Senior OSINT Mandarin Practitioner
- Military veterans preferred
2021-05-04 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Fort Gordon Georgia 30905 United States
SAIC is looking for a OSINT Practitioner with Mandarin language capabilities along with extensive background in INDO-PACOM Area of Responsibility(AOR) to working with a diverse team of collectors, linguists, cultural experts, and operations officers, focused on creating and recognizing targeting opportunities and strategies. This position will require interaction with a wide variety of Government and contractor personnel – ability to operate in a diverse, evolving, and high profile environment is key. This position will be at Ft. Gordon in GA.
Responsible for OSINT Collection activities, reporting and product development
Responsible for Daily Mandarin language and cultural expertise, operating in a virtual environment; primarily using mix of Mandarin and English in-language reading and writing skills
Navigates social media, open source and relevant forums/websites in Mandarin
Utilizes language, cultural, and historical knowledge to combat international events within relevant functional area.
Applies in-depth knowledge of desktop applications and internet-based research skills with the ability to effectively use internet search tools, and advanced research methods
Identifies and reports potential targets and trends
Assists intelligence and analysis operations
Produces incident, threat, and information report
Education and Experience:
Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience - additional 4 years’ experience accepted in lieu of degree
Native Mandarin Language capabilities or Graduate of Defense language Institute (DLI) with language skills 3/3+ with Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) with in the last year
Must be a U.S. Citizen with an Active Top Secret SCI Clearance.
Working knowledge of popular, legacy, and new social media, forums, messaging services, blog sites, and mobile applications
Knowledgeable of idioms, colloquialisms, slang, and have a sophisticated understanding of the cultural, social, and political environment
Minimum DLPT 3/3 or Equivalent (ILS, ILR, ALTA) in Mandarin
Minimum 5 years of experience within the US military or US intelligence community. Experience with Special Forces preferred.
Preparing Information Reports with excellent writing and briefing skills (in English)
Ability to execute multiple tasks and ongoing projects while ensuring compliance with applicable policies, and procedures
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
Willing to work outside normal business hours
Desired Certifications & Skills:
Former Military linguistic experience (35P, 09L, 1N3, 2671, 2712, 2799, or equivalent)
Knowledge of military operations, terminology, and structure