Full Job Description
The Junior Intelligence Analyst will support the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) National Security Investigations Division (NSID) within the National Security Unit (NSU) Counter-Terrorism Section (CTS) and Counter-Intelligence Section (CIS), by researching and evaluating information on terrorism and counter Intelligence related activities, identifying and building profiles on suspects targeted for national security investigations, and providing investigative and analytical support to assist HSI Special Agents attached to the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) and CI Task Force, as well as other law enforcement and intelligence agencies.
Responsibilities and Duties
Conduct research analysis of CT and CI related activities using a multitude of government databases and open-source recourses, not limited to but including social media and Boolean searches. Use structured analytical techniques to collect narrative, statistical, biographical, and biometric information to build profiles used to vet, evaluate, and add value to national security threat-based leads and investigations, and disseminate profiles to the HSI investigative office.
Draft accurate and timely reports that identify leads and high-risk violators by researching, collecting, processing, and disseminating finished products to Special Agents attached to the JTTF and CI Task Force.
Make recommendations to improve the effectiveness of operations. Oversee and execute the implementation of process and data improvements. Track performance data and use it for statistical reports and queries for Senior Leadership, and the Department of Congress.
Maintain flow of communication with representatives of law enforcement agencies, intelligence community partners, congressional offices and USG contractors engaged in areas of mutual interest.
Engage in business/mission development by proactively identifying methods to increase operational effectiveness.
Required Qualifications and Skills
Active DOD Top Secret Clearance Required.
Minimum of bachelor’s degree with 3 years of detail-oriented analysis/research experience (must demonstrate strong analytical, research, and writing abilities).
Possesses strong critical thinking skills.
Team-focused, handles pressure well
Great attention to detail, often on limited timelines
Minimum of intermediate experience in Microsoft suite of programs to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills
Experience or completed training in intelligence analysis strongly preferred.
Knowledge of US non-immigrant visitor statutes, regulations, and policies.
Knowledge of US immigration law and regulations.
Attention to detail, often on limited timelines.
Knowledge of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ADP systems.
Familiarity with unique DHS, DOS, and open source systems and databases.
Experience with advanced open-source research and Boolean searches.
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