Amentum - Fusion Center Intelligence Analyst (OSINT)

On Site
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Full time

Amentum is soliciting applications for the position of Criminal Intelligence Analyst (Open Source Intelligence), supporting the Boston Regional Intelligence Center’s (BRIC’s) counterterrorism mission through a current contract.


Work entails supporting law enforcement investigations and a broad range of analytic priorities focused on matters pertaining to terrorism, violent extremism, and threats to life and property. This position demands substantial attention to detail; exceptional analytical skills; strong writing, briefing and communication skills; proactive work ethic; knowledge of data analysis tools; strong information coordination skills; and the capability to collaborate in a team environment. Strong competency navigating the Internet, to include open source/social media content providers and platforms. This position will operate under strict legal guidelines to ensure the protection of privacy, civil rights and civil liberties of the public and all other constitutional protections.

Responsibilities include analyzing Internet/computer/cyber-based information sources and the contents of open source platforms to identify threats to public safety and emerging risks to the Metro Boston region, and supporting law enforcement investigations. Developing real time open source intelligence from publicly available information sources by conducting analyses of threatening materials and/or behaviors, or information indicative to risks to public safety, that deliver actionable insights and contribute to the tactical and strategic operational needs of the BRIC. Maintain a keen understanding of computer/cyber-based criminal modus operandi, publicly available open source media, internet technologies, and modern communication and social networking environments. Adhering to a persistent analysis schedule; liaising with various units within in the Boston Police Department, as well as other local, state and federal law enforcement agencies; applying qualitative/quantitative analytical techniques to interpret findings; quickly learning informal communication methods, slang, or intentionally cryptic languages; dynamically adapting work responsibilities to a diverse array of priority information needs; working independently; remaining focused under pressure; and reading and reacting quickly, accurately, and professionally within a fast-paced environment.

Must stay current with the latest open source analytic and investigative tradecraft, methodologies, technologies, and programs relating to real time open source analysis. Responsible for supporting the BRIC’s use of open source/cyber analysis tools, developing innovative programming and analytical techniques to enhance open source research and analysis, and revealing and addressing deficiencies in open source/cyber analysis capabilities.


Strong understanding of privacy, civil rights and civil liberties issues as they pertain to the intelligence cycle within local law enforcement and an intelligence fusion center environment
Ability to work well within a team environment
Ability to maintain focus under pressure
Analytic experience within in a local, state, or federal law enforcement agency and/or state/major urban area fusion center
Subject matter expertise in matters pertaining to behavioral threat assessment, various international and domestic terrorism ideologies, and violent extremism
Strong writing and briefing skills
Experience writing intelligence assessments for intelligence community or law enforcement consumers
Understanding of the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative
Experience performing tactical intelligence analysis in support of criminal investigations
Multilingual skills – especially, multilingual reading and writing proficiency


Education: High School Diploma / GED Minimum
Relevant Experience: Nine (9) years’ experience with a high school diploma / GED or four (4) years’ experience with a bachelor’s degree or two (2) years’ experience with a master’s degree
Candidates are required to pass a background check, to include a drug test, with the Boston Police Department as a condition of employment and must be able to obtain and maintain a national security clearance at the Top Secret level

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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