Allied Universal, a leading facility services company and the largest security force in North America with over 150,000 employees, provides unparalleled security services and solutions. With headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif., and Conshohocken, Pa., Allied Universal combines people and technology to deliver evolving, tailored solutions that allow our clients to focus on their core business. An unrelenting focus on clients’ success creates partnerships rooted in quality and value, and is supported by experience gained from being in business for over 50 years. Through our people and leading services, systems and solutions…Allied Universal is there for you.
The Operational Intelligence Center is a sophisticated command type center focused on customer service to retail centers across North America. This position is responsible for providing social media monitoring, information collection, analyzing, and dissemination in a timely manner to key stakeholders. Intelligence analysts must use the full range of intelligence community sources and products to identify/assess threats to the organization/sector, prepare studies and assessments of threats, potential threats, and threat-related trends using sophisticated collection/research methodologies, and work with customized targeting infrastructure to identify vulnerabilities. Personnel works closely with open source intelligence, grey literature, law enforcement, and social media. Analysts should be able to compile all-source data from multiple databases and source repositories to develop representations of areas of interest or specific locations related to a target or subject of study. Additionally, analysts must compose analytical intelligence reports, graphics, and briefings and develop and present all-source analysis products. Products will be generated in response to requests for information or by initiative.
Additional responsibilities of the analyst position include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Maintain the confidentiality of policy and procedure documentation, emergency response and notification information, administrative material and database information.
• Monitoring of social outlets through queries defined for national security and threats against the assets.
• Monitoring of live intelligence streams.
• Monitor protests and demonstrations that may impact assets, provide appropriate warning to stakeholders about relevant protest and demonstrations, and produce summaries and/or bulletins as needed.
• Identify news, social media, law enforcement and emergency management sources and contactsfor each property in assigned region.
• Informing key personnel of critical information and incidents that have a direct or indirect implication for stakeholders and assets.
• Provide timely communications and actionable intelligence to support the protection of people, assets/intellectual property, and infrastructure as it relates to interests and/or entities.
• Serve as the hub for the monitoring, analysis, and interpretation of risks and threats that may affect the business.
• Post bulletins that benefit our client and national security providers.
• Review special events and large-scale events that may impact the properties.
• Develop threat assessments as guidance to management, corporate security, and national security providers.
• Develop bulletins which alert stakeholders to new developments or trends that may have an impact on assets
• Review Homeland Security and associated portals for new developments.
• Review incident reports helping identify any activity that should be classified as suspicious activity reports.
• Review past incidents to develop indicators, warnings, and mitigation strategies.
• Review related sectors of critical infrastructure to help protect stakeholders (i.e. transportation)
• Understand and interpret data regarding criminal and safety incidents pertaining to the client’sproperties.
• Perform analysis, planning, and provide direction in order to ensure that the OIC is delivering maximum value to the business.
• Must have a minimum of five years’ relevant experience in intelligence at the local, state, or federal level.
• Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, and the ability to work independently with strong problem solving skills.
• Must possess strong research and writing skills and be capable of effectively operating as a member of a strategic level analytical team in the accomplishment of intelligence products and assessments.
• Must be able to define problems, establish facts, and to include appropriate people in the decision-making process to draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize workload, and successfully handle competing deadlines.
• Working knowledge of the national, operational, and tactical intelligence methods.
• Must be creative and have the ability to look at problems from multiple vantage points.
• Familiarity with a full range of intelligence disciplines.
• Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks as well as multi-task effectively.
• Must be able to recall and record essential details quickly.
• Must have the ability to use reference materials effectively and efficiently.
• Must be able to demonstrate analytical problem-solving ability and critical thinking skills.
• Must have the ability to manage information and technical security programs.
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products, intelligence-related automation and communications capabilities, and quickly learn and operate several computer applications.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with managers as well as team members.
Allied Universal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran