Analysis December Virtual Hiring Event - Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
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ANALYSIS CAREER FIELD
Officers in the Analysis Career Field serve at the heart of DIA’s global mission. Analysis Officers provide cutting-edge analysis from locations around the world on foreign military capabilities and
defense issues in support of our nation’s warfighters, policy makers, and defense planners. Through written products, in-person briefings, or multimedia presentations, their work informs tactical
decisions of policy, defense strategy, weapons development and acquisition, and military planning.
DIA's Analysis Career Field is seeking candidates with STEM degrees and related experience to specialize in advancing all-source analytic methods and producing scientific and technical intelligence.
ADVANCED ALL-SOURCE METHODS
Advanced All-Source Methods (AAM) analysis officers deconstruct key questions to suggest appropriate methods and identify and exploit relevant data sources. Officers utilize a wide range of existing methods and models (such as game, theoretical, statistical, probabilistic, or agent-based models) to identify appropriate analytic applications and present recommendations for future programs, practices and/or procedures and make necessary changes to meet the needs of changing systems/programs. AAM officers collaborate with mission partners throughout relevant research and development partner organizations, including within the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, Federally Funded Research and Development Corporations, and University Affiliated Research Centers, to align innovation efforts wherever necessary or appropriate and conduct analytic outreach (e.g. to academia) as appropriate in accordance with Agency policy and procedures.
SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL INTELLIGENCE
Be a part of our Nation's vanguard against scientific and technical threats by providing the systematic study and analysis of foreign capabilities in basic and applies research and engineering. Scientific and Technical Intelligence (S&TI) all-source analysts warn decision makers of foreign technical developments and capabilities including military weapons systems, emerging and disruptive technologies, the proliferation of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons; along with physical vulnerability assessments and detailing global health response capabilities and threats posed by infectious disease.
DIA is currently recruiting entry-level STEM candidates with expertise in a variety of mission areas in the Analysis (ACF) Career Field at multiple locations.
Defense-related topics (such as but not limited to military capabilities and strategy; terrorism; weapons systems and proliferation; illicit trafficking; energy; telecommunications and logistics
infrastructure; underground facilities; defense economics/industry; emerging and disruptive technologies; and supply chain risk management).
• Combatant command functional areas of responsibility (e.g., space, special operations, strategic, transportation, cyberspace).
• Geographic or regional knowledge (e.g., military, social, political, or cultural expertise).
• Structured methodological approaches to organize data and model probabilities, natural language processing techniques, or statistics tools.
• STEM fields such as physics, mathematics, applied statistics, computer science, data science, chemistry, biology, toxicology, and engineering disciplines including electrical, mechanical, nuclear, aerospace, chemical, computer, general, or modeling and simulation.
NOTE: For this event, the ACF is especially interested in candidates with the following skills and/or backgrounds; China, Russia, cybersecurity, space/counterspace, data science, computer science, nuclear, electrical, and aerospace engineering backgrounds. Such candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
- Aerospace Engineer (0861)*
- Biological Scientist/Molecular Biologist (0401)*
- Chemical Engineer (0893)*
- Chemist (1320)*
- Computer Engineer (854)*
- Computer Scientist (1550)*
- Data Scientist (1560)*
- Electronics Engineer (0855)*
- General Engineer (0801)*
- Mechanical Engineer (0830)*
- Nuclear Engineer (0840)*
- Physical Scientist (1301)*
- Physicist (1310)*
• Analysis officers come from diverse backgrounds and can look forward to careers of rewarding training, advanced education opportunities, and challenging assignments with DIA and the
The below qualities are critical for success as an analyst at DIA:
• Professional Humility: The willingness to change assumptions and conclusions in the face of new evidence, to respect and account for differing perspectives and ideas, and to welcome candid
• Steadfast Integrity: The commitment to professionalism and honesty, accuracy and transparency, and excellence and mission.
• Intellectual Curiosity: The drive to seek out new experiences, knowledge, insights, and expertise.
• Critical Consideration: The determination to consult, weigh, and synthesize all available information and sources in developing insights, judgments, and assessments and identifying
• Constructive Collaboration: The ability to contribute to a dynamic team environment and work through disagreements to reach new insights.
• Clear Communication: The ability to articulate complicated concepts and ideas both concisely and comprehensively.
The ACF has officers at all of the locations listed in the “Location” section of this vacancy announcement; however, STEM positions are located in Huntsville, AL; Charlottesville, VA; Reston,
VA; Washington, DC; and Frederick, MD.