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The Threat Team Analytics Lead will possess unique expertise in various specialties, including open-source analysis, cultural analysis, intelligence analysis, and/or language analysis. The individual will be responsible for analyzing information, providing judgements, and making recommendations to support decision makers. The Threat Team Analytics Lead will apply foreign language skills, cultural knowledge, and subject matter expertise to understand foreign websites, social media outlets, traditional press outlets, adversary tools and tactics, and intelligence reporting. These efforts are essential to the success of the client’s ability to leverage subject matter expertise against adverse effects of propaganda and disinformation efforts of our adversaries which threaten U.S. national security interests.
The Threat Team Analytics Lead will contribute their unique expertise to conduct target development, cultural analysis, media assessment, all source intelligence analysis, and provide language comprehension. This unique expertise is essential to our ability to recognize and discover the propaganda and disinformation activities of our adversaries, attribute those activities to specific actors, to monitor the dissemination of those activities, and to evaluate the impact of those activities. This client work is performed through diligent use of scientific techniques for qualitative and quantitative analysis. The Threat Team Analytics Lead will be required to perform across a variety of data sources including social media, traditional media, protected sources across the interagency, data available for purchase, and from client partners. The individual will be required to use their skills and expertise to inform client operational efforts and ensure effectiveness.
The Threat Team Analytics Lead is responsible for the research of major geographical areas and/or technology issues with worldwide implications - synthesizing information from one or more sources to produce an integrated analysis to inform or to provide decision advantage to senior decision makers. The individual will apply knowledge of concepts and terminology, policies and directives, organizational missions, and functions. This opportunity requires experienced counter-terrorism skills, including a strong tradecraft and interpersonal skills, integrating analysis of disinformation and propaganda from state and non-state actors. Propaganda and disinformation is a growing national security concern, making this position an excellent opportunity for individuals with background in regional or functional relevant national security issues to gain expertise with the counter disinformation and counter propaganda mission set. Experience with disinformation, propaganda, and/or recruitment strategies is required.
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An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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