Junior Desk Officer

SAIC - Virginia4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $83,000 - $110,000 a year
SAIC is seeking Junior Desk Officers to support an operational and analytical program for an Intelligence Community customer in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Desk officers play a key role in communicating and supporting operational requirements and provide interface between customer equities at home, in the field, and with other US Government agencies. They support a wide range of operational and programmatic activities to manage a geographic or transnational issue; manage and track cases; draft, coordinate, and/or monitor intelligence reports and production; provide timely guidance, including identifying risks and proposing mitigation strategies; conduct research and analysis using customer tools and databases; and demonstrate knowledge and/or proficiency in a geographical area or substantive issue. This position requires an active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information security clearance with a polygraph examination – no exceptions.


Must have current/active TS/SCI with Poly
Bachelor's degree in any discipline (or five years of relevant work experience)
And 3-6 years of work experience in a similar role in the Intelligence Community
Knowledge and understanding of the Intelligence Community's operational mission
Experience drafting intelligence products
Ability to analyze, present, and communicate information effectively
Ability to work well on a team and independently
Desired Qualifications

Experience working an operational mission
Experience writing and disseminating cables
Certification in intelligence operations tradecraft


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