Top Targeting Acquisition Officer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Targeting Acquisition Officer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Targeting Acquisition Officer resumes they appeared on. For example, 18.2% of Targeting Acquisition Officer resumes contained Intelligence Community as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Targeting Acquisition Officer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Targeting Acquisition Officer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Intelligence Community

high Demand
Here's how Intelligence Community is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Conducted liaison with a wide variety of intelligence and non-intelligence personnel within the Intelligence Community to promote operational success.
  • Briefed CIA managers and Intelligence Community partners.

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2. Combat

high Demand
Here's how Combat is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Leveraged intelligence and operational capabilities to develop plans and strategies in support of 100+ combat operations.
  • Established the Brigade Combat Team targeting process on both lethal and non-lethal targeting that was used in the CENTCOM AOR.
  • Awarded Bronze Star Medal for superior performance in combat.
  • Lead the targeting team for 1/1ID in order to kill/capture HVIs, in training and during combat operations.
  • Facilitated combat systems readiness training, shipboard firefighting and damage control training and ships operations training in both classroom and practical environments
  • Supervised over 180 technicians in the repair, maintenance and testing of all combat systems and intelligence/imagery gathering equipment.

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3. Fire Support Assets

high Demand
Here's how Fire Support Assets is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Coordinated the fires of different fire support assets (air, naval gunfire, mortars, and artillery).
  • Directed the collective employment of joint and combined fire support assets.

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4. Humint

high Demand
Here's how Humint is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Led the battalion s HUMINT and SIGINT program for seven forward deployed teams in support of Operations Juniper and Octave Shield.
  • Provide direct support to collectors by researching and analyzing background, context, vulnerabilities, and motivations on a CI/HUMINT Lead.
  • Developed networks and conducted all source research to fully utilize HUMINT collection against national level intelligence gaps.
  • Prepared Fused CI/HUMINT Intelligence Targeting products supporting customers in the USCENTCOM AOR.

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5. DOD

high Demand
Here's how DOD is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Fused and disseminated all-source intelligence analysis in response to short-fused intelligence informational requirements generated by senior DoD customers.
  • Supported, interfaced, and collaborated with DoD, IC, federal agencies, and law enforcement organizations.
  • Developed and tracked program schedule, budget and manpower resources for DoD's largest hardware/software modernization program.
  • Provided all-source analytic and targeting support to DoD Counter Terrorism HUMINT collectors.
  • Educated Department of Defense (DoD) on international politico-military affairs pertinent to plans and policies.
  • Led AF team to consolidate DoD satellite communications operations centers; provided one stop shop.

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6. Open Source

high Demand
Here's how Open Source is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Provide open source intelligence products for distribution to enhance unit readiness.
  • Supported Requests for Information, Industry Days, and open source information IAW FAR Part 10 to conduct market research.

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7. Logistics

high Demand
Here's how Logistics is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Rectified Marine Expeditionary Force level and Ammunition Supply Point related ammunition logistics management and distribution issues.
  • Utilized inventory management logistics software and other computer applications to maintain visibility over hazardous stocks.
  • Ensured adequate logistics support was scheduled and available for maintenance, repairs and continuous operations.
  • Guided 12 warships through numerous operational commitments and five successful Supply/Logistics Management certifications.
  • Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel a Restricted Officer in Ammunition Logistics.
  • Provided logistics estimates and developed support plans.

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8. IC

high Demand
Here's how IC is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Performed 100% review of operational traffic drafted by subordinate elements to ensure compliance with operational security and force protection measures.
  • Advised the Battalion and Brigade Commander and staffs on fire-finder capabilities and employment considerations of each radar during tactical operations.
  • Subject Matter Expert for 100 counterinsurgency personnel and assessed enemy attacks to determine most effective application of available tactical resources.
  • Utilized multifarious computer skills and maritime engineering knowledge to identify various emerging technologies to more effectively target illicit traffickers.
  • Required to Obtain and develop Scientific Technological digital imagery as well as evaluate imagery in accordance with army policy.
  • Conduct telesales activities professionally, respond to customer queries and facilitate resolution of problems while anticipating customers' needs.
  • Followed operational policy and procedural guidance for the coordination and execution of Mission Target Analysis support to HUMINT collection.
  • Provided expert technical and tactical advice on targeting applications to senior level Commanders during operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.
  • Analyzed military operational needs to determine future kinetic and non-kinetic intelligence requirements and their relationship to military operations.
  • Authored speeches, articles and Congressional testimony communicating HQ Air Force positions on nuclear deterrence policy and strategy.
  • Tasked with enhancing defense operations by the extensive surveillance devices, and leave-behind observation and listening devices.
  • Prepared critical program cost and schedule status reports for senior military commanders to brief Congressional review committees.
  • Defined organizational structure, communication strategies, resource management and allocation, training needs and security requirements.
  • Joint Targeting Officer responsible for organizing operational planning teams to develop concepts addressing contingency or crisis resolution.
  • Calculated the level of accretion/dilution of potential acquisitions, along with analyzing strategic fit for senior management.
  • Worked directly with subordinate commands on analytic techniques and assisted them in leveraging intelligence sources effectively.
  • Provided administrative and logistical support during national level training exercises, ensuring consistency of response protocol.
  • Communicated across the organization both laterally and horizontally to create productive internal and external client relations.
  • Worked with various counter-narcotics and international contraband trafficking offices to develop and execute new targeting methods.
  • Produced and delivered 57 all-source Target Development Packages to strategic, operational and tactical collection entities.

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9. DIA

high Demand
Here's how DIA is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Provided analysis of recovered data from captured media to our partners in the intelligence community.
  • Perform forensic analysis on captured media.
  • Well developed in-language online searching skills that are related to websites, media and social media sites.
  • Supported the development and prosecution of enemy targets, developed media and marketing strategies for target audiences.
  • Research emerging open source and social media applications of social networking.
  • Integrate data into numerous diagrams for analytical consumption.

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10. Law Enforcement

average Demand
Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Direct supervisor of 25 law enforcement specialists, weapons specialists, electronics technicians and information technology specialists.
  • Maintain accountability of military weapons, ammunition, and other related law enforcement equipment.
  • Worked closely with Naval Investigative Service, civilian and military law enforcement agencies, and host nation liaisons.
  • Assist Medical Emergency, Fire Rescue and Law Enforcement.
  • Completed 11 week Federal Law Enforcement Academy.

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11. Medal

average Demand
Here's how Medal is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
  • Awarded the Army Commendation Medal for outstanding achievement.
  • Received second Navy Commendation Medal for personal efforts.
  • Awarded Bronze Star Medal for leadership and mission accomplishments in a dynamic operating environment during deployment to Afghanistan.
  • Earned Navy Commendation Medal for achievements.
  • Awarded the Joint Unit Meritorious Service Medal and Meritorious Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious service while assigned.

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12. SOF

average Demand
Here's how SOF is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Test manager for system field test project and software development IV&V activities.
  • Worked and supported the SOF community in many varieties of requirements.
  • Processed and coordinated installation requests for computers and computer equipment Responsible for bidding and purchasing of computer equipments, software and accessories
  • Use appropriate imaging software with knowledge of imaging systems appropriate to obtain the desired results.
  • Managed the development, training and fielding of automated theater nuclear targeting software.

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13. Network Analysis

average Demand
Here's how Network Analysis is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Apply Social Network Analysis to support the F3EA targeting cycle.
  • Provide advanced Social Network Analysis in support of multi-disciplined intelligence analysis products.
  • Provided network analysis for SOUTHCOM elements using Analyst Notebook and Palantir.

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14. Government Agencies

average Demand
Here's how Government Agencies is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Create and coordinate reports and other correspondence for various offices and US Government agencies.
  • Cooperated with foreign officials and actively engaged with various U.S. Government agencies to coordinate joint counterterrorism efforts.

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15. Direct Support

average Demand
Here's how Direct Support is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Provided direct support and training to personnel on the use of weapons.

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16. Value Targets

average Demand
Here's how Value Targets is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Engaged multiple Intelligence Agencies to conduct investigations and interrogations on detained high value targets (HVT).
  • Research potential avenues of approach for High Value Targets in Asia and Europe.
  • Managed 4 BCT, 1CD Cobra Focus targets to ensure that they were the BDEs High Value Targets.

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17. Data Analysis

average Demand
Here's how Data Analysis is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Developed, tested, and implemented a knowledge management database to track historical data analysis.
  • Performed detailed data analysis to identify and reclaim 100s of thousands of dollars in unused funds.

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18. Imint

average Demand
Here's how Imint is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Leveraged a combination of IMINT, SIGINT, and HUMINT gathered from multiple databases.

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19. Information Operations

average Demand
Here's how Information Operations is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Performed Central Intelligence Agency counter-terrorism target analysis as Air Force liaison assigned to the Information Operations Center.
  • Leveraged Information Operations Center's resources to support unique Air Force Information Operations planningand operations.

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20. Identify Potential

low Demand
Here's how Identify Potential is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Conduct all-source, multi-disciplined target research and analysis to identify potential commercial leads for use as cover provider.

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21. POL

low Demand
Here's how POL is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Coordinated the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants requirement in the Program Budget Review process for FY07-11.

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22. ISR

low Demand
Here's how ISR is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Recorded lessons learned and develops and produces all necessary SOPs for RSTA ISR operations.
  • Conducted hundreds of ISR and close air support missions utilizing EO, IR, and radar sensors during combat operations.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) for numerous classified weapons, C4ISR and targeting systems employed by Naval Aviation tactical platforms.
  • Earned two single-sortie air medals Conducted Close Air Support and non-traditional ISR for more than 300 hours over Afghanistan

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23. Joint Staff

low Demand
Here's how Joint Staff is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Submitted daily ammunition reports to the Joint Staff.

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24. Acquisition Strategy

low Demand
Here's how Acquisition Strategy is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Identified program risks for mitigation in acquisition strategy and associated documentation.
  • Streamlined the acquisition strategy for engineering support contracts, saving $200,000 and shortening the process by 6 months.

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25. Fire Support Systems

low Demand
Here's how Fire Support Systems is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Key Accomplishments Expertly reviewed and analyzed results to develop armor and fire support systems' programs.

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26. DCS

low Demand
Here's how DCS is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Produced Lead Packages (LP) for newly identified leads supporting DCS-EA.
  • Responsed to numerous trace requests on developmental leads supporting DCS-EA Operations and SOUTHCOM.

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27. Technical Support

low Demand
Here's how Technical Support is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Led executive-level technical support emergency response team.
  • Provided the delivery of technical support on a wide variety of services for a trading floor with a geographically dispersed network.
  • Provided technical support for Windows 95/98/NT, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook for 100+ users.
  • Provided Technical support, advice and policy guidance in the areas or records management, Printing and publications.
  • Promoted to Jr. Systems Programmer responsible for maintenance & technical support of over 25 program products.
  • Provided technical support for internal and external applications and tools used in Delphi-TVS.

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28. Air Support

low Demand
Here's how Air Support is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Directed air support, coordinated with Army division staff, led eight communications technicians to best-ever results.
  • Assist in accomplishment of counter air, offensive air support, and air interdiction missions.
  • Coordinated operations with armor, artillery and air support Units.

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29. HR

low Demand
Here's how HR is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Preserved the effectiveness of military capabilities and maintained the elements of initiative, surprise and security through operational security objectives.
  • Assessed and accurately modeled future threat capabilities and intentions, weather and terrain effects and civil-political implications.
  • Synchronized all applicable organic and non-organic assets to meet objectives and facilitate adjacent organization needs.
  • Synchronized operations for the development, production, and timely dissemination of predictive intelligence products.
  • Managed and coordinated all third party diligence vendors throughout the transaction acquisition process.
  • Prepared extensive assessments and documents and disseminates information through reports and briefs.
  • Provided detailed analysis on non-lethal targets for agencies throughout the Intelligence Community.
  • Managed all attorney communication through phone and foreclosure documents prior to auction.
  • Planned and synchronized targeting effects against enemy targets.
  • Hand-selected for position out of three senior NCO's within branch due to his no-nonsense but fair approach and expertise.
  • Walk the client and attorney through title and all other complex closing conditions in a very complex real estate transaction.
  • Planned and synchronized over 300 fire missions in Afghanistan with 100% success rate - zero US causalities.
  • Increased safety for maintenance crews and reduced potential aircraft losses through management of a library with 500 manuals.
  • Supervised a six-man team to coordinate and synchronize fire support assets across the Brigade's area of responsibility.
  • Acquire all new projects on behalf of the company whether by direct purchase or through Joint Venture.
  • Facilitate the weekly targeting meeting to synchronize and coordinate effects in the Brigade's area of responsibility.
  • Provided actionable intelligence to SOTF-N and ORA on HVI through direct relationship.
  • Developed substantive expertise on Afghanistan, insurgency, and counterterrorism, and communicated knowledge through analytic products and briefings.
  • Conducted strategic level coordination between component commanders through assessment of operations and deconfliction of duplicative efforts.

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30. IV

low Demand
Here's how IV is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Top performer, recognized leader of teams and projects - consistently given additional responsibilities based on outstanding performance of assigned duties.
  • Act as the Corps Commander's primary representative for targeting coordination and strategy development with supported and subordinate commands.
  • Monitor several databases numerous times per week for activity of interest concerning selected accounts of interest.
  • Served as senior acquisition lead and procurement manager and executive assistant to lead 45 procurement professionals.
  • Maintained visibility of Anti-Coalition Forces insurgent leadership while developing targets for time-sensitive counter-terrorist operations.
  • Performed Human Intelligence targeting activities to support actions on transnational and regional issues.
  • Produced briefings for National Authorities that required approval on actions towards objectives.
  • Created comprehensive intelligence reports using automated data-processing systems.
  • Maintained and monitored our area of operation for a souvenir change of responsibility to the Iraqi government for 245 consecutive days.
  • Direct representative of the SUBOPAUTH in scheduling and controlling the movement of submerged assets, with zero incidents or accidents.
  • Supervised the Immigration Primary Area as Wait Time Manager to co-ordinate the smooth flow of arriving USC and Alien passengers.
  • Supervised and provided oversight on the management of over 450 Secret security clearances; received high marks during evaluations.
  • Provided fusion of single source intelligence to support commander's objectives against enemy target systems and personnel.
  • Utilize a large variety of sensitive databases to research people, locations and organizations of interest.
  • Delivered target profiles, lead development and assisted in the validation process of Counter Terrorism sources.
  • Delivered presentations to senior management up to five times each day with respect to sensitive targets.
  • Perform proper calculation and prepare of payoff figures inclusive of provided debt related data to attorneys.
  • Created program management plan for program and developed schedule for 1 of 3 program divisions.
  • Executed strategies to assist sales representatives to increase their respective consumer credit card targets.
  • Led senior staff on targeting and operational matters for an Army Division of 30,000.

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31. DEA

low Demand
Here's how DEA is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Provided approval on all deal level capital disbursements for the New York Equity Fund.
  • Received a commendation award for superior Intel support in this endeavor.

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32. IED

low Demand
Here's how IED is used in Targeting Acquisition Officer jobs:
  • Reorganized efforts, allowing the seamless integration of subordinate team s information into unified collection matrix.
  • Identified and extracted information components meeting military information requirement list criteria.
  • Identified High pay-off targets by using all available assets and systems within the ACE.
  • Studied peer banks to ascertain success factors in core deposit growth and issued recommendations.
  • Carried out site acquisition, negotiation and collection of documents from the landlord.
  • Leveraged classified and open source systems and intelligence disciplines for analysis of foreign affairs, counterintelligence, and counterterrorism developments.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Targeting Acquisition Officer

Intelligence Community21.1%
Combat10.9%
Fire Support Assets10.2%
Humint9.8%
DOD7.2%
Open Source4.5%
Logistics3.8%
IC3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Targeting Acquisition Officer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Intelligence Community
Intelligence Community
18.2%
18.2%
2
2
Combat
Combat
9.4%
9.4%
3
3
Fire Support Assets
Fire Support Assets
8.8%
8.8%
4
4
Humint
Humint
8.4%
8.4%
5
5
DOD
DOD
6.2%
6.2%
6
6
Open Source
Open Source
3.9%
3.9%
7
7
Logistics
Logistics
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
IC
IC
2.6%
2.6%
9
9
DIA
DIA
2.6%
2.6%
10
10
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Medal
Medal
2.6%
2.6%
12
12
SOF
SOF
2.3%
2.3%
13
13
Network Analysis
Network Analysis
2.3%
2.3%
14
14
Government Agencies
Government Agencies
2.3%
2.3%
15
15
Direct Support
Direct Support
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Value Targets
Value Targets
1.9%
1.9%
17
17
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
1.9%
1.9%
18
18
Imint
Imint
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Information Operations
Information Operations
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
Identify Potential
Identify Potential
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
POL
POL
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
ISR
ISR
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Joint Staff
Joint Staff
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Acquisition Strategy
Acquisition Strategy
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
Fire Support Systems
Fire Support Systems
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
DCS
DCS
1.3%
1.3%
27
27
Technical Support
Technical Support
1.3%
1.3%
28
28
Air Support
Air Support
1%
1%
29
29
HR
HR
1%
1%
30
30
IV
IV
1%
1%
31
31
DEA
DEA
1%
1%
32
32
IED
IED
1%
1%

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