Technical Desk Officer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Functional Experts
Tampa, Florida

REQ#: RQ122470

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Technical Desk Officers apply advanced knowledge and expertise of customer's technical operations, operational tradecraft, and enterprise priorities when providing strategic guidance and operational case management. In addition, they are responsible for program management throughout the customer's internal procedures, from traditional operational activities to specialized initiatives. Technical Desk Officers provide objective reviews of ongoing and potential operations and serve as the vital link between personnel in the field, USSOCOM and the Intelligence Community (IC).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and assist in technical operations planning and IC coordination.

  • Draft and coordinate cables and briefings in support of SOF Technical Operations.

  • Provide close support and coordination with field elements.

  • Manage and track ongoing program progress; staff appropriate approvals; conduct substantive briefings; communicate client guidance to global resources.

  • Conduct detailed analysis using government databases and writing standards.

  • Support a wide range of operational and programmatic activities to manage operations in specific geographic areas, or against specific issues.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or at least 10+ years of relevant professional experience

  • TS/SCI and CI Poly

  • Familiarity with cable writing and classified databases.

  • Strong briefing and writing skills as well as the ability to work well with teams or individually with minimal supervision

  • Initiative, creativity, technical excellence, and strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Prior experience in supporting intelligence operations or familiarity with the Intelligence Community and its objectives

Desired Qualifications:

  • Foreign field experience from at least one overseas tour or extensive overseas TDY experience

  • Experience in SOF Operations / Analysis / Support to SOF Field Operations

  • Experience using customer databases to monitor field traffic and communicate with field offices

  • Extensive knowledge of USSOCOM core activities and operations

  • Experience providing support to sensitive activities conducted by SOF unites or Commands at the 0-6 level or above (Group, TSOC, GCC)


About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.