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Open Source Targeter Analyst



Full Time

On Site


Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States


Unleash Your Potential

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Are you a talented Open Source Targeter Analyst looking for an exciting opportunity to make a real impact? Look no further than the Intelligence Group at Leidos! We're seeking a passionate mid-career professional to join our dynamic team supporting a vital Intelligence Community customer. As part of our government-contractor team, you'll have the chance to provide invaluable analysis, research, and Open Source support to targeting analysis focused on a counter-proliferation and WMD mission. You'll be working in a fast-paced, high-energy environment inside a government facility, where your expertise and skills will be put to the test.

To succeed in this role, you'll need a strong background in imagery intelligence and the ability to conduct independent research and initiate projects as appropriate. If you're ready to take on a meaningful challenge and work with a team of dedicated professionals, apply today!

Your greatest work is ahead!

The Mission
The Leidos Intelligence Group uses a wide range of capabilities in Digital Modernization, Mission Software Systems, and enabling technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to support our customers’ mission to defend against evolving threats around the world. Our team’s focus is ensuring our intelligence customers have the right tools, technologies, and tactics to keep pace with an ever-evolving security landscape and succeed in their pursuit to protect people and critical assets. From scanning for illicit material at ports and borders to predicting future events and instability up to five years in advance, our products help customers make the world safer. To explore and learn more, click [Register to View] !

Are you ready to join a team dedicated to a mission? Begin your journey of a flourishing and fulfilling career, share your resume with us today!

Primary Responsibilities

  • Review open-source and classified information to conduct in-depth research to identify leads and prepare intelligence assessments

  • Engage offices within the customer organization to address mission and targeting requirements

  • Draft comprehensive, high-quality reports in support of mission objectives

  • Relay pertinent information to relevant stakeholders by collaborating closely with team members and provide briefings to senior officials when necessary

  • Possess knowledge of and experience with the various intelligence disciplines and the Intelligence Community

Required Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess an active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years of relevant working experience OR 12 years in lieu of a degree

  • 1+ year of experience supporting an Intelligence Community customer

  • Familiarity with a variety of writing styles and classified client databases, including specific targeting tools

  • Strong communication, briefing, and writing skills; ability to communicate in a professional manner in person, by telephone, and through written correspondence

  • Demonstrated experience writing high-quality reports

  • A personality that is compatible with working in a small team environment

  • An inquisitive nature; a drive to learn and succeed

  • Possess working-level ability with all components of Microsoft Office

Desired Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience conducting analysis of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and/or supporting counter-proliferation efforts

  • Demonstrated regional and/or functional expertise or a working knowledge of high priority countries of interest to the United States Government

  • Familiarity or proficiency in a language associated with high priority countries of interest to the United States Government

Pay Range:

Pay Range $84,500.00 - $130,000.00 - $175,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.