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Job #: R-00138331
Location: Moleswrth, GB
Category: Intel
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI


Grow with us! Through training, teamwork, and exposure to challenging technical work, let Leidos show you how to accelerate your career path.

Leidos has an opening for an OSINT Tradecraft Methodologist to work at a customer facility in the United Kingdom supporting the AFRICOM team. 

The OSINT Tradecraft Methodologist will analyze and evaluate OSINT and Publicly Available Information (PAI) tradecraft and tools. The OSINT Tradecraft Methodologist will be conducting and planning Open Source intelligence research and will work with the team to help identify successful OSINT TTPs to improve the OSINT collection process. The Methodologist will develop product methodology notes/documentation, training slides, and make recommendations for improvements.

Candidates will be required to commit to a 24 month OCONUS assignment in the UK.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors' Degree and 4+ years of experience is required. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Must be a U.S Citizen and have a current Top Secret SCI security clearance.
  • Knowledge of advanced research methodologies and OPSEC risks associated with PAI collection.
  • Experience evaluating TTPs to collect PAI, and identifying, testing, and documenting methodologies to overcome technical or behavioral roadblocks related to PAI collection--with special ability to distill complex technical topics into usable tradecraft for collectors.
  • Experience employing a variety of OSINT/PAI tools and evaluating data sets or tools to support USAFRICOM use cases.
  • Experience with IC analytical writing standards and product publication.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and to succinctly brief client leadership and colleagues on methodology development and TTPs and provide tailored content to foreign partners.
  • Completed a DoD-approved or commercial vendor OSINT methodology training, to include but not limited to CASO, SANS 497, MacAfee, or similar certification.
  • Active passport with at least 6 months validity for the purposes of visa applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience writing Open-Source Intelligence Reports and common intelligence reporting methods.
  • Previous AFRICOM area of responsibility knowledge and experience.
  • Foreign Languages / experience in conducting OSINT research and collection in different languages.
  • Extensive knowledge using the Microsoft Office suite.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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