Who is DarkOwl? Darknet Collections Analyst Remote · Full time

DarkOwl is the industry’s leading provider of darknet data. We offer the world’s largest commercially available database of information continuously collected from the darknet, allowing our customers the ability to turn this data into a powerful tool to identify risk at scale and drive better decision making. Our platform tools allow users to parse and analyze the data for specific use cases, and our database is updated from tens of thousands of sites across multiple darknets every day.


DarkOwl is looking for an experienced analyst who can manage our day-to-day collection tasks, which will include accessing the dark web and dark web adjacent sites and sourcing information adding to collection and monitoring our ongoing coverage. Darknet Collections Analysts play a pivotal role in driving the growth and success of DarkOwl, as the quality of our data is the heart and core of DarkOwl Vision. Darknet data is an integral part of providing all levels of security analysis, protection, and investigative services to commercial and enterprise clients across all industries – allowing organizations to reduce their threat exposure while eliminating the security risk of navigating the darknet. 


This is a full-time position on the Collections Team, with a highly flexible/remote work environment. Everyone is welcome to apply, especially people with non-traditional backgrounds and people from groups underrepresented in the tech community. We’ve worked to build a great team culture and share these values:

  • We take pride in the work we do.
  • We are reliable and can be counted on to deliver our best work.
  • We're always willing to help others.


  • Use in house tools to manage and fine tune collection from multiple data sources.
  • Develops personas for, maintains situational awareness of, and stays up-to-date with happenings on the darknet.
  • Identifies, gathers, evaluates, and interprets data from new and established sources.
  • Works with the Customer Success team in sourcing the most relevant and important data for our clients.
  • Reviews content collected for quality and accuracy.
  • Work with engineering to fine tune collection activities
  • Provide contextual and enrichment information for data collected.


  • You need to have 2-3 years experience as an analyst or data collector
  • OPSEC-first mindset and behavior.
  • You’ve created and managed personas on the deep web or darknet, encrypted chat platforms, or hacking forums.
  • You know how to identify and use OSINT tools and techniques to surface relevant data or solve complex investigative issues.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced startup environment and are capable of working independently, while anticipating and meeting business needs.
  • You’re familiar with Cybersecurity, Cybercrime, Hacking Methodology, and/or Data Forensics.
  • Technical skills—such as scripting languages (Python/Bash) skills, task automation skills, working with Linux or Mac command line—are a plus.

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision insurance, 401K, , paid time off, HSA, growth opportunities, and much more. Actual starting compensation may vary based on geographic location, work experience, and skills.

Darkowl values diversity and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


$50,000 - $70,000 per year