Are you interested in joining our expert OSINT team? Find out what motivates us at NetWatch Global and explore our current vacancies.

Life at NetWatch

We’re passionate about using OSINT to drive better decision-making and fight crime, and we’re continually striving to ensure we do that better than anyone else. Whether that’s through our world class intelligence team or by creating innovative new software tools, our clients rely on our expert ability to deliver.

Are you passionate about OSINT – and have the work ethic to match? We can promise you’ll be joining an exciting business and a great team, with interesting and meaningful problems to solve.

Current Vacancies

Software Engineer


NetWatch Global provides clients with actionable intelligence from public data sources with a heavy emphasis on social media. We’re an investigation company changing the way organisations solve difficult problems, and you’ll work to build tools that empower our intelligence analysts to deliver exceptional results.

We are a relatively small tight knit company, driven by innovation and a passion for what we do. We aren’t a sprawling beast with layers of red tape, if we have an idea – we think and act fast to see if we can make it happen. You will be integral to this philosophy, and its essential you can move and act to prototype quickly.

The Role

We’re looking to expand our engineering team so that we can bring our ideas to life faster. You will need to be equally comfortable working solo or within a team and collaborating depending on the project.

As an engineer you will own the code and won’t be separated from the build by layers of management, you’ll be responsible for writing maintainable code and testing in an automated fashion. You’ll also have a good instinct for UX and design.

Experience and Technologies


  • PHP or JavaScript/Node.js as your primary language
  • Database Experience – MySQL / Redis / Elastic Search
  • An understanding of SaaS development
  • Using cloud platforms such as AWS
  • Ability to write tests using a language relevant framework
  • The right attitude and a drive to get things done

Desirable skills

  • Web scraping
  • Front end development
  • Python
  • Containerisation (Docker / Kubernetes)

Working at NetWatch

Obviously, things are a bit different and our team are mostly working from home remotely, we have a casual office at Alpha Tower in Birmingham which we can’t wait to get back to fully. At the present time we allow staff to book a desk in the office when they need one. Our office is generally a relaxed environment, and we like to work hard but have fun doing it.

We prefer candidates to be based locally, and can offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible hours
  • 24 days holiday & Bank holidays
  • Healthcare


Please email your application to along with a CV and covering letter.

Application Deadline: 04/01/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £35,000.00-£40,000.00 per year

Intelligence Analyst

How to Apply


To apply for this position please submit your CV and a covering letter via email to

Job description

You will join our vibrant team as an Intelligence Analyst, and learn the skills to become a specialist in online and social media intelligence.

As an Intelligence Analyst you will have to juggle a number of responsibilities day to day in a fast-paced environment. Your key responsibilities are likely to include those listed below, although this is not exhaustive.

  • Analysing and compiling intelligence into comprehensive written reports in a target driven environment.
  • Researching social networking sites in order to build up a lifestyle analysis of individuals suspected of being involved in fraudulent claims.
  • Online investigations to establish the movements and whereabouts of individuals so that surveillance can be utilised to best effect
  • Identifying and locating individuals who may have witnessed any road or personal injury accidents so that the client can obtain statements to assist when making a decision in terms of liability and reserve
  • Investigations into online networks with the aim of establishing any links between parties which could suggest fraud.
  • Utilising in-house NetWatch software to provide a range of bespoke services to clients in various industries.
  • Utilising a variety of databases, public records and intelligence tools & techniques to obtain information on the subject and attribute social networking accounts to that subject.

This is an entry level role and an opportunity to join an exciting and growing company, we always promote from within where possible and hope that there will be numerous opportunities to forward your career with NetWatch from this starting point.


NetWatch Global specialise in online investigations and are experts in social media and open source investigation.

Since our formation in 2013 we have taken the industry by storm, having grown constantly and are now recruiting for new members of our bright and enthusiastic team. This is a great opportunity to join a fresh and forward thinking organisation providing plenty of scope for development.

We are part of The Surveillance Group – The largest and most successful covert surveillance and investigation company in the UK.

To apply for this position please submit your CV and a covering letter. Note, we only consider applications including both.


  • Excellent grasp of written and spoken English
  • 2.1 degree in any appropriate subject, English/Humanities based preferred
  • 12-18 months office-based experience preferred
  • Experience working in a target driven environment preferred
  • Good understanding of online social networking sites and online trends
  • Good IT Skills

Person Specification

  • Analytical thinker – able to analyse information quickly and use it to provide robust advice
  • Written communicator – able to easily relay complex information in a written report
  • Team player – able to work well independently and in a team to assist in maintaining a supportive environment
  • Curious – an inquisitive, open-minded type, who seeks out information from sources that may not always seem obvious
  • Online awareness – An ongoing interest in current and emerging online trends, particularly in social networking
  • Shows enthusiasm for their work and seeks to get involved with new projects and initiatives.
  • Honesty and Integrity


  • Excellent monthly bonus scheme
  • Flexi-time
  • Remote Working Opportunity
  • & More

Application Deadline – Recruitment is ongoing until the position is filled.

Flexible & Remote Working Options
Flexible & Remote Working Options
Competitive Salary
Competitive Salary
Continuous Learning
Continuous Learning
Amazing Team
Amazing Team
Tailored Incentives
Tailored Incentives
Awesome Workspace
Awesome Workspace

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