Chantilly, VA - OSINT Lead
Historic defense innovation team is hiring a senior OSINT Lead to fearlessly shepherd multiple C5ISR technology solutions from garage to government. Must be passionate about growing the C5ISR innovation ecosystem by identifying and helping onboard new innovators and companies with innovative solutions. Must be motivated by working at the leading edge of the technology frontier and working together with a team to get advanced capabilities into the hands of warfighters faster.
Working with subordinate management, responsible for planning, organizing and managing teams of analysts on a series of significant projects or a definable piece of a larger program for successful completion and performance consistent with contractual agreements. Directs all resources for the performance of project assignments and activities. Manages the intelligence design direction of a project through implementation and follow up in accordance with project objectives. Also responsible for acquiring follow-on business associated with assigned projects and for supporting new business development by leading or assisting with proposals. Projects managed are typically of significant complexity.
Produces intelligence assessments in support of deployed forces. Performs data collection, analyses, and data-processing functions. Serves as part of a multi-functional analytical team utilizing numerous tools to assist with automation of team's analytical functions. Utilizes data mining tools and related databases, COTS network-and link-analysis, social media tools, data collection agents, and IT security tools. Maintains a broad knowledge of state-of-the-art technology, equipment/systems, and developments/trends in the area of OSINT and digital reconnaissance. Applies management concepts to positively impact analytical processes and activities.
Plans and develops internal analysis strategies to provide innovative methods and assistance in social network intelligence analysis and presentation of the findings in support of other team members’ analysis. Strategies and methods may focus on individuals, groups, events, locations, or special associations, based on the project needs. Provides specific skills and understanding of the regional media environment and different technologies to engage on weblogs. Tracks key communicators (media outlets, journalists, academics, terrorists, government officials, NGO leaders, etc.) to map the influence of each within the media space. Track penetration and resonance of quotes and statements to measure viral effectiveness of themes and messages over time. Locates, synthesizes, and interprets large amounts of textual and technical data such as IIRs, FINTEL, filtered real-time data feeds, message traffic, directed-searches results, and task-specific, specialized data sources. Performs appropriate methods of social network analysis to meet specific project needs. Methods may include classification, pattern analysis, trend/geo-temporal studies, and link analysis based on analysis of transaction data, message (phone, e-mail, blog) traffic, and other data sources in collaboration with other project analysts. Assemble facts and information from a variety of data sources and work products made available by various federal, state, regional, and tribal enforcement and intelligence agencies; these may include data contributed by, but not be limited to, ICE, CBP, NCTC, FBI, NDIC, DEA, DIA, NSA, and open source materials. Offers suggestions for improvements in social network analysis, potential data sources, and project workflow/organization, as needed. Employs advanced computer tools, applications, and tradecraft to understand relationships (leadership, affiliations, aliases, etc.), temporal and spatial interdependencies, and conceptual scenarios which yield draft and finished social network analyses. Works on projects addressing a broad range of global “supply chain” activities such as terrorism, counterdrug, narcoterrorism, counterintelligence, and operations which threaten the security of designated programs, organizations, and systems. Analysis may focus on specific target threat countries or events, but may also include non-state actors and insurgent/terrorist individuals or groups. Products (documents, presentations) include a coherent and usable assembly of facts, inferences, charts, and findings which highlight the social network aspects of supply chain events, fraud detection, deception/denial, illegal activities, regulatory infractions, and similar project-specific needs.
BS 8-10, MS 6-8, PhD 3-5
Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.
Colorado Salary Minimum: $83,300
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