BAE Systems - OSINT Analyst

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking a skilled geospatial open source analyst to perform in-depth research and analysis in support of a government customer. At customer direction, the analyst will answer requests for information in a timely manner through provision of both source documentation and summary information. Projects will cover a variety of topics and regions and require use of a combination of classified and open sources, including commercial databases, open and proprietary/commercial geospatial resources, news and social media sources, and client-based applications. Tasks will require working with customers and/or other geospatial open source analysts to develop and execute research plans.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

3+ years’ experience in open source research, all source analysis, or similar role.

** Time dominate mission support requires working a rotating shift schedule (typically 6am to 6pm or 6pm to 6am and is subject to change at any time by the customer), alternating days and nights. When not supporting time-dominate operations, telework is an option.

Candidate must be familiar with basic research techniques, database searching, and standard source citations.

Demonstrated ability to research, synthesize, and organize detailed findings for presentation to customers in multiple formats including Microsoft PowerPoint/Word, PDF, and KML/Shapefile.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and satisfy customer requirements while working under limited supervision.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

Foreign language expertise, experience with GIS or imagery applications such as ArcGIS or RemoteView, experience using analytic visualization software such as Palantir or Analysts Notebook. Briefing experience is also a plus.

Bachelors' or Masters’ degree in a related topic is preferred (e.g. Geographic Information Systems, Library Science, Foreign Policy, etc.).

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:
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