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Social Science Methodologist (Senior)

Company: SOS International LLC
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

**Overview**

**_*** This position is contingent upon a contract award ***_**

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a **Social Science Methodologist (Senior)** to support a government program in Charlottesville, VA.

**Responsibilities**

+ Develop, vet, and employ theories against the analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of selected foreign governments, non-state actors, terrorist groups and other threats; security policy and capabilities; leadership and elite dynamics; defense industrial production; civil and military resource allocation and investment; threat finance transactions and networks; proliferation activities (including both state-sponsored and non-state-sponsored activities); drug manufacture, trade, and smuggling; military programs, capabilities, strategies, (including WMD, missile, and general-purpose forces); and intentions

+ Identifies, retrieves, manipulates, relates, and / or exploits structured data sets from all available sources

+ This position requires travel to various CONUS and OCONUS locations

**Qualifications**

+ Active in scope TS/SCI clearance, must be willing to obtain a CI Polygraph

+ MA/MS degree in related field AND 8 years of experience as Social Science Methodologist; **OR** 15 years of experience as a Social Science Methodologist

+ Meets all qualifications of a Mid Social Science Methodologist

+ Demonstrates ability to support the development of new approaches for intelligence analysis to include analytic models that leverage quantitative and qualitative techniques and innovative approaches to visualization and dynamic content management to enable more accurate, complete, objective, and anticipatory analysis

+ Demonstrates ability to apply social science methodologies to develop, vet, and employ theories against the analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of selected foreign governments, non-state actors, terrorist groups and other threats; security policy and capabilities; leadership and elite dynamics; defense industrial production; civil and military resource allocation and investment; threat finance transactions and networks; proliferation activities (including both state-sponsored and non-state-sponsored activities); drug manufacture, trade, and smuggling; military programs, capabilities, strategies, (including WMD, missile, and general-purpose forces); and intentions

+ Demonstrates ability to work independently and with minimal oversight

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Demonstrated experience with the application of quantitative and qualitative analytic methods

+ Detailed knowledge of DoD and/or IC interagency operations

+ Understanding of DoD Intelligence processes, activities, standards, and available analytic tools with general understanding of program operations

+ Knowledge of and experience with Conventional and Irregular Warfare concepts and operations

+ Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required

**Working Conditions**

+ Working conditions are normal for an office environment

+ Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment

+ May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends (if applicable)

+ This position requires travel to various CONUS and OCONUS locations

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and es affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

**Job Locations** _US-VA-Charlottesville_

**Job Post Information* : Posted Date** _4 months ago_ _(12/17/2020 11:22 AM)_

**_ID_** _2020-4379_

**_Category_** _Intelligence_

**_Location : Location_** _US-VA-Charlottesville_

**_Clearance Requirement_** _TS/SCI with Poly_

**_Job Requires Relocation_** _No_

Keywords: SOS International LLC, Charlottesville , Social Science Methodologist (Senior), Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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