Intelligence Analyst: disinformation, fake news, election integrity

Graphika
  • Location
    Washington, DC & New York, New York
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Apply by
    Apr-03-2018
  • Posted
    Mar 26

Position description

Graphika is growing an analytical team passionate about protecting elections integrity, detecting and developing responses against media manipulation, information operations, and propaganda campaigns around the world. We are looking for an Intelligence Analyst with extensive experience in investigating and analyzing online threat actors—their tactics, strategies, and evolutions—and appropriate solutions to protect Internet users. Our analyst will be joining a growing team shaping how key actors across the public and private sectors can respond to the the challenges of disinformation, fake news, and hate campaigns on social media.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Has a demonstrated track record of utilizing qualitative and quantitative research methods to study media manipulation, in both academic and applied industry settings; has a PhD (preferred) / Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Computational Social Science).

  • Is a resourceful self-starter, able to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders to source actionable leads and analyze complex campaigns: human rights defenders, investigative journalists, data scientists, academics, and information security professionals.

  • Is able to leverage multiple analytical tools and platforms to analyze complex online movements and able to leverage in-depth interviews, field research, data analysis, and investigative approaches to investigate and analyze social media movements and online threat actors.

  • Is passionate about Internet and Society issues, has a strong understanding of geopolitical dynamics, and cares about the health of the internet and the networked public sphere globally.

  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and can thoughtfully analyze multidimensional and cross-platform social media movements while being able to deliver high-quality, rigorous, and actionable research findings under time constraints.

  • Is comfortable collaborating with computer scientists and data scientists to pioneer new research methods and innovative ways to present data and inform the public on complex topics, and to develops tools aimed at protecting Internet users against disinformation and hate speech online.

  • Is dedicated to transparency, to protecting user privacy, and to championing human rights online.

Multilingual proficiency and ability to travel as necessary are great to have. 

Application instructions

Please email [email protected] with "Intelligence Analyst" in the subject line, a resume and a cover letter. This position is time-sensitive. 

Why you will like working for Graphika: 

  • We value development. We are a high-performance organization that is always challenging ourselves to continuously grow. We can promise that you will be working with the best and brightest in the industry. You’ll need to be great to get hired here and we promise you’ll get even better.

  • We care about you. We offer excellent health, dental, and vision benefits for employees and their dependents, FSA, and a generous monthly commute allowance to make your trips to and from work easier. Additionally, we have unlimited work-from-home, sick day, and PTO and require every employee to take a minimum of 10 days vacation/year. We also host team activities regularly including game nights, group lunches and team outings.

  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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