Institute for Defense Analyses

Position ID: 1857-RANALYST [#11537]
Position Title: Research Analyst Job Opportunities
Position Type: Government or industry
Position Location: Alexandria, Virginia 22311, United States
Application Deadline: finished (posted 2017/12/18, finished 2018/10/07, listed until 2018/03/31)
Position Description:    

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IDA recruiters will be in attendance at the Joint Math Meetings from Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 to Friday, January 12th, 2018. We encourage you to stop by our booth and speak to our staff about careers at IDA.

The Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) is a not-for-profit organization that operates three think tanks supporting federal decision making: two serving the Department of Defense and one serving the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President. The IDA Centers provide objective analyses of national security issues, particularly those requiring scientific and technical expertise, and conduct related research on other national challenges.

IDA conducts original research in these core areas: Evaluations of Strategic and Tactical Systems Test and Evaluation of Defense Systems Information Technology and Intelligence Cost and Resource Analyses Strategy and Force Assessments Modeling and Simulation Application of New Technologies Command, Control and Communications Assessments High-Performance Computing and Communications

Diverse, Flat and Interdisciplinary:

Government sponsors ask IDA’s help in understanding exceptionally varied problems. For each task, research teams possessing the precisely necessary variety of scientific and technical disciplines – and representing disparate life experiences – are assembled from across the Institute’s divisions. IDA’s extraordinarily flat organization and culture of internal collaboration allow researchers to easily and collegially interact with each other and the Institute’s leaders.

Make a Difference. Now.

IDA research applies hard science to the hardest problems. Our studies are credible, rigorously peer-reviewed – and frequently put to use by top government decision-makers immediately upon release We offer exceptional opportunities to individuals with advanced degrees in: Biological and Life Sciences Computer Science Economics Engineering Mathematics, Statistics & Operations Research Physical Sciences

IDA offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and a superior professional working environment. To the right individual, IDA offers the opportunity to have a major impact on key national programs while working on fascinating technical issues.

U. S. Citizenship is required; Candidates selected will be subject to a security investigation and must eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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