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Russia Subject Matter Expert



United Kingdom
Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Russia Subject Matter Expert

  • Intelligence
  • UK
  • Full-time


As a Russia Subject Matter Expert Analyst at ActiveFence, you use your internet-fluency, online resourcefulness, broad areas of interest, writing proficiency, investigative mindset, and hacker-like thinking to find rapidly emerging online narratives in hostile speech, incitement, and misinformation across Ukraine and Russia.

You are a proficient writer and are comfortable with a fast pace and technical environment. You are an expert in Russian and Ukrainian information ecosystems, politics, extremism, misinformation, and emerging trends. You like to work on several topics simultaneously and learn new things. Fast. You have OSINT experience and understand how to find malicious actors online and analyze their behaviors.

You will be analyzing and monitoring malicious activities online while getting to their sources and distribution methods. You'll be writing, editing, and reviewing daily intelligence briefs, and doing research into new sources and trends. You will be the first to know about emerging political figures, narratives, and groups.

  • Providing daily rapid alerts of emerging harmful trends
  • Analyzing online activity in Ukraine and Russia and providing meaningful insights.
  • Researching online platforms to discover new sources and important events
  • Monitoring third party websites, forums, messaging app channels and more to uncover malicious activities.
  • Writing daily intelligence briefs


Required qualifications:

  • Fluent in English
  • Russian language native fluency
  • Proven experience of a deep understanding of Russian culture, political narratives, and information ecosystem
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • OSINT experience

Additional wants:

  • Intelligence background
  • Ukrainian languages capabilities
  • Journalism background
  • Capable of dealing with harsh content at times

About ActiveFence

ActiveFence is the leading tool stack for Trust & Safety teams, worldwide. By relying on ActiveFence’s end-to-end solution, Trust & Safety teams – of all sizes – can keep users safe from the widest spectrum of online harms, unwanted content, and malicious behavior, including child safety, disinformation, fraud, hate speech, terror, nudity, and more.

Using cutting-edge AI and a team of world-class subject-matter experts to continuously collect, analyze, and contextualize data, ActiveFence ensures that in an ever-changing world, customers are always two steps ahead of bad actors. As a result, Trust & Safety teams can be proactive and provide maximum protection to users across a multitude of abuse areas, in 70+ languages.

Backed by leading Silicon Valley investors such as CRV and Norwest, ActiveFence has raised $100M to date; employs 300 people worldwide, and has contributed to the online safety of billions of users across the globe.