Competitive Intelligence Analyst

United States / Canada
Marketing – Marketing /
Full-Time /
Who We Are; What We Do; Where We’re Going

Magnet Forensics is a global leader in the development of digital investigative software that acquires, analyzes, and shares evidence from computers, smartphones, tablets, and IoT-related devices. We are continually innovating so our customers can deploy advanced and effective tools to protect their companies, communities, and countries.
Serving over 4,000 customers in over 100 countries, our solutions are playing a crucial role in modernizing digital investigations, helping investigators fight crime, protect assets, and guard national security.
With employees based around the world, Magnet Forensics has been expanding our global presence with offices in Waterloo and Ottawa, Canada; Atlanta, GA, Herndon, VA, Westminster, CO; and Singapore. As a part of Magnet Forensics, you can expect to make a difference in the world, no matter what role you play. You’ll be supported through learning and development, not to mention an incredible team with unbelievable talent and integrity.
If you think you would be the right person to join our team working towards this goal, we would love to hear from you! 

Magnet Forensics is seeking a highly analytical and detail-oriented Competitive Intelligence Analyst to join our Marketing Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting in-depth analysis of our competitors, identifying market trends, and providing strategic recommendations to drive business growth.

Why You'll Love The Role!

    • You'll play a KEY role in our company's success by providing us with the intelligence we need to make strategic decisions;
    • We have a fast-paced & dynamic environment/team where you'll constantly be learning and growing;
    • The team is made up of talented and passionate colleagues who are all committed to winning!!!


    • Conduct competitor research and analysis to identify market trends, strengths, and weaknesses;
    • Develop and maintain a comprehensive competitor database and tracking system;
    • Report on  competitor pricing, product offerings, marketing strategies, and customer engagement tactics;
    • Identify opportunities for differentiation and competitive advantage;
    • Develop and present strategic recommendations to senior management and cross-functional teams;
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to advise on and implement competitive strategies;
    • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and developments, and provide insights to inform business decisions;
    • Stay well-informed and current on competitive offerings and provide the Sales organization with current and timely reference materials for highlighting differentiation to competitors;
    • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, both cross functionally and externally (as required).


    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Economics, or a related field;
    • Minimum of 3+ years of experience in competitive analysis, market research, and/or a related field;
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; strong cross functional collaboration skills;
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
    • Strong understanding of market research principles and methodologies.

Nice to Haves:

    • Experience with data visualization;
    • Experience with the digital forensics / incident response market;
    • Certification in market research or competitive analysis (e.g. CIP, SCIP).

Salary & Benefits:

    • The Salary Range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. Please note that the actual salary may vary depending on location and job-related factors such as qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills. If you are applying for this role outside of the primary location and you are selected for an interview, the Talent Acquisition Partner can share more information with you.  Certain sales focused roles may have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results. 

    • Salary Range:
      MIN – MID – MAX
      $93,600 - $117,000 - $140,400 CAD
      $104,800 – $131,000 – $157,200 USD

Magnet Forensics is proud to offer Benefits such as:

    • Generous Time Off Policies;
    • Competitive Compensation;
    • Volunteer Opportunities;
    • Reward and Recognition Programs; 
    • Employee Committees & Resource Groups;
    • Healthcare and Retirement Benefits. 
The Most Important Thing
We’re looking for candidates that can provide examples of how they have demonstrated Magnet CODE in their previous experiences:
CARE – We care about each other and our mission to make a difference in the world.
OWN – We are accountable for our results – while never forgetting to act with integrity, empathy, and respect.
DEDICATE – We put our heart and soul into meeting the needs of our customers and helping them serve the people they protect.
EVOLVE – We are constantly innovating and exploring new ways to work together to make an impact with our work.

We’re committed to continuous learning and are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. This commitment will be reflected in our hiring processes and embedded in our values and how we treat one another. If you’re interested in this role, but do not meet all of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply anyways.
Magnet Forensics is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.
We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible recruitment process and work environment. Accommodation is available to all applicants upon request throughout the hiring process. If you require accommodation, please let our talent team know, or you can email

All offers of employment at Magnet are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check. All background checks will be conducted in accordance with all applicable laws. Magnet will consider each position’s job duties, among other factors, in determining what constitutes satisfactory completion of the background check. Refusal to consent to a background check may be grounds for revoking an offer of employment.