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Jacobs Targeting Analyst, Mid in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Your Impact:

The responsibilities of the Targeting Analyst include, but are not limited to, developing targets and target systems for joint lethal and / or non-lethal engagements. Develops target nominations, creates database records, and databases target intelligence products. The Targeting Analyst shall produce all-source analytic damage estimates and battle damage assessments and assists with combat assessment requirements. The Targeting Analyst shall conduct collateral damage estimation, performs target list management, target strategy development, and provides joint target intelligence support to deliberate and dynamic target engagements. The Targeting Analyst shall provide recommendations for target prioritization to achieve commander objectives for plans and operations. The Targeting Analyst shall provide database nominations, creates and updates database and uploads targeting materials (TMs) into databases to include relevant space / counterspace data into the Modernized Integrated Data Base (MIDB) in a format that is able to interface with targeting processes and tools to include the Joint Targeting Toolkit (JTT).

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is 95-103K , and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of the concepts involved in the specific functions outlined in the specified labor category description.

  • Possesses knowledge of and demonstrates ability to apply IC and DoD classification guidelines and procedures.

  • Demonstrates ability to work semi-independently with oversight and direction.

  • Demonstrates ability to use logic when evaluating and synthesizing multiple sources of information.

  • For analysts, demonstrates understanding of interpreting analysis to include, but not limited to, its meaning, importance, and implications.

  • For analysts, demonstrates ability to defend analytic judgements with sound, logical conclusions and adapt analytic judgments when presented with new information, evolving conditions, or unexpected developments.

  • Demonstrates proficiency using Microsoft Office tools (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).

  • Demonstrates ability to produce timely, logical, and concise reports, documents, assessments, studies, and briefing materials in formats including Microsoft Office tools, electronic / soft copy matrices and / or web-enabled formats.

  • Demonstrates ability to communicate complex issues clearly in a concise and organized manner both verbally and non-verbally; with strong grammar skills.

  • Demonstrates ability to develop structured research including, but not limited to, obtaining, evaluating, organizing, and maintaining information within security and data protocols.

  • Demonstrates ability to recognize nuances and resolve contradictions and inconsistencies in information.

  • For analysts, demonstrates working knowledge using complex analytic methodologies, such as structured analytic techniques or alternative approaches, to examine biases, assumptions, and theories to eliminate uncertainty, strengthen analytic arguments, and mitigate surprise. Structured analytic techniques include, but not limited to, Analysis of Competing Hypotheses, Devil’s Advocacy, High-Impact / Low-Impact Analysis, Red Team Analysis and Alternative Futures Analysis.

  • For analysts, demonstrates understanding of intelligence collection capabilities and limitations, to include but not limited to, technical sensors / platforms and human intelligence sources related to the labor category.

  • For analysts, demonstrates understanding of evaluating collected intelligence reporting, engaging with collection managers, and developing collection requirements.

  • Demonstrates comprehensive mission knowledge and skills that affirms completion of all developmental training and experiences for the labor category.

  • Demonstrates ability to communicate understanding from information that may be incomplete, indirect, highly complex, seemingly unrelated, and / or technically advanced. Demonstrates ability to structure analysis based on trends in reporting and a range of analytic perspectives from other analysts, organizations, and intelligence disciplines.

  • Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal oversight and direction.

  • For analysts, demonstrates ability to collaborate and work with other IC members on information sharing, driving collection, and addressing analytic disputes and conflict resolution.

  • Demonstrates ability to develop concise, insightful, and comprehensive products for defense intelligence.

  • Demonstrates ability to lead teams in researching multifaceted or critical problems.

  • For analysts, provides guidance in selecting, designing, and applying analytic methodologies. For analysts, uses argument evaluation and validated analytic methodologies to challenge differing perspectives.

  • Minimum 8 years of experience relevant to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.

  • Physical Requirements:Most work will be done at a desk or computer.Work Environment:General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.Equipment & Machines:General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.Attendance:Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.Other Essential Functions:Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writingGrooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.#BG

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

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