Target Digital Network Analyst, Level 3 (MD)

Intelligence Analysis Fort Meade, Maryland


*All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with Active Polygraph

The Target Digital Network Analyst will be responsible for:

  • Analyzing DNI data for reportable intelligence information and building target profiles
  • Maintaining appropriate databases for targeting, tasking, and analysis
  • Performing sustained target analysis and enhancement through the use of DNI and DNR analytic techniques
  • Analyzing DNI data to identify new access development opportunities for follow-on collection requirements
  • Identifying intelligence gaps and evaluating the intelligence gathered in order to either tailor current collection or enable new collection to close the gaps. 

  • Twelve (12) years demonstrated experience at NSA Headquarters, a related NSA field site, or has served in a Joint Duty Assignment in the SIGINT Production Chain to another Agency within the Intelligence Community
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of software applications and databases associated with network analysis and target development
  • Runs complex queries using a variety of different tools.
  • Able to provide guidance to others on how to run better queries or use different tools or task selectors
  • Reviews scripts/traffic from other streams of collection to look for leads or complimenting data to enhance overall story
  • Expert level understanding internet protocols, digital telecommunications technologies, and internet routing and the merging packet and circuit switched networks.
  • Performs DNR development to ID other methods of target communications, and works with language analysts to analyze importance of selectors and tie them to targets of interest
  • Target development results in discovery of reportable information
  • Understands computer network infrastructure enabling discovery of new avenues of target development
  • Works with other SIGDEV elements to introduce new tools/avenues of pursuit in an effort to find new collection
  • Ability to discover alternate means of communication for complex and operationally sophisticated targets
  • Able to develop custom analytics for target discovery and analysis of complex targets
  • Interest in mentoring junior analysts