Open Source Research Analyst


Full Time
Belvoir, VA
Posted 9 months ago

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work.  We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.  Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.  We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.  To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. 

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


Open Source Research Analyst. Collects and analyzes publicly available information to identify trends, patterns, and relationships that provide insights into cyber security issues. Advises on emerging cyber threats and tactics used to breach IT infrastructures. Researches and evaluates currently available and/or emerging best practices to best mitigate cyber risks. Collaborates closely with experts in cyber disciplines/specialties to perform advanced research, analysis, and fusion of information from a variety of sources to prepare a multi-layered analysis/product to support assigned projects.


Experienced in collecting, analyzing, producing, and disseminating OSINT. Has reported on I&W and supported operational planning activities. Skilled in conducting OSINT research and following ICD 206 standards. Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of strategy, policy, and doctrine for intelligence and cyberspace operations. Target language proficiency (ILR 3+/3+) in listening and reading as scored by the Defense Language Proficiency Test in a desired target language (currently Mandarin, Russian, or Persian Farsi.) Edu/Exp: BS 12-15, MS 10-13. Phd 10+ Years. Desired Certs: DoD 8570 IAT Level II. TS/SCI required. 

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Job CategoryIntelligence and Defense