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Draper Senior Analyst - Counterintelligence, Investigations and Insider Threat in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit

Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now

Equal Employment Opportunity

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact

  • Promote and execute Draper’s Core Values of People First, Teamwork, Innovation, Excellence and Integrity, along with their supporting behaviors.

  • Conduct all aspects of Draper Security’s internal and external investigations, including creating an investigation plan, interviewing employees, reviewing documents, conducting root cause analyses, develop/manage corrective action plans and drafting incident reports, to include Government initial, final and follow-up reports. Brief Senior Leadership when necessary

  • Receive and research case-related questions, engage with team members to work through to solution.

  • Interpret policy and regulations to provide guidance and advice in legally or regulatory complex areas.

  • Provide Security education and awareness campaign aligned with current security incidents, counterintelligence and insider threats

Proactively analyze incident data, information for potential misconduct or anomalous behavior; conduct investigations when necessary

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with lines of business, and key internal and external stakeholders, including Cyber, Legal, HR, Law Enforcement partners, and others to guide risk mitigation efforts.

  • Continuously evaluate changes in actors, tactics, techniques, and targets to enhance threat scenarios and use cases; make recommendations to ensure technology strategy maintains pace with changing insider threat landscape

  • Evaluate insider threat data and incidents to identify trends and methods of threats

  • Lead Draper Insider Threat program

  • Execute special projects as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong leadership skills and sound business and legal judgment. Ability to collaborate well in the company’s matrix of working relationships to shape solutions.

  • Ability to influence clients and counterparts with superior oral and written communication skills.

  • Pro-active, well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to prioritize to match the pace of business.

  • High level problem solving, reasoning, analytical research, and persuasive skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment, fairness, initiative, and ability to work collaboratively in a diverse organization.

  • Demonstrated commitment to integrity and honesty in all business dealings.

  • Ability to prioritize a complex work load an effective oral and written communication skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required - relevant majors considered include Intelligence Studies, Political Science, International Relations, Criminal Justice, or related; Master’s Degree preferred.

  • 5-10 years of professional experience, with 5 years of directly relevant experience, to include insider threat, investigative, or intelligence experience.

  • Knowledge of incident response, crisis management, data management best practices, and cyber security trends

  • Experience conducting, leading, and/or managing investigations.

Ability to obtain and maintain a US government Top Secret security clearance.

  • Strong oral and written communication, analytical, critical thinking, data management, and research skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, including translation of complex concepts and issues into insights/potential impact for Senior Management and non-technical audiences; strong interpersonal skills

  • Experience conducting end-to-end investigations, including collecting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, and handling sensitive materials.

Security Requirement:

  • Current in scope Top Secret security clearance is required.

** Draper has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all Draper employees. This will be a condition of employment to work at Draper.

ID: 2021-5512

External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc