Team Lead and Senior Researcher

Red Five Security

About the organization

Red Five advises corporations and private families around the world on how to maintain their privacy and be more secure. Our planning and execution make our clients more resilient and better prepared.


Primary Goal: The primary goal(s) of this position is two-fold, (1) to serve as a subject matter expert and team lead to a team of junior researchers, and (2) to conduct open source research using Red Five provided tools and software, and other duties to assist our team of analysts. Excellent analytical, written, and oral communications skills are required, as well as the ability to work in a dynamic and challenging team environment with short deadlines.


• Perform extensive open source research in support of client projects and provide an analysis of the results;
• Perform online cyber investigations with appropriate tradecraft;
• Perform cyber analysis on collected data (both content and metadata);
• Learn, develop, understand, and implement appropriate cyber tradecraft when performing online activities and dealing with collected data;
• Serve as a subject matter resource to more junior researchers;
• Help junior researchers interpret the data they collect (as needed);
• Prepare briefings for prospective clients, program managers, and other company leaders;
• Develop materials in support of the clients’ and company leaders’ needs, to include: online exposure snapshots, corporate background profiles, and other privacy-centered products;
• Perform office administrative work as needed to further business objectives; and
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or appropriate.


Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree
• 3-5 years of related experience
• Ability to take direction and work independently with minimal guidance as well as within a team;
• Ability to thrive in a dynamic working environment;
• Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and communication (both written and oral) skills;
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, as well as Mac OS;
• Knowledge of email, social media, and Internet; and
• Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Desired Qualifications:

• Knowledge of open source information sources and excellent internet research skills; and
• Knowledge of social media platforms and social media monitoring tools.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]


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