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HUMINT Targeting Officer (HTO) - Mid Level


TS/SCI required.  Please do not apply without an active TS/SCI.


Analyst shall conduct all source, multi-disciplined research and analysis to develop comprehensive human intelligence (HUMINT) targeting packages and reports on assigned targets based on national and HUMINT intelligence requirements for tasking through unit referents to field collectors. In conjunction with appropriate issue managers, analysts and collectors, develops detailed targeting guidance, defines specific, quantifiable, and obtainable collection.  Work location is Bolling AFB and the customer is DIA/DCS.


  • Proficiency with the use of Palantir
  • Proficiency conducting Geo Metadata Analysis
  • Proficiency conducting Pattern of Life (POL) Analysis
  • Proficiency with ArcGIS or Google Earth
  • Must have excellent verbal communication skills for briefings and presentations
  • Assignments require knowledge of a full-range of concepts, principles, and practices in all-source analysis, raw data fusion, and skills applying this knowledge to difficult work assignments;
  • Based on the assignments, the analyst will assist in developing new or modified work methods, innovative approaches, and alternative uses of new or available data sources; innovation and creativity, plus a "self-starter" attitude, are important;
  • Assignments require professional knowledge of a wide-range of human intelligence targeting principles, concepts, and techniques to accomplish difficult and complex work assignments;
  • Knowledge of applying HUMINT collection capabilities and targeting development strategies and processes against prioritized regional and trans
  • Has strategic targeting experience (rather than tactical or kinetic);
  • national target sets;
  • Ability to apply all-source intelligence analysis (i.e. IMINT, SIGINT, HUMINT, MASINT, or all-source) to HUMINT targeting;
  • Provide research and analysis to support intelligence organizations. Supports development and analysis of intelligence products.
  • Officer shall be a team member with DoD and other Interagency analysts in order to provide targeting and analysis in support of HUMINT operations against high priority issues and countries.
  • Officer shall prepare and coordinate strategic and tactical HUMINT targeting plans for assigned transnational and/or regional issues and provides coordination on developing HUMINT targeting strategies and initiatives.
  • Officer shall monitor HUMINT operational traffic relating to functional or regional targets.
  • Officer shall provide substantive feedback to collectors in the form of targeting information and direction.
  • Officer shall maintain awareness of critical issues, ongoing HUMINT operations and reporting, policy developments, relevant HUMINT collection requirements, and production and information priorities established by national and Intelligence Community customers.
  • Officer shall maintain targeting database and performs link analysis, network analysis, and pattern of life analysis to pinpoint optimum targets.
  • Officer shall maintain liaison with a wide variety of intelligence and non-intelligence operational and substantive personnel
  • Officer shall coordinate with IC agencies as needed to support HUMINT operations.


Bachelor's or Master's Degree with Intelligence Analysis experience, or military equivalent and or specialized training.


  • 4-6 years of intelligence analysis experience, or,
  • Specialized training & 4-8 years intelligence analysis experience, or,
  • Equivalent intelligence/academic experience


  • Prior experience conducting strategic-level HUMINT targeting.  *Please note - the client has expressed a strong desire for candidates with previous strategic HUMINT targeting experience. Candidates who can demonstrate this experience will be given preference.

  • Specialized training in one of the following:

    • Graduate of Fundamentals of HUMINT Targeting Course (FHTC) or

    • Another DoD HUMINT Targeting Course, or

    • Another Intelligence Community member’s accredited HUMINT Targeting Course

  • Foreign Language Capability

  • Familiarization with IC computer applications and platforms

National Capital Region w/ the possibility of travel (currently at Bolling AFB)

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