JOB DESCRIPTION: Source Strategies Analysts collaborate with customers and source providers to develop comprehensive multi-intelligence (multi-INT), multi-source strategies to address intelligence problems. They create tasking and dissemination requirements; adjudicate requirements; analyze and investigate collection performance; assess and report on end-to-end GEOINT system performance data; and advise customers in support of the National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG).
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The Source Directorate serves the information needs of the intelligence, defense, and foreign policy communities and provides leadership on substantive issues, operations, tradecraft development, analytical tools and techniques to its partners and GEOINT customers worldwide. NGA's Source Strategies Analysts create, collect and broker authoritative GEOINT content and services based on an intimate knowledge of customer needs and powered by their unique command of the GEOINT supplier market, unparalleled tradecraft expertise, and cutting-edge technology to support national security priorities. They develop and apply methods to collect, analyze, and visualize large volumes of data to address complex intelligence challenges and identify trends, solve analytical problems, optimize performance, and gather intelligence through data mining and retrieval. They establish brokering services that return value-driven solutions to customers from diverse supplier markets, lead modernization and innovation to create authoritative content and deliver content and services to customers when, where and how they need it.
Applicants must have a solid foundation in analysis and research with a working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing and/or international issues preferred. The successful candidate will develop advanced collection strategies, build and maintain professional relationships with other NGA offices and external partners, and brief senior level leaders when required. Excellent communication skills are essential, as is the ability to apply new methods and technologies to solve intelligence problems. Most positions are located at the NGA Campus East in Springfield, Virginia or at the NGA Campus West in St. Louis, Missouri; however other positions may be available in other locations. Some positions may be designated as mission-critical and include 24x7 manning and shift-work schedules.