Vencore GEOINT Analyst in Springfield, Virginia


Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


Successful candidate must have demonstrated knowledge and hands-on experience with:

  • NGA Analytic Operations, to include Tools, Workflows, and Mission Partner Interfaces
  • Exploitation and analytical methodologies and tradecraft within the NSG TCPED cycle
  • Activity and analytic modeling development
  • Tradecraft advancement initiatives (e.g., SOM, ABI, Model Driven Collection, Automated Strategies)
  • GEOINT data providers and sources

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the Analysis Analyst/Tradecraft/Activity Modeling SME, providing dedicated support to the NTM-L PMO and Analysis Directorate, to engineer and drive technology-to-tradecraft-to operations advancement for a new data source
  • Tradecraft Development – Support development of GEOINT Analyst Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) incorporating new data sources and methodologies
  • Operations & Technology Implementation/Usability – Develop/enhance forward-leaning User CONOPS, capturing Analysis Operations; support planning, testing, and demonstration activities
  • Provide activity and analytical modeling SME support to Analysis in order to facilitate new methodologies incorporating more automation.
  • Community Outreach & Training – Cultivate awareness to ASG/NSG introducing community to new capability, through development of outreach materials and messaging and support to Outreach/User Engagement activities; develop Analysis training methodology and content for NSG/ASG
  • Generate new innovative use cases on an as-needed basis to provide Mission-based rationalization and trade-offs for capability enhancements or investments related to new data source/capability
  • Through needs requirement analysis, identify functional needs gaps with respect to Analysis tradecraft/operations, to potentially augment existing requirements or generate new ones
  • Provide Analysis SME support to Product definition; identify Mission Utility for new Products
  • Review NSG RFCs to assess and identify functional and operational baseline impacts
  • Lead, coordinate, and participating in NGA and Joint Enterprise Working Groups, Technical Exchange Meetings, and User Forums
  • Participate in Milestone Readiness Events (waterfall and agile) to evaluate Segment readiness and Design and satisfaction of Analysis-identified capabilities
  • Identify, track, mitigate, and resolve technical risks and issues related to Analysis operations and the integration of new data source
  • Conduct studies and AoAs, to identify dependencies and issues requiring corrective action or decisions to maintain mission capability cost, schedule, and performance

Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or equivalent experience

  • 11+ years of systems engineering, integration, or systems development experience

  • In-depth knowledge of NGA Analysis and NSG Community analytic operations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the TCPED cycle, with hands-on experience with Tasking, Exploitation, and Dissemination and the associated systems / segments / tools and understanding of the interdependencies on NSG capabilities
  • In-depth knowledge of GEOINT Data Providers and the products (Raster and Vector) that they deliver to the NSG for exploitation; demonstrated hands-on experience with exploitation, analytics, and generation of finished intelligence products
  • Ability to lead coordination efforts across the NGA/Analysis Directorate, NTM-L Project, Mission Partner, and NGA Segments (e.g., GIMS/GOM, IEC, Cedalion, ASC, MSP, AE, GVS, GSR, iStore, NCL/ODS, TMA), to drive cross-Agency and segment integration and drive tradecraft transformation

  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment

  • Good customer teaming skills; ability to collaborate in cross-functional teams
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational and multi-tasking skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline
  • IT credentials and certifications (e.g., DAWIA, PMP, INCOSE, ITIL, CISSP and SAFe Agile)
  • Knowledge of NGA change management processes (e.g., RFC process)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Excellentwritten, verbal, and presentation skills, and ability to lead technical forums
  • Experience with Agile engineering and development methods (user story generation, sprint/scrum development, backlog management, and test-drive development)

Job ID 2018-50245

# of Openings Remaining 1

Category Engineering

Residency Status U.S. Citizenship Required

Clearance Top Secret/SCI

Employee Type Regular

Time Type Full Time