Targeting Officer

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Requisition ID
Position Category
Data Analytics / Intelligence
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


  • Identify the people, relationships, and organizations having access to the information needed to address critical US foreign intelligence requirements and find opportunities to disrupt various counterintelligence threats.
  • Plan and implement foreign intelligence collection, counterintelligence, and other operations.
  • Utilize advanced analytic skills and tools, and in-depth knowledge of operation tradecraft to identify opportunities and enhance ongoing operations.


  • BA/BS and 12+ years of experience is required.
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph level clearance is required.
  • Must be determined, focused, and mission driven team players.
  • Drawn to complex tasks and finding innovative solutions to overcome obstacles.
  • Able to articulate complex analysis verbally and in written communication.
  • Able to shift focus quickly, work on multiple tasks concurrently, and excel in high-pressure/high-impact situations.
  • Ability to learn and apply the latest technologies.
  • CI/HUMINT experience is strongly preferred.


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.

Peraton Overview

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.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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