Seeking a Collection Manager to work in Afghanistan-based intelligence analytical team of military and/or DoD civilian analysts in support of the customer's analytical requirements. This position requires an estimated deployment of 12 months, with opportunity for extension. Prior to the deployment, a five week mandatory CONUS training period is required. Collection Managers (CMs) shall be responsible for coordinating Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) collection requirements and ensuring all intelligence data is properly disseminated within the supported command/organization.
The CM develops, maintains, and updates collection plans based on the supported Commander's Priority Intelligence Requirements. The CM monitors a wide range of available organic and non-organic (organic sensors are assigned/attached to the supported command/organization; non-organic belong to other commands/organizations) collection systems for new nominated requirements, then validates and distributes them as required. The CM prepares ISR assessment metrics of IMINT, SIGINT, and HUMINT products to gauge the effectiveness of collection operations.
The CM interfaces with higher, lateral, and subordinate commands/organizations' Collection and Requirements Managers including entities to answer intelligence - related RFIs and de-conflict or collaborate on AOR requirements and reporting. The CM conducts presentations and briefings when required.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Four years of collection management operational experience within DoD or equivalent government agencies.
Background in National, DoD, and Service collection platform capabilities, collection management planning, synchronization, execution, and assessment preferred.
Proficiency in using multiple sensors from the intelligence disciplines. Candidates with tactical ground and air sensor operations and management experience are preferred.
Proficiency in utilizing basic computer applications, Microsoft Office products (including Power Point), and intelligence-related automation. Knowledge and familiarity of systems such as Falconview and C2PC, and experience with Intelligence Community Collection Management systems (for example, COLISEUM), mission applications, and communications capabilities within INTELINK, JWICS, and SIPRNET.
Strong writing skills and being capable of effectively operating as a member of a Combined/Joint intelligence team required.
Strong briefing skills and being capable of effective communication in the accomplishment of collection management reporting and requirements required.
Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. U.S. citizenship is required.
Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information