PAE, Inc HUMINT Targeting Officer in Falls Church, Virginia

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HUMINT Targeting Officer

HUMINT Targeting Officer

Job Summary

Senior Level HUMINT Targeting Officers (HTOs) to support HUMINT collection operations for an Intelligence Community (IC) customer. All positions require an active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) clearance with a successful polygraph examination.

Primary Responsibilities

Successful candidates will demonstrate proficiency in supporting HUMINT operations by identifying individuals with access to national-security related information. HTOs will utilize restricted and open source databases to produce actionable targeting packages, drive collection, and provide ongoing support to field operations. HTOs will collaborate with other operational support personnel to identify critical information gaps. Targeting Officers will perform all-source analysis including social network analysis and geospatial analysis to identify potential human sources to resolve these intelligence gaps. HTOs compile this information into clear, concise targeting packages which are delivered to field collectors for action. HTOs also work directly with field personnel to support ongoing HUMINT operations over the entire life cycle of the operation. Senior HTOs have a solid understanding of HUMINT operations and the other major intelligence disciplines. They are able to work autonomously in demanding, highly dynamic environments.


Basic Qualifications

Requires a BA degree and 8 – 10 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 8 years of prior relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fundamentals of HUMINT Targeting Course

  • Target Network Profiling Course

  • Operational HUMINT Targeting Course or other agency equivalent certification

  • Advanced HUMINT Targeting Workshop Course

  • Experience working with DIA

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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