Monitoring Specialist

  • Job Tracking ID: 512454-671775
  • Job Location: Arlington, VA
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: February 27, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP
  • Clearance Type for Job Job Board: S



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Job Description:

*Pending Award

IEA Corp., an EverWatch company is in search of a Monitoring Specialist to support the Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security in Arlington, VA.

  • Provide open source monitoring, assistance, and support to domestic investigative offices, protection details, protective intelligence offices, intelligence analysis offices, and other DS and external consumers. Products include researching, triaging, and interpreting data pertinent to assessments of threats, suspicious and hostile activities, and significant incidents.
  • Utilize numerous datasets, specialized tools, and advanced techniques to identify potential threat(s) to the Department for referral to analytical teams, other DS offices, and/or law enforcement, defense, and intelligence partners.
  • Review incoming open source information and maintain a database to assess the accuracy, credibility, validity and relevance of known media sources.
  • Prepare preliminary referrals related to open source threats, suspicious and hostile activities, and significant incidents.
  • Interpret, plan, and execute the collection of open source intelligence as necessary to meet DS priorities including operations in support of large-scale, multi-national events domestically and abroad.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance in the planning and execution of open source collection operations.
  • prepare and present written and oral briefings to special agents, Program management, Bureau and Department leadership, and law enforcement, defense, and intelligence partners on open source monitoring and triage.
  • Assist training teams in the development of training modules by providing operational information and feedback on new training opportunities for Program staff and overseas monitoring elements regarding open source monitoring and operations.
  • Build and maintain relationships and collaborative networks within the Department and across the law enforcement (federal, state and local), security, and intelligence communities to share information, best practices, and lessons learned. Where appropriate, establishes and maintains liaison within the Department and across the law enforcement, defense, and intelligence communities to represent the office and the Bureau; obtain resources and support; and plan and coordinate activities.
  • Develop and implement new and innovative strategies for gathering open source information or intelligence in support of DS priorities and mitigation initiatives to address gaps and shortfalls in the collection and triage of open source intelligence.
  • Attend internal and external trainings, seminars, and conferences to acquire knowledge of new and emerging datasets, specialized tools, and advanced collection techniques that can be used to support open source intelligence operations. Informs and advances the Program’s use of relevant and developing technologies. Contractors shall identify their contractor affiliation on name tags and presentation materials. Contractors shall identify their affiliation at meetings, courses, and conferences.
  • Working with Program management, the specialist shall use ad-hoc Program monitoring priorities in the creation of Boolean or other query-language algorithms used in commercial and unclassified tools.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of experience or 7+ years of experience with no degree. Experience includes conducting open source and academic research, all-source intelligence and targeting. No substitution of education or training may be made for the required experience.
  • Active Secret security clearance

Ian, Evan & Alexander Corporation (IEA) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.