Open Source Data Scientist, Mid

Key Role:
Support the collection, exploitation, and dissemination of open source intelligence, including traditional press or media, social media, and Web information. Apply knowledge of OSINT data and information and assist with the usage of specialized OSINT tools and services. Collaborate with a diverse team of linguists to deliver unique solutions to support national security requirements. Act as a technical project lead and work on a variety of open source intelligence programs and objectives, as needed. Provide advice to the organization in the desired area of expertise.

Basic Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience with conducting open source research, academic research, all-source intelligence, or targeting

-Experience with Python or R

-Knowledge of Microsoft Excel at an advanced level

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

-Ability to apply expertise in business and religious studies, leadership analysis, and cultural studies topics

-Ability work as part of a team to produce deliverables with high-quality writing in a short time frame using Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel

-TS/SCI clearance

-HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

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

-Experience with advanced search techniques, information databases, data visualization, and related tools, including Tableau or Adobe Suite

-Ability to speak and read Arabic or Farsi at a professional level, including DLPT R2/L2 preferred

-BA or BS degree in International Affairs, Political Science, Foreign Area Studies, National Security Studies, Linguistics, or Middle Eastern Studies preferred; MA or MS degree in International Affairs, Political Science, Foreign Area Studies, National Security Studies, Linguistics, Business, Library Science, or a related research field a plus

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

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