Washington, District Of Columbia

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Targeting Officer


PAE is seeking Targeting Officers to support a client’s operational requirements at multiple locations in the Washington Metropolitan Area.  The positions require an active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information security clearance with a polygraph examination.

Successful Targeting Officer candidates will work in an integrated government-contractor team fusing intelligence information from multiple intelligence disciplines. Responsibilities include all-source intelligence research, analysis, and report writing; operational concept development; stakeholder engagement; and preparation and presentation of reports to all levels of customer management.

Targeting Officers must be able to think critically and communicate highly complex information accurately, clearly, and in proper context while working collaboratively in a team environment.  Candidates should be comfortable with drafting and disseminating written reports and requests for information.  The ability to confidently deliver clear and concise briefings is a key skill for this role.


  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3+ years of relevant professional experience.

  • TS/SCI Clearance w/poly

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience in Intelligence Operations / Analysis / Support to Field Operations

  • Experience identifying targeting leads through the exploitation of all-source databases

  • Experience using customer databases to monitor field traffic and communicate with field offices

  • Formal training or certification as a Targeter

  • Overseas experience supporting collection operations and information sharing

  • Foreign Language Skills


PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


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For more than 60 years, PAE has tackled the world’s toughest challenges to deliver agile and steadfast solutions to the U.S. government and its allies. With a global workforce of more than 20,000 on all seven continents and in approximately 60 countries, PAE delivers a broad range of operational support services to meet the critical needs of our clients. At PAE, we offer challenging roles, an inclusive environment to perform our best work and a sense of pride that we are valuable partners in work that matters. Join us and make an impact. Have a question about the opportunities at PAE? Please contact our Recruiting team at jobs@pae.com and visit our career site at www.pae.com/careers  for all open positions!

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