MDA Information Systems LLC

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SIGINT Analyst

SIGINT Analyst

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MDA Information Systems LLC has an immediate opening for a SIGINT Analyst in Reston, VA.


General Summary

Full-time customer-site position as the SIGINT Analyst supporting various high-profile government customers.  The position will serve as a SIGINT Analyst providing expertise and support to various teams.  Responsibilities will include accessing SIGINT databases used in geospatial analysis, performing link and nodal analysis, performing metadata analysis, and presenting SIGINT findings in various visualization applications.  


The Company: MDA Information Systems LLC is a major supplier of weather information and geospatial intelligence. The firm serves a diverse client base including commercial and governmental organizations in agriculture, energy, defense, and civilian government.


MDA is an industry leader in earth observation remote sensing technology and image processing. We build satellite ground systems that enable users to acquire and process imagery form the most sophisticated Earth-observing satellites in the world:  much of the satellite imagery that you see on Google Maps was generated by our software! 


To be qualified candidate must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI Clearance with a CI Poly.



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  • Analyze processed COMINT, ELINT, and FISINT
  • Review data in support of collection concept development
  • Maintain awareness of community activities impacting assignments
  • Utilize tools including GALE, BVI, MIST, FADE and STK to exploit data
  • Independently write reports detailing methods, results, and impacts to assigned issues
  • Perform queries and analysis using national databases
  • Perform social network analysis using SIGINT data
  • Perform signals analysis research and target development
  • Produce geo-location data to support the development of various intelligence reports
  • Train other members of the team on SIGINT fundamentals
  • Create data products and support/develop associated systems which heavily utilize technically-derived data from multiple sources to include SIGINT, MASINT, IMINT, OSINT, and HUMINT


  • 4+ years of experience in SIGINT analysis and exploitation
  • Strong background working COMINT, ELINT, and FISINT within the DoD/IC
  • Experience with US Government Intel tools, techniques, and processes
  • Expertise in the following databases, software, or tools: ICREACH (GLOBALREACH), FASCIA, CULTWEAVE, SEDB/JEMA, ArcGIS, and Google Earth
  • Knowledge of tactical and strategic SIGINT operations to include collection, target development, analysis and reporting, and dissemination
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to work independently, while maintaining team oriented dedication


Desired Qualifications:

  • Raw signals processing, programming, or quantitative analysis experience
  • Military experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics, physics, statistics, engineering, science, or equivalent experience



To be qualified candidate must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI Clearance with a CI Poly.