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Senior Socio-Cultural (SCA) Analyst (Security Clearance Required)

Trident Technologies and Consulting - Global, LLC
Tampa, Florida
Closing date
Dec 22, 2021

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Research Scientist / Analyst
Cultural Anthropology
Full Time
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*Job Title: Senior Socio-Cultural (SCA)Analyst*
*Work Location: Tampa, FL*
*Position Classification: Full Time*
*Security Clearance: Current DoD Active TOP-SECRET clearance with SCI Eligibility*
Trident Technologies and Consulting - Global, LLC (T2C-Global) is a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) and Certified Woman Owned Florida Business Enterprise specializing in providing innovative global defense services and solutions.
Duties and responsibilities will include the following:

* Provide socio-cultural overview for specified Areas of Interest (AOI) and provide detailed analysis of populations and their relationships with VEOs, TCOs and local Governments. Provide socio-cultural advice and expertise to deployed forces and staff. Provide atmospheric information outlining important historical events, leaders, group dynamics, attitudes, cultural norms and values. Highlight major components of human society: economic, demographic, legal/regulatory, political/institutional, social/cultural, religious/ideological, and relevant geographic variables to the operational commander.
* Research, analyze, and prepare analytical products encompassing the cultural, social, religious, and ideological beliefs of leaders and groups, as well as assess the attitudes, cultural norms, and values of local populations in support of tactical and operational needs for mission planning and execution.
* Respond to Requests for Information (RFIs) through a variety of products such as Intelligence Studies, Desk Notes, PowerPoint briefings with associated textual analyses and graphical representation of areas of interest, at various classification levels.
* Respond to assigned RFIs IAW paragraph 3.15, by researching, analyzing, and producing finished intelligence including, but not limited to, Intelligence Studies, Desk Notes, PowerPoint briefings (with associated textual analyses and graphical representation of areas of interest), at required classification levels
* Upload all supporting data, including geospatial files, spreadsheets, link analyses, social networking analyses, nodal analyses, and cited materials to the SOF Geospatial Enterprise (SGE) or User Defined Operational Picture (UDOP) upon completion.
* Conduct tactical, operational, and strategic analysis to identify moderate populations capable and willing to counter extremist ideology
* Analyze the socio-cultural factors making local populations vulnerable to extremists and their radical messaging as well as to threat entities involved in illicit activity
* Analyze the socio-cultural factors which favor extremists and other threat actors/entities.
* Identify exploitable operational opportunities within the socio-cultural fabric of an AOI tailored for use within an asymmetric environment
* Identify and conduct analysis to illuminate behavior patterns of populations vulnerable to extremist ideology, to include attitudes and sentiment, impact of adversary propaganda, and identification of strengths and weaknesses among groups and individuals within localized social networks
* Respond to socio-cultural taskings and fuse socio-cultural analysis with other intelligence/disciplines into comprehensive, finished intelligence products; provide atmospheric information outlining leaders, group dynamics, attitudes, cultural norms and values.
* Synthesize detailed atmospherics information (e.g., cultural/social leaders, group dynamics, assessments of the attitudes, cultural norms, values of the local populace, etc...) to provide intelligence assessments in support of operational planning based on specific requirements.
* HQ Socio-Cultural analysts will provide products in accordance with Defense Intelligence Analysis Production (DIAP) 360G (socio-cultural).
* Contextualize the SCA variables in the Courses of Actions (COA) recommended to the decision-maker
* Acquire and extract SCA and geographic information from relevant current open-source data and archival material
* Attend conferences, workshops, and meetings in support of the Command's objectives.
* Travel with the Commander and/or designated staff to countries in the AOR to provide real-time cultural intelligence (norms, customs, and values), assist with cross-cultural idiosyncrasies, and facilitate interactions and engagement with senior partner nation officials and representatives.
* Upon request, brief SOCOM/TSOC leadership, staff, visitors, and SOF on socio-cultural matters
* respective to the AOR/AOI.
* Analyst assigned to the PAS teams will conduct analysis IAW above guidance
*Required certifications:*

* *Current DoD Active TOP-SECRET clearance with SCI Eligibility*
* This position supports a U.S. Government contract; per the Executive Order 14042 issued on September 9, 2021, personnel must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to fill this role.

* 10 years' SCA experience
* Graduate-level degree (MA/MS) in a social science or international relations discipline or 5+ years on a PAS or HQ SCA team.
* 8 years' experience with social/cultural studies (e.g., anthropology, sociology, political science, etc.) or development economics.
* 8 years' IC or DOD intelligence experience with analysis, reporting and briefing in DOD settings
* 2 years' experience working in a multi-skilled team environment collaborating on the production of intelligence analysis
* Intermediate level certification on ArcGIS, analysts have a working knowledge and skills necessary to process GIS data and conduct spatial analysis, suitability analysis and create maps.
* 3 years' experience using Anthro Mapper
* Must have valid US Passport
*Physical Demands*
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk. The employee may be required to move ten pounds and could occasionally lift or move up to twenty-five pounds.
*Disclaimer*: The listed duties are not intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional position specific duties.
*Special Conditions*

* If offered employment, you will be required to submit to a background investigation.
* Employees performing sensitive requirements must be able to pass a drug test as a condition of employment and submit to random drug testing throughout the contract performance period as per FAR 252.223-7004, Drug Free Workforce. If your position requires drug testing to successfully meet contractual obligations, this will be a condition of employment.
*Equal Opportunity Employment Statement*
T2C-Global is a Veteran friendly employer and provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws. Equal Opportunity for VEVRAA Protected Veterans. T2C-Global will not discriminate against employees and job applicants who inquire about, discuss or disclose compensation information.
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