The Target Digital Network Analyst (TDNA) position conducts advanced analysis of collection and open-source data to ensure target continuity, to profile targets and their activities, and develop techniques to gain more target information. The Target Digital Network Analyst has an understanding the principles and methods of exploiting foreign communications and communication systems to identify, collect, analyze process and disseminate information in accordance with established requirements and priorities; analyzes DNI data for reportable intelligence information and building target profiles; maintains appropriate databases for targeting, tasking, and analysis; performs sustained target analysis and enhancement through the use of DNI and DNR analytic techniques; analyzes DNI data to identify new access development opportunities for follow-on collection requirements; performs research using open source and classified sources to develop comprehensive baseline profiles of designated target sets; identifies intelligence gaps and evaluating the intelligence gathered in order to either tailor current collection or enable new collection to close the gaps. The TDNA supports activities at Fort Meade, MD.
- Candidates with a TS/SCI Clearance and a CI Poly can be accepted for the program, however, the individual must be able to pass a FS Poly to remain employed.
- At least eight (8) years of experience as a Target Digital Network Analyst within the Department of Defense (DoD). At least Two (2) years of experience must have been within the last Five (5) years.
- Demonstrated experience in the use of software applications and databases associated with network analysis and target development.
- Able to monitor and develop target across several communications technologies.
- Able to execute own and others’ tasking.
- Able to independently task across all authorities, maintaining compliance, without releaser, oversight officer or legal rejection/modification.
- Able to build analytics for more complex discovery and analysis tasks.
- Understanding of multiple internet protocols, telecommunications technologies, and internet routing.
- Understanding of multiple communications protocols and can analyze technical data from collected information for new collection opportunities.
- Able to evaluate information for signs of communications changes and identify alternate means of communication.
- BS in a technical field.
- Prior Military and/or Government experience.