Job Description

  Target Materials Analyst, Mid 




Duty Location: Tampa, FL 


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 Target Materials Analyst to support the CENTCOM J2 Joint Intelligence center, to include, in some cases, 24/7 shift work for situational awareness and warning. Analysts support some or all of the following subject areas: Analysis, Production, Application and Dissemination - Current and Term, Daily Production, Graphics and Visual Information, Write for Release, Current Intelligence Support, Political/Military, Terrorism, Cyberspace, Human Terrain/Socio-Cultural, Geospatial Intelligence, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Energy/Environmental, Ballistic Missiles, Compromise Mitigation Support, Open-Source, Order of Battle, Target Intelligence Analysis, Target Materials Analysis, and Target Discovery and Network/Systems. 




Principle Responsibilities of the Position:  


· Independently produce imagery and/or geospatial based target materials for the CENTCOM AOR in accordance with DoD policy, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) Manuals/Instructions and CCMD policies and standards for target material production. 


· Conduct Target Coordinate Mensuration (TCM) using direct, registration (controlled tie), multiple image geo-positioning (MIG) and resection (uncontrolled tie) techniques on a variety of target types using command directed NGA validated mensuration tools to support employment of precision guided munitions.  


· Conduct imagery research, analysis and exploitation to produce imagery and/or geospatial based target materials (TM) and other products to support targeting.  


· Conduct weaponeering using approved tools and/or guides to achieve desired damage criteria.  


· Conduct Collateral Damage Estimation (CDE) and produce required graphics.  


· Submit collection requests as required to satisfy target material requirements.  


· Identify and nominate no-strike entities to national database - currently Modernized Integrated Database (MIDB).  


· Conduct hard and deeply buried target analysis and prepare related products.  


· Conduct database nominations, create/update database records, create and assign BE Numbers, and upload products into databases as required to support basic, intermediate, and advanced target development.  


· Conduct quality control (QC) of target materials (including TCM, CDE, and weaponeering) produced by other analyst and work centers supporting CENTCOM.  


· Develop training materials and conduct on-the-job training for personnel as required.  


· Provide recommended input to DoD, CJCS Manuals/Instructions, CENTCOM policies, SOPs and standards for TM production as required.  


· Coordinate with external and internal production centers and customers to ensure product delivery within established timelines.  


· Respond to RFI’s as required.  


Education Required:  


· 4-8 Years of related experience 


· Associates or Bachelor's degree and/or DD-214 in related field. (USN: 183X, 3910, 3923; USA: 35A, 35G; USAF: 14N, 1N1A; USMC: 020X, 0241, 0261) 




Experience Required:  


· Experience on the following systems is required: NGA validated point mensuration systems (SOCET-GXP with CGS), Joint Targeting Toolbox (JTT), Modernized Integrated Database (MIDB), Digital Precision Strike Suite (DPSS) Collateral Damage Estimation (DCiDE), Joint Munitions Effects Manual (JMEM) Weaponeering System (JWS), Cross domain security guard applications or solutions (ISSE-GUARD, radiant mercury imagery guard (RMIG). 


· Required certifications: National Geospatial Agency (NGA), CCMD, or Service Target Materials Production (TMP) certification; Collateral Damage Estimation (CDE); Reliable Human Review (RHR) Course; and JT Job Qualification Requirement (JQR). 


· Required Training Courses: Target Coordinate Mensuration (TCM), Modernized Integrated Database (MIDB) for Targeteers, Google Earth for Target Developers, Weaponeering, Collateral Damage Estimation (CDE), and Joint Targeting School (JTS) Applications Course.  




Special Knowledge/Skills Required:  


· US government clearance: Current Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly 




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






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