GSOC Analyst

Samaritan's Purse
  • Location
    Boone, North Carolina
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jul 20

Position description

Samaritan’s Purse is seeking to hire a Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) Analyst based in Boone, NC.  In this role, you’ll be responsible for collection, analysis, and reporting of open source intelligence materials to alert Samaritan’s Purse staff of events and incidents adversely impacting our operations across the Globe.  With your expertise, we'll be able to continue our work of sharing the good news of Jesus Christ while meeting the spiritual and physical needs of the people we're serving.  Join us today for an opportunity to put your skills to work in a first-class organization with an eternal purpose!

*Shift:  Rotating 12 hour shift


A day in the life of a GSOC Analyst:

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do!  We start each day with a time of devotions and spend time praying for each other, our staff and volunteers who serve around the globe.  


In the role of GSOC Analyst, you will have the opportunity to: 

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him
  • Conducts perpetual collection of open-source information utilizing multiple systems and sources in order to detect potential threats against the ministry and staff
  • Produces and disseminates cyclical 24/7 intelligence products derived from open-source and vendor provided collection efforts to SP’s recognized escalation process 
  • Produces GIS products to support alerts and reports including daily incident plotting
  • Acts as focal point for threat-related information using SP communications and systems
  • Monitors Samaritan’s Purse facilities, assets, and oversees access control
  • Monitors Mission Aviation Services (MAS) flights and flight manifests
  • Answers, documents, and responds to calls coming in on the Critical Incident Phone Line; performs initial crisis management with caller
  • Maintains situational awareness for all ministry locations around the world and responds appropriately when there is a critical incident in those regions
  • Assists in monitoring and ministry notification of sudden onset disasters
  • Provides timely intelligence and analysis of incidents in proximity to SP staff
  • Works closely with Security Team in assisting with the mitigation processes of threats impacting SP staff
  • On a 24/7 basis, monitors issues relating to Travel Risk Management, including tracking of individuals in high risk areas
  • Conducts criminal checks and digital background investigations as requested
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A., B.S.) in International Relations, Intelligence Studies, History, Political Science, Social Sciences, or other relevant field; three (3) years’ experience in the international security or analytical field preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to successfully manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with emphasis on technical report writing
  • Experience collecting and analyzing large quantities of data to produce assessments, publications, and reports
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to produce trend and pattern analysis
  • Comfortable with high-tech work environment, and constant learning of new tools and innovations
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and demanding work environment
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Programs; understanding of SharePoint and Excel pivot tables
  • Proficient in open-source research, understanding of social media monitoring.
  • Proficient in geographic information systems (GIS), programming, plotting and legends (preferred)
  • In depth knowledge of current global geo/political patterns
  • Ability to complete/pass a Computer Skills proficiency exam prior to employment
  • Ability be able to complete and pass a written threat analysis report
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management
  • Fluency in English (required)
  • 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical Studies (preferred)

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