Expert Desk Officer
BAE Systems is seeking an Expert Desk Officer to support a client’s operational requirements in a challenging, dynamic setting located in the Washington Metropolitan Area. The position requires an active Security Clearance with Polygraph. There is no exception to the clearance requirement.
Successful candidates will work well in team environments and will be capable of operating independently with minimal supervision. Candidates will be expected to effectively interact with customer personnel at all levels within the customer organization. The position requires prior experience in supporting HUMINT operations or familiarity with the Intelligence Community and its objectives.
Support a wide range of operational and programmatic activities to manage an Area of Responsibility (AOR) or transnational issues
Manage and track cases
Conduct detailed and specific analysis
Writing official messages and reports
Identify and address intelligence issues
Provide timely guidance and support to overseas personnel
Key traits for all successful candidates include:
Being a flexible, team player who is open to continuous learning about a wide-range of topics
Having an interest in “connecting the dots” between disparate data points or discrete, all-source products in order to tell a relatively succinct, compelling narrative that either:
Makes a recommendation to further the customer’s mission, or
Makes an “ask” of a targeted audience to bolster or advance U.S. national security interests.
Prior customer-specific report writing experience
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Ten (10) years of experience related to intelligence research and desk officer work.
Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university; for candidates who lack a college degree, they may substitute eight (8) years of relevant experience.
At least five (5) years of the overall experience must be in the customer spaces
Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.