The Most Popular Cleared Jobs in 2019

Posted by Ashley Jones

If you’re in job search mode you know research and preparation can only help you – as they say, knowledge is power. So you’ve studied employers and job prospects, but what about the size of your competition? The cleared community is shrinking and the unemployment rate is very low, so you may think that it’s a breeze to get a new cleared job. But that depends on your skills, how in-demand those skills are, your geography, and your competition.

We’re sharing our most viewed jobs as well as the jobs that received the most applications in 2019. Positions calling for Security Specialists may be what you expect to see. But did you know how competitive Intel Analyst or Program Management positions are?

Cleared Jobs with the Most Views

  1. Programmer/Software Developer, ECS Federal, Norman, OK
  2. Software Engineer II, Preferred Systems Solutions, Hanover, MD
  3. Intelligence Analyst, Mission Essential, Tampa, FL
  4. Systems Administrator, Leidos, Laurel, MD
  5. Mid Software Developer, Avid Technology Professionals, Annapolis Junction, MD
  6. Logistics Manager, PAE, Norfolk, VA
  7. Security Specialist, UMD – ARLIS, College Park, MD
  8. Junior Intelligence Analyst, ManTech, Vienna, VA
  9. Software Engineer: Tyndall Aerial Targets, PAE, Tyndall Air Force Base, FL
  10. NISSC II Program Manager, Leidos, Colorado Springs, CO

Cleared Jobs Receiving the Most Applications

  1. Intelligence Analyst, Mission Essential, Tampa, FL
  2. Junior Intelligence Analyst, ManTech, Vienna, VA
  3. Personnel Security Specialist I / Adjudicator, PAE, Washington, DC
  4. Military Analyst – SME, ECS Federal, Orlando, FL
  5. Project Coordinator/Administrator, CACI, Arlington, VA
  6. Remote System Administrator, Parsons, Aberdeen, MD
  7. Program Manager, CACI, Washington, DC
  8. All-Source Intelligence Analyst, Mission Essential, Tampa, FL
  9. Senior Project Manager/Deputy Program Manager, ECS Federal, Fairfax, VA
  10. Executive Assistant, DELTA Resources, Washington, DC

Employer Pages Receiving the Most Views

The employer profile pages that were viewed the most by cleared job seekers in 2019:

  1. CACI
  2. Booz Allen Hamilton
  3. Leidos
  4. GD-IT
  5. Raytheon
  6. SAIC
  7. PAE
  8. Northrop Grumman
  9. DynCorp International
  10. Mission Essential

Raise Your Cleared Job Search Game

What can you do if you have a lot of competition in your cleared job search? Review the following articles to make sure your job search tools are in top working order:

Resume: How to Write Your Most Effective Resume

Strategy: 5 Little Resume Mistakes that Tell Employers You’re a Risk

Elevator or Introductory Pitch: How to Master Your Personal Introduction

Job Fairs: Tips for a Successful Job Fair

Networking: How to Expand Your Network

Interviewing: How to Ace Your Interviews

Organizing Your Job Search: Be a Project Manager to Find a Better Job Faster


  • Ashley Jones

    Ashley Jones is ClearedJobs.Net's blog Editor and a cleared job search expert, dedicated to helping security-cleared job seekers and employers navigate job search and recruitment challenges. With in-depth experience assisting cleared job seekers and transitioning military personnel at in-person and virtual Cleared Job Fairs and military base hiring events, Ashley has a deep understanding of the unique needs of the cleared community. She is also the Editor of ClearedJobs.Net's job search podcast, Security Cleared Jobs: Who's Hiring & How.

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This entry was posted on Monday, December 16, 2019 3:37 pm

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