Principal or Senior Principal Special Operations Officer (SOO) – TS/SCI with poly requuired

Requisition ID: 21002899

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Reston, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Polygraph
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Principal or Senior Principal Special Operations Officer (SOO) to join our team. You will serve as the primary point of contact for an overseas office and/or volume of ongoing cases. You will provide operational guidance for ongoing cases, ensuring any CI issues are identified to protect the client’s personnel and facilities. You will design particular classified activities, propose recommendations, and identify the pros/cons of possible operational scenarios, and coordinate legal policy issues affecting cases and overseas offices. You will provide in-depth research on existing cases, and intelligence assessments using all-source and classified information. Also, you will provide briefing on cases to senior customer officials, identifying potential issues on cases. You will provide a limited amount of administrative assistance in support of field elements and personnel.

This position is located in Northern Virginia. A TS/SCI with Polygraph is required.
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.


Basic Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal or a Senior Principal level.

• Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal are a Bachelor's degree and nine (9) years intelligence analysis/professional experience. Four years of experience may be substituted in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.

• Basic Qualifications for a Principal are a Bachelor's degree and five (5) years intelligence analysis/professional experience. Four years of experience may be substituted in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.

• Strong briefing experience on a variety of topics to senior stakeholders.

• Demonstrated ability to convey complex information and ideas clearly to employees at all levels and while dealing with a variety of time-sensitive technical and administrative requirements.

• Active TS/SCI with polygraph required

Preferred Qualifications:

• Excellent written and oral communications skills with close attention to detail in all deliverables produced while working independently and within a team environment.

• Experience and familiarity with national security and intelligence community policy, along with interagency coordination.

• Ability to work efficiently within a team of Desk Officers and with a cross-functional mix of analysts, software developers, trainers, and engineers.

• Experience with all aspects of strategic plan development, coordination, and maintenance.

• Ability to arrange and facilitate meetings with senior client managers and follow up on action items from these meetings.

• Experience writing and coordinating written products

• Experience organizing overseas deployments and all aspects of planning for large scale and complex overseas initiatives.

• Strong experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

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