Research Analyst
Hunt Valley, MD - United States

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Job Summary:

The Research Analyst will be responsible for contributing to and producing open-source intelligence reports and supporting the Pinkerton Global Investigation Unit. The Analyst will research, analyze, and contribute to the formulation of integrated intelligence products using internal and external open-sourced materials.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Assist with the development and coordination of value-add synthesis and analysis to address key intelligence information needs for the audience.
  3. Research, categorize, review, and verify open-source information.
  4. Develop expertise to discern trends, warnings, and accurately understand the present and future threats.
  5. Research, evaluate, integrate, and analyze open-source data from multiple channels in the preparation and presentation of precise, concise, in-depth intelligence analytical products.
  6. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Entry level experience and a bachelor's degree in criminology or a similar field.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Effective time management skills, including the prioritization of daily, weekly, and monthly tasks.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Able to evaluate and recommend changes in intelligence operations methods.
  • Strong analytical expertise with the ability to draw conclusions accurately.
  • Able to carry out responsibilities with little or no supervision.
  • Interact effectively at all levels of an organization and across diverse cultural and language barriers.
  • Able to present and defend intelligence analysis to a wide variety of audiences, including peers, supervisors, and clients.
  • Able to quickly learn and use various Web-based search tools.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions;

  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Must be able to see, hear, speak, and write clearly to communicate with teammates, employees and/or customers in English (additional language capabilities are preferred).
  • Frequent sitting and/or standing.
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Ability to adjust focus between close and distance vision.

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law.

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