Allied Universal - Open Source Intelligence Analyst (OSINT)

Allied Universal is looking to hire a OIC Intelligence Analyst. The Operational Intelligence Center is a sophisticated command type center focused on customer service to retail centers across North America. This position is responsible for providing social media monitoring, information collection, analyzing, and dissemination in a timely manner to key stakeholders. Intelligence analysts must use the full range of intelligence community sources and products to identify/assess threats to the organization/sector, prepare studies and assessments of threats, potential threats, and threat-related trends using sophisticated collection/research methodologies, and work with customized targeting infrastructure to identify vulnerabilities. Personnel works closely with open-source intelligence, grey literature, law enforcement, and social media. Analysts should be able to compile all- source data from multiple databases and source repositories to develop representations of areas of interest or specific locations related to a target or subject of study. Additionally, analysts must compose analytical intelligence reports, graphics, and briefings and develop and present all-source analysis products. Products will be generated in response to requests for information or by initiative.


  • Collaborate and liaise with government and private sector intelligence organizations to collate the essential information to develop and provide a comprehensive risk profile to business landscape
  • Proof-read and finalize briefings, white papers, executive summaries, attend meetings and perform other tasks that communicate and execute plans for OIC Management and/or client contacts
  • Responsible for mentoring and management of team members; proof and edit work product; provide additional analysis/augment reports
  • Prepare and/or review all submitted analytical and investigative reports to ensure accuracy, research, investigative sufficiency, and professional quality; edit and correct, as necessary and disseminate to decision makers
  • Implement/initiate actions taken by the business in response to either localized and/or global risk indicators
  • Maintain the confidentiality of policy and procedure documentation, emergency response and notification information, administrative material, and database information
  • Monitoring of social outlets through queries defined for national security and threats against the assets
  • Monitoring of live intelligence streams
  • Monitor protests and demonstrations that may impact assets, provide appropriate warning to stakeholders about relevant protest and demonstrations, and produce summaries and/or bulletins as needed
  • Identify news, social media, law enforcement and emergency management sources and contacts for each property in assigned region
  • Informing key personnel of critical information and incidents that have a direct or indirect implication for stakeholders and assets
  • Provide timely communications and actionable intelligence to support the protection of people, assets/intellectual property, and infrastructure as it relates to interests and/or entities
  • Can work 12-hour shifts up to 14 days during special events, shortfalls, high traffic periods (Thanksgiving/Black Friday holiday weekend), and during emergency operations
  • Ability to come into work early, stay past regularly scheduled time, and/or work on off days when necessary to ensure the center meets contractually obligated requirements per the client
  • Serve as the hub for the monitoring, analysis, and interpretation of risks and threats that may affect the business
  • Post bulletins that benefit our client and national security providers
  • Review special events and large-scale events that may impact the properties
  • Develop threat assessments as guidance to management, corporate security, and national security providers
  • Develop bulletins which alert stakeholders to new developments or trends that may have an impact on assets
  • Review Homeland Security and associated portals for new developments
  • Review incident reports helping identify any activity that should be classified as suspicious activity reports
  • Review past incidents to develop indicators, warnings, and mitigation strategies
  • Review related sectors of critical infrastructure to help protect stakeholders (i.e., transportation)
  • Understand and interpret data regarding criminal and safety incidents pertaining to the client’s properties
  • Perform analysis, planning, and provide direction in order to ensure that the OIC is delivering maximum value to the business


  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a minimum of five years’ relevant experience in intelligence at the local, state, or federal level
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, and the ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must possess strong research and writing skills and be capable of effectively operating as a member of a strategic level analytical team in the accomplishment of intelligence products and assessments.
  • Must be able to define problems, establish facts, and to include appropriate people in the decision-making process to draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize workload, and successfully handle competing deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of the national, operational, and tactical intelligence methods.
  • Must be creative and have the ability to look at problems from multiple vantage points.
  • Familiarity with a full range of intelligence disciplines.
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks as well as multi-task effectively.
  • Must be able to recall and record essential details quickly.
  • Must have the ability to use reference materials effectively and efficiently.
  • Must be able to demonstrate analytical problem-solving ability and critical thinking skills
  • Must have the ability to manage information and technical security programs
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products, intelligence-related automation, and communications capabilities, and quickly learn and operate several computer applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with managers as well as team members


  • Advanced degree intelligence studies, national security, political science, international affairs, criminology, or other relevant education

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