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C-UAS Intelligence Analyst
Imperative Systems Arlington, VA
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C-UAS Intelligence Analyst

Imperative Systems
Arlington, VA
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Counter-UAS Intelligence Analyst


Imperative Systems is a privately-owned company established in 2017 to enable the National Security Community to achieve their critical missions effectively, efficiently and securely.  We provide expeditionary mission support, critical infrastructure protection and strategic advisory services on a worldwide basis to support the National Security Community. We are adaptive and agile, in order to meet the emerging needs of our specialized clientele.  We strive to build a culture of excellence, to build a team of the best people, equipped with the best skills and technical support to deliver results that exceed expectations, even in the most difficult circumstances. 

Imperative Systems is seeking an Intelligence Analyst to support Counter UAS systems integration and operations projects at US Government facilities both CONUS and OCONUS.  The position requires an active Top Secret Clearance with the ability to be granted SCI access.  This role will entail routine interaction with C-UAS program management on both the contractor and client side.  Significant emphasis is placed on responsiveness to government requirements, strong written and oral communication skills, and ability to be flexible in a dynamic work environment. 

We are seeking someone who is interested in the C-UAS field, excited about supporting a young and growing program, and motivated to protect critical US Government facilities and personnel overseas.  A strong candidate will be detail-oriented, professionally mature, and look to play a \u201Cutility infielder\u201D role while developing subject matter expertise on the UAS threat and current mitigations. 

Work Location
Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia


Travel:   This position will entail periodic travel, mainly CONUS, but may also include OCONUS TDYs to project locations as needed.



The Intelligence Analyst will be responsible on a daily and weekly basis for the following activities:


·      Compile, analyze, and develop meaningful intelligence assessments from C-UAS system logs in the field.

·      Develop and disseminate drone detection metrics reports.

·      Report on field UAS detection incidents, both orally and in written form, to Government decisionmakers.

·      Conduct trend and pattern analysis of the UAS threat and detection performance.

·      Support development of training POIS for field staff including reporting templates, system log analysis and storyboarding techniques.

·      Utilize proprietary and government datasets to collect and analyze relevant intelligence information.

·      Conduct research on and develop briefs for RDT&E efforts on developments in C-UAS technologies and capabilities. 

·      Stay up to date on industry developments and how they impact mission.

·      Interface with C-UAS systems vendors in industry.

·      Interface with other agency and interagency stakeholders in reporting and responding to UAS detection and incursion incidents.

·      Develop program briefs to apprise stakeholders of program status and development.


Citizenship/Passport/Security Clearance: Active TOP SECRET with SCI eligibility is required.



·      Bachelor\u2019s degree.  Equivalent experience of 3-4 years will be considered.

·      Strong oral and writing communications skills.

·      Strong interpersonal skills.

·      Ability to brief and interface with senior policy makers.

·      Minimum 3 years of experience as an intelligence analyst in the National Security sector.  Preference will be given to candidates with UAS and SIGINT analytic backgrounds.

·      Demonstrated ability to conduct research and analysis on evolving technical threats.

·      Ability to travel overseas if necessary, to support this program.

Competitive Salary, paid leave and 401(k) packages.  Comprehensive health, dental, vision insurance for employees and their families. 


Imperative Systems

Arlington, VA
22201 USA



Posted date

April 16, 2024

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Imperative Systems job posting for a C-UAS Intelligence Analyst in Arlington, VA with a salary of $55,300 to $118,700 Yearly with a map of Arlington location.