Protective Services Intelligence Analyst

Amazon Corporate LLC
  • Location
    Seattle, Washington
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Feb 16

Position description

This position provides rapid assessments of potentially imminent local, domestic and international security situations, sensitive developments and complex threat issues. The successful candidate will demonstrate a thorough understanding of global security risks, have experience producing threat assessments and possess an extensive network of public and private sector professional contacts. 


  • Research and analyze a variety of global security threats that may impact domestic and international travel for company associates and assets, as well as special events and product launches
  • Develop intelligence deliverables and threat assessments that accurately convey the threats, patterns, and expected impacts in a timely manner
  • Conduct event monitoring for potential threats or ongoing security situational concerns using social media platforms, law enforcement contacts, and local news sources '
  • Monitor inappropriate communications that create a potential risk of harm to company associates or assets. Conduct internal and external investigations, and provide recommendations to mitigate risks. Act as a liaison throughout appropriate company entities and external counterparts
  • Coordinate security/logistical planning with other senior executive support staff, public relations, legal, security personnel of other organizations, event planners, law enforcement personnel, etc.
  • Develop and implement crisis management plans for the senior executives and other company associates as needed


Basic Qualifications

  • BS/BA (preferably in international relations, political science, regional studies, or a security-related area) or equivalent work experience is required
  • At least 1-2 years’ experience in investigations, security, intelligence, law enforcement, research, or any other related positions
  • Proficiency in a variety of social media platforms, as well a strong familiarity with geospatial tools and news aggregators
  • The ability to write clearly and concisely with short deadlines and quick turnaround times, while still effectively communicating information in a structured analytical way.
  • Ability to make independent judgments quickly with little or no oversight
  • Position requires on call availability 24 x 7
  • Position may require domestic or international travel for up to a week or more with little or no notice
  • Strong problem resolution, time management, and independent planning skills
  • Ability to operate in high stress situations and relay information in a timely and accurate manner

Preferred Qualifications

  • MA degree or higher in related field
  • Fluency/competency in one or more foreign languages
  • 3+ years’ experience in security intelligence related positions preferred
  • Investigative experience is highly desirable
  • Experience living abroad, extensive travel, or demonstrated ability to work in a culturally diverse environment
  • Personal network of intelligence, law enforcement, security and other industry/professional contacts is highly desirable
  • Broad-based security experience is a plus
  • Supervisory experience is desirable

Application instructions

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