Intelligence Systems Analyst


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Your Impact:

Jacobs is seeking an Intelligence Systems Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals supporting the Defense Information Systems Agency Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) Test, Evaluation, and Certification (TEC) contract at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) in Springfield, VA. The selected candidate will join the Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Test, Evaluation, and Certification team and perform analytical work in support of testing, evaluation, and certification of IT/NSS related to National System for Geospatial Intelligence (NSG)/Allied System for Geospatial Intelligence (ASG). GEOINT capabilities tested range from format processors, common repositories, imagery guards, data discovery applications, exploitation and enhancement applications, specialized products, and web based GEOINT services. The selected candidate will apply common T&E processes that include identifying requirements, verifying user needs, developing evaluation approaches, collecting data, analyzing data, and reporting findings. The selected candidate will perform GEOINT test planning and conduct standards conformance and interoperability testing and evaluation, to include analyzing test results and preparing thorough, accurate, and complete formal test documentation. May provide consultation on complex projects and be a top-level contributor/specialist in their department. The start date for this position is 2 October 2023.

Duties include:

• Appy technical knowledge to perform test planning for collecting data and analyzing the results of NGA Test Organization (NTO)-conducted tests of NGA products and services that support GEOINT missions Develops test plans in collaboration with NTO test directors and system design engineers. Analyzes test results and drafts thorough, accurate, and complete formal test documentation. Prepares and presents technical test results and operational impacts to government customers and system developers for corrective action.

• Recommends adjustments to the T&E process or detailed procedures if appropriate.

• Relies on manual methods and automated test tools to execute the assessment of collected test data.

• Inspects, tests, and measures GEOINT data produced or consumed. Documents and briefs results.

• Records all initial findings, conducts data analysis of raw data to determine operational impact and documents final test results.

• Accounts for anomalies and deficiencies identified during testing, notifies customers and leadership, and may help analyze and/or correct problems.

• Participates in various teleconferences, meetings and working groups.

• Provides administrative task support such as Monthly Status Reports (MSRs), Weekly Status Reports (WARs) and meeting minutes.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Requires a Master’s degree and at least 8 years of experience or a Bachelor’s degree with at least 10 years of experience. One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Master’s degree. Requires at least 1 certification in area of specialization. Additional certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.

• This position requires a Top Secret security clearance with eligibility for SCI on hire date and must be able to obtain a CI polygraph. Current TS/SCI with CI polygraph is desired.

• Knowledge of the GEOINT community and work experience.

• Ability to collaborate effectively with senior management, cross-functional teams, internal/external customers, and end-users.

• Possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment and organize work assignments to meet established timetables.

• Good communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

• Familiar with DoD operations, IT systems and software.

• Familiar with and actively using the Microsoft Office suite.


Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.

Work Environment

An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.

Equipment and Machines

Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.


Core work hours will be between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.