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Open Source and Economic Threat Analyst, Mid in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job Number: R0043904

Open Source and Economic Threat Analyst, Mid

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.

The successful candidate will provide government clients with key insights on developments and best practices in commercial industry, by offering strategic and tactical Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) support to clients in a range of fields, including commercial intelligence, economic threat intelligence, and the Cyber threat landscape. Recent projects have included deep dives on both threats and opportunities presented by the commercial sector, such as where other nations may be eroding the US' competitive advantage, how the global commercial landscape may impact mission planning and execution, and where vulnerabilities may exist due to foreign connections in supply chains. This is an ideal position for extraordinary problem solvers with top-notch analytical and quantitative skills, self-starters with the ability to work on quick turn-around projects in a collaborative environment, and highly effective communicators.

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:

  • 2+ years of experience with conducting competitive intelligence research, open source research, social media analysis, or market research
  • Knowledge of Internet-based research, including Boolean logic, search engine and database resources, and internet sources, such as social media, social networking tools, and commercial and industry-based databases
  • Ability to ramp up on a range of topics quickly, including geopolitical dynamics, cultural studies, foreign policy, financial systems, and financial crime
  • Ability to comprehend complex requirements and questions about work topics and find information on the Internet that answer those questions
  • Ability to produce deliverables in a short time frame using Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with researching in foreign language and international-focused Web sites
  • Experience with technology scouting, supply chain risk assessments, or economic threat intelligence
  • Experience with Python or equivalent analytic and data manipulation tools
  • Knowledge of intelligence and law enforcement databases
  • Knowledge of financial, economic, or investment intelligence
  • Ability to leverage data manipulation, analysis, and visualization software tools to prototype solutions addressing challenging client questions rapidly
  • Secret clearance
  • MA or MS degree in International Affairs, Political Science, Linguistics, Economics, Library Studies, Cultural Studies, Regional Studies, or research-related fields preferred

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status—to fearlessly drive change.

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