Yorktown Systems Group - Open-Source Intelligence Analyst

The Unconventional is seeking a Open-Source Intelligence Analyst - SME to join our Global Open-Source Network. Utilizing publicly available information (PAI), non-traditional intelligence gathering and exploitation methods to provide our clients with insight to counter counterdrug (CD) and counter trans-national organized crime (CTOC). This Network leverages commercial subscriptions, social media, financial transactions, and open-sourced geospatial data to identify, disrupt, and interdict trans-national threat networks responsible for illicit drug trafficking, illicit financial flows, and the illicit trafficking of people, wildlife, natural resources, and weapons.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Explore new data sources, create effective queries, and combine information from disparate sources to provide insight to counter counterdrug (CD) and counter trans-national organized crime (CTOC) insights

Provide support and counsel on technical matters

Fuse multidiscipline sources to provide accurate and timely geospatial analysis

Utilize available industry data, including market data available for purchase, outside reports, and other data provided by the requested agency, to identify threat networks

Provide analysis and assessments of commercially available and open-source data, with a specific focus on the geospatial domain, to deliver actional intelligence reports

Search out and utilize available web content and social media content, to construct new OSINT and publicly available information (PAI) tradecraft documents and workflows, and analyze the development of OSINT and PAI tradecraft, including integration across multiple intelligence disciplines and systems

Succinctly incorporate measures of quality assurance and quality control prior to release of intelligence reporting

Apply expertise in operations, intelligence, qualitative and quantitative analysis, and collections to enhance the client mission

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Advanced knowledge of internet-based research, including Boolean logic, search engine and database resources, and internet sources, including social media, social networking tools, data exploitation, and commercial- and industry-based databases

Knowledge of national and service-specific OSINT policy and regulations

Ability to conduct independent analysis to support mission requirements and use enhanced search procedures, and tools to support the usage of PAI

Demonstrate critical thinking skills and tradecraft standards to deliver analytic findings in textual form, graphic annotation, or other formats as directed by the government customer, and develop and present briefings to support customer requirements

Required Education & Experience

MA or MS degree in International Affairs, Political Science, Foreign Area Studies, National Security Studies, Linguistics, Business, Library Science, or a related research field preferred

identified as recognized Industry leaders for a given area of expertise

Experience utilizing commercially available unclassified analysis toolsets including but not limited to: Windward, Anomaly Six, and Sayari

Experience with PAI analytic principals

Experience with advanced search techniques, information databases, data visualization, and related tools

Knowledge of other intelligence disciplines, including signals intelligence (SIGINT), human intelligence (HUMINT), Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT) Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT)

Travel Requirements

CONUS and OCONUS travel may be required.

Clearance Level Required - DoD Top Secret / SCI

US Citizenship Required - Yes

Position Type - Full-Time/Regular

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