Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 9XXX5 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

A proven intelligence leader, exceptionally adept at balancing multiple, competing operational tasks and requirements. Over 20 years of experience in multiple sources; focused on SIGINT, GEOINT and Open Source Discovery with more than seven years intensely focused on Combat Search and Rescue, Personnel Recovery and Hostage Recovery. A unique blend of leadership, emotional intelligence and technical expertise that unites teams to achieves goals across a broad range of national security objectives.

  • Leadership
  • Networking
  • Personnel Recovery
  • Project Management
  • Decision Maker
  • Technical Solutions
  • Planning and execution
  • Advise & Assist
  • Top Secret/SCI
  • CI Polygraph
Work History
09/2018 to Current Senior Collection Officer Geo Group Inc. | Compton, CA,
  • Hand selected to lead the transition and subsequent mission integration of Hostage Recovery (HR) and Personnel Recovery (PR), expanding GEOINT support across DoD Combatant Commands (COCOM), Survival Evasion Resistance Escape (SERE) schools, Interagency, and national rescue centers.
  • Conducted aggressive outreach and expanded strategic engagement with HR/PR groups by 400% in order to integrate NGA’s capabilities into preparation, planning, execution & adaptation functions of the PR cycle. Cultivated Interagency working relationships in the Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell (HRFC) and participated in the Hostage Rescue Group (HRG) that reports directly to the National Security Council (NSC), to coordinate the implementation of Intelligence Community capabilities into United States Government policy and strategy in support of U.S. persons taken hostage abroad.
  • Created & implemented a strategy for training, advising & assisting large scale & component level exercises utilizing a vast PR professional network, resulting in an increase from 0 to 25 supported events in one year.
  • An expert in training, orchestrating, collecting and analyzing Ground to Air Signals (GTAS) to include imagery analysis, collection management and product creation and dissemination. Bridged gaps between imagery scientists, external agency product development, & military operators, that drove testing of new techniques for detection of an isolated person via ground, air and space sensors that led to a new discovery by NGA’s imagery scientists, ultimately enhancing detection capabilities and opening up new concepts of employment for the warfighter.
  • Guided the PR community in harnessing the full scope of NGA’s collection, analysis and imagery science capabilities by enabling the integration of advanced sensor phenomenologies, new technologies, techniques & methodologies that broadened analytical expertise & responsiveness to HR/PR events.
  • Proactive engagement with Geographic Combatant Commands ensured NGA was properly integrated into their PR instructions, procedures & Concept of Operations (CONOP), as well as, identifying deficiencies in their current PR processes led to three COCOMs updating their procedural documents.
  • Integral in the modernizing and creating of all NGA Instructions, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), CONOPs and Needs Procedures within one year.
  • Identified new and emerging technology and applications that support GEOINT collection, products and analysis that gave the warfighter a tactical edge through rapid recognition and automated decision-making tools.
  • Combined GEOINT with Civilian, Joint and COCOM exercises such as CIA’s Department of Science & Technology Mission Course, RED FLAG RESCUE, NEPTUNE HAWK, NEPTUNE FALCON, 160th SOAR and SOCOM SERE courses, substantially improving the proficiency of the HR/PR architecture into a standard and repeatable process while also incorporating automation technologies that significantly reduced manual operational constraints.
08/2015 to 09/2018 Intelligence Branch Chief / Deputy Operations Branch Chief Geo Group Inc. | Eagle, CO,
  • Intelligence Branch Chief and Deputy Branch Chief of Operations leading a team of 13 military, government and contract personnel in the assessment of emerging technologies for the Personnel Recovery (PR) mission. Intelligence responsibilities spanned across multiple sources and domains to relay timely and pertinent intelligence regarding hostages to project officers, program managers, and decision makers.
  • Expertly organized 28 intelligence briefs on new and emerging technologies that pushed the envelope of discovery for the PR field.
  • Spearheaded a cutting edge, publicly available information (PAI) program with intricate knowledge of policy and authorities, that consisted of regular tradecraft training, daily monitoring and resulting in 11 highly sensitive niche products concerning persons captured abroad. This highly sought-after product was consistently utilized by Special Forces and Personnel Recovery specialists worldwide.
  • Guided the synchronization in the objectives of interagency personnel alongside hostage recovery efforts across the DoD, Intelligence Community, and Federal Bureau of Investigation through steady interaction with the Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell (HRFC) and Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) Operators.
  • Assisted in the coordination of and participation in lessons learned and oral histories given by former hostages, resulting in improved technologies for the hostage’s environment.
  • Headed a technical operations team in the daily maintenance, testing and exercising of equipment. Managed inventory, operations and maintenance costs, as well as technology transition considerations. Directed the development of six test plans of new equipment, and demonstrated a viable way to streamline the execution of the testing that cut the manhour requirement by two-thirds.
  • Vast experience in orchestrating participation in exercises at all levels. Coordinated large-scale exercises to include; two NEPTUNE FALCON and three RED FLAG RESCUE exercises with both equipment and training personnel. Additionally, over 10 testing and training events were arranged and executed with specialized units under Special Operations Command (SOCOM).
  • Responsible for the deployment, management, reach-back support, and return of 1000 pieces of technical equipment in the Central Command (CENTCOM) Area of Operation.
  • Proactively built a broad Personnel and Hostage Recovery network covering Department of Defense, Department of Justice, Civil Rescue and Law Enforcement agencies by providing innovative and timely products, and technical solutions to PR problems.
  • Maintained access in multiple programs with distinctive informational and technical applicability to Personnel Recovery operations.
06/2012 to 07/2015 Intelligence Officer Kbr | China Lake, CA,
  • Intelligence Branch Chief, managed nine military personnel in the Intelligence and Security Fields, and indirectly more than 35 junior intelligence personnel in subordinate squadrons.
  • Active mentor to 12 junior officers belonging to squadrons along the flight line, coached them routinely on leadership, training, and preparations for exercises and deployment.
  • Special Security Officer for more than 500 personnel on NAS Lemoore. Responsible for security clearance initiation, renewal, and adjudication, as well as visitor access requests and physical security of classified spaces.
  • Electronic Key Management System (EKMS) Officer, responsible for 32 items of communications security materials with zero incidents.
  • Advised senior military members and commanders in weekly briefings based on current intelligence findings pertinent to areas of interest and ongoing combat operations.
  • Identified a major gap in aviation intelligence personnel’s training prior to deployment, developed the first ever, Intermediate Aviation Intelligence Course, that became a Navy-approved course and consisted of 30 hours of advanced aviation intelligence training for members of deploying squadrons.
  • Applied new and advanced tools and techniques to the work-up cycle with emphasis on memorization and data visualization. Managed the successful completion of three courses, training 60+ personnel better preparing them for the intelligence demands of preparing order of battle assessments, ingress and egress routes, suppression of enemy air defense, and combat search and rescue missions during an operational deployment.
07/2010 to 07/2012 Intelligence Officer Leidos Holdings Inc. | Fort Sill, OK,
  • Intelligence Officer for Helicopter Sea Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) Squadron EIGHT charged with providing threat briefs prior to each mission flight.
  • Advised senior officers of the current intelligence picture and enemy disposition to ensure a safe ingress, helicopter landing zone identification and speedy egress.
  • Standardized the intelligence portion of the pre-flight brief in order to create continuity between flights, drastically increasing pilot confidence and understanding of the information.
  • In a first of its kind request, was approved to participate in the Naval Aviation Observer program and conduct intelligence as a passenger in flight during training and exercise missions, accumulated over 50 hours in the helicopter and developed an advanced tactical strategy to counteract a known threat, resulting in enhanced aircraft survivability.
  • Designated the CSAR Intelligence Officer within the Air Wing responsible for all Search and Rescue (SAR) and Combat Search and Rescue Intelligence.
  • During Air Wing integration conducted large-force strike brief planning and briefing to all platforms involved in the mission, ensuring each had the necessary information for success.
  • Deployed with Carrier Air Wing NINE and qualified as one of only three Admiral’s Fleet Intelligence Watch Officers (FIWO), responsible for the safety and real-time intelligence reporting for the entire Carrier Strike Group. Flawlessly led the watch throughout an eight-month combat deployment, successfully completing over 1200 sorties in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
05/2008 to 11/2009 Military Language Instuctor Defense Language Institute | City, STATE,
  • Developed 18 exceptional military linguists instructing over 200 hours of Korean language skills of writing, reading, listening and speaking. Guided students in expectations of a career linguist as well as, successfully leading them to a 100% DLPT pass rate.
  • Leading Chief Petty Officer of the Korean division, responsible for day-to-day administration of military duties, academics and administration of 45 initial entry Sailors.
  • Command Fitness Leader in charge of physical fitness training and testing and reporting for 450 members.
06/2005 to 05/2008 Mission Manager National Security Agency | City, STATE,
  • Mission Manager for a three section, 27 person watch floor responsible for all military activities in a specified PACOM region. Provided twice daily ops intel updates to watch commander.
  • Drove remarkable revitalizations of coordination between tactical and strategic operations offices to bring about exceptional results in operational reporting and long term target development.
  • Conducted a mission needs assessment and coordinated resolutions to manning shortfalls, operational focus, and training curriculum.
  • Performed duties as a Hindi linguist, contributing to or producing in excess of 150 time sensitive reports.
12/2001 to 06/2004 Korean Linguist National Security Agency | City, STATE,
  • Performed duties as a Korean linguist in the Office of SIGINT development. Dedicated hundreds of hours to translation and gists of pertinent intelligence in support of the office's strategic mission. Culminating in a report that took over a year to develop, yet brought immediate strategic advantage to the Department of Defense.
  • Scanned 10's to 100's of items of intelligence per day, utilizing listening and reading skills, to include native hand writing.
  • Responsible for conducting call chain analysis on targets of interest and submitting collection tasking for discoveries.
Expected in 08/2013 Master's Degree | Human Systems Integration Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA GPA:
  • Graduated with 3.85 GPA
  • Studied the JCIDS process as it relates to acquisition and involving the human into the system early and often throughout all phases. Several Defense Acquisition University (DAU) courses were used in the curriculum and research of Human Systems Integration (HSI)
Expected in 06/1999 Bachelor's Degree | Philosophy / Law & Society University of California RIVERSIDE, Riverside, CA, GPA:

GEOINT Requirements Management Course (GIMS) (2019)

CASO (Open Source and PAI Analysis) (2015)

Navy Intelligence Officer Basic Course (2010)

Korean Linguist 2001-2010 last DLPT 2009 2+L/2+R

Hindi Linguist 2005-2010 last DLPT 2009 2L/2+R

Navy Basic Instructor Course (2008)

Sharepoint (2017)

Microsoft Project (2017)

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