Air Warfare Research Analyst
The Institute of Defense Analyses (IDA) has an immediate career opening for a Research Analyst.
What will you get to work with?
You will get to support the Department of Defense's assessment of the operational effectiveness, suitability, survivability, and lethality of Air Warfare-related Major Defense Acquisition Programs. You will gain detailed knowledge of existing and emerging fighter and bomber aircraft.
What will you do in this role?
The Analyst will support and advise mid- and senior-level civilian and military officials regarding the operational evaluation of the maintainability and supportability of fighter and bomber aircraft. The position involves analyzing the design, execution, and results of operational testing and associated modeling and simulation activity, and providing an independent assessment to Department of Defense’s Director, Operational Test and Evaluation. Close interaction with officials responsible for the planning, development, and execution of tests is required.
What will you gain?
You will have the opportunity to work in long-term acquisition programs with the best analysts and engineers in the country; travelling as needed. Work at IDA is conducted in a team environment and often involves a multi-disciplinary approach.
Who are we?
The Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) operates three Federally Funded Research and Development Centers 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 of the United States. IDA assists the United States Government in addressing important national security issues, particularly those requiring scientific and technical expertise. IDA takes great pride in the high caliber and timeliness of its analyses, which are produced in an atmosphere that encourages independent thinking and objective results.