Control Risks - Researcher - Threat Intelligence

To conduct open-source intelligence research to support a complex and fast-paced threat intelligence programme.

Tasks and Responsibilities  

Research and Information Gathering

  • Gather information on individuals that pose a threat to our client through open source and social media research.
  • When tasked, conduct research on specific topics to contribute to bespoke threat assessments.
  • Research new sources of information and developing capabilities to collect and analyse information in support of the team mission.

Consulting Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the production of bespoke threat assessments.
  • Conduct peer review of bespoke project work and help to ensure quality of final deliverables. 
  • Work closely with other members of the team to review, support and enhance intelligence assessment outputs. 

Knowledge and Experience


  • Practical knowledge of open-source intelligence collection and threat analysis
  • Ability to prepare concise written reports with strong attention to detail
  • Experience in directing, collecting and analysing information, including following leads, in order to produce timely and actionable intelligence.


  • Additional languages preferable: Spanish, Portuguese or Russian.

Qualifications and Specialist Skills  

  • Degree-level qualification.
  • Open source intelligence qualifications.