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Intel Analyst

Job ID: 2401318
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 7, 2024
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Intel Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


The Cyber Intelligence and Publicly Available Information (PAI) Analyst will be immersed into a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment composed of a diverse team of analysts, linguists, cultural experts, and operations officers. The Cyber Intel/PAI Analyst will be responsible for conducting exhaustive research in the PAI domain in accordance with established priorities, performing triage of content; identifying trends and patterns of activity in support of threat-mitigation activities in both the cyber and real-world domains; and creating standardized reports to provide to the analytical team for further analysis. The candidate must be particularly adept at and have a background in OSINT exploitation using specialized investigative tools and datasets. The position requires strong critical thinking skills, the ability to write accurately and succinctly, and the ability to multi-task and accomplish tasks with limited direct supervision, and to respond to short-notice tasking. Along with strong analytic skills/research skills, the candidate should demonstrate strong operational security practices and a bias towards initiative-drive work. This position will require interaction with a wide variety of Government leadership and contractor personnel.  The candidate must be ability to operate in a diverse, evolving, and high-profile environment.


·         Utilizes all-sources of intelligence, but primarily OSINT and SOMEX (social media exploitation), to create associated incident, threat, and information reports/products and investigative leads/recommendations and courses of actions to government leads

·         Performs social network analysis (SNA) of threat actor’s online presence to understand interactions, influencers and identify potentially new threats using customer approved PAI tools

·         Experience preserving, scraping and documenting PAI findings

·         Effectively utilizes PAI tools and commercial tools to research selectors and attribute selectors to true identities, e.g. email addresses, phone numbers, usernames, domains, and images

·         Verbal and written interpretation/translation (the ability to identify and analyze problems and then generate recommended solutions based upon experience working with various elements of DoD)

·         Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully, very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results

·         Desired attributes: Confident, diligent, organized, strong planning, problem solving, and decision-making skills

·         Ability to adapt and perform under pressure in diverse environments with evolving requirements


Required Education, Certifications, Skills, Expertise, Years of Experience:

·         Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 6 years of specialized OSINT experience; OR

·         Master’s degree in a related field and 3 years of specialized OSINT experience; OR

·         10+ years of specialized OSINT experience with appropriate military and civilian training in the within the intelligence analysis field

·         Experience in using Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) OSINT tools which include but are not limited to OpenIO, Maltego, and misattributed systems (e.g. SILO and Ntrepid)

·         Must have experience conducting online investigations outside the United States and familiar with overseas PAI datasets and limitations

·         Demonstrated experience utilizing data visualization tools (e.g. Qlik, Power BI, i2 Analyst Notebook, Visio)

·         Experience with assessment of sources and their reporting through the corroboration of source reporting and providing analytical feedback

·         Create written reports demonstrating accurate and succinct writing showing key findings and overview of the process used to perform collection and analysis

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office products

·         Strong knowledge of military operations, terminology, and structure


Desired Education, Certifications, Skills, Expertise, Years of Experience:

·         Formal coursework or instruction in OSINT techniques, technologies, tools, and trends

·         Completion of OS-301, OS-302, OS-303, OS-305, CASO, or IC equivalent trainings

·         Experience with Military or Law Enforcement Community Counterintelligence Investigations


Travel:  Less than 10%


Required Clearance:  Active Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility (PR within 6 years)

Desired Clearance: CI Poly (must be able to take/pass “at-will”)


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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