The responsibilities of the Collection Manager include, but are not limited to, applying Collection Requirements Management (CRM), and Collection Operations Management (COM) principles to facilitate satisfaction of CDRUSSPACECOM Priority Intelligence Requirements (PIRs) as well as current intelligence needs associated with deliberate / crisis action planning and military operations.
Collaborates across USSPACECOM staff, components, supported / supporting CCMDs, and the Intelligence Community (IC) to optimize Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (TCPED) processes in support of USSPACECOM needs.
Evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of multi-INT collection efforts to generate timely accurate information satisfying USSPACECOM requirements. Uses statistical, algorithmic, mining, and visualization techniques to find, interpret, and present ISR data from myriad sources.
Teams with other requirements team members to create Measures of Effectiveness (MOEs), and Measures of Performance (MOPs) to determine effectiveness of existing collection plans / strategies.
Identifies collection gaps, determines related opportunities / options, and produces recommended solutions to improve collection activities in support of USSPACECOM.
The Collection Manager shall assess models of future intelligence collection scenarios for Collection Strategists, Intelligence Planners, and Collection Enterprise Architects to optimize implementation activities which meet anticipated needs.
The Collection Manager shall be a graduate of an in-residence DoD / IC collection management course.
The Collection Manager shall have at least four years of experience relevant to space / counterspace-related intelligence requirements/collection management.
Meets all qualifications and skills of a Junior, plus:
• Demonstrates comprehensive mission knowledge and skills that affirms completion of all developmental training and experiences for the labor category.
• Demonstrates ability to communicate understanding from information that may be incomplete, indirect, highly complex, seemingly unrelated, and / or technically advanced. Demonstrates ability to structure analysis based on trends in reporting and a range of analytic perspectives from other analysts, organizations, and intelligence disciplines.
• Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal oversight and direction.
• For analysts, demonstrates ability to collaborate and work with other IC members on information sharing, driving collection, and addressing analytic disputes and conflict resolution.
• Demonstrates ability to develop concise, insightful, and comprehensive products for defense intelligence.
• Demonstrates ability to lead teams in researching multifaceted or critical problems.
• For analysts, provides guidance in selecting, designing, and applying analytic methodologies. For analysts, uses argument evaluation and validated analytic methodologies to challenge differing perspectives.
• Minimum 8 years of experience relevant to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.
Desired Education: Bachelor’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.
For this particular Collection Manager role, seeking personnel who have experience doing Measurement and Signatures Intelligence (MASINT) Collection Management, in particular candidates who have experience with the National MASINT Requirements System (NMRS).
Most work will be done at a desk or computer.
General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.
Equipment & Machines:
General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.
Attendance is always critical. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.
Other Essential Functions:
Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.
Jacobs’ health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.
Typical salary range for this position is $99K to $109K and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.