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Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Analyst

ManTech Sterling Full-time

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Sr. Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Analyst

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Sr. Open Source Intelligence Analyst (OSINT) to join our team in Sterling, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with ManTech International.

Each day, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) oversees the massive flow of people, capital, and products that enter and depart the United States via air, land, sea, and cyberspace. The volume and complexity of both physical and virtual border crossings require the application of business intelligence support service to promote efficient trade and travel. Further, effective intelligence support and big data solutions help CBP ensure the movement of people, capital, and products is legal, safe, and secure. In response to this challenge, we are seeking a capable, qualified, and versatile OSINT Analyst to facilitate mission critical decisions in response to national security threats.

The selected individual will be responsible for the application of a full range of analytical knowledge, skills, and abilities in compiling data into finished-draft analyses and reports. The position requires a comprehensive understanding of intelligence techniques and methods and a broad understanding of different people and areas in estimating and forecasting future situations to recommend courses of action. The selected individual may be responsible for leading collections and research projects and to apply facts and estimates derived from numerous sources to a variety of problems having different technical aspects to determine its viability and credibility.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To

  • Conduct Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Analysis, reporting, and other OSINT products as required by the customer
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other intelligence disciplines to produce finished and reliable intelligence products
  • Assess and provide recommendations on emerging OSINT methodologies and tools
  • Brief senior personnel and officers as needed
  • Provide consultation on how to leverage OSINT data and information, use specialized OSINT tools and services, and consult on the development of OSINT products.
  • Support the development of new OSINT targeting and exploitation techniques and analyze the development of OSINT policy and tradecraft
  • Use advanced OSINT and social media collection and analysis techniques to support information requests concerning force protection, indications and warnings, counter threats, counterintelligence, and all source intelligence integration and assessments

Required Qualifications / Experience

  • Experience utilizing OSINT tools
  • Strong background in commercially available data exploitation
  • Demonstrated experience in a field related to OSINT research, collection management, or analysis or the exploitation of PAI or social media
  • Familiarization using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with conducting open source research, all-source intelligence analysis, or targeting
  • Experience with accessing, researching, and exploiting global and regional social media and digital platforms
  • Knowledge of advanced Internet-based research, including Boolean logic, advanced research techniques, search engine and database resources, and Internet sources, including social media, social networking tools, and commercial and industry-based databases

Preferred Skills

  • Background conducting analysis focusing on Central and South America and Mexico
  • Foreign language capabilities- Spanish, Arabic, MSA, Chinese, Farsi, Pashto, Romanian, Russian, Turkish and Urdu

Education Requirements

  • HS Diploma/GED and 15+ years
  • AS/AA and 13-18 years
  • BS/BA and 7-12 years
  • MS/MA/MBA and 5-9 years
  • PhD/Doctorate and 3-7 years


  • N/A

Clearance Requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance
  • Must pass CBP Background Investigation

Physical Requirements

  • Office work, typically sedentary with some movement around the office

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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