Targeter, Active TS/SCI & Poly Required

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Herndon, VA 20170, USA
  • Oct 06, 2020

Job Description


SAIC is seeking Targeters to support challenging operational requirements for an Intelligence Community customer in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Targeting officers play an essential analytical role in applying methodologies, technology, and tools, to identify, extract, and analyze critical intelligence information. Successful candidates will support cutting-edge intelligence operations using specialized, state-of-the-art tools and technologies while working in an integrated government-contractor team. Responsibilities include research using customer tools, technical analysis, and report writing; operational concept development; stakeholder engagement; and preparation and presentation of reports to all levels of customer management.

This work is increasingly complex and highly dynamic. It requires strong analytic, research and investigative skills combined personal initiative and some technical expertise or aptitude. Targeting Officers must be able to think critically and communicate highly complex technical information accurately, clearly, and in proper context while working collaboratively in a team environment.  Candidates should be comfortable with drafting and disseminating written reports and requests for information. The ability to confidently deliver clear and concise briefings is a key skill for this role.



  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline (or 14 years of relevant work experience)

  • Minimum of five years of work experience in a similar role, with a Bachelor’s Degree

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Intelligence Community's operational mission

  • Demonstrated experience drafting intelligence products

  • Ability to prepare and deliver effective briefings

  • Ability to work well on a team or independently 

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience in Intelligence Operations / Analysis / Support to Field Operations

  • Experience identifying targeting leads through the exploitation of all-source databases and specialized tools

  • Experience using customer databases Formal training or certification as a Technical Targeter

  • Overseas experience supporting collection operations and information sharing