Socio-Cultural and Geospatial Support Analyst

CENTRA Technology
Fairfax County, Virginia
Jun 28, 2021
Jul 30, 2021
Full Time
Organization Type
PAE's Center for Analytic Innovation (a component of CENTRA Technology) provides analytic, consulting, and staffing support to U.S. Government national security agencies and similar Government clients. PAE provides a range of Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and Commercial analytic and operational support, risk analysis, analytic outreach, red teaming, and event support services. We pride ourselves in developing creative, customized, and flexible approaches that meet our clients' evolving and dynamic needs.

The Center for Analytic Innovation is seeking a Socio-Cultural and Geospatial Support Analyst.

The Analyst will be expected to carry out duties across the intelligence cycle, including all source research, developing and understanding requirements, producing multiple product types, and disseminating analysis through a variety of platforms. The primary work location is in the VA-DC Metro area, with the possibility of limited client-approved telework opportunities. Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance is required.

Core responsibilities of the position include:

· Utilize quantitative and qualitative mixed methodologies to provide geospatial and socio-cultural analysis support to a global Counterterrorism mission

· Conducting qualitative and quantitative open-source analysis on data of interest to the customer

· Conceptualizing, drafting, and briefing analytic and informational products on topics that support the mission of the USG

· Tagging data, summarizing data, and maintaining a repository of collected data

· Supporting daily, weekly, and monthly production requirements

· Tracking and responding to requests for information (RFI) from customer leadership and staff and other stakeholders

PAE provides analytic services and systems engineering to US Government and commercial customers. We have offices in Falls Church and Arlington, VA. PAE offers a full range of benefits, including competitive salary, comprehensive health plan including dental coverage, company-paid life & disability insurance policies, 401(k) plan, and a generous educational reimbursement program.

Mandatory qualifications include:

· Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance

· Excellent writing and briefing skills

· A deep interest in world cultures, current events, and cartography

· Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal guidance and in small dynamic teams often under time-constraints

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred qualifications:

· Foreign-language research skills

· BA or higher in GIS, geography, anthropology, sociology, history, or a similar field

· +4 years of relevant experience in the Intelligence Community as a contractor or Government employee

· Some degree of exposure to ESRI's ArcGIS mapping software or a similar GIS application

· Experience using a variety of open source and intelligence tradecraft to identify emerging trends or important developments

· Experience writing intelligence analytic products that meet the needs of USG clients