Principal Device Attribution (DA) Analyst (PDAA)

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  Full Time   Employee   Contractor


ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Principal DA Analyst (PDAA) to join our team. This is a Charlottesville, VA based asset, the PDAA performs all the duties of the Senior DA Analyst as necessary and acts as the team leader. The PDAA coordinates all DA related intelligence research and production activities of the team, tracking the status of production and timeliness of RFI responses, ensuring all activities are entered, and properly updated, in the CITP production tracker. The PDAA coordinates and synchronizes activities of deployed and CONUS team members to ensure CONUS-based analysts are supporting deployed team members. The PDAA conducts initial quality control of all team products and responses to RFIs. The PDAA oversees the preparation of team members for OCONUS deployment, ensuring the analyst is technically qualified, completes all pre-deployment paperwork and processing, and has adequately coordinated in advance with the forward deployed analyst he/she is replacing. The PDAA shall be responsible for the training of team members. The PDAA assists the DA and Network Analysis SPAs in determining OCONUS rotations, status of analyst training and preparedness for deployment. The PDAA can be deployed, if necessary, to fill a deployed SPA position.


This position requires individuals to be government trained intelligence analysts, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) specialists, or electronics technicians with a minimum of 10 years of experience dealing with IEDs and related triggering device technologies; however, on a case-by-case basis, a badged and credentialed Law Enforcement officer with at least 10 years? experience conducting investigations on an accredited Local/State/or Federal Law Enforcement Agency or EOD technician is acceptable.

Background in counter-terrorism, counter insurgency, or counter IED analysis is required, with recent experience in combat operations desired. The individual shall be knowledgeable of improvised explosives, devices and their uses. The individual shall understand trend and pattern analysis, geospatial analysis, link analysis and network or social network analysis. The individual shall be experienced with data processing systems such as DCGS-A, CIDNE, and SIPRNET and JWICS search engines. The individual shall have a working knowledge of analytical programs such as i2 Analyst Notebook, Palantir, WebTAS, and Google Earth.

The individual shall be proficient at using basic computer applications and intelligence related automation to support analytical efforts and product development; possess strong research, writing and editing skills; and be capable of managing teams of analysts in support of tactical, strategic and special operations forces conducting counter insurgent/IED targeting. The individual shall train and mentor junior analysts to prepare them for deployment.

This position requires former military occupational specialty (MOS) 18C, 180A, 31D, 311A, 311D, 35D 35F, 350F, 35T, 35S, 89D, 890A, 94F, 94E, 948B, or DoD joint service equivalent, or civilian 0132, 1811; or on a case-by-case basis, the contractor may propose an equivalent level of experience and expertise that meets these qualifications.


BA or BS in any field, may substitute additional 4 years of experience for education requirement.


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