SOF Targeting Integrator

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Company Overview


Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused services and solutions company headquartered in McLean, VA. Drawing upon its heritage companies’ histories of consistent growth and high performance in the federal services market, Avantus ensures eminence is earned, sustained and grown.


Avantus’ services and solutions are designed, tailored, and executed based on our long history of helping our Homeland Security, Defense, Intelligence, and Federal Civilian customers solve complex challenges. Our capabilities include Project & Portfolio Management, Facilities, Acquisition & Sustainment, Systems Engineering Technical Services, Operations & Analysis, Transformation & Advisory Services, Data & Software Solutions, Digital Innovation, and Augmented Intelligence.

Position Overview

We have an opening for a SOF Targeting Integrator.


As a SOF Targeting Integrator, you will provide expert targeting analysis services against High Value Individuals (HVIs) and shall use information, qualitative and quantitative research and analysis, training, and technology and employ tools for information collection to enhance a customer's F3EAD targeting cycle. You will provide embedded and reach back support directly to SOF, developing targeting support products to meet unit and subordinate element operational requirements. You will assist in developing processes that enhance SOF situational understanding of threat networks (such as WMD, VEOs, IEDs) and enabling DOD, IA, and IC efforts focused on dismantling, disrupting, and defeating those networks.


While deployed, you will embed with SOF to assist operational and tactical commanders, their staffs, and subordinate units with fusing operations and intelligence information to enhance their effectiveness against threat networks. Using expertise in HUMINT, SIGINT, OSINT, and GEOINT you will identify and analyze problems, and generate recommended solutions based upon experience working with elements of the DOD, interagency, and international partners. Most deployments are 120 to 180 days in length.

While providing reach-back support, you will directly support embedded teammates; answer requests for support from other SOF units; and work closely with a wide variety of SOF units, institutions, and partners. You will assist with pre-deployment training/preparation, conduct professional development within the CACI-Wexford SOF Support Team, and mentor new members of the team to ensure they are ready to deploy and succeed. 


You will work closely with other members of your team to identify capabilities and vulnerabilities of targeted enemy organizations; identify trends, patterns, and key nodes; and highlight their relationships to the targeted threat networks.

Required Qualifications

  • Current Top Secret/Specialized Compartmented Information Security Clearance. #Avantusclearedjob
  • You must possess the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • You will be able to provide daily feedback to the team lead on product development.
  • Be deployable to the required theater of operations, usually conducting periodic travel within CONUS and four-to-six-month deployments to OCONUS locations.
  • Willing to work rotating shifts if needed - that may include nights and weekends.
  • Bachelor's degree and more than three years of experience, or an associate degree and five years of experience, or seven years of work experience. We will also consider candidates with four years of directly relevant experience.
  • Successful Completion of Pre-Employment Background Investigation required
  • The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements under Executive Order 14042 are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption

Preferred Qualifications

  • More than three years of experience conducting network analysis in support of countering threat networks.
  • Recent experience supporting CWMD, CP, or CT operations.
  • Minimum two years of experience providing analytical support to one or more SOF commands.
  • Minimum one year of experience in forward-deployed locations supporting SOF.
  • Experience providing direct analytical support to operations and providing direct analytical and targeting support to deployed SOF elements.
  • Expert understanding of DNI/DNR targeting methodologies and tools.
  • Understanding of CTD and applicability to targeting.
  • Expert understanding of network analysis tools such as Analyst Notebook, Intelbook, DataXplorer, and Palantir.
  • Expert understanding of Intel-related databases such as M3, S3, RMT, TAC, Lucky, NGT, the Wire, the Source, Pulse, Safehouse, NCTC Online, TIDE, QLIX, Kaching, FADE/MIST, and DX.
  • Expert understanding of Intel targeting tools such as the Skope Tools, DX, and the Voltron toolset.
  • Practical understanding of geospatial Intel tools such as ArcGIS and Google Earth.
  • Expert Understanding of Babel Street, Berber Hunter, Data Miner, PiX, Silo, and Dun & Bradstreet
  • Understanding of JP 3-40, JP 3-25, ICD 203, and ICD 206
  • Experience working through the F3EAD cycle in both a DTAAC and ODTAAC environment
  • Support to Sensitive Activities
  • Familiarity and experience working in and around embassy staff, the IA/IC, and law enforcement
  • Understanding of Python programming language.
  • Must be able to work independently with limited oversight and function effectively as part of a team in a joint working environment.

Company EEO Statement

Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity employer and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category protected by law. Avantus hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.


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