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Social Media Research and Operations Specialist

Social Media Research and Operations Specialist

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Radiant Solutions has an immediate opening in our Reston, VA location for a Social Media Research and Operations Specialist


Join our company whose purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet.  Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most.


We are a new organization but no company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset.  Our heritage companies, MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, HumanGeo and RAI are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems.


We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance.  Radiant Solutions values diversity in the work place and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To be qualified, you must be a US Citizen and must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.




Researchers shall keep abreast of technology trends in order to develop innovative exploitation tools and techniques to maintain and expand access to different environments.  Researchers shall document all SOPs and methodology in a format conforming to sponsor guidelines.


Additional Company Details


We are a family oriented company who cares about our employees and their career advancement.  We offer flexible work schedules and training opportunities whenever possible.  We value people who are passionate about what they do and enjoy working in an environment with others who are equally passionate.  We prize innovation and want to hear your great ideas!


Required Qualifications


Must have TS/SCI with polygraph and experience in one or more of the applications listed, or equivalent applications, and meet the requirements.

    • Experience using critical thinking and research skills to process large amounts of Internet content, detect relevant factors, and discern most important elements
    • Experience identifying, analyzing, exploiting and using social media platforms, business network sites, mobile applications, and/or Internet search engines/data aggregators (e.g., Facebook, VK, Sina Weibo, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram) to identify and vet client specific requirements
    • Experience identifying, understanding, and mitigating Internet security issues and threats associated with Internet research such as encryption, PKI certificates, signatures, footprints, or persona.

Desired Qualifications

    • Experience collecting and analyzing geolocation data
    • Experience or knowledge of “web crawling” software used to collect and process Internet data
    • Experience or familiarity with Linux operating systems
    • Experience shifting focus quickly as demands change
    • Experience working with computers and technology and, an ability to work independently on a daily basis
    • Experience with Python