Aug 24, 2015

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Analyst , Africa

Location:  Various locations throughout Africa
Job Code: 2982


We are currently seeking a qualified Open Source Intelligence Analyst to join our world-class team of exceptionally skilled, ethical and committed professionals providing Information Operations, Intelligence and Analytical Services.

NOTE: This is a funded position

Job Description:
Support SOF teams as an Interpreter/Translator.
Work within US Embassy environment while in Africa.
Conduct interpretation during priority US engagements with Partner Nations.
May travel with JSOTF-TS tactical units to provide thorough knowledge of local language and culture.
Will provide translation/interpretation as necessary in support of routine administrative and logistical requirements.

Analyze and integrate intelligence data, plans, or systems
Perform one or more of the following or related activities: (1) Analyze, review and integrate intelligence data from a variety of sources. (2) Operate intelligence systems and intelligence analysis systems. (3) Provide analysis of threat and makes recommendations.
Utilize the following media to conduct collection; print, internet, radio, television and local populace.
Develop estimates and make recommendations for deficiencies
Integrates information from a variety of sources into various systems; ensures proper systems interface
Collects data for analysis
Develops products resulting from analysis

Masters degree in a related field and 3 years of specialized experience; OR Bachelors degree in a related field and 6 years of specialized experience; OR 10 years of specialized experience in the intelligence and/or Special Operations Community
Must speak English and French at Level 3 Interagency Language Roundtable Skill Level
Must speak either Maghrebi Arabic, Hassaniya Arabic, Tamashek, Hausa or Fulani at Level 3 Interagency Language Roundtable Skill Level
Must be capable of reading the above languages on the same level
Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google earth
Needs to be proficient in intelligence related automation to include Analyst Notebook

Preferred Qualifications:
At least 3 years translating documents, conversations and media into English desired
At least 3 years interpreting during meetings, training, and special operations desired
At least 3 years conducting OSINT supporting a tactical to operational unit desired
Minimum of 3 years writing reports and information papers to support OSINT collection desired
Minimum of 3 years operational experience supporting SOF and/or OGA Counter Terrorism Operations desired
At least 2 years working on the continent of Africa in target areas desired

Clearance Requirement:
Current Secret clearance required

Reports To: Program Manager

How To Apply:
send your resume via email to along with a cover letter describing why you are the most suitable candidate for the position.