Federal - Counterterrorism Intelligence Analyst

  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 18

Position description

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most. 

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.


Counterterrorism Intelligence Analyst Job Description:

Support intelligence research and analysis in the Counterterrorism (CT) domain for a dynamic and rapidly growing national security organization. Candidate will be integrated with a team of CT experts who seek to identify and counter CT dissemination and amplification of disinformation and propaganda via rigorous intelligence production and policy advisement. Work collaboratively with other threat area experts as well as data scientists to develop intelligence analysis, reports, and briefings informed by both domain expertise and quantitative analysis. Partner with interagency organizations to share data, reporting, tradecraft, and assessments to facilitate optimal flow of information and rigorousness of assessment. 


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Intake of customer questions and shaping of questions to develop analytical insights.
  • Execution and integration of qualitative and quantitative research methods. 
  • Continued development of CT expertise with specific focus on threat areas, threat actors, and key events.
  • Authoring and editing of finished intelligence products, reports, and briefings.
  • Collaboration with other threat experts and interagency partners to develop security strategy and policy.  


Basic Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in international affairs, political science, security studies, regional studies, or related field
  • 3+ years’ relevant work experience in national security or intelligence community missions
  • 3+ years’ experience performing intelligence analysis and production
  • Demonstrated subject matter expertise in CT and related security or regional domains to include awareness of the tactics, techniques, and procedures of threat actors

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the intelligence cycle and related analytical tradecraft
  • Strong written and oral communications
  • Entrepreneurial mindset that seeks to add value and originates analytic insight 
  • Knowledge of data science and analytics processes, tools, and outcomes
  • Experience with intelligence community databases (TAC, QueryTree, M3) and tools
  • Experience interacting with Senior-government officials
  • Experience collaborating and coordinating production with interagency partners
  • Arabic or Farsi language expertise

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. 

Equal Employment Opportunity 
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. 

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. 

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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