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Northrop Grumman Social Media Analyst 3/4 - USSOCOM, Tampa FL - Russia SME in Tampa, Florida

Northrop Grumman is seeking Social Media Analysts to cover the Russia area of regional focus, culture, or language that spans the Department of Defense's geographical combatant commands (CCMDs) areas of responsibilities to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals supporting a large information operations program. The selected individual will ensure that they provide outstanding social media subject matter expertise to operational support by both informing on issues and plans and conducting assessments that are trans-regional focused on behalf of USSOCOM J3 Joint MISO Web Ops

Center (JMWC) in the newly created Social Media Analysis Cell (SMAC).

The primary responsibility of the Social Media Analyst is to provide continuous monitoring, expert analysis, and assessment of global, regional, trans-regional and tailored areas of online geopolitical media and news sources. The specific areas of subject matter expertise needed to be successful in this position include applied experience in social/new media engagement, social and cultural understanding, linguistic skills, and geo-political knowledge (including USG policy) of the following areas/problem sets: Russia

General responsibilities of each position include:

  • Gathering information on trends, behaviors, events and directed global developments to generate media synopsis reports and, in particular, assessments of local social media discourse that spans the Department of Defense's geographical

CCMDs areas of responsibilities with emphasis in the Russia area of expertise outlined above.

  • Produce predictive recommendations and identify anticipated strategic communications opportunities.

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to develop strategies to reach local target audiences and support communications plans.

  • Monitor industry and technology trends in traditional, digital, social, mobile media platforms and assessments.

  • Use industry best practice methods appropriate to pre-defined client criteria to assess media products and online communications concerning the areas of interest outlined above.

Specific daily job requirements include the following duties:

  • Monitors the social media environment utilizing open source/publicly available information and analytical tools to conduct analyses for a web-based MISO program.

  • Perform expert level open source/publicly available information research and analysis using open sources, databases, and myriad other inputs in order to determine the operating characteristics and or patterns of adversaries.

  • Conduct social media research and analysis on adversary influence operations, their vulnerabilities, and our ability to counter.

  • Perform analysis of the social media environs of the larger information environment and provides trend analysis of both friendly and adversary operations and activities.

  • Employ advanced analytical tools and processes in conjunction with open source/publicly available information analysis to generate historical and predictive representations of threat entities within the social media environment.

  • Respond to requests for information by researching, synthesizing, evaluating, and providing assessments based on multi-sourced information.

  • Coordinate with operations, intelligence, and assessments teams in order to synchronize and synthesize social media analysis with current and future operations and assessments of those operations.

  • Utilize tools, databases, and websites to collect and analyze and information, and maintain proficiency in all tools, software, and databases.

  • Perform analysis and research tasks as required to acquire, produce, and prepare social media analysis reports and presentations for dissemination in accordance with all Departmental, Joint, Service, and Combatant Command-level established guidelines and policies.

  • Prepare reports of analysis and make recommendations to JMWC Director and senior leaders.

This is a dual level requisition and can be filled as either level 3 or level 4

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Basic qualifications for a Social Media Analyst Level 3 are:

  • Must possess either a Bachelor's Degree with 5 years; a Master's Degree with 3 years; OR 9 years of relevant experience with emphasis on OSINT and Social Media

  • Must have subject matter expertise as a social media analyst focused in the Russia area of Interest in the application of media to influence foreign audiences in accordance with U.S. Government objectives

  • Must have experience working together as part of a larger social media engagement and analysis team

  • Experience in comprehensive monitoring, analysis and translations of national and international news and social media as well as other open sources of information for issues and topics of interest

  • Experience with collecting, analyzing, and preparing reports and data to support the Government's decision process

  • Deep understanding of the cultural, economic, geopolitical and military issues of the specified subject matters outlined above

  • Superior briefing skills with an exceptional reputation and record of working alongside CCMD HQ leadership

  • Excellent oral, written and electronic communication in English

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must be able to obtain an active DoD INTERIM SECRET clearance

  • Must possess a valid US Passport, not expiring within 6 months

  • Must be willing to travel 10% CONUS

Basic Qualifications for a Social Media Analyst 4 are:

  • Must possess either a Bachelor's Degree with 9 years of relevant experience; Master's Degree with 7 years of relevant experience; OR 13 years of relevant experience with emphasis on OSINT and Social Media

  • Must have subject matter expertise as a social media analyst focused in Russia Area of Interest in the application of media to influence foreign audiences in accordance with U.S. Government objectives

  • Must have experience working together as part of a larger social media engagement and analysis team

  • Experience in comprehensive monitoring, analysis and translations of national and international news and social media as well as other open sources of information for issues and topics of interest

  • Experience with collecting, analyzing, and preparing reports and data to support the Government's decision process

  • Deep understanding of the cultural, economic, geopolitical and military issues of the specified subject matters outlined above

  • Superior briefing skills with an exceptional reputation and record of working alongside CCMD HQ leadership

  • Excellent oral, written and electronic communication in English

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must be able to obtain an active DoD INTERIM SECRET Clearance

  • Must possess a valid US Passport, not expiring within 6 months

  • Must be able and willing to travel 10% CONUS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with contemporary social media marketing campaigns in the private sector.

  • Knowledge of advanced analytic tools in social media or the social sciences.

  • Experience with Information Operations (IO) - Particularly understanding MISO doctrine.

  • Experience as a media monitor/researcher for the DOD.

  • 3 years' experience in coordinating, and executing full spectrum Military Information Support Operations at the tactical, regional, and Combatant Command level.

  • Possess proficiency in a language(s) and/or dialect(s) that include but not limited to: Russian

  • Experience developing Intel collection requirements and accessing Intel systems for assessments of MISO products.

  • Knowledge of geo-spatial analysis tools and application to planning requirements and influence campaign assessments.

  • Former military background in PSYOP, Electronic Warfare (EW), Cyber, IO, Public Affairs, and/or time as a Foreign Area

Office (FAO)

  • Experience working for/with USG agencies outside of DOD in the information space, to include the Global Engagement

Center (GEC) at the Department of State, US Embassy Public Affairs Sections, the US Agency for Global Media

(USAGM), etc.

  • A current DOD Secret or most preferable a DOD TS/SCI clearance or eligibility

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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