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Open Source Analyst

at Jacobs

Posted: 11/1/2019
Job Reference #: ATE0003AE

Job Description

Jacobs is seeking an Open-Source Analyst in Coronado, CA. 

  • Provides analysis of the media articles collected through the OSINT cell from many different sources and types of news media taking into account each source's unique biases
  • Collects data for reports based on the general and specific plans; creates and maintains products such as Media Source Guide, RFI products, edits translated material and publishes OSINT reports; compiles, creates, formats, and edits daily and weekly news analysis compilations from all source materials and media formats for publications 
  • Applies knowledge of target area history, local customs, and current events 
  • Monitors local/regional print media sources, radio, television and satellite transmissions, and provides assessments 
  • Conducts internet searches of geographic and topical interest for inclusion in OSINT reports and products
  • Provides specialized analytical products



  • Current DOD Top Secret with SCI Access (TS/SCI)
  • 3 years of specialized OSINT experience with appropriate military and civilian training in the intelligence analysis field
  • 3 years' experience in an OSINT collection and analytical capacity performing intelligence and network analysis, reports writing and briefing, experience required within the past 3 years (can be inclusive)
  • 2 years OSINT experience performing link and social networking analysis, using data visualization tools to include interactive dashboards and other creative solutions
Essential Functions

Physical Requirements
Requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk (90%). Requires sitting at a computer terminal for long periods of time (90%). There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work area walking moderate to long distances can sometimes be required.

Work Environment
Inside office/cubicle environment. Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers and all levels of management (100%).

Equipment and Machines
Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, copier, and other general office equipment (100%). Ability to conduct evaluation of third and fourth generation or current state of the art computer hardware and software and its ability to support specific requirements, interfacing with other equipment and systems.

Attendance is critical. Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday through Friday. Being prompt is important to provide continuous and on-going service to customers. Attendance is important to maintain continuity of service. Work outside of normal duty hours may be required with as little as one hour advance notice. Overtime is infrequent, but important when required (1%).

Other Essential Functions
Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization. Must be able to obtain unescorted access to work areas. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.