Research Analyst

Thomson Reuters
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Dec 20

Position description

Thomson Reuters World-Check is seeking a Research Analyst to join our team. We are looking for a candidate who possesses an academic and/or professional background in Investigations, Global Intelligence, or Know Your Customer (KYC) research, and who has an outstanding aptitude for thinking and writing analytically to a very high standard.

The candidate should be able to work independently and effectively under stress and be comfortable with working in an online environment. The ability to convey careful analytical judgment and complex information in a concise, impartial and accessible manner to clients is essential. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate to work on a diverse and intellectually dynamic team of open source intelligence analysts in order to further develop World-Check’s strategic global security coverage.

• Maintaining a high level of regional and portfolio country expertise through reading, research, and attendance at relevant seminars.
• Conducting in-depth research on specific regional security issues.
• Analyzing a wide range of data sources and producing daily structured reports and updates.
• Maintaining research data currency on breaking regional developments and long-term threats. 


Essential Qualifications: 
Must be proficient (fluent) in 1 of the following: Russian, French, Farsi, or Arabic.

Close familiarity with and detailed understanding of current affairs and security risk issues relating to politically exposed persons (PEPs), bribery, corruption, financial crime, other crime.

Ability to write clearly, concisely and impartially to tight deadlines.

Must possess excellent research (online), analytical and written skills.Must be proficient with MS Office and working on an online environment.

International experience.
• Digital and data storytelling skills (e.g., storyboarding, video production, etc)
• Passionate about the relevant issues

Prefer graduate level or a Bachelor degree in international relations, political science, security studies, or other social science fields. Outstanding recent graduates in other fields may be considered.

Application instructions

Please be sure to indicate that you saw this position on

follow us on Twitter