Facebook Counterterrorism Research Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Facebook's Information Security organization seeks an experienced counterterrorism analyst to join our Washington, DC-based team. In this role, the candidate will be responsible for helping drive our efforts around identifying the latest tools, tactics, and infrastructure used by terrorist actors as they affect Facebook and its ecosystems to better defend against and disrupt these threats. This position will be located in Washington, DC with some expected travel.

Required Skills:

  1. Help drive cross-functional and cross-industry initiatives to better understand terrorists and contemporary militant groups and their activity online

  2. Determine the credibility, value, significance, and relevance of information from various data sources

  3. Develop concepts of operations for efficient, scalable information processing and analytical initiatives to support investigators

  4. Utilize technology and data analysis techniques to provide proactive insight

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Experience researching and collecting relevant information, conducting analysis, and working collaboratively

  2. Ability to conduct strategic research to develop innovative technical and/or analytic solutions to gather malicious indicators from different sources

  3. Background in counterterrorism or counterintelligence

  4. B.A/B.S., M.A./M.S., or PhD candidate in political science, economics, international relations, counterterrorism, or regional studies

  5. Must have a demonstrated interest in technology

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Language skills

  2. Experience using SQL, scripting in Python and running functions in command line, with other programming languages and technical skills

Industry: Internet

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