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Virtual Vetting and All-Source Intelligence Analyst in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

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Job Number: R0042124

Virtual Vetting and All-Source Intelligence Analyst

The Challenge:

Are you passionate about helping organizations understand and reach their goals? Do you live for that “ah-ha!” moment when your client realizes you just showed them how to transform their organization? Many organizations know where they want to go, but getting there can be a challenge. We’re looking for you: a strategy consultant who can identify an organization’s long term goals and show it how to achieve them.

This is an opportunity to have a direct impact on the intelligence community. As a strategy consultant on our team, you’ll engage with clients to help them understand their organization and crystalize their goals. You’ll need to ask the right questions to draw out your client’s objectives and vision. You’ll support your team with research and data analysis for strategic consulting projects as they work to show clients their organization from the outside. From unrealized potential to systemic challenges, you’ll provide your client with a holistic view of their organization, as well as the multiple paths they can take to transform.  Join us as we lead change for the better.

In this role, the successful candidate will conduct in-depth research and analysis on individuals, platforms, industries, and companies, including employing advanced open source and foreign language research, social media and network analysis, and classified data research to provide clients with deep insights that directly support operations, targeting, and risk management. Candidate will also provide support to operational assessments involving the identification, analysis, and evaluation of entities related to foreign threats and client operations, and they will impact operations while working with a group of diverse and accomplished colleagues in a priority area of responsibility (AOR). Finally, candidate will possess the agility necessary to balance project-specific priorities with additional team responsibilities, including mentoring, training, business development and engaging in team-building exercises and events.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

Consulting at Booz Allen means empowering you to provide your customers with the best support. With a consulting career at Booz Allen, you can expect:

  • a large business consulting community
  • access to experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees

We have opportunities that provide stability while offering variety, so you can find the right fit for your career — and your life. You’ll also have access to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success. With contracts across the globe in multiple industries, no matter where you want to go with your consulting career, we have the path the takes you there.

You Have:

-3+ years of experience with conducting open source research, all-source intelligence analysis, or targeting

-2+ years of experience in the intelligence community

-1+ years of experience with supporting client operations

-Experience with conducting competitive intelligence, commercial due diligence, open source research, or market research

-Experience with accessing, researching, and exploiting global and regional social media and digital platforms

-Knowledge of advanced Internet-based research, including Boolean logic, advanced research techniques, search engine and database resources, and Internet sources, such as social media, social networking tools, and commercial and industry-based databases

-Ability to employ behavioral and technical research methodologies and tradecraft and succinctly brief client leadership and colleagues on results of research

-Ability to ramp up quickly on a range of topics including geopolitical dynamics, cultural studies, foreign policy, and financial systems

-TS/SCI with polygraph

-BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with providing analysis of foreign country news media

-Experience with researching in a foreign language, using internationally-focused Web sites

-Experience with MENA region culture, military, religion, foreign policy, and politics

-Experience with CI concepts, principles, and practices in planning and conducting a full range of CI support to operations, investigations, and analysis

-Experience with CI functional areas, vetting technologies and capabilities, analytic tools, and communications processes used in client operations

-Experience with organizing and presenting information in both oral and written forms

-Ability to show a proven record of accomplishing time

-Ability to speak and read Arabic or Farsi at an intermediate level 

-Ability to conduct research securely via social media and other open source platforms

-Ability to complete task under limited supervision and work either independently or as a member of a team

-MA degree in Business Intelligence, International Affairs, Political Science, Foreign Area Studies, National Security Studies, Linguistics, or Middle East Studies or Humanities


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph is required.

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