Intelligence Analyst

Gavin de Becker & Associates
  • Location
    Palo Alto, California
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 26

Position description

Working in collaboration with other Intelligence and Global Security professionals, the Intelligence Analyst (IA) is tasked with maintaining global situational awareness of potential and developing risks capable of impacting the personnel and assets of an enterprise client. This position requires knowledge, skills, and abilities related to intelligence collection and analysis, as well as familiarity with multiple forms of information technology and communications platforms. 

Responsibilities & Expectations 

  • Effectively identify and analyze relevant risks and vulnerabilities, and produce actionable products in a timely manner to inform enterprise-wide security operations. 
  • Research open-source intelligence, social media platforms, and deep/dark web for known and potential threats capable of impacting our client.
  • Monitor geopolitical events of concern that might impact international travel, corporate events, and/or operations, and provide periodic and timely reporting.
  • Provide ad-hoc intelligence analysis support to Executive Protection personnel and other key Global Security stakeholders.  
  • Author, or assist with, the production of both tactical and strategic level reports.
  • Uncover information gaps that can help identify potential threats in the short and long term.


Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree, ideally with a focus on Intelligence Studies, Political Science, International Relations, or National Security.  A graduate degree is a plus. 
  • At least one year of public or private sector experience conducting or supporting intelligence collection, analysis, and dissemination functions.
  • Desire and ability to work non-traditional hours (e.g. nights, weekends, and holidays) and potentially respond to emergency situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform comprehensive research and analysis using multiple unclassified sources and synthesize data into information relevant to consumers.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to conduct briefings that present clear, concise, logic-based conclusions to support and inform the executive decision-making process.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and help implement new ideas to help drive the program forward.

Desired Qualifications 

  • Experience within the U.S. Intelligence Community, Federal Law Enforcement, or U.S. military performing intelligence-related duties. 
  • Successful completion of a formal federal or state intelligence training program.
  • Broad professional experience, including prior international work experience/travel, or experience working as part of a globally dispersed team.
  • Proficiency in one or more foreign languages.

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