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Analyst - Threat Assessment

Gavin de Becker & Associates
San Antonio, TX
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Gavin de Becker & Associates (GDBA) is a dynamic security firm innovating threat assessment and public figure protection.  Our mission aims to protect and enhance the lives of those we serve. From media figures and transnational corporations to universities and women's shelters, GDBA stands on the front line of the assessment, prediction, and management of violence. Watch this video to learn more about the history of GDBA.

Learn more about our organization on our website or our LinkedIn page.

This is an entry-level Analyst position in our Threat Assessment & Management Division.  This position is based in San Antonio, TX and will be a mixture of in-person work and remote work.  Suitable candidates should be able to commute to North San Antonio, TX at least once per week.   ** Earnings for this position range from $45k-$55k commensurate with experience **

Required Qualifications

  • You're a college graduate who is inquisitive and eager to learn. You're a self-starter.
  • You are a strong writer who can persuade others and get your viewpoint across.
  • You like solving puzzles. You can sort through a lot of information, decipher connections, and concisely share what you've learned.
  • You're able to handle multiple deadlines and competing priorities.
  • You carry yourself with confidence, are poised in meetings, and can think on your feet. 
  • You can exercise discretion and confidentiality.
  • You're able to pass our background check and drug and nicotine screenings.

Desired Qualifications

  • You've worked in an office, and you're comfortable in a fast-paced work environment.
  • You've been exposed to general legal principles and procedures; maybe you're thinking about law school or have worked in a law firm or an investigative firm.  
  • You're familiar with Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and computerized legal research.
  • You have an interest in sociology, psychology, investigations, journalistic research, and/or risk assessment.
  • You're organized – you love to create systems to maintain order and increase efficacies.
  • You're good at working with other people – helping them on various projects and creating a positive team atmosphere.

Responsibilities & Expectations

You'll be joining an ambitious team whose mission is to assess, investigate, and manage cases involving safety and privacy. You'll review and assess written and verbal inappropriate communications to determine risk factors and areas requiring further research and assessment. Successful candidates who have previously pursued this position have typically demonstrated an interest in law, psychology, and criminal justice.


  • Evaluate court records, public documents, open sources, database records and other investigative sources.  
  • Conduct OSINT, as needed, to acquire more information on relevant person(s) and/or events.  

Analysis & Assessment

  • Review, identify, and analyze trends and inconsistencies in reporting and research findings.
  • Draw actionable and impactful conclusions to mitigate risk and acquire hard-to-find information. 
  • Clearly express methodology and recommendations to management and peers in writing and presentations.


Gavin de Becker & Associates

San Antonio, TX

Posted date

Over a month ago

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