Target Analyst Reporter

USA-MD-Ft Meade
2 months ago
Job ID
Required Clearance
TS/SCI with Polygraph
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Qualifications from the SOW Labor Category:

  • At least 8 years of demonstrated experience; 2 of the years of experience must have been within the last 5 years. Experience must have been obtained in direct support of NSA.
  • Experience at NSA, or its extended enterprise in drafting and/or editing for release finished, serialized SIGINT product reports Ability to author reports based off simple traffic or a limited amount of traffic.
  • Knowledgeable of various technologies and/or topics to identify analytic vectors.
  • Experienced in the principles and methods of exploiting foreign communications and communication systems to identify, collect, analyze process and disseminate SIGINT information in accordance with established requirements and priorities.
  • Experienced in the use of software applications and databases associated with SIGINT report writing and target development.
  • Familiar with more advanced SIGINT reporting policies, e.g. the use of STI, unusual tearlines, Post-Publication actions, RFIs, etc.
  • Familiar with SIGINT and collateral report repositories and demonstrates incorporating independent research to enhance reporting.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or field or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.

Clearance Requirements:
Department of Defense Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.


Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Target Analyst Reporter.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



  • Analyzes a variety of information and intelligence relevant to the threats facing the systems, infrastructure, and resources critical to the nation, and develops relevant research studies and recommendations
  • Provides intelligence support for contingency operations, battle staff and operational-level planning, joint and multi-lateral training exercises, and strategic engagement policy throughout the Areas of Operational Responsibility (AOR) and Areas of Interest (AOI)
  • Performs requirements management and/or collection management
  • Analyzes and evaluates methods for performing continuous appraisal of data from sampling, statistical analysis, evaluation, flow processing, and management assessment
  • Researches, develops and/or prepare briefings and analyses which include narrative, tabular and/or graphic materials
  • Develops and maintains interaction with stakeholders to promote information sharing and collaboration in support of the development of a common situational awareness environment
  • Develops and disseminates standard operating procedures (SOPs), and validation criteria for personnel, entities, components, and Communities of Interest (COIs)
  • Interprets Intelligence Community policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and objectives
  • Provides dedicated, centralized, and long range program and budget expertise
  • Conducts data mining for unknown linkages in existing information and maintains integrated database tracking system for controlled correspondence
  • Conducts analytical studies of domestic and/or allied military, commercial or civil operations, which may lead to recommendations to improve operational effectiveness in the client organization
  • Analyzes, assimilates, and evaluates information relating to defined geographic or functional area of responsibility
  • Evaluates policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and objectives for conflict, resource estimates and impact
  • Identifies and analyzes extremely complex and/or highly sensitive systems and instrumentation, methods, procedures, and processes
  • Exercises judgment in determining methods of attack and defense, techniques to be used, and manner of presentation of results in all phases of analysis
  • Develops and/or prepares briefings, analyses, summaries or after-action reports which may include narrative, tabular or graphic materials
  • Provides program and budget expertise
  • Maintains and/or monitors integrated database tracking system for controlled correspondence to ensure expedient review, processing, editing, duplication, issuance, cancellation, and/or distribution
  • Participates as subject matter experts in on-going workshops, war games and experiments to identify and assess potential war fighting concepts and prototypes
  • Conducts functional training
  • Serves as functional or technical expert in the defense requirements review process



  • Applies extensive technical expertise and has strong knowledge of other related disciplines
  • Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
  • Work is performed without appreciable direction
  • Exercises strong latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment
  • Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results
  • Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role
  • Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives
  • Represents organization as prime technical contact on contracts and projects
  • Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations
  • Grasps and applies new information quickly
  • Handles more complex problems
  • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment
  • Is a subject matter expert (SME) in at least one discipline/field and possesses strong knowledge in multiple adjacent disciplines/fields


Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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