MacAulay-Brown, Inc. USSOCOM J2 Socio-Cultural Analysis (SCA) Analyst SOCPAC in Camp Smith, Hawaii

14833: USSOCOM J2 Socio-Cultural Analysis (SCA) Analyst SOCPAC

Location: Hawaii, Camp Smith

Clearance: Top Secret


This position is contingent upon contract award.

Provide Commander, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Subject Matter Experts (SME) in Socio-Cultural Analysis ( SCA) to inform senior leaders, mission planners, intelligence analysts and deployed SOF personnel on the impact of socio-cultural and pattern analysis intelligence factors that influence decision making, engagements, and mission success. The SME shall perform strategic and operational multi-layered analysis and Intelligence Preparation of the Environment (IPE) providing a Special Operations Forces (SOF)-specific capability providing an understanding of the operations and methodology of Violent Extremist Organizations (VEO), Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCO) and understanding of the Peoples of an Area of Interest (AOI).

Tasks include:

  • Provide socio-cultural overview for specified AOI’s and provide detailed analysis of populations and their relationships with VEO’s, TCO’s and local Governments.

  • Provide atmospheric information outlining leaders, group dynamics, attitudes, cultural norms and values.

  • Highlight major components of human society: economic, demographic, legal/regulatory, political/institutional, social/cultural, religious/ideological, and relevant geographic variables to the operational commander.

  • Collaborate with PAS Senior Geospatial and All-Source analysts for production development and planning.

  • Highlight and articulate exploitable operational opportunities within the socio-cultural fabric of an area of interest tailored for use within an Irregular Warfare/ Unconventional Warfare (IW/UW) environment.

  • DIA funded SCA analyst will also be responsible for fulfilling the DIAP 360G (socio-cultural) responsibilities required of HQ USSOCOM.


  • 5 Years’ combined SCA experience

  • Graduate-level degree (MA/MS) in a social science discipline

  • 3 years’ experience with identity studies (e.g. anthropology, sociology, political science, etc.) or development economics

  • 3 years intelligence experience with analysis, reporting, and briefing in a DoD setting.

  • Minimum of intermediate level certification on ArcGIS

  • 1 year experience using AnthroMapper

  • Requires TS/SCI clearance

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