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Intelligence Specialist at Matador Security Company, Inc. in Wichita, Kansas

Posted in Police/Fire/Emergency 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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As an Intelligence Specialist with Matador Security Company, Inc. you will be responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating intelligence on travel risks, emerging security threats, trends, and events which could impact personnel, assets, information, and reputation. Areas of analysis will include, but are not limited to, crime, political, social, cultural, environmental, and economic factors.

A successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Highly refined analytical writing and editing skills 

  • Strong critical thinking skills 

  • Thorough understanding of the intelligence cycle and analytic tradecraft 

  • High levels of integrity and discretion; reliable and responsible 

  • Ability to communicate assessments effectively and concisely 

  • Excellent collaborative abilities 

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision 

  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and time/project management skills 

  • Ability to produce high-quality work under time constraints or other types of pressure 

  • Willingness to both issue and accept challenges to analytical conclusions 

  • Proficiency in a variety of social media monitoring platforms, as well as a strong familiarity with geospatial tools and news aggregators


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Research, collect, and analyze open-source information to produce actionable security intelligence products for decision makers 

  • Populate, exploit, and maintain intelligence/threat databases to proactively identify emerging security threats and/or trends 

  • Utilize critical thinking and analytical tools and techniques to develop objective and accurate assessments and forecasts on a variety of security-related topics 

  • Provide objective assessments of emerging security threats, trends, and events and effectively discern and convey potential impacts to the business 

  • Assess and communicate real-time analytic judgments regarding specific threats and intelligence gaps 

  • Conduct real-time monitoring of specific events for potential threats or other security disruptions using social media monitoring platforms, news aggregators, and other available sources 

  • Research, develop, and maintain open-source collection tools and techniques 

  • Proactively monitor a variety of open sources (social media, news media, etc.) to maintain general situational awareness in an effort to identify/forecast potential security issues 

  • Respond in a timely manner to requests for intelligence support 

  • Assist with investigations as requested 

  • Work with fellow analysts and other internal business units to facilitate information sharing and collaboration 


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience conducting open-source intelligence collection and analysis for the private sector, law enforcement, and/or federal government

  • 2+ years of experience performing open-source research using the Internet, social media, and other sources 

  • Experience with analytical/case management/intelligence analyst tool(s) (i.g Analyst's Notebook, Maltego, Panantir, etc.) 

  • Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint) 

  • Experience using social media monitoring platforms 

  • Ability to travel up to 25% Ability to provide analytic writing sample(s) upon request

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Ability to provide analytic writing sample(s) upon request


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in intelligence/security studies, international relations, political science, history, psychology, criminal justice, or related discipline(s)

  • Experience working in the private sector

  • Experience in physical security, law enforcement, or executive protection (or experience in an intelligence role directly supporting such a field)

  • Experience with Office 365 (Word, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint, SharePoint, OneDrive, Microsoft Teams, etc.)

This role is not eligible for Visa sponsorship


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Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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