We are seeking full-time research analysts with one to five years of professional experience to conduct groundbreaking open-source research on a variety of foreign affairs and national security issues.
The successful candidate will be driven, intelligent, articulate, and energetic as demonstrated by their academic and professional credentials. The analyst position requires creative and proactive critical thinking skills, a keen awareness of and interest in foreign affairs and international policy, and experience finding and researching online and offline information resources.
Individuals with additional experience in business intelligence research, conflict and illicit finance analysis, banking sector risk management and compliance, and other national security-related matters may wish to apply.
Candidates with professional proficiency in strategic languages including Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Farsi (Persian), Japanese, Russian, and Spanish may be preferred for some positions.
Core Skills & Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree or higher
- At least one year of professional experience conducting open-source research
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, dedicated, collaborative, and team-oriented
- Ability to meet tight deadlines and pay close attention to detail
- Strong sense of judgment, initiative, ownership, and follow-through
- Creative thinker
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and research-based writing sample in English (3-10 pages).
Kharon is a leading provider of research and data analytics covering global security threats that impact commerce and finance. Our clients include first-tier international financial institutions, corporates, and public sector entities.
Kharon empowers organizations and practitioners that tackle complex risk management for financial crimes, sanctions, and export controls, as well as business and reputational risk.
Kharon data can be accessed through our web-based search portal to support due diligence investigations and through extracts that integrate with all major screening and analytic platforms.