Foreign Language Targeting Analyst - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC, a leading provider of Foreign Language Targeting Analysts for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. Join our team today as we Bring on Tomorrow!

Targeting Analysts are essential, to support our USG customer on some very important national security missions. Analysts are expected to demonstrate excellent communication skills, mastery of their assigned portfolio, and the ability to quickly adapt and respond to challenging situations. Desired Foreign Languages include but are not limited to: Arabic, Farsi, Russian, and other critical languages.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for a specific regional or topical portfolio and will interface daily with internal and external stakeholders to drive the mission forward.  Leverage foreign language skills to achieve mission objectives
  • Support all aspects of the intelligence cycle and ensure operational activities are carried out in accordance with applicable customer guidance
  • Interface with domestic and overseas personnel as well as internal and external stakeholders to coordinate complex operations
  • Draft formal & informal correspondence (to include but not limited to cables & memos)
  • Brief senior IC leaders on the assigned portfolio
  • Respond to tasking’s under short and unexpected deadlines


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI w/Poly
  • Relevant experience with Sponsor culture and operational environment
  • Proficient in one or more of the following: Arabic, Farsi, Russian, Chinese and other critical languages
  • Foreign language proficiency and language test scores
  • Demonstrated experience with the IC or other USG agencies performing work similar in scope
  • Occasional domestic or overseas travel may be available or required for this position.
  • Sponsor relevant cable writing and tools/database experience
  • At least 7 years tradecraft-related work experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous foreign overseas field experience, PCS tour or DY experience of comparable duration, providing support to intelligence collection operations
  • Certification in Sponsor basic tradecraft courses

CONUS or OCONUS overseas tours & TDY experience

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.