By Light HQ

Cryptologic SIGINT Analyst

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Posted Date 5 months ago(6/22/2022 9:35 AM)
# of Openings
TS/SCI w/ Polygraph


By Light is looking for SIGINT Analysts to join our team! The SIGINT Analyst will have an in-depth understanding of the US SIGINT System, SIGINT export issues, and SIGINT Systems ground and processing facilities.


Level 1 

  • Support Mission Management activities.
  • Support the implementation of collection-tasking strategies.
  • Provide operational assistance to users during upgrades/installation of new collection systems.
  • Participate in discussions with Target Office of Primary Interests (TOPIs) and customers to promote dissemination of accurate collection assessments.
  • Respond to collection requirements received from the Collection Strategies and Requirements Center.
  • Support the review of collection priorities submitted by the Analysis and Production organization.

Level 2

  • Operate, demonstrate, and provide informal training on current or prototype intelligence systems, either deployed or in test.
  • Provide technical assistance necessary to meet collection-tasking strategies.
  • Conduct discussions between various TOPIs and other customers ensuring accurate collection assessments are received/shared.
  • Participate in the review and validation of collection priorities submitted by Analysis and Production.
  • Support technical development of junior personnel in the area of SIGINT analytical tradecraft.
  • Provide technical direction and technical support for the development of training.
  • Collect, compile, and prepare drafts of information related to characteristics of signals based on Government identification of signals.
  • Conduct and document all-source research to identify the communications used by targets of interest.
  • Provide collection summary reports, statistics, and metrics via formal and informal communications.
  • Maintain knowledge of site capabilities to include end-to-end data flow to help recognize and define collection problems.

Level 3

  • Provide technical expertise to perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirement allocation and interface definition studies to translate requirements into system specifications and cost estimates.
  • Provide expertise in the acquisition cycle to support integration of SIGINT systems for USCS customers.
  • Provide expertise and perform technical analysis of prototyping activities.
  • Provide technical analysis of activities as they relate to the fielding of new systems: program management, technical planning, system design, integration, verification and validation, cost, risk, supportability and effectiveness.
  • Advise the Government on cost, schedule, technical, and contractual issues.
  • Provide technical assistance for acquisition processes and during the budget development process.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Looking for 0 to 20 years of professional experience supporting a military and/or government cryptologic mission.
  • Professional experience may include mission support as a military or government language or signals analyst as it relates to acquiring, identifying, processing, and reporting on electromagnetic emissions. #intel

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • TS/SCI w/ Polygraph required
  • By Light does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters; vaccination requirements and testing are subject to the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements; testing is at the cost of the employee.


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