POSITION: Analyst, Business Strategy LOCATION: Menlo Park and

Analyst, Business Strategy
Menlo Park and Washington, DC
Job Description
The Chertoff Group is currently hiring analysts for its Washington, DC and San Francisco
offices. Chertoff Group analysts support a wide variety of engagements with corporate
clients, including market research, competitive analysis, transaction due diligence, and
strategy consulting projects. Analysts apply creative problem-solving skills, along with
performing research and analysis, to help deliver solutions to clients. Analysts will have
the opportunity to work directly with former senior officials from the Department of
Homeland Security, Department of Defense, and Intelligence Community in developing
innovative solutions on behalf of clients.
Analysts are expected to build foundational knowledge of the cybersecurity, defense, and
technology sectors in addition to honing a diverse set of skills as they work on each client
engagement. Successful analysts will be given opportunities to further develop leadership
skills and may have opportunities to work in other Chertoff Group office locations.
Position Responsibilities:
Analysts will be expected to perform the following functions within the firm:
Conduct in-depth, detailed research on budgets, procurement, industries,
technology development, and economic data related to national security issues;
Perform competitive assessments, technology evaluations, and financial analysis on
companies and organizations in the defense and security sectors worldwide;
Gather and synthesize industry information from multiple research sources, such as
industry reports, trade publications, etc., and work with subject matter experts to
validate industry information; and,
Travel domestically and internationally in support of client engagements and to
attend conferences.
Candidate Profile:
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:
Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree with expected completion in the spring of
Strong internship experience in consulting, technology, finance, business
operations, public policy, or research;
Demonstrated interest in the defense or technology industries is important, but prior
work experience in the space is not required;
Experience performing analysis using Microsoft Excel and preparing presentations
in Microsoft PowerPoint;
Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple projects concurrently, and
manage rapidly changing assignments;
Experience performing research and writing critical analyses;
Ability to work well independently and as part of a team;
Strong analytical and quantitative capabilities;
Excellent verbal and writing skills; and,
Required to be a US Citizen.
About The Chertoff Group
The Chertoff Group is a premier global advisory firm focused exclusively on the security
and risk management sector. The Chertoff Group helps clients grow and secure their
enterprise through business strategy, mergers and acquisitions and risk management
services. The Chertoff Group, and its investment banking subsidiary Chertoff Capital, have
advised on multiple M&A transactions totaling nearly $7 billion in deal value.
Headquartered in Washington D.C., the firm maintains offices in Austin, Houston, London,
Menlo Park and New York. For more information about The Chertoff Group, visit