Chinese OSINT Collector

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Job Description:

The Leidos Innovation Cell (LinC) is seeking you, our next Chinese (Mandarin) Open Source Collector to provide collection and exploitation of publicly-available information (PAI). Based in Washington, DC, you will conduct strategic, tactical, and operational exploitation of various publicly available data sources, to include unconventional deep and dark web sources with the purpose of assessing value to our customers' interests. You have a demonstrated aptitude for problem solving complex technical issues, identifying, transforming, thinking outside the box, and a strong sense of accountability. Ideally you have a mix of technical excellence, intellectual curiosity, communications skills, customer-focus, and operational experience to improve the performance and user adoption of high-end data analytics platforms in partnership with a highly qualified, highly motivated team. We know you are motivated, self-driven team player who can multi-task and interact well with others and advise/consult with other team members on systems security engineering and software development related issues.

Fun stuff you will do on the job:
- Respond to requests for information (RFIs) from customers by collecting data, interpreting results, and publishing detailed written reports
- Define requirements for enhancement to collection and analytics platform, and participate in acceptance testing
- Responsible for seeking improvement in methodologies used and creating new solutions - based on subject matter expertise- in order to identify areas of operational efficiencies for the open source intelligence program
- Assisting other collectors with the collection process for the pertaining AOR.
- Assisting the center is the process of professionalizing OSINT as a career field.
- Training CTR, CIV, and other parties in the collection process, OSINT requirements, AOR developments, and other aspects related to the collector position.

This is you:
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with at least 8 years of professional experience as an intelligence analyst, data collector, or linguist or 4 additional years of experience in lieu of degree.
- Must be a US Citizen with a Top Secret security clearance and willing to submit to a polygraph
- Spoken and written fluency in Chinese (Mandarin)
- Significant experience with Boolean logic, natural language processing, social media analytics, data correlation, and data visualizations
- Ability to write reports, format and populate dashboards, and provide context to data
- Ability to work one-on-one and as a contributor to a team
- Self-starter with curious mindset and desire to solve problems and learn new skills
- Strong organizational skills, time-management skills, attention to detail, and strong initiative
- Excellent oral and written communications skills

You will wow us even more if you have these skills:
- Master's degree or equivalent
- Proven experience with data science techniques
- Ability to script analyses and write algorithms to partially automate tasks in Python or R
- Proven experience with statistical data mining techniques

External Referral Eligible

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