Gang Specialist (Top Secret Clearance required, eligible to obtain SCI)

Sacramento, CA
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Security, Intelligence & Defense Analysis
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
  • Clearance: TS
  • Req ID: 2024-3779


Job Summary:

Suvi, an Akima company, is looking to hire a Gang Specialist to support our client in Sacramento, CA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to a hybrid work role and address and satisfy FBI, CDCR, BOP and other partners’ intelligence collection and dissemination needs to answer intelligence threats and gaps related to gang and other criminal threats, as assigned.

  • Monitor and utilize their historic expertise in keeping current of threats facing the United States Intelligence Communities (USIC), to include the top prison gang threats operating both inside and outside correctional institutions.

  • The SMEs would work closely with FBI Violent Gangs Safe Streets Task Forces (VGSSTFs), CDCR Special Services Units (SSU), parole, and county jails along with other correctional systems throughout the United States. They have expertly identified prison gang conspiratorial ties from federal and state prisons, to county jails, and to the community.

  • Identify gang leadership, their criminal associates and facilitators, methods of communications and criminal strategies and activities.

  • As representative of the CITF, the gang specialists will facilitate outreach and integration efforts to the various CITF partners, in addition to FBI HQ units, FBI field offices, and other FBI task forces, such as safe streets or gang units, and other law enforcement and correctional organizations.

  • This position is not remote, and the candidate is required to work in FBI/CITF or FBI Field Office space to foster relationships.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Criminal Justice, Sociology or related field) is highly desired but not required if equivalent work experience, for an additional minimum of 8+ years specialized experience, has been established.

  • 6+ years of general experience of which four 4+ years must be specialized years of direct experience working gangs, criminal enterprises. If candidate does not have a Bachelor’s degree, the total years of experience shall be 14+ years, inclusive of 12+ years specialized experience at minimum.

  • Investigative/analytical intelligence experience related to security threat groups (STG) within correctional institutions and its operations, protocols, and structure, to include inmate STG identification, investigation and handling.

  • Working knowledge of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)/Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP) administration operating procedures and policies, highly desirable and critical.

  • Demonstrated experience with a wide variety of information systems, to include federal, state and local law enforcement and intelligence databases, commercial software and public source systems.

  • Familiarity with CDCR or other prison systems’ databases, highly desirable and critical.

  • Demonstrated experience handling sensitive intelligence within the intelligence community (IC), to include IC product production, handling and dissemination.

  • Demonstrated experience in synthesizing vast amounts of data to derive meaningful actionable or informative intelligence products to the IC, to include strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Demonstrated experience in identifying emerging threats or trends related to gangs operating inside and outside of prisons and their effect on communities.

  • Knowledge of digital forensic software and hardware along with utilizing evidence review reporting systems is desirable.

  • Experience in working with multiple agencies in a task force environment while using intelligence to identify subjects, associates, methods of operations, communications, and deconfliction of investigative or analytical efforts.

  • Work experience in interagency liaison and working in a task force environment.

  • Demonstrated strong presentation skills, to include producing written reports, providing oral briefings and developing support materials such as charts, PowerPoint presentations, and other handouts/pamphlets. The gang specialists conduct rigorous research to produce awareness bulletins, inmate subject reports, or confiscated inmate device analysis reports.

  • Successfully working in a constantly changing environment and adapting to the shift of work priorities and direction.

  • US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance. Active Top Secret preferred.

Posted Salary Range


Benefits Information

Regular - The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits. Paid Time Off (PTO) is offered to regular full-time and part-time employees.

Job: Security, Intelligence & Defense Analysis

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: Suvi Global Services

Clearance: TS

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3779