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Targeting Analyst (Tactical-Combat Sim Analyst 3)

Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: Arlington, VA, Virginia, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 12670 

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40.00 

Security Clearance: TS/SCI 

Level of Experience: Mid 

Job Description

HII is recognized as one of America’s top large company employers and is driven by strong values and ethics that puts people’s safety and well-being first. HII employees continuously rise to the challenge of setting the highest standard of professional and ethical conduct and perform in concert with our company slogan “Hard Stuff Done Right”.


We area need for a motivated Targeting Analyst to support our Mission Technologies Division, which has over 100 facilities worldwide and provides capabilities to support an all-domain force that includes artificial intelligence and machine learning, autonomous systems, critical nuclear operations, LVC systems, cyberspace strategies, and platform modernization.


Targeting Analyst - Integrates requirements across tactical, operational, and strategic levels of operations that include direct support to the planning and operations staff to identify capabilities, limitations, and potential vulnerabilities of enemy forces. Coordinates strategic and operational planning and execution of fires, targeting, capability pairing, and threat mitigation. Supports future operations planners to integrate intelligence capabilities into plans. Plans, organizes, determines, and recommends necessary policies, regulations, directives, programs, doctrine, and procedures. Coordinates targeting strategy development and engagement responsibilities with components, subordinates commands, and supporting commands. 

Essential Job Responsibilities

Defines and monitors mission assurance program specifications and processes to ensure mission success of programs. Performs or assures quality, risk management, safety, reliability and maintainability of program achievements, subcontractors, and suppliers in accordance with contractual requirements. Assesses program performance and risks, and determines resources to ensure mission assurance.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 0 years experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
  • Must have active TS/SCI

Preferred Qualifications

BS: Mechanical Engineering and a Military Veteran with 7 years of experience and multiple deployments as an All Source, Fusion Cell, Targeting Cell, and Cyber Intelligence Analyst. Extensive expertise in Intelligence operation. Balances numerous competing projects and requirements to achieve goals within stringent time frames. Proven record of applying advanced intelligence analytic skills, research, and communication skills to identify, assess, interpret, and report potential threats. Briefs senior-level personnel on military-political leadership, national military strategy, strategic doctrine, and regional relations with regard to their impact on force developments. 

Physical Requirements

May require working in an office, industrial, shipboard, or laboratory environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.

This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation’s intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners.


HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:


HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.