Principle IED and Insurgent Network Analyst
NEK Advanced Securities Group, Inc. - Charlottesville, VA
Full-time, Contract

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NEK Advanced Securities Group, Inc. (NEK) is accepting resumes to support a current contract. This is a full time position for immediate hire. NEK offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at

The Principal IED and Insurgent Network Analyst conducts all-source intelligence analysis to identify insurgent and IED networks, which include leaders, facilitators, financiers, cell members and bomb makers to identify potential targets for possible lethal and non-lethal action and identifies new networks and targets on which to focus analytic efforts. The PA assists with the training and mentoring of Novice Analysts, Journeyman Analysts and Senior Analysts; coordinates with other Counter Insurgency Targeting Program (CITP) teams, including WTI, the Direct Support SIGINT Element (DSSE), and NGA GEOINT support to produce assessments and targeting products; develop regional network assessments of IED and insurgent networks; produce targeting support products for deployed forces; prepare and present intelligence briefings and presentations; evaluate information reporting and sources; answer Requests for Information (RFI); develop Source Directed Requirements (SDR); populate and maintain CITP databases, production trackers and files. The PA also produces intelligence assessments for formal production and release to the Intelligence Community (IC) and other consumers and coordinates with other NGIC offices, IC organizations and theater intelligence resources to gather additional information and share analytic conclusions. Upon successful pre-deployment evaluation, is capable of deployment throughout theater of operation to conduct counterinsurgent and IED network analysis.

The PA coordinates all intelligence research and production activities of the team, tracking the status of production and timeliness of RFI responses, ensuring all activities are entered, and properly updated, in the CITP production tracker. The PA coordinates and synchronizes activities of deployed and CONUS team members to ensure CONUS-based analysts are supporting deployed team members; conducts initial quality control of all team products and responses to RFIs; oversees the preparation of team members for OCONUS deployment, ensuring the contract analyst is technically qualified, completes all pre-deployment paperwork and processing, and has adequately coordinated in advance with the forward deployed analyst he/she is replacing and is responsible for the training of team members. The PA assists the SPA in determining OCONUS rotations, status of analyst training and preparedness for deployment. The PA may function as the operations manager for CITP-I, CITP-A or WTI to assist the SPA in controlling branch activities. The PA can be deployed, if necessary, to fill a deployed SPA position. Employees filling this position shall be considered key personnel.

The Principal IED and Insurgent Network Analyst shall be knowledgeable of the Intelligence Cycle, Collection Management Cycle, Targeting Cycle and intelligence analytic techniques including trend and pattern analysis, geospatial analysis, link analysis and network or social network analysis; The PA shall have a working knowledge of i2 Analyst Notebook, AXIS Pro, WebTAS, ArcGIS, and Google Earth. The candidate shall be proficient at using basic computer applications and intelligence related automation to support analytical efforts and product development; possess strong research, writing and editing skills; be capable of managing teams of analysts in support of tactical, strategic and special operations forces conducting counter insurgent/IED targeting. The candidate shall possess the skills to train and mentor junior analysts to prepare them for deployment. Candidates must possess and understanding of intelligence requirements for both lethal and non-lethal targeting and will be a government trained intelligence analysts with a minimum of 10 years of intelligence analysis and targeting experience; however, on a case-by-case basis a badge and credentialed Law Enforcement officer with at least 10 years experience conducting investigations on an accredited Local/State/or Federal Law Enforcement Agency is acceptable. The candidate will be experienced with data processing systems such as DCGS-A, CIDNE, and SIPRNET and JWICS search engines.

Candidates will possess prior military occupational specialty (MOS) 31D, 311D, 35F, 350F, 35D, 18F, 180A, or DOD joint service equivalent, or civilian 0132, 1811, and a Bachelor’s Degree (four years of job specific experience may substitute for the education requirement).

Preferred candidates will possess a background in counter-terrorism, counter insurgency, or counter IED analysis and experience as an intelligence or targeting analyst in Afghanistan.

This position requires a current TS/SCI clearance

LOCATION: Charlottesville, Virginia and various OCONUS locations

NEK has built a reputation for attracting and retaining a motivated team of skilled professionals who are up to the challenge and dedicated to the mission. NEK offers unique career opportunities in an exceptional work environment. Joining NEK’s highly experienced professionals will give you the opportunity to grow, innovate and contribute to a world class team that ensures the highest level of satisfaction to our customers’ unique requirements.

NEK is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender or national origin.

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