Systems Analyst - Principal Level

Adtech will be hiring experienced and skilled Systems Analyst РPrincipal Level to provide Business Intelligence Support Services to assist the U.S. Government Customs Border Patrol (CBP) officers and border enforcement personnel.

The chosen candidate will look to effectively and efficiently help to provide analysis in identifying cargo, individuals, conveyances that may present additional risk to the United States. They will conduct terrorism analysis and global assessments that convey changes in terrorism threats and identify emerging threats, develop and evaluate CBP-wide intelligence-based targeting rules and intelligence driven special operations, and coordinate and enhance analysis and target efforts.

As the chosen Principal Systems Analyst, the candidate for this position will provide intelligence analysis support as part of an integrated agile team that will be responsible for using, developing, maintaining, and enhance models, tools, and software for:

Intelligence Analysis-Counter-terrorism-Network Analysis

Predictive Modeling

Threat Research Support


Query Support

Project Location(s): Alexandria, Virginia
Education: Requires Master's degree OR Bachelor s degree (in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field)


Formulate or define system scope and objectives.

Devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results.

Prepare detailed specifications for programs.

Assist in the design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation of new software and enhancements of existing applications.

Work with project managers, developers, and end users to ensure application designs meet business requirements.

Formulate specifications for complex software programming applications.

Modify and maintain complex applications.

Evaluate new and existing software products from cost-effectiveness and feasibility analysis perspective.

Coordinate with the intelligence community, gather requirements, analyze the data and business logic, and work with large data sets.

Prepare documentation validating reasoning, certainty, and completeness in synthesized information.


From HS & 15 years of experience to Masters & 1 year of experience.

Experience using Agile techniques to design, develop, enhance, test, debug, and implement software and troubleshoot production problems.

Experience with Java, Python, Apache Hadoop, and building environments such as Apache Maven and Gradle.

Experience with Integrated Development environments (Eclipse IDE, Cygwin, RStudio).

Experience with Web Environment development.

Data profiling, data mining, cluster analysis, or statistical pattern analysis.

False positives identification for rule based methods, pair-wise classification, clustering approaches, or probabilistic inference.

Data visualization, Geocoding or Geomapping.

Entity relationship ontologies.

Experience working in law enforcement or classified intelligence analysis environment.

Minimum Clearance Level: Active U.S. Government DOD – Top Secret security clearance AND/OR DHS – CBP. preferred.

This position will require the ability to work from either of the following locations listed:

5971 Kingstown Village Parkway, Alexandria VA 22315

Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20229

Sterling, VA


Requires Master’s degree OR Bachelor s degree (in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field) OR 12+ work related experience in lieu of a degree.


Equivalent Experience/Education, Bachelor’s Degree

Years of Experience

05-06 years w/High School Diploma, 06-08 years w/High School Diploma, 08-10 years w/High School Diploma, 11-13 years w/High School Diploma, 13-15 years w/High School Diploma, 10-12 years w/Bachelors Degree, 07-09 years w/Masters Degree