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Space Counterspace Analyst - Junior

Company: Prescient Edge
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Prescient Edge is seeking a Senior Warning Analyst in support of a Federal Government client. As a Senior Warning Analyst, you will:

  • Conduct all-source analytic production of foreign space capabilities including, but not limited to: foreign adversary space doctrine, strategy, communications and collections, vulnerabilities, platforms, assembly and launch capabilities, weapons, dual-use systems and technologies, and emerging space technologies
  • Work with engineers and scientists on foreign space capabilities


At Prescient Edge, we believe that acting with integrity and serving our employees is the key to everyone's success. To that end, we provide employees with a best in class benefits package that includes:

  • A competitive salary with performance bonus opportunities
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits, including medical, vision, dental, and orthodontia coverage
  • A substantial retirement plan with no vesting schedule
  • Career development opportunities, including on-the-job training, tuition reimbursement, and networking
  • A positive work environment where employees are respected, supported, and engaged

Job Requirements

  • Active TS/SCI clearance required - must be willing and able to obtain a CI Polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree in a related area from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience conducting analysis with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years
  • In lieu of a degree, the candidate must have 4 years of experience in the subject area, for a total of 7 years of experience
  • Must possess knowledgeable of and demonstrates ability to apply Intelligence Community (IC) and DoD classification guidelines and procedures
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work semi-independently wit oversight and direction
  • Must demonstrate the ability to use logic when evaluating and synthesizing multiple sources of information
  • Must demonstrate understanding of interpreting analysis to include, but not limited to its meaning, importance, and implications
  • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate complex issues clearly in a concise and organized manner, both verbally and non-verbally, with strong grammar skills
  • Must demonstrate the ability to defend analytic judgements with sound, logical conclusions and adapt analytic judgments when presented with new information, evolving conditions, or unexpected development
  • Must demonstrate the ability to produce timely, logical, and concise analytic reports, documents assessments, studies, and briefing materials in formats including Microsoft Office tools (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.), electronic/soft copy matrices and/ or web-enabled formats
  • Must demonstrate the ability to develop structured research including, but not limited to, obtaining, evaluating, organizing, and maintaining information within security and data protocols
  • Must demonstrate the ability to recognize nuances and resolve contradictions and inconsistencies in information
  • Must demonstrate working knowledge using complex analytic methodologies such as structured analytic techniques or alternative approaches in order to examine biases, assumptions, and theories to eliminate uncertainty, strengthen analytic arguments, and mitigate surprises
  • Must possess 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
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of intelligence collection capabilities and limitations, to include but not limited to, technical sensors/ platforms and human intelligence sources related to the labor category
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of evaluating collected intelligence reporting, engaging with collection managers, and developing collection requirements

Prescient Edge is a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) founded as a counterintelligence (CI)/ Human Intelligence (HUMINT) company in 2008. It is a global operations and solutions integrator delivering full-spectrum intelligence analysis support, training, security, and technology R&D support solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD) and Throughout the Intelligence Community (IC).

Keywords: Prescient Edge, Reston , Space Counterspace Analyst - Junior, Other , Reston, Virginia

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