Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) seeks an All-Source Intelligence Analyst to perform target system analysis for our Air Force customer. The candidate through the analysis of all-source intelligence, providing finished intelligence products for the Intelligence Enterprise, and the client. Duties include conducting independent research to identify, acquire, validate, and assess information related to USAF Precision Targeting Operations.
Responsibilities include independently pursuing analysis and monitoring and identifying emerging trends. The Analyst will also be asked to evaluate and integrate all-source information to assess the relevance and significance of developments in adversary capabilities. The Analyst must be capable of briefing the products to senior leadership and performing technical tasks independently and must possess a willingness to learn new techniques to accomplish tasks through research and self-study.
All-Source Intelligence Analyst Security Clearance Requirements:
- Current active TS/SCI clearance
All-Source Intelligence Analyst Required Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline with 7-9 years of Intel Analysis experience
- 8 years of Operational Intelligence experience
- 8 years of Target System Analysis experience
- 2-4 years of Air Force Major Command experience
- Experience with analysis dealing with current intelligence and/or USAF Precision Targeting Operations
- Excellent oral and written communications skills
- Ability to work well in a team environment
- Ability to work with minimal supervision
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Good planning and organizational skills
- Very detailed oriented
- Ability to use Microsoft Office
All-Source Intelligence Analyst Desired Experience:
- Proficient with research/analysis tools: Palantir, Analyst Notebook
Applied Research Associates, Inc. (aka ARA) is an employee-owned international research and engineering company known for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. We were founded in Albuquerque, NM in 1979 as the disco era was, thankfully, closing out and the personal computer era was beginning. We employ over 1,400 professionals and continue to grow. ARA offices throughout the U.S. and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense, civil, and health technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. Around ARA you are equally likely to hear a conversation about Kubernetes clusters as you are a debate on merits of a reverse polish notation (RPN) versus polish notation (PN) in numerical programming!
While this is all of the Year One and Beyond stuff, Day One is highly impressive too. These are things like our competitive salary (DOE), Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) & 401(k) with matching program, benefits package which includes medical, dental vision, flex spending, telehealth services, company-paid life & disability insurance including paid maternity disability leave through our company-paid short-term disability benefit, domestic partner coverage, dependent care flex spending, daycare discounts, pet insurance, relocation opportunities, floating holidays, tuition reimbursement, professional development as well as flexible schedules with remote/work from home options. ARA also prides ourselves on having a challenging culture where innovation & experimentation are the norm. At ARA, employees are our greatest assets, so we give our employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take active roles as owners. The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. The company realizes employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels.
ARA is passionate about inclusion and diversity in our workplace. In 2018 40% of our new employees voluntarily self-identified as protected veterans. (Source-AAP EOY 2018 Veterans Data Collection Report). We are also very proud of our Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) whose purpose is to motivate, support, and encourage professional career development for women to maximize career and professional accomplishments. Additionally, the Southeast Division looks not only for the right skills, but also for a cultural fit. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique culture that makes ARA such a great place to work. Some of the social impact aspects we have implemented at our division include monthly get-togethers, team outings to local baseball games in the summer, board game lunches, holiday party, corn hole tournaments, chili cook-offs and so on. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please apply at careers.ara.com.