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Jacobs CI Specialist - Force Protection & Terrorism Threat Analysis Support , Sr in Fort Meade, Maryland

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Position Summary

The Buffalo Group, a Jacobs company is seeking experienced CI intelligence analysts to support Force Protection (FP) and Terrorism Threat Analysis.

This position will conduct research and analysis to produce finished intelligence and responses to RFI on force protection and foreign terrorist threats to the US Army and the DoD worldwide and conduct analysis using intelligence and information from multiple sources to assess, interpret, forecast, and explain a range of national security issues and developments that are regional or functional in nature.

Additionally, it provides all-source analytic support to collections, operations, investigations, and other defense intelligence analytic requirements. This position is potentially assigned to an establish regional desk to support production requirements for EUCOM, INDOPACOM, AFRICOM, CENTCOM, and/or NORTHCOM.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

Principal Responsibilities

  • Analyze OSINT, HUMINT, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) and Imagery Intelligence (IMINT) reporting from a wide variety of sources available through various Government databases to identify current and emerging threats, ascertain the degree and immediacy of those threats, and make reasoned and well-founded conclusions concerning the future evolution of the threats.

  • In the course of analysis, identify investigative leads and operational opportunities for possible exploitation by Army CI.

  • Identify intelligence gaps concerning current and emerging threats, and develop intelligence information report evaluations, source-directed requirements, and collection requirements of emphases to focus collection activities against those gaps.

  • Communicate analytic findings in written assessments, formal analytic notes, briefings with graphics, written inputs to designated intelligence products or responses to RFIs, and informal verbal briefings regarding participation in working groups, conferences, and one-on-one sessions with consumers of intelligence and counterintelligence information.

  • Maintain collaborative contact with their counterparts in the greater intelligence community concerning their analytic efforts and findings to ensure that all threats to the Army and DoD are addressed.

  • Perform research, analysis and production of FPTAB product lines, including but not limited to the ACIC Terrorism Digest (ATD), Force Protection Analytic Review (FPR), Bi-Weekly Global Sunni Extremist Threat Summary, Bi-Monthly Significant Shia Extremist Threat Update, Force Protection Notes (FPN), ACIC Special Reports (ASR), Army Futures Command CI Digest (ACID), and Special Event Threat Assessments.

  • Prepare and present briefings as necessary and provide input to the Army Annual Threat Assessment for their assigned AOR, and respond to RFIs.

Required Experience and Skills

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field and 12 years’ relevant experience; with a portion of the experience within the last 2 years, or

  • Bachelor’s degree and 14 years of relevant experience, or

  • Associate degree and 16 years of relevant, or

  • High school diploma and 20 years of relevant experience.

  • All source intelligence analyst experience utilizing contemporary national IC databases is required.

Other Requirements

  • US government clearance: Current Top Secret/SCI

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 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 writing

Grooming 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.


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