading provider of Intelligence Action Officers for the Intelligence Community, is seeking experienced individuals who have served in the intelligence community and can leverage that experience and expertise for current operational activities.

Action Officers are essential, to support our USG customer on some very important national security missions. Action Officers must be effective and efficient communicators able to understand and synthesize fast-breaking incoming information for intelligence community stakeholders.  Attention to detail and accuracy is key, as well as the ability to quickly triage multiple competing requests and priorities each day. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support all aspects of the intelligence cycle and ensure operational activities are carried out in accordance with applicable customer guidance
  • Review incoming reports & triage information
  • Interface with domestic & overseas personnel and internal & external stakeholders
  • Brief senior IC leaders on urgent matters
  • Serve as the primary point-of-contact for tasking’s, often with short and unexpected deadlines
  • Draft formal & informal correspondence (to include, but not limited to, cables & memos)
  • Coordinate with multiple stakeholders to resolve differences and achieve one coherent voice
  • Serve as the primary point-of-contact for tasking’s, often with short and unexpected deadlines
  • Maintain awareness of multiple issues and lines of effort to ensure senior intelligence community leaders are aware and can respond appropriately
  • Draft memos, talking points, background papers, and other formal or informal correspondence


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
  • Effective and efficient communicator, and able to motivate busy people to provide timely, quality responses to senior leaders
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, mastery of their assigned portfolio
  • Demonstrated experience with the IC, USG, and USMIL performing work similar in scope
  • Relevant experience with Sponsor culture and operational environment
  • Familiarity with all aspects of the intelligence cycle, including tradecraft and risk analysis
  • Familiarity with and ability to work collaboratively across mission centers and organizational functional boundaries
  • Ability to quickly adapt and respond to challenging situations
  • 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


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.


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