Intelligence Analyst II
Posted on 3/16/2023

201-500 employees

Actionable threat intelligence company
Remote • United Kingdom
Experience Level
  • Understanding of the Intelligence Cycle and intelligence requirements
  • You live and work in a regional timezone within -2 to +2 hours of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Experience in open source research techniques, including navigating social media platforms and conducting online footprint investigations
  • Strong analytical and writing skills, with the ability to rapidly and accurately break down technical topics and effectively assess and communicate risks and potential impacts to a wide variety of audiences
  • Ability to perform tasks autonomously in a work-from-home environment
  • Familiarity with the online or real-world operations of one of the following communities:
  • Domestic or international extremist groups
  • Organized crime gangs
  • Human or narcotics trafficking organizations
  • Exposure to physical, executive, or corporate security operations
  • You have worked in intelligence, law enforcement (criminal intelligence), physical, corporate, or executive security operations
  • You can navigate, pivot, and use link analysis to identify threats across multiple social media platforms
  • You have coordinated or have experience conducting online threat actor/person of interest (POI) investigations
  • You have a strong understanding or knowledge of extremist and/or criminal real-world and online TTPs, underground slang, and operations
  • You have an in-depth understanding of social and political movements and their effects on extremism, crime, and geopolitics
  • You possess the ability to operate in a fast-paced, product-driven environment
  • You can operate semi-autonomously to conduct collection operations, create solutions, and support intelligence production following standard operating procedures and operational security protocols
  • You have the flexibility to cover occasional weekend or holiday on-call requests
  • Review and leverage our proprietary tools, internal data sources, and external tools to synthesize data and enhance analysis/alerting services for our clients operational needs
  • Interact with our internal teams and customers to produce concise, written analysis, and/or visual presentation of findings to help the proactively identify threats to reduce risk to client businesses, networks, and operations
  • Quickly understand and deliver company and customer intelligence requirements
  • Write high-quality tactical and strategic assessments to inform risk intelligence decision-making process
  • Synthesize raw data to identify the credibility of information and deduce relevance to the client base
  • Nominate new collection sources in support of Flashpoint collections
  • Create keywords/patterns to highlight high signal data within Flashpoint tools
  • Understand and articulate security safeguards required to perform job responsibilities
  • Safely navigate virtual environments for supporting assigned tasks, as applicable
  • Comply with Flashpoint org-wide and Intel team policies and procedures, including Rules of Engagement
  • Within 30 days
  • You will have been fully onboarded and integrated into a team of professional intelligence analysts and assigned a mentor to guide you through your initial journey at Flashpoint. Your team will have provided you with access, resources, and training necessary to begin tackling deliverables
  • Within 60 days
  • You will have completed onboarding and familiarized yourself with internal team operations
  • You will have developed a robust understanding of customer intelligence requirements and initiated relevant research related to the delivery of client deliverables
  • By 90 days
  • You will have carried out your own investigations in support of intelligence requirements and drafted and published the findings from these initial investigations within Flashpoint intelligence platform
  • You will have become familiar with teams outside of your own team and begun building working relationships to assist you in becoming successful in your career
  • You will be completely comfortable with handling day-to-day deliverables and tasks on your own and become confident in your abilities to work independently or on a team
Desired Qualifications
  • Foreign language proficiency in Spanish, French, German, Russian, Hebrew, or Arabic
  • Experience or knowledge of conducting and producing physical threat risk assessments
  • Experience conducting online background investigations
  • Experience in a cyber and/or physical threat intelligence organization, including military, law enforcement, intelligence community, or commercial