Open Source Exploitation Officer

    • USAJOBS
  • Washington DC, DC, DC
  • Posted 58 days ago | Updated 27 days ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Open source
Social media
Critical thinking
Multilingual
Qualitative Analysis
Media studies
OSINT
Media
Geospatial analysis
Data
Research
Messaging
Analytical skill
Communication
Internet
Geographic information system
Linguistics
Recruiting
Documentation
Policies
Finance
Privacy
ACT

Job Details

Duties

As an Open Source Exploitation Officer (OSEO) for CIA, you will discover, collect, and assess foreign-based, publicly available information, also known as Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) in a dynamic, ever-expanding digital environment. OSINT spans traditional media, academic papers, geospatial data and technology, datasets, and social media. OSINT plays an important role in all aspects of Agency work. As an OSEO, you will develop plans that use effective tools and methodologies to research and collect open source information. Using your knowledge of a geographic or subject area, the open source information environment, and language proficiency, you will tackle complex problems like understanding messaging, reaction, and influence and convey your findings in written products and briefings.

Opportunities for domestic and foreign travel are possible.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be physically in the United States or one of its territories when you submit your resume via MyLINK.
  • You must be registered for the Selective Service, if applicable.
  • You must be willing to move to the Washington, DC area.
  • You must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Strong analytic and research skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with a dynamically evolving digital environment as a member of a diverse, collaborative and often dispersed team
  • Ability to research and collect publicly available, internet or social media, commercially acquired, and emerging information responsive to intelligence needs
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA , including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with the collection or analysis of open source data on real world problems
  • Foreign language skills, or a desire to expand those skills
  • Experience with both quantitative and qualitative analysis of communications
  • Graduate degree
  • Experience using methodologies or models to identify trends, patterns, relationships, and/or anomalies within large datasets
Education

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Area Studies
    • International Studies
    • Media Studies
    • Political Studies
    • National Security Studies
    • Geography/GIS
    • Foreign language/Linguistics
    • STEM degrees
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

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  • How to Apply

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    Agency contact information

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    Next steps

    After you express interest for up to four positions on cia.gov/careers , a CIA recruiter may contact you for further discussion if your qualifications meet our needs. See the MyLINK FAQs on our website for more information.

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

For further information, please visit: .

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

How to Apply

This post is for viewing purposes only. To get started, please visit , where you can read more about this position and express your interest in up to four jobs. Upon expressing your interest, you will be taken to MyLINK, which allows you to submit your resume and job rankings and provide basic information about yourself.

Agency contact information

Central Intelligence Agency

Website



Learn more about this agency

Next steps

After you express interest for up to four positions on cia.gov/careers , a CIA recruiter may contact you for further discussion if your qualifications meet our needs. See the MyLINK FAQs on our website for more information.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
  • Reasonable accommodation policy
  • Financial suitability
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period
  • Signature and false statements
  • Privacy Act
  • Social security number request