Open Source Research- Mandarin, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Created 02/09/2024
Employer Intelligent Waves, LLC
Reference 236607189
Country United States
State Virginia
City Fort Belvoir
Zip 22060
Salary -
Intelligent Waves, LLC

Open Source Research- Mandarin

US-VA-Fort Belvoir

Job ID: 2024-3572
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Cybersecurity
1st IO Comm - Fort Belvoir VA


Intelligent Waves has an immediate need for an Open Source Research- Mandarin to support our mission critical work in support of our government customer at Ft. Belvoir, VA.

Intelligent Waves delivers mission-focused multi-domain operational expertise and innovation to the Government through high-impact technology solutions in cybersecurity, data science, enterprise network engineering, software development, and platform mission support. Always ready. Anytime. Anywhere. Any domain.

Location: This Open Source Research- Mandarin position is based in Alexandria, VA at Ft. Belvoir.

Security Clearance: This Open Source Research- Mandarin must have a TS/SCI clearance.

Employees are required to follow all company and customer site COVID-19 protocols.


Roles and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides linguist and cultural SME support as part of the OSINT data analysis cell; Provides analysis of the media articles collected through the OSINT cell from many different sources and types of news media taking into account each source's unique biases.
  • Applies knowledge of history, local customs, and current events in targeting, assessment, and trend analysis processes.
  • Monitors local/regional print media sources, radio, television and satellite transmissions, and provides assessments of intelligence impacts.
  • Conducts internet searches of geographic and topical interest for inclusion in OSINT reports and products.
  • Provides specialized analytical products.


List of qualifications:

  • Must be fluent in Mandarin with a language proficiency test score of 3/3 or higher
  • Bachelor's degree with 8 years' experience.
  • Active TS/SCI or higher clearance
  • Knowledge of translating documents, conversations, and media into English desired.
  • Knowledge of interpreting during meetings, training, and special operations desired.
  • Experience conducting OSINT supporting a tactical to operational unit desired.
  • Experience writing reports and information papers to support OSINT collection desired.

Since 2006, Intelligent Waves has remained committed to providing quality engineering, operations, and intelligence solutions to our clients and it all starts with YOU.

Intelligent Waves provides a great and generous benefits package to include medical, dental and vision, paid PTO leave and, life & disability packages. We also invest in our employees' futures by providing a contribution with vesting starting from DAY 1, technical training, tuition bonuses, and much, much more.

Clearance Statement: Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, Intelligent Waves will consider only applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.

Intelligent Waves LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity protected veteran status and individuals with disabilities, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law.

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, IW is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified candidates and current employees. As part of this commitment, IW will ensure that those in need are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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