Research and Targeting Analyst

  • Location
    Crystal City, Virginia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Apr 17

Position description

Novetta focuses on three core areas: Cyber, Entity, and Multi-INT Analytics. Our products are focused on processing and analyzing vast amounts of data in these core areas. Our services are focused on helping our customers move from complexity to clarity.

The Novetta Difference:
Our interdisciplinary expertise enables us to solve our customers’ most complex problems through a combination of: Smart people, fresh approaches, and focused inspiration; Domain and subject-matter expertise; Agile and flexible solutions; Software that operates at scale and speed; A culture of challenge and continuous learning. At Novetta, we bridge the gap between what our customers think they can do and what they aspire to achieve.

Our culture is shaped by a commitment to our Core Values:
Integrity | Customer Mission Success | Employee Focus | Innovation

Novetta has an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, technically-oriented Research and Targeting Analyst to join our team using common technologies to produce uncommon intelligence insights.  Our customer relies on Novetta to help synthesize a large volume of data in order to prepare and deliver region-specific threat intelligence to nationwide consumers.  The ideal candidate will take their place amongst a team of other analysts and supporting engineers who all bring a technical edge to their craft, pushing the boundaries of desktop information manipulation in order to create data-rich analytic products that deliver value in low-bandwidth / disadvantaged resource field environments.

In this role you will:

  • Research, analyze, produce, and disseminate clear and concise intelligence reports from bulk data to the intelligence community.
  • Utilize classified and unclassified databases and advanced intelligence research tools and software applications to perform research, analysis and report writing.
  • Establlish and maintain relationships with customers and other users within the intelligence community.
  • Publish regular deliverables that result in new operations and investigations.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in International Relations, Global Affairs, Criminal Justice or related field with 3+ years of intelligence analysis experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools.
  • Above-average proficiency with Microsoft Excel, especially a familiarity with using Excel formulas and other features to derive new values from base data.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team to produce a shared deliverable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and 'quality first' mindset.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience conducting targeting related research and analysis activities in support of law enforcement or intelligence operations.
  • Experience with VBA and/or macros for automating tasks in Excel.
  • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, or other Business Intelligence software.

Security Clearance:

  • Must currently possess an active US government Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain SCI access within a reasonable, customer-mandated timeframe. An active SCI is not required to begin working.
  • Must be willing and able to pass a counter-intelligence (CI) polygraph examination. An existing favorable CI polygraph is not required to begin working.

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