Job Description

  Collection Strategist, SME 




Duty Location: Colorado Spring, CO 


FLSA Classification: Full Time, exempt 








Company Description 


The Buffalo Group, LLC is a well-respected, employee focused company. TBG is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries, great benefits, and a professional work environment. The Management philosophy of promoting from within is designed to enhance your personal career growth. 




Position Summary 


TBG is seeking a Collection Strategist to apply expertise on intelligence collection disciplines, capabilities, processes, and systems to generate full scope collection strategies to meet USSPACECOM PIRs as well as current intelligence needs associated with deliberate / crisis action planning and military operations. 




Principle Responsibilities of the Position:  


· The Collection Specialist shall conduct necessary actions to integrate, manage, assess, and present relevant information into coherent collection strategies supporting the full spectrum of USSPACECOM activities.  


· The Collection Specialist shall demonstrates expertise guiding DoD- and IC-controlled collection platforms / sensors. Demonstrates expertise on intelligence TCPED processes, planning tools as well as repositories of associated information.  


· The Collection Specialist shall possesses extensive knowledge of DoD and IC policies related intelligence collection, and associated authorities across all intelligence disciplines (SIGINT, GEOINT, HUMINT, OSINT, and MASINT).  


Education Required:  


· Minimum 20 years of experience relevant to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years. 


· Master’s degree in an area related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 


· The Collection Specialist shall be a graduate of an in-residence DoD / IC collection management course.  


· The Collection Specialist shall have at least six years of experience relevant to space / counterspace-related intelligence requirements/collection management. 




Experience Required:  


· Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and understanding of the labor category activities required to meet mission requirements. 


· For analysts, demonstrates mastery of qualitative and quantitative analytic methodologies and pursues developments in academia or other fields that affect tradecraft methodology. 


· For analysts, demonstrates ability to define comprehensive, new, or unique research approaches that enable rigorous assessments to address and contribute to high-level tasks. 


· For analysts, demonstrates in-depth analysis of analytic operations and knowledge management issues across organizational and intra-IC boundaries and clearly articulates key findings. 


· Demonstrates ability to work independently and with minimal oversight. 


· For analysts, demonstrates ability to review analytic products for cogent arguments, tradecraft standards, and adequate support for conclusions; routinely tests analytic rigor of analytic products. 


· Demonstrates ability to define problems, supervise studies and lead surveys to collect and analyze data to provide advice and recommend solutions. 


· For analysts, demonstrates analytic leadership and expertise in identifying, planning, developing, and executing analytic production methodologies, tradecraft and techniques aligned with labor category mission. 


· Demonstrates extensive ability to provide strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to Defense planners and policymaker (e.g. Undersecretary level or higher). 




Special Knowledge/Skills Required:  


· US government clearance: Current Top Secret/SCI  




The Buffalo Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities 






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