Desk Officer (Mid-level)

Data Analytics / Intelligence
Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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No remote/telework allowed
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Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

  • Liaise and collaborate with users and partner organizations regarding vital intelligence data.
  • Monitor CI collection and analysis.
  • Responsible for supporting operational elements using specialized applications and tools to enable mission objectives.
  • Conduct research related to assigned programs/projects.
  • Prepare and present project updates to relevant agency personnel and associated IC agencies.

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS and 7+ years of relevant experience; additional five years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph level clearance is required.
  • Ability to deal effectively, comfortably, and confidently with people at all levels of responsibility, authority, and rank.
  • Experience and understanding of research and analysis methodologies in support of the intelligence life cycle.
  • Understanding of the Intelligence Community, their partners, and supporting/driving intelligence operational activities.
  • Demonstrated strength in written communication, specifically writing cables and intelligence reports.
  • Experience with customer databases and technical tools.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous customer experience as a Desk Officer, Reports Officer, or Staff Operations Officer.
  • Experience in Intelligence Operations / Analysis / Support to Field Operations.
  • Familiarity working with targeting databases.
  • Experience using customer databases related to field communications.
  • Previous OCONUS field experience.
  • Regional expertise in specific geographic regions.
  • CI/HUMINT operational support experience.


Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligibility to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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