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Warning Analyst - Mid

Analysis | Arlington, VA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Calhoun International is a professional services company providing  Intelligence Analysis, HUMINT Operations Support, Program Management, Training Support, Exercise Planning and Support, Modeling and Wargaming, Intelligence Systems Program Management, and ISR Planning and Development. support to our clients.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Scope: The Defense Intelligence Agency is acquiring Contractor provided All Source Analysts to support the Americas and Transregional Threat Center (ATTC).

Responsibilities:

  • In support of all-source intelligence production to identify threats to U.S. interests:
    • Conduct research and analysis of data, information, and intelligence to produce a wide range of finished all- source intelligence products that are in accordance with ODNI and DIA Analytical Standards, such as Intelligence Community Directives (ICD) 203
    • Attend and participate in meetings, conferences, and working groups in support of the DoD Infrastructure Threats missions as directed
    • Support brainstorming sessions with analytic ideas in how strategic warning supports and will be incorporated into Defense Critical Infrastructure analysis
    • Contribute to building collaborative relationships and outreach to facilitate joint production, share information, and exchange analytic assessments
    • As identified, attend meetings with Joint Staff and Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) customers and be prepared to provide strategic and operational analysis of issues in assigned focus area
    • Participate in special projects / surge support as required

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 8 years of experience conducting analysis relevant to the specific labor category, with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.
  • Knowledgeable of and demonstrates ability to apply Intelligence Community (IC) and DoD classification guidelines and procedures.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate complex issues clearly in a concise and organized manner both verbally and non-verbally; with strong grammar skills. Demonstrates proficiency using Microsoft Office tools.
  • Demonstrates ability to recognize nuances and resolve contradictions and inconsistencies in information.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge using complex analytic methodologies, such as structured analytic techniques or alternative approaches, to examine biases, assumptions, and theories to eliminate uncertainty, strengthen analytic arguments, and mitigate surprise. Structured analytic techniques include, but not limited to, Analysis of Competing Hypotheses, Devil’s Advocacy, High-Impact / Low-Impact Analysis, Red Team Analysis and Alternative Futures Analysis.
  • Demonstrates ability to use logic when evaluating and synthesizing multiple sources of information. Demonstrates understanding of interpreting analysis to include, but not limited to, its meaning, importance, and implications. Demonstrates ability to defend analytic judgements with sound, logical conclusions and adapt analytic judgments when presented with new information, evolving conditions, or unexpected developments.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate complex issues clearly in a concise and organized manner both verbally and non-verbally; with strong grammar skills. Demonstrates proficiency using Microsoft Office tools.
  • Demonstrates ability to develop structured research including, but not limited to, obtaining, evaluating, organizing, and maintaining information within security and data protocols.
  • Demonstrates ability to recognize nuances and resolve contradictions and inconsistencies in information.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge using complex analytic methodologies, such as structured analytic techniques or alternative approaches, to examine biases, assumptions, and theories to eliminate uncertainty, strengthen analytic arguments, and mitigate surprise. Structured analytic techniques include, but not limited to, Analysis of Competing Hypotheses, Devil’s Advocacy, High-Impact / Low-Impact Analysis, Red Team Analysis and Alternative Futures Analysis.
  • Demonstrates mastery of qualitative and quantitative analytic methodologies and pursue developments in academia or other fields that affect tradecraft methodology. Demonstrates ability to define comprehensive, new, or unique research approaches that enable rigorous assessments to address and contribute to high-level tasks.
  • Demonstrates in-depth analysis of analytic operations and knowledge management issues across organizational and intra-IC boundaries and clearly articulates key findings.
  • Demonstrates ability to review analytic products for cogent arguments, trade-craft standards, and adequate support for conclusions; routinely tests analytic rigor of analytic products.

Security Clearance:

  • Top Secret Level Clearance with SCI Access and ability to pass a CI polygraph

Bonus Points:

  • Current CI Polygraph highly desired