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Targeter (Metro Program)

Salary Range: Rate/Salary commensurate experience
Duty Location: Washington, DC Metro area

US CITIZENSHIP and TS/SCI Clearance w/ polygraph Required (no exceptions)

Position Summary

Targeters are responsible for guiding and monitoring the execution of collection operations and integrating that collection into a cohesive intelligence narrative. Targeters will research, analyze, and brief network analysis techniques and specialized tools used to identify key threats to the U.S. Targeters must be able to identify gaps in information and take pro-active steps to address those gaps. 


Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3+ years of relevant professional experience



  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Developed expertise on a particular geographic region or transnational target.

  • Must possess excellent oral, writing, and coordination skills to communicate factual information clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, often under pressure and tight deadlines that meet or exceed established analytical standards.

  • Demonstrated skills with communication, networking, and problem solving.

  • Familiarity with cable writing styles and classified client databases, including specific targeting tools.

  • Senior and Expert positions respond to changes in analytical priorities and review work outputs of Junior and Mid-Level personnel. May supervise lower-level analysts.


Required Application Materials

  1. Resume

  2. Cover Letter


Please submit the required application materials to The subject line of your email must be the following:


Targeter (Metro Program)


Your resume and cover letter must be attached to the email as a PDF or MS Word document.

COA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, COA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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