Senior PED Analyst

at SMX in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Senior PED Analystat SMX (

United States

SMX is seeking a deployed Special Operations Forces (SOF) Intelligence Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (PED) Senior Analyst. This individual will also advise and assist the Theater Special Operation Command (TSOC), Special Operations Command-Forward (SOC-FWD), and SOF end users at operational units with intelligence-specific training development, design, and delivery needs. They will coordinate with the supported organization, our team leadership, and cross-functional working groups to plan and execute a wide variety of PED support. You will coordinate with the supported command to determine specific requirements and prioritize resources that align mission requirements and intelligence readiness needs with threats and operational challenges in specific Areas of Responsibility (AORs).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

+ Deploy in a 90/90 rotation cycle supporting the AFRICOM ARIES contract, associated headquarters, and deployed sites Willingness to work a flexible schedule (nights and weekends, as needed)

+ Lead 4-10 man PED teams in support of AFRICOM C4ISR including complex surge operations when required/authorized to support command operational planning

+ Required to travel to Stuttgart to meet with customers periodically to better understand operational and intelligence requirements

+ Required to travel across various forward locations in order to gather end-user operational information and apply to PED management processes to improve support F3EA operations

+ Provide research and development on emerging capabilities, recommending solutions to support the mission requirement and address intelligence gaps; directly accountable to PED team output and customer satisfaction in eliminating exploitation stovepipes and revolutionizing OSINT tip/cue vs traditional sensor outputs

+ Possess a firm understanding of ISR collection techniques, sensor and platform capabilities and best practices utilized during multi-INT product creation – a recognized leader who shapes opportunities to transform into best industry practices through tip-of-the-spear application of capabilities

+ Analyze US and partner efforts to counter both regional and transregional threat networks operating across a vast continent of traditional (VEO) and non-traditional (GPC) threats

+ Apply intelligence techniques in support of a specified Areas of Responsibility (AOR) using logic, analysis, synthesis, creativity, judgment, and systematic approaches to gather, evaluate, and use multiple sources of information to inform decisions and outcomes; shapes intelligence community exploitation TTPs to revolutionize and synthesize data

+ Interface and effectively communicate with intelligence and operations partner elements; maturity/experience commensurate with driving change through deep technical subject matter expertise and operational experience – proven experience bridging seams between operators and analysts to drive cutting edge products

+ Provide fusion of new, groundbreaking intel disciplines into assessments through incorporation of historical FMV data, optical images, non-optical images, satellite images, radar, or other intelligence information to enhance intelligence products while removing human latencies and overcoming traditional high/low side limitations – expert at fusing data into advanced intelligence products

Required Skills

+ Required Clearance: TS/SCI

+ Expert understanding of intelligence tools such as M3, Lucky, HOT-R, JIDO ANTS, TAC, NCTC Online, TIDE, DataXplorer, PROTON, TargetCOP, BHTK, Skope, Voltron, etc is required

+ Expert understanding of geospatial tools such as ArcGIS and Google Earth is required

+ The ability to draft presentations and supporting documentation, on a as needed basis is required

+ The ability to coordinate and interact with analysts from service, component, DoD, and national-level intelligence agencies is required

+ The ability to gather, interpret, and compare data to produce reports and establish conclusions is required

+ The ability to develop concepts of operations for processing and analytical initiatives is required

+ Experience researching, developing, and presenting all-source intelligence products, at the operational level, to senior leaders including: CT and regional analysis, GEOINT, HUMINT, SIGINT, OSINT/PAI, political/military analysis and support to targeting is required

+ The ability to interface with other intelligence organizations to fully prepare teams for exploitation of enemy personnel, as well as prepare post screening analytical products and assessments supporting targeting efforts, and threat analysis is required

+ Must have the ability to manage the production of intelligence assessments and products in support of deployed SOF to enable the F3EAD targeting cycle

+ Must have the ability to coordinate with Foreign Disclosure Officers to enable the proper intelligence sharing in accordance with established intelligence sharing agreements

+ Be able to liaison with AFRICOM and SOCAF foreign counterparts in support of combined ISR intelligence missions at various deployed locations in Africa

+ Possess an understanding of input/output/flow of information in C5ISR environment

Required Experience

+ Minimum of 10 years of experience preferred providing analytical support to one or more SOF units or commands is required

+ Demonstrated deployed experience in forward deployed locations supporting SOF is required Prior deployment experience to Africa assigned to a SOF unit providing intelligence support to tactical and operational SOF is required

+ Prior SOF targeting operations experience in the AFRICOM AOR is required

+ Experience providing direct analytical support to operations and providing direct analytical and targeting support to deployed SOF elements in support of Counter Violent Extremist Organization and Counter Terrorism operations is required

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At SMX®, we are a team of technical and domain experts dedicated to enabling your mission. From priority national security initiatives for the DoD to highly assured and compliant solutions for healthcare, we understand that digital transformation is key to your future success.

We share your vision for the future and strive to accelerate your impact on the world. We bring both cutting edge technology and an expansive view of what’s possible to every engagement. Our delivery model and unique approaches harness our deep technical and domain knowledge, providing forward-looking insights and practical solutions to power secure mission acceleration.

SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including disability and veterans.

Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.

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Job Posting: JC255265129

Posted On: Feb 14, 2024

Updated On: Mar 17, 2024

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