Media Landscape Researcher


Contingent on Contract Award  |  Cyber / Intelligence  |  McLean, VA

Barbaricum is a rapidly growing government contractor providing leading-edge support to federal customers, with a particular focus on Defense and National Security mission sets. We leverage more than 13 years of support to stakeholders across the federal government, with established and growing capabilities across Intelligence, Analytics, Engineering, Mission Support, and Communications disciplines. Founded in 2008, our mission is to transform the way our customers approach constantly changing and complex problem sets by bringing to bear the latest in technology and the highest caliber of talent.
Headquartered in Washington, DC's historic Dupont Circle neighborhood, Barbaricum also has a corporate presence in Tampa, FL and Dayton, OH, with team members across the United States and around the world. As a leader in our space, we partner with firms in the private sector, academic institutions, and industry associations with a goal of continually building our expertise and capabilities for the benefit of our employees and the customers we support. Through all of this, we have built a vibrant corporate culture diverse in expertise and perspectives with a focus on collaboration and innovation. Our teams are at the frontier of the Nations' most complex and rewarding challenges. Join us.
Barbaricum seeks a Media Landscape Researcher to provide support to an Intelligence Community customer charged with developing strategic-level Measures of Performance (MOP) and Measures of Effectiveness (MOE) analyses for use in program and operational evaluations, planning, and development. These analyses will include utilize relevant and appropriate tools and methodologies, such as audience identification, segmentation, engagement measurement tools, and other tools adapted from commercial marketing methods, as well as quantitative methods, such as data analytics, statistics, modeling, and machine learning. Specifically, researchers will gather open-source data on media trends for individual tasked countries, including, but not limited to, television, radio, and digital formats in support of client mission.


  • Two (2) years’ work experience demonstrating technical expertise applicable to conducting open-source research on media trends and consumer media use in global markets.
  • Two (2) years’ work experience demonstrating technical expertise applicable to collecting and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data on media trends and consumer media use in global markets.
  • Two (2) years’ work experience demonstrating Level 2 proficiency the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) scale with widely-spoken or specialized foreign language expertise; preferred language mix includes Spanish, French, Arabic, Portuguese, Chinese, Persian/Farsi, Russian, Bhasa, German, Japanese, Italian, Berber, Turkish, Indonesian, Thai, and Korean.