GSOC Analyst

Samaritan's Purse
  • Location
    Boone, North Carolina
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Aug 23

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!


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
  • Conduct perpetual collection of open-source information utilizing multiple systems and sources in order to detect potential threats against the ministry and staff
  • Produce and disseminate cyclical 24/7 intelligence products derived from open-source and vendor provided collection efforts to SP’s recognized escalation process 
  • Produce GIS products to support alerts and reports including daily incident plotting
  • Act as focal point for threat-related information using SP communications and systems
  • Monitor Samaritan’s Purse facilities, assets, and oversees access control
  • Monitor Mission Aviation Services (MAS) flights and flight manifests
  • Answer, document, and respond to calls coming in on the Critical Incident Phone Line; perform initial crisis management with caller
  • Maintain situational awareness for all ministry locations around the world and responds appropriately when there is a critical incident in those regions
  • All other duties as assigned

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Qualifications & Experience:

  • 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; International work experience preferred
  • GIS Certificate or willingness to complete within first 2-3 years in the position
  • 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
  • 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 geographic information systems (GIS), programming, plotting and legends (preferred)
  • In depth knowledge of current global geo/political patterns
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management
  • Fluency in English (required)
  • 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical Studies (preferred)

Job Location: Boone, NC

Type:  Full Time

Language Requirement: Fluency in English (required); secondary language (preferred)

Shift:  Flexibility to work all shifts (and willingness to assist the team with overtime as needed)



  • On-site Medical Clinic (staff and dependents)
  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Long-term and Short-term disability insurance
  • Paid Family Medical Leave
  • Term Life Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 12 vacation/personal days
  • 10 sick days

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