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  • Cryptologic SIGINT Analyst

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    TS/SCI w/ Polygraph
  • Overview

    Axom is looking for SIGINT Analysts to join our team! The SIGINT Analyst will have an in-depth understanding of the US SIGINT System, SIGINT export issues, and SIGINT Systems ground and processing facilities.


    Level 1 

    • Support Mission Management activities.
    • Support the implementation of collection-tasking strategies.
    • Provide operational assistance to users during upgrades/installation of new collection systems.
    • Participate in discussions with Target Office of Primary Interests (TOPIs) and customers to promote dissemination of accurate collection assessments.
    • Respond to collection requirements received from the Collection Strategies and Requirements Center.
    • Support the review of collection priorities submitted by the Analysis and Production organization.

    Level 2

    • Operate, demonstrate, and provide informal training on current or prototype intelligence systems, either deployed or in test.
    • Provide technical assistance necessary to meet collection-tasking strategies.
    • Conduct discussions between various TOPIs and other customers ensuring accurate collection assessments are received/shared.
    • Participate in the review and validation of collection priorities submitted by Analysis and Production.
    • Support technical development of junior personnel in the area of SIGINT analytical tradecraft.
    • Provide technical direction and technical support for the development of training.
    • Collect, compile, and prepare drafts of information related to characteristics of signals based on Government identification of signals.
    • Conduct and document all-source research to identify the communications used by targets of interest.
    • Provide collection summary reports, statistics, and metrics via formal and informal communications.
    • Maintain knowledge of site capabilities to include end-to-end data flow to help recognize and define collection problems.

    Level 3

    • Provide technical expertise to perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirement allocation and interface definition studies to translate requirements into system specifications and cost estimates.
    • Provide expertise in the acquisition cycle to support integration of SIGINT systems for USCS customers.
    • Provide expertise and perform technical analysis of prototyping activities.
    • Provide technical analysis of activities as they relate to the fielding of new systems: program management, technical planning, system design, integration, verification and validation, cost, risk, supportability and effectiveness.
    • Advise the Government on cost, schedule, technical, and contractual issues.
    • Provide technical assistance for acquisition processes and during the budget development process.


    • Looking for 0 to 20 years of professional experience supporting a military and/or government cryptologic mission.
    • Professional experience may include mission support as a military or government language or signals analyst as it relates to acquiring, identifying, processing, and reporting on electromagnetic emissions.

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • TS/SCI w/ Polygraph required

    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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