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Social Media Intel Analyst

Seattle, Washington Position Type Full Time Shift Type Afternoon,Evening,Morning Req ID: 2020-481712

We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees. At Allied Universal, we pride ourselves on fostering a promote from within culture.  There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Security Professionals and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. 

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Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT) Analyst

We’re looking for security professionals to transform open-source information gathered on social media into actionable intelligence. These professionals understand the dynamic social media landscape, and have experience with the methods and techniques that can assist multi-platform searching, monitoring, and analysis. The SOCMINT analysts will support a wide range of critical intelligence requirements and mission profiles including horizon scanning, strategic listening, discovery, situational awareness, tactical targeting, and verification/validation of closed sources.

Scope of Work

This position is responsible for searching and analyzing open source information via Social Media and third party platforms to evaluate threats that may impact our people, assets, events, and reputation; and their potential operational impact.

The ideal candidate must have a high degree of analytic ability, resourcefulness and drive, critical thinking skills, and exposure to tactical and operational security. They must have the ability to address complex and multidimensional research challenges with innovative, rigorous, and inter-disciplinary analytical methods to produce proactive and reliable assessments. They must be technically savvy, able to deal with and work through ambiguity, exhibit flexibility needed to shift workload in accordance with changing priorities, be comfortable leading in a sometimes stressful and fast-paced, priority-driven environment, and be prepared to brief departmental leadership. They must be a highly motivated self-starter who can operate within a global team.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Monitor social media domestic/global real-time all-hazard threats and incidents; analyze potential threats and risks and disseminate error free reports.
  • Conduct open source social media searches; utilizing social media research, public record research and third party databases to build leads.
  • Deliver analytical assessments in clear, succinct, and appropriately caveated products that project credibility, convey recommendations, and reinforce key messages.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders within and outside the department to develop assessments that integrate disparate and seemingly innocuous data/information.
  • Support senior management updates, including but not limited to tactical, operational, and strategic threats of concern, and briefing key assessments.

The successful candidate will represent the following key attributes:

  • Minimum of 5 years of SOCMINT experience (corporate experience is preferred)
  • Experience with software (such as i2, Isometrics, Splunk, Recorded Future, Palantir, Borealis, etc.) to generate reports and data as required.
  • Familiarity with producing interactive data visualization using Tableau
  • Excellent relationship building, including the ability to craft ties in a complex environment, and working with colleagues across multiple time-zones
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field and/or formal government/military/law enforcement intelligence training
  • Clarity of thought and analytical flare
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to adapt in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information:

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