The Institute for Defense Analyses has immediate career openings for 4 Analysts to support the Department of Defense's assessment of the operational effectiveness, suitability, survivability, and lethality of Air Warfare-related Major Defense Acquisition Programs. Each analyst will provide support in one of the following areas: Infrared Detection Systems (IRST), Strategic Level Communication, Low Observable (LO) Aircraft or Radar Systems for 5th generation fighter aircraft.
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. Work at IDA is conducted in a team environment and often involves a multi-disciplinary approach.
Analysts will support and advise mid- and senior-level civilian and military officials regarding the operational evaluation of the designated program. The positions involve 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. Travel is required