Technical Targeting Analyst

    • USAJOBS
  • Washington DC, DC, DC
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 9 days ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Social network analysis
IT operations
Intelligence collection
Critical thinking
Data Analysis
Mathematical modeling
Mathematical analysis
Network security
Signal processing
Operations research
Survey Research
Computer science
Data Science
Materials science
Digital forensics
Forensics
Data
Research
Writing
Operations
Analytical skill
Collaboration
eXist
Management
Training
Econometrics
Geospatial analysis
Modeling
Internet
Design
Telecommunications
Creativity
Biology
Chemistry
Electrical engineering
Mechanical engineering
Aerospace
Mathematics
Statistics
Physics
Psychology
Recruiting
Documentation
Policies
Finance
Privacy

Job Details

Duties

As a Technical Targeting Analyst at CIA, you will enable the Agency to collect intelligence against our nation's highest priority threats in a global environment that is often hostile, fast paced, and technologically savvy. Technical Targeting Analysts evaluate technical and scientific data to provide insights that unite technical operations and technical development activities to maximize intelligence collection strategies.

Using your research and critical thinking skills, as well as your writing and briefing abilities on both current and longer-term intelligence studies. You will analyze critical data, inform senior officials, and steer intelligence operations. An ability to identify and assess entities, vulnerabilities, and technological trends to enable new collection operations that answer critical intelligence issues is vital to this work. Technical Targeting Analysts also apply their skills to uncovering and disrupting threats to CIA's mission. This requires strong analytic, research, and investigative skills combined with an aptitude for and interest in technical and scientific topics, personal initiative, and a bias for collaboration.

Opportunities may exist for foreign travel, technical and management training, and assignments in other offices within the CIA. Advanced training will be provided in analytical tools and methodologies, as well as a variety of technologies.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be physically in the United States or one of its territories when you submit your resume via MyLINK.
  • You must be registered for the Selective Service, if applicable.
  • You must be willing to move to the Washington, DC area.
  • You must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA , including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Data analytics
    • Econometrics, mathematical modeling, or geospatial modeling
    • Gaming and modeling
    • Internet/web technology
    • Mathematical analysis
    • Network security and engineering
    • Signal processing and analysis
    • Social network analysis
    • Statistical operations research
    • Survey research, design, and analysis
    • Telecommunications networks/voice data communications
  • Self-starter attitude with initiative
  • Creative
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong analytic and research skills
Education

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • Cultural Anthropology
    • Data Science
    • Econometrics
    • Engineering disciplines (Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, Aerospace, Nuclear etc.)
    • Geospatial Modeling
    • Materials Science
    • Mathematics/Statistics
    • Physics
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Forensics (digital forensics, forensic science, and technology)
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale
  • Benefits
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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

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  • Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

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    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • How to Apply

    This post is for viewing purposes only. To get started, please visit , where you can read more about this position and express your interest in up to four jobs. Upon expressing your interest, you will be taken to MyLINK, which allows you to submit your resume and job rankings and provide basic information about yourself.

    Agency contact information

    Central Intelligence Agency

    Website

    Learn more about this agency

    Next steps

    After you express interest for up to four positions on cia.gov/careers , a CIA recruiter may contact you for further discussion if your qualifications meet our needs. See the MyLINK FAQs on our website for more information.

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
    • Criminal history inquiries
    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Financial suitability
    • New employee probationary period
    • Privacy Act
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Selective Service
    • Signature and false statements
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

For further information, please visit: .

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

How to Apply

This post is for viewing purposes only. To get started, please visit , where you can read more about this position and express your interest in up to four jobs. Upon expressing your interest, you will be taken to MyLINK, which allows you to submit your resume and job rankings and provide basic information about yourself.

Agency contact information

Central Intelligence Agency

Website

Learn more about this agency

Next steps

After you express interest for up to four positions on cia.gov/careers , a CIA recruiter may contact you for further discussion if your qualifications meet our needs. See the MyLINK FAQs on our website for more information.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
  • Criminal history inquiries
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
  • Financial suitability
  • New employee probationary period
  • Privacy Act
  • Reasonable accommodation policy
  • Selective Service
  • Signature and false statements
  • Social security number request