Job Description

We are:

People who use data to solve hard problems. Including ones that did not exist a few years ago. We believe a mix of data, analytics, automation and responsible AI can widen the range of what humans can do and improve American democracy. As a consultant to federal agencies, we change how our country operates. By providing the right training and tools, we encouraged our people to go outside their comfort zone. Want to join our crew of sharp analytical minds? 

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

You are:

More than a data and statistics expert. You are the applied intelligence expert. You are confident working on design algorithms and large-scale statistical models. You want to help your client deliver faster and better services to U.S. citizens and improve people's quality of life where it matters most.

The Work:

The Threat Analyst Lead collects and analyzes traditional and social media data to produce time-sensitive analysis relevant to the mission of our government client. The Threat Analyst is or can become a subject matter expert (SME) in the field of media analysis, using both available open source and proprietary data sets to assist the client to recognize, understand, expose, and counter foreign state and foreign non-state propaganda and disinformation. The Threat Analyst Lead will work cross functionally with appropriate various regional threat teams utilizing data analytics, visualization, and reporting and will provide regular monitoring, to identify, analyze, communicate, and brief the client on disinformation activity.  



Qualifications

You have:

  • An undergraduate degree in regional affairs, international relations, economics, sociology/anthropology, history, security studies, or similar programs
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating requirements with diplomatic agencies or organizations involved with international development
  • Experience with collecting, analyzing, and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data from multiple sources.
  • Experience with open source research and analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to brief client executive leadership in issues related to Russian geographies and Russian influence globally
Bonus points if you have:
  • Experience working or previous exposure to use various programs: Python, R, SAS, OR Tableau
  • Experience in analytics and statistical modeling
  • Experience in consulting or similar field requiring client collaboration, presentation, and delivery
  • Experience extracting, aggregating, and structuring data along different dimensions
  • Proficient in one or more foreign languages (Russian, Arabic, Farsi, Mandarin, Chinese, Spanish) to enable daily research on complex target sets
Eligibility Requirement:
  • US Citizenship, no dual citizens

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. Accenture Federal Services is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.  An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Locations

DC,DC - Washington
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