Counter Drug Threat Analyst

The Challenge: 

Do you find yourself constantly looking for more and better information? Do you want a job where you can use your knowledge and research skills to improve national security? Never has the role of Counter Drug and Threat Analyst been so meaningful. More connected devices, larger storage capacity, and faster connections have resulted in an explosion of available information. The problem facing the intelligence and counter narcotic community is no longer how to get more data – it’s understanding how to turn the data they have into answers. That’s where you come in. With critical thinking and flexibility, you quickly seek out the accurate data sources, sift through the raw data, and turn it into valuable intelligence. If you have strong analytical skills and a problem-solving mindset, we have an opportunity to use those skills to protect our national security.

As a Counter Drug and Threat Analyst on our team, you’ll provide in-depth analysis of drug trafficking organization intentions, networks and capabilities. You’ll validate the information and apply client tradecraft as you build assessments for senior policymakers. This is a chance to grow your expertise, develop new skills, and share your methodologies with other analysts. We focus on growing as a team to deliver the best support to our customers, so you’ll have resources for mentoring and learning new skills and tools. Join us as we provide the right information at the right time to support the critical needs of our policymakers. You’ll leverage expertise in Counter Drug and Threat analysis techniques, methodologies, tools, and databases to inform senior policymakers and DoD officials of military capabilities, political-military issues and military strategies, and the doctrine and intent of the specified client area of responsibility (AOR). You’ll develop and maintain expertise on DTOs operating in Client AOR and analyze their ability to disrupt and destabilize governments in the region. You’ll analyze the development of and author products tailored to clients in tactical to strategic levels, including actionable leads, complex written products, and formal or informal briefings. 

Empower change with us. 

You Have: 

-8+ years of experience with counter drug analysis or as a threat analyst, including researching data from multiple intelligence sources and databases and analyzing findings

-Experience with tools, including Analysts Notebook or Palantir

-Knowledge of the intelligence community (IC) and Combatant Command environments

-Ability to develop and maintain expertise in DTOs and analyze their capability to disrupt and destabilize governments in the region

-Ability to produce high-quality written deliverables within a short time frame  
-Active TS/SCI clearance; willingness to take a polygraph exam 

-BA or BS degree 

Nice If You Have: 

-Experience with DTO networks

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills 

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph 

-MA or MS degree in Intelligence Studies or Analysis, Strategic Intelligence, or a related field  

Clearance: 
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. 

Build Your Career:

 At Booz Allen, we know the power of analytics and we’re dedicated to helping you grow as a data analysis professional. When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the chance to:

  • access online and onsite training in data analysis and presentation methodologies, and tools like Hortonworks, Docker, Tableau, and Splunk
  • change the world with the Data Science Bowl—the world’s premier data science for social good competition
  • participate in partnerships with data science leaders, like our partnership with NVIDIA to deliver Deep Learning Institute (DLI) training to the federal government


You’ll have access to a wealth of training resources through our Analytics University, an online learning portal specifically geared towards data science and analytics skills, 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 state-of-the-art tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, onsite boot camps, certification training, academic programs, 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.

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

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