Threat Analyst


Job Requisition: 2303048

Location: HERNDON, VA

Category: Government and Civil - Law Enforcement

Updated: 27 days ago


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. Join our team today as we Bring on Tomorrow!

We are seeking a Threat Analyst for a large, multi-year contract supporting critical development programs. This position is part of a new Mission Protection Cell and will provide subject matter expertise in understanding threats to remote sensing technology, vulnerability research, CONOP & TTP development.  This position will provide analytic insight to threat capabilities and recommend mitigation approaches, to include: hardware solutions, software solutions, and modification of operating procedures.  The successful applicant will work to provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex and technically challenging work! 


Role Responsibilities:

  • Conduct all-source research and intelligence analysis to baseline threats and vulnerabilities against remote sensing technologies and applications
  • Monitor operational data to maintain situational awareness of threat environments
  • Evaluate current threat TTPs and COAs; recommend improvements
  • Provide operational insight to procedure definition and testing
  • Evaluate viability of potential mission protection technologies and concepts
  • Characterize system threats over multiple operating conditions and environments
  • Provide analytic insight to potential sensor degradation and mitigation approaches
  • Conduct modeling and simulation exercises
  • Collaborate with SETA team members, development contractors, and customer forums
  • Develop customer briefings and other documents as necessary, to include:  SOPs, TTPs, COAs, CONOPS, and test plans
  • Conduct technical research and summarize findings
  • Investigate innovative and emerging technologies to incorporate into analysis
  • Refine and develop measures of effectiveness, improvements to system environments, and creation of new procedures to support all facets of testing and operations
  • Conduct user outreach and research new sensor operation techniques to solve hard problems 



  • 5+ years of related experience in threat analysis and/or mission protection
  • Familiarity with multiple types of remote sensing technology and threat capabilities
  • Experience in mission operations environment – operations tempo, situational awareness reporting, and anomaly support


  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience preferably in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related area or 5 to 9+ years of experience, Master’s Degree
  • TS/SCI w. Poly security clearance is required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Working proficiency using MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), MS Outlook

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