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PlanetRisk is looking for entry-level full-time Incident Analyst – North America for its Global Intelligence Operations Center (GIOC) based in McLean, VA. As an Incident Analyst, you will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on security related incidents to our public and private sector clients, with a focus on North America.

This is a shift position that reports to the GIOC Shift Supervisor. Incident Analysts work a shift schedule of four 10 hour shifts (6am-5pm, with a one-hour break) Friday to Monday. Incident Analysts must be able to work holidays, weekends or night shifts if needed.


  • Monitor open source intelligence and PlanetRisk feeds for real-time security threats both domestically and globally
  • Write brief summaries of events and report updates to ongoing issues
  • Identify trends in data to proactively monitor on-going and future incidents
  • Categorize and geo-locate incidents as point, line, polyline or polygon in our enterprise platform
  • Update timelines of critical events
  • Assist with other client specific requests as needed


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with focus on international relations, emergency management, journalism or related fields
  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience gathering open-source intelligence
  • Experience using social media for open source intelligence research
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in emergency management or intelligence fields
  • Experience using data visualization and or geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Knowledge and understanding of database management systems (SQL knowledge a plus)
  • Proficient in foreign language
  • Experience working with OSINT resource and tools such as TweetDeck, HootSuite, OpenStreetMap, Wikimapia, Yahoo Pipes or RSS management tools


  • Standard Health, Vision, 401K, Life and Disability Insurance Programs

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary expectations to

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