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Jacobs Counterterrorism Analyst, Mid in Reston, Virginia

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Your Impact:

Job Description:

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

(U) Perform research and analysis that enables DCTC to identify terrorist threats and alert DoD forces; informs strategic decisions; supports CT operations and planning through network and target development; drives intelligence operations through collection support; and optimizes the CT intelligence enterprise.

(U) Demonstrate proficiency in employing advanced all-source analysis techniques, methodologies, tools, and databases to identify transnational terrorist networks and their key actors.

c) (U) Demonstrate knowledge and experience with applying SIGINT, GEOINT, OSINT, and HUMINT data sets and databases to network and target


d) (U) Produce in-depth analytical assessments and finished intelligence products that identify and illuminate terrorist networks worldwide, to include ISIS, al-Qa'ida and Hizbollah or other Shia groups, and highlight opportunities to penetrate, degrade, disrupt and drive collection in support of special forces and interagency activity. Intelligence products include standard (Defense Intelligence Digest (DID), Defense Intelligence (DI)-Short, DI-Long, and Target Development Cables), non-standard DIA products, and other products. Other products include briefings for strategic, operational, and tactical customers. Coordinate all products within DIA and with other IC partners.

e) (U) Provide critical analytical support for interagency efforts for special operations to include deployed, detailed, TDY support to Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOC), partner nations, and both national and DoD/CCMD level planning efforts.

f) (U) Demonstrate experience using Find, Fix, Finish, Exploit and Analyze (F3EA) to support CT operations. Highlight second and third order effects of CT operations and demonstrate the ability to piece together multiple sources of seemingly unrelated intelligence to create target development profiles to support operations.

g) (U) Serve as subject matter experts on area specific terrorist networks, DCTC's mission, and DCTC's role in the broader IC.

h) (U) Possess at least one year experience using link analysis software (Analyst Notebook and/or Palantir); employing specialized SIGINT tools (DataXplorer, Voltron or predecessors); geospatial tools (Google Earth ArcMap, MIST, iSpy); and conducting OSINT, Managed Attribution research in support of such efforts. (One year of experience may comprise part of a network development analyst's three years of experience).

i) (U) Previous deployment with special mission units supporting F3EA operations is highly desired.


Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Familiar with ODNI and DIA analytical standards.

  • Possess general information systems experience working with select DoD datasets and intelligence reporting activities.

Desired Requirements:

Desired Experience: At least 8 years of experience conducting analysis relevant to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.

Desired Education: Bachelor’s degree in an area related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Essential Functions:

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 always critical. 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.

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) .