Fulcrum Senior Socio-Cultural Analysis Analyst in Camp Smith, Hawaii

100488: Senior Socio-Cultural Analysis Analyst

Full Time/Part Time Full Time

Clearance TS/SCI

Job Group Intelligence

Location Camp Smith, HI

*Introduction: *

We offer Pivotal Performance to customers that demand value, service and engineering excellence. Fulcrum is shaped by shared values, energy, mission focus, and a staff of committed experts. Fulcrum’s values are at the center of our organization, our culture, and our brand.

Pivotal Performance – the convergence of people, processes, and technology to create positive change and mission success. At Fulcrum, we bring people, processes, and technology together to help our customers succeed in their missions. Currently, Fulcrum provides expert solutions in Advanced Technology, Research and Development Services, Cyber Security, Intelligence Analysis and Operations, Healthcare, and Mission Systems to a variety of customers across the Federal Civilian, Intelligence, Department of Defense, and Healthcare sectors. We are seeking a Senior Socio-Cultural Analysis Analystto support our customer.

*Summary: *

Are you a strategic thinker who enjoys working on complex issues and are you looking to use your skills and talents to support dynamic customers with challenging missions? Then we would like to talk to you about working on tomorrow’s challenges today.

*Duties & Responsibilities: *

  • Provide socio-cultural overview for specified Areas of Interest (AOI) and provide detailed analysis of populations and their relationships with VEOs, TCOs and local Governments. Provide socio-cultural advice and expertise to deployed forces and staff. Provide atmospheric information outlining important historical events, leaders, group dynamics, attitudes, cultural norms and values. Highlight major components of human society: economic, demographic, legal/regulatory, political/institutional, social/cultural, religious/ideological, and relevant geographic variables to the operational commander.

  • Research, analyze, and prepare analytical products encompassing the cultural, social, religious, and ideological beliefs of leaders and groups, as well as assess the attitudes, cultural norms, and values of local populations in support of tactical and operational needs for mission planning and execution.

  • Respond to Requests for Information (RFIs) through a variety of products such as Intelligence Studies, Desk Notes, PowerPoint briefings with associated textual analyses and graphical representation of areas of interest; at various classification levels.

  • Respond to assigned RFIs IAW paragraph 3.15, by researching, analyzing, and producing finished intelligence including, but not limited to, Intelligence Studies, Desk Notes, PowerPoint briefings (with associated textual analyses and graphical representation of areas of interest), at required classification levels

  • Upload all supporting data, including geospatial files, spreadsheets, link analyses, social networking analyses, nodal analyses, and cited materials to the SOF Geospatial Enterprise (SGE) or User Defined Operational Picture (UDOP) upon completion.

  • Conduct tactical, operational, and strategic analysis to identify moderate populations capable and willing to counter extremist ideology

  • Analyze the socio-cultural factors making local populations vulnerable to extremists and their radical messaging as well as to threat entities involved in illicit activity

  • Analyze the socio-cultural factors which favor extremists and other threat actors/entities.

  • Identify exploitable operational opportunities within the socio-cultural fabric of an AOI tailored for use within an asymmetric environment

  • Identify and conduct analysis to illuminate behavior patterns of populations vulnerable to extremist ideology, to include attitudes and sentiment, impact of adversary propaganda, and identification of strengths and weaknesses among groups and individuals within localized social networks

  • Respond to socio-cultural taskings and fuse socio-cultural analysis with other intelligence/disciplines into comprehensive, finished intelligence products; provide atmospheric information outlining leaders, group dynamics, attitudes, cultural norms and values.

  • Synthesize detailed atmospherics information (e.g. cultural/social leaders, group dynamics, assessments of the attitudes, cultural norms, values of the local populace, etc...) to provide intelligence assessments in support of operational planning based on specific requirements.

  • HQ Socio-Cultural analysts will provide products in accordance with Defense Intelligence Analysis Production (DIAP) 360G (socio-cultural).

  • Contextualize the SCA variables in the Courses of Actions (COA) recommended to the decision-maker

  • Acquire and extract SCA and geographic information from relevant current open source data and archival material

  • Attend conferences, workshops, and meetings in support of the Command’s objectives.

  • Travel with the Commander and/or designated staff to countries in the AOR to provide real-time cultural intelligence (norms, customs, and values), assist with cross-cultural idiosyncrasies, and facilitate interactions and engagement with senior partner nation officials and representatives.

  • Upon request, brief SOCOM/TSOC leadership, staff, visitors, and SOF on socio-cultural matters respective to the AOR/AOI.

  • Analyst assigned to the PAS teams will conduct analysis IAW above guidance

  • Other duties may be assigned, as necessary.

*Minimum Qualifications: *

  • 10 years’ SCA experience

  • 8 years’ experience with social/cultural studies (e.g. anthropology, sociology, political science, etc.) or development economics.

  • 8 years’ IC or DOD intelligence experience with analysis, reporting and briefing in DOD settings

  • 2 years’ experience working in a multi-skilled team environment collaborating on the production of intelligence analysis

  • Intermediate level certification on ArcGIS

  • 3 years’ experience using Anthro Mapper

  • Must have valid US Passport

Education:

Must have Graduate-level degree (MA/MS) in a social science discipline or 5+ years on a PAS or HQ SCA team.

*Clearance Requirements: *

Must have active TS/SCI clearance

Physical Demands -The physical demands described here are representative of those that may need to be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.* *

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Fulcrum is an information technology (IT) company based in Centreville, Virginia, that provides IT solutions and services for federal, state, local, and commercial customers. Fulcrum specializes in the areas of Technology Services, Cyber Security, Intelligence, Analysis & Operations, Missions Systems, Health Care and Human Capital.

Fulcrum is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability

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