Targeting Officer

CENTRA Technology
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 12

Position description

CENTRA Technology Inc. has open positions for targeting analysts to support a large, dynamic regional office. The successful Targeting Officer candidate will work in an integrated government-contractor team fusing intelligence information from multiple intelligence disciplines. Responsibilities include all-source intelligence research, analysis, and report writing; operational concept development; stakeholder engagement; and preparation and presentation of reports to all levels of customer management.

Skills & Requirements

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance required
  • 4+ years experience in HUMINT Targeting or related field
  • BA/BS in National Security Studies, International Relations, Foreign Affairs, Asian Studies, or related fields dealing with China - OR - 
  • Tested 2/2/1+ in Mandarin AND documented experience in task-related aspects of intelligence
  • Knowledge of full-range of concepts, principles, and practices in all-source analysis, raw data fusion, and skills applying this knowledge to  difficult work assignments
  • Assist in developing new or modified work methods, innovative approaches, and alternate uses of new or available data sources
  • Professional knowledge of a wide-range of human intelligence targeting principles, concepts, and techniques to accomplish difficult and complex work assignments
  • Knowledge of applying HUMINT collection capabilities and targeting development strategies and processes against prioritized regional and transnational target sets
  • Frequently interacts with customers and functional peer group managers and senior management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to present to senior officials
  • Proficient in use of computer tools common to the Intelligence Community (ex: Analyst Notebook, Palantir, and others) 
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office applications

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Possess an in-depth understanding of IC disciplines, operating environments, and resources
  • Possess knowledge of specialized tradecraft and collection processes, the HUMINT cycle and the intelligence cycle
  • National-level targeting experience to include directly supporting strategic HUMINT targeting in support of operational collectors
  • Experience providing analytic support to HUMINT, Law Enforcement, or other DoD field operations
  • Experience with GEO MetaData Analysis and Pattern-of-Life development using Palantir, ArcGIS, Google Earth, or equivalent tools
  • Graduate of a DoD/IC HUMINT Targeting training course, HUMINT training course, or OSINT course
  • Experience producing operationally viable targeting messages from all-source information leveraging specialized tools and databases  
  • Experience at leveraging solid written and verbal communication skills to prepare and confidently deliver briefings and papers for senior officials

Application instructions

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