PAE, Inc Mission Analyst in Falls Church, Virginia

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Mission Analyst

Individual will act as a Mission Analyst producing objective, thought-provoking analysis of security risks to the customer assets informed by our knowledge of threats, vulnerabilities, and mitigations in order to inform, educate and enable decision-makers.

Tasks Accomplished:

  • Manage an account and work closely with customer subject matter experts in order to formulate risk assessments that address threats and security issues of interest to the customer base.

  • Produce an array of analytical threat, vulnerability, and risk assessments and will be expected to employ methodological and technical approaches to assess security risks driven by increasingly diverse and shifting CT, CI, and political instability threats.

  • Conduct classified and open source research, participate in and conduct comprehensive physical security surveys and interviews with subject matter experts.

  • Provide expertise in threat analysis and/or vulnerabilities gained through previous work experience or academic training or an understanding of risk management.

  • Prepare written assessments using all-source intelligence and provide recommendations and requirements to bolster Customer decision making.

  • Develop a working knowledge of physical and technical security issues associated with overseas diplomatic facilities.

  • Developing and implementing analytic frameworks/methodologies to address complex, cross-cutting issues.

  • Modify assessments and products when new, relevant information is presented or discovered.

  • Support long and short-term requirements on an on-call basis.

  • Ad Hoc duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Two years' experience in a related field doing all-source analytical work.

  • Bachelor's degree in majors such as, but not limited to, English, Journalism, History, and/or General Studies or equivalent education and work experience.

  • Experience with the most recent version of Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and web-based applications).

  • Ability to perform in-depth research, drawing on a wide range of sources (biographic, cultural, historical, political, and social) to reach an understanding of an individual or group.

  • Ability to effectively express thoughts verbally and in writing to a variety of audiences.

  • Ability to research, conceptualize, and propose new, security-relevant topics for analytical review. Incorporate insights and findings for complex issues into well-crafted, objective intelligence assessments that balance customer needs with Customer security objectives.

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and change focus quickly as demands change.

  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with colleagues, experts, and customers as appropriate, and use these relationships to obtain and share information of interest.

  • Completion of customer required training upon employment

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph Security Clearance

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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