Darkblade Systems


Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Full Time
Clearance Level Required
TS/SCI with a Full Scope or Lifestyle Polygraph


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Darkblade Systems, an Intrepid Solutions and Services Company, is a trusted provider of specialized capabilities to priority programs within the defense and intelligence communities, delivering scientific, engineering, technical, operational support and training services. Formed in 2010, Darkblade Systems strives to be a business that puts people first: clients, colleagues, employees, and teammates. Our cleared personnel are experts in the operationalization and deployment of new and emerging technologies.


We're seeking a skilled FISINT Analyst for a unique, tailored mission.



  • Leverage specialized technical experience and signals analysis processes to help collect and analyze complex data.
  • Derive sense-making from SIGINT and non-SIGINT data to help drive operations against the most challenging mission requirements.
  • Work with a high performing team against the most challenging technical efforts to grow and develop new expertise and share methodologies with other analysts.




  • This position operates on a standard 8 hour schedule Monday - Friday.  


  • Little to no travel is expected.



  • Active Top Secret / SCI clearance with polygraph
  • *** TS/SCI required upon application for initial consideration. ***   



  • 6+ years of experience with signal analysis.
  • Experience with Foreign Instrumentation Signals Intelligence (FISINT) technical analysis required.
  • Experience with developing accurate signal chronologies and determine relationships between related signals required.
  • Must have knowledge of databases to use for baseline research of platforms of interest.
  • Must be able to characterize various communication technologies using signals analysis tools including but not limited to knowledge of M2Extra, XMIDAS, DVT, WVT.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment. 



  • Experience with evaluating and improving tools for collection, analysis, and processing.
  • Experience with implementing new signal processing and exploitation techniques in Python or C++.
  • Knowledge of processes and tools related to technical FISINT and other technical SIGINT disciplines.
  • Knowledge of client requirements and oversight policies.
  • Ability to provide briefing and training on in-depth FISINT analysis and collection.
  • Ability to evaluate system inaccuracies and enable system accuracy improvements.
  • Extensive knowledge of Aspen.
  • Graduate of 3810, 4810, 450, 451, or other signals analysis courses.


Darkblade Systems 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, Darkblade Systems 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.

Darkblade Systems 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.


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