Expert Desk Officer

SAIC - Virginia4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $95,000 - $130,000 a year
SAIC is seeking Expert 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

Bachelor's degree in any discipline (or five years of relevant work experience)
And 20 or more years of applied operational experience
Must have current/active TS/SCI with Poly
Prior certification in basic tradecraft courses
Foreign field experience from at least two PCS tours or extensive TDY experience
Experience drafting intelligence products, including cables
Ability to analyze, present, and communicate information effectively
Ability to work well on a team and independently


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability