Senior Socio-Cultural VEO Analyst (SCA) – HQ USSOCOM

Location: Tampa, FL
Date Posted: 04-10-2018
Job Title:                    Senior Socio-Cultural VEO Analyst (SCA) – HQ USSOCOM
Job Location:             Tampa, FL
Salary:                        Competitive, Depends on Qualifications
Clearance:                  Current DoD Top Secret/SCI
Travel:                        Up to 25% CONUS

The purpose of this task is to provide Subject Matter Experts (SME) in SCA, All-Source (AS) analysis and Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) to inform senior leaders, mission planners, and deployed Special Operations Forces (SOF) personnel on socio-cultural, pattern analysis, and all-source intelligence in support of SOCOM and TSOC decision making, engagements, and missions.
  • Provide socio-cultural overview for specified VEO organizations and provided detailed analysis of populations and their relationships with VEOs, TCOs, SIAs, state/non-state actors, and local Governments.
  • Provide atmospheric information outlining leaders, group dynamics, attitudes, cultural norms and values.
  • Highlight major components of human society: economic, demographic, legal/regulatory, political/institutional, social/cultural, religious/ideological, and relevant geographic variables outlining support or resistance to VEO’s to the operational commander.
  • Highlight and articulate exploitable operational opportunities within the socio-cultural fabric of a VEO area of interest tailored for use within an IW/UW environment.
  • Respond to Requests for Information (RFI’s) through a variety of products such as Intelligence Studies, Desk Notes, and PowerPoint briefings with associated textual analyses and graphical representation of areas of interest; at various classification levels.
  • Respond to assigned RFIs IAW paragraph 3.15, by researching, analyzing, and producing finished intelligence including, but not limited to, Intelligence Studies, Desk Notes, PowerPoint briefings (with associated textual analyses and graphical representation of areas of interest), at required classification levels.
  • Upload all supporting data, including geospatial files, spreadsheets, link analyses, social networking analyses, nodal analyses, and cited materials to the SOF Geospatial Enterprise (SGE) or User Defined Operational Picture (UDOP) upon completion.
  • Respond to socio-cultural VEO taskings and fuse socio-cultural VEO analysis with other intelligence/disciplines into comprehensive, finished intelligence products. Upon request, brief SOCOM/TSOC leadership, staff, visitors, and SOF on socio-cultural matters regarding VEOs in respective AOR/AOI.
Required Skills/Qualifications:
  • 10 years’ SCA experience studying impacts of VEO’s in foreign countries 
  • Graduate-level degree (MA/MS) in a social science discipline
  • 8 years’ experience with social/cultural studies (e.g. anthropology, sociology, political science, etc.) or development economics
  • 5 years’ IC or DOD intelligence experience with analysis, reporting and briefing in DOD settings.
  • Intermediate level certification on ArcGIS
  • 3 years’ experience using Anthro-Mapper
  • Current Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Must have valid US Passport

About the company:
As a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) we are a provider of Information Technology (IT) professional services, software solutions and professional development training. Our core competencies evolved from leveraging IT enablers for knowledge management with an emphasis on Web Based Knowledge Portals and Portal Services, Server/System Services, SharePoint Development and System Administration and SQL Server Services. Our capabilities have expanded to include software development, technical training support and field support services.
Guiding Principles
•         Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
•         Set the Example - "Be out front"
•         Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
•         Persevere - "Find a way"
PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:
•         Medical insurance
•         Dental insurance
•         Vision insurance
•         Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
•         Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
•         Employer-sponsored Long Term Disability
•         401(k)
Holidays and Annual Leave
•         10 Paid Holidays
•         120 hours PTO accrual
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