Open Source Intelligence Analyst, Deloitte Forensic


Job title: Open Source Intelligence Analyst, Deloitte Forensic

Company: Deloitte

Job description: Job Type: Permanent
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
All Available Locations: Calgary; Toronto; Vancouver

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Deloitte Forensic is seeking an OSINT Analyst with experience in providing support for intelligence collection efforts using social listening and media monitoring technology, as well as social network analysis and link analysis tools and techniques

What will your typical day look like?

The Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) analyst integrates data, analyzes, and produces intelligence in response to priority intelligence requirements on matters relating to financial crime, geopolitical risk, corporate security, strategic reputation, and a variety of related issues.

The OSINT Analyst work will also include conducting investigations and collecting publicly available data from social media, the deep web (i.e. forums, blogs, cached and archived sites). Furthermore, the OSINT analyst will be responsible for drafting executive level intelligence briefings, threat assessments, threat/risk analyses, and providing intelligence support on a range of matters including integrity due diligence engagements.

As an OSINT Analyst you will:

  • Conduct OSINT collection and analysis (i.e., social media, research engines, government databases, etc.) to support investigations, misinformation and disinformation assessments, due diligence, and crisis management engagements;
  • Support OSINT, Imagery Intelligence (IMINT), Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) tools and techniques.
  • Work collaboratively as part of a diverse team of talented intelligence analysts, advisors, accountants and investigators;
  • Conduct social media scans/monitoring supported by OSINT research, build monitoring dashboards, and assist in the development of risk sensing models using digital/social communications software tools;
  • Collect, verify, and analyze information relevant to past and current geopolitical and industry risks;
  • Provide analysis of media articles collected through the OSINT from a diversity of sources and types of news media taking into account each source’s unique biases;
  • Identify issues and recommend solutions to project teams;
  • Prioritize objectives, contribute to project planning and status reporting;
  • Contribute to practice growth and development; and
  • Participate in the development and delivery of training programs.

About the team

Deloitte’s team of Forensic professionals identify and investigate a wide range of issues and business irregularities and deliver clear and evidence based analyses and reports. We apply a variety of quantitative and qualitative techniques to analyze and mitigate alleged incidents of wrongdoing, identify the participants, secure evidence, locate/recover misappropriated assets, and bring about a timely resolution to litigation matters and regulatory concerns. The Forensic team works with clients and their counsel to address complex and unexpected business disputes, insurance claims, class actions and associated litigation, as well as computer forensic and e-discovery matters.

Specifically, the Intelligence team focuses on investigating allegations of fraud, theft, insider threats, corporate espionage, counterintelligence, money laundering, bribery and corruption, other financial irregularities and regulatory issues impacting clients in Canada and worldwide across all industries. Lastly, we support our clients manage geopolitical security and reputational matters.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

  • Undergraduate degree in History, Journalism, Political Science, Sociology, International Studies, Criminology or a related field with outstanding academic credentials is preferred;
  • 1-3 years of relevant work OSINT / intelligence experience (e.g. OSINT work, intelligence community, private investigations, investigative journalism, law enforcement, crisis communications, public relations, or social/digital media is required);
  • Must be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the intelligence cycle and architecture, to include planning, collection, research, analysis, and production;
  • Knowledge of link analysis and data visualization is required;
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills with strong attention to detail;
  • Strong commitment to professional client service excellence;
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities, shifting deadlines and deliver excellent work under tight timelines;
  • Excellent interpersonal relations and demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams;
  • Experience developing client-ready reports and presentations using a range of industry standard software (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, etc.);
  • Ability to develop and present new ideas and conceptualize new approaches and solutions;
  • Knowledge of OSINT sources and methods (i.e., social media, deep/dark web search engines, government databases, etc.) and a general understanding of major geopolitical trends, security/risk incidents, and business/market disruptions which may impact our clients;
  • Knowledge of a second language is considered an asset;
  • Experience in geopolitical / security analysis and financial crime risk management is considered an asset; and
  • Canadian travel required, along with occasional international travel. Candidates must be able to enter the USA to work on client assignments.

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make an impact that matters in a way that you never thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and develop our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, connect, and lead. We do this by making three commitments to you:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to be flexible in how you need and want to work, and we have innovative spaces, arrangements and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You?

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Location: Toronto, ON

Job date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 05:32:50 GMT

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