Staff Operations Officer - Level 3

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking Staff Operations Officers to support a client's operational requirements in a challenging, fast paced environment located in the Washington Metropolitan Area. The positions require an active security clearance with a polygraph examination. There is no exception to the clearance requirement. Successful candidates will work well in team environments and will be capable of operating independently with minimal supervision. Candidates will be expected to effectively interact with customer personnel at all levels within the customer organization. The positions require prior experience in supporting HUMINT operations or familiarity with the Intelligence Community and its objectives.

Job Description: In addition to the clearance requirement, successful candidates will demonstrate proficiency in the functions of a Staff Operations Officer or familiarity with the Intelligence Community and its concomitant functions. The primary function of a Staff Operations Officer is to support operational elements by providing operational research and analysis in furtherance of the client's objective to acquire intelligence. Officers will utilize customer-specific databases to conduct multiple layers of research and write summaries, reports, official correspondence, and guidance. Officers will also be expected to provide thorough and knowledgeable briefings on the analysis to customer management. Daily activities include:

- Manage a full range of operational and support activities for overseas missions

- Serve as the primary point of contact for an overseas office and/or a volume of ongoing cases

- Provide operational guidance for ongoing cases, ensuring any CI issues are identified to protect the client's personnel and facilities

- Design particular classified activities, propose recommendations, and identify the pros/cons of possible operational scenarios

- Coordinate legal and policy issues affecting cases and overseas offices

- Provide in-depth research on existing cases, and intelligence assessments using all-source and classified information

- Provide briefings on cases to senior customer officials, identifying potential issues on cases

Additionally, officers will provide a limited amount of administrative assistance in support of field elements and personnel. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate proficiency in classified databases and develop relationships with various operational components to meet the client's requirements.

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

- Bachelor's Degree or 5 years of SOO-related experience may be substituted for education.
- 7 or more years of SOO-related work experience.

- Support a wide range of operational, administrative and support activities

- Conduct operational research and analysis on behalf of the Government.

- Ability to plan and organize tasks independently and exercise sound operational judgment

- Strong written and oral communication, organization, and interpersonal skills as well as an ability to pose creative solutions to operational challenges

Preferred Skills and Education

- Customer certification as a Staff Operations Officer is desired.
- Prior overseas experience, including operating in high threat areas, is also desired.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Information Solutions, based in Reston, Virginia, is among the 10 largest IT providers to the U.S. government, serving most of the federal defense and civilian marketplace. It provides network-centric command, control, computing, and intelligence (C3I) solutions; wideband networking radio systems; information systems for the U.S. intelligence community; geospatial information services; and information technology services. Leveraging its knowledge of signals and data derived from signals, Information Solutions has attained a market-leading position in advanced information technology research, intelligence analysis and production, and geospatial exploitation software. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression


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