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HUMINT Targeting Officer

Company: Celestar
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Celestar has provided a wide range of services to the U. S. Government since 2004. Our personnel bring subject matter expertise as well as recent experience providing intelligence services, operational support, training and advisory expertise, and other professional services. We have proudly served customers in over 40 countries spanning 4 continents, including austere and high threat locations. Our professional service offerings are backed by our commitment to quality service, as evidenced by our ISO-9001:2015 certification. Acting as trusted advisors to our U.S. Government customers, we stand ready to assist in achieving their respective missions.

Celestar is seeking a Specialized HUMINT Targeting Officers having experience in Counterterrorism, Counter-Proliferation, Threat Finance, WMD in the following geographic areas: Middle East, MENA, Central Asia, South Asia, Central African Republic, DRC, and /or DPRK. This position is located in the Washington, DC Metro area.


  • Provide detailed input to asset validation panels to determine current and future viability of sources.
  • If called upon, represent defense HUMINT in agency, defense and national forums, and produce and give briefings, as necessary.
  • Provide identification of all related intelligence requirements for your assigned specialized effort.
  • Provide a technical collection strategy and targeting analysis studies to support senior-level stakeholders and policy makers within the intelligence community (IC).
  • Conduct liaison with national level intelligence organizations as appropriate to effectively develop, coordinate and de-conflict operations.


  • At least Three (3) Years of National-Level HUMINT Targeting experience to include Strategic HUMINT targeting in direct support of operational HUMINT Collectors
  • Have the technical skills, knowledge, and experience to accomplish the work in the Targeting Officer Tasks list above with minimal oversight.
  • Possess analytic contacts throughout the IC and a high level of subject matter expertise for their assigned area of responsibility or target set.
  • Have experience in tagging data and building networks using Palantir, or similar software.
  • Must have the ability to create network diagrams using Palantir, Analyst Notebook, or other similar tools, and have experience with Geo Metadata Analysis and Pattern of Life development using ArcGIS, Google Earth, Palantir, or other appropriate tools.
  • Possess the ability to: 1) Effectively communicate verbally and in writing in English, 2) Clearly and concisely express multifaceted concepts, and 3) Develop ideas in a logical sequence leading to a validated conclusion.
  • Have working knowledge and experience with the basic personal computer, Windows Operating System, and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Must be willing to travel within the National Capital Region (NCR) with the potential of worldwide travel
  • Must be able to work 8-hour days; however, you may be subject to work longer hours and weekends to support no-notice or priority mission requirements


  • A bachelor's degree in Intelligence, Criminal Justice, Political Science, World/Regional History, or other history/political/intelligence or law enforcement major


  • Senior Staff NCO (E-6 and above), Warrant Officer (CWO-2 and above), Field Grade Officer (O-4 and above) and GS/GG-13 and above
  • HUMINT Targeting Officer Training


  • This position requires an active Top-Secret Level Clearance with SCI Access and Polygraph

Come onboard with a company that Values its Employees!

Celestar Corporation is a veteran owned company, and our salary compensation and benefit packages are competitive. Celestar Corporation offers company paid benefits, including employee health insurance and employee & family dental insurance. We also offer a 401k retirement company match, paid holidays and personal time off (PTO).

Celestar Corporation is equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, disability status, gender identity or national origin.

Keywords: Celestar, Washington DC , HUMINT Targeting Officer, Other , Washington, DC

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