Network Exploitation Analyst

Intelligence Analysis Annapolis Junction, Maryland Job ID:


About the Job
The Network Exploitation Analyst evaluates target opportunities and strategizes activities against particular networks using all source data to understand and map target networks and assist in developing detailed exploitation and operations plans.

The NEA has a a solid understanding of logical/physical IP core infrastructure, communication devices and how they connect to networks, and the traffic movements in a network.

The candidate will have a working knowledge of the principles and methods utilized by Requirements and Targeting to identify, collect, analyze process and disseminate information in accordance with established requirements and priorities.

The NEA possesses an understanding of and experience in the disciplines of collection, target development, and tasking, actively analyzes and manages collection of TAO projects, capabilities, policies and procedures; analyzes collection-related information to guide tasking, identify problems, and assist with collection management.   

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 3-20 years demonstrated experience.
  • A candidate who has served in a Joint Duty Assignment in the Production Chain to another Agency within the IC representing the customer also qualifies
  • At least 2 of the years experience must have been within the last 5 years
  • Able to independently leverage TAO capabilities to enhance access and target development.
  • Able to task and retrieve TAO collected information with TOPI accessible tools to maintain target and identify new collection opportunities.
  • Able to independently task across all authorities, maintaining compliance, without releaser, oversight officer or legal rejection/modification.
  • Capable of building analytics for more complex discovery and analysis tasks. - Understands multiple communications protocols and can analyze technical data from collected information for new collection opportunities.
  • Able to evaluate leads for tasking and able to use appropriate tasking authorities.
  • Able to assist in the creation of TAO plans.
  • Able to write justifications for TAO prioritization.
  • Analyst requires some mentorship and/or little guidance from Government personnel