Open Source Intelligence Analyst
Chicago, IL  / Schaumburg, IL 
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Job Description
Open Source Intelligence Analyst
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Schaumburg
ID 2021-1464
Category Engineering/Technical Services
Type Full-Time

Jensen Hughes has an exciting new position for an Analyst in our Chicago, Illinois office. The position could possibly be based in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin or anywhere in the greater Chicago area. The position will conduct research and analysis on a wide variety of investigation subjects. The successful candidate joins a rapidly growing consulting firm and will report directly to our Open Source Intelligence business.

Since 1939, we have been at the leading edge of safety, security and risk-based engineering and consulting, serving the most complex global projects. In addition, we pride ourselves on driving code and standard development and adoption throughout the world and across industries. We planted our roots with a commitment to earning your trust and protecting lives, property and reputation. Today, we continue to work at the forefront of the professional services industry in safety, security and risk-based science, engineering and consulting. Our Company + Principles honor our past while looking to the future. The range of services we provide are how we achieve our Purpose: to make our world safe, secure and resilient. This purpose and commitments within each of four Principles (People, Industry, Client, Performance) reflect our company culture and how we serve our clients within the world we work and live today.

    Work with managers to produce and analyze all available data to mitigate risk of potential threat actors.
  • Collaborate with other analysts to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Create and maintain detailed descriptions of investigative searches and methods
  • Keep current on public records resources in the U.S.
  • Stay up to date on social media platforms and open-source investigation tools and techniques
  • Prepare well-written documentation of investigative findings
  • Ensure work is completed on time and within budget
  • Bachelor's degree or Higher and 1-2 years of relevant experience or four years of military service with analytical training
  • Analyze and evaluate data and information, and summarize findings in a clear and concise manner for stakeholders and clients
  • Experience in OSINT work including social media and open source public records
  • Experience navigating investigative research methodologies is desirable, experience that is beneficial includes the use of online public records portals, on-site systems for municipal courthouses and agencies, and subscription databases (e.g., Lexis, Westlaw, PACER, TLO, Accurint).
  • Ability to construct search strings and use of Boolean operators for database research
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Self-motivated, friendly and enthusiastic worker, who enjoys being part of a team
  • Excellent organization and writing ability
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy and deadlines
  • Position would ideally be based in the greater Chicago metro areas but a qualified candidate could also be based in a surrounding Midwest state.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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