Science, Technology, and Weapons Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 21, 2022
Closes
Jan 30, 2022
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Science, Technology, and Weapons Analysts draw upon their technical expertise to evaluate the threat that a weapon or technology might present to U.S. interests. You will communicate your findings to policy and operational decision makers via a broad range of written intelligence products and verbal presentations. You will need to use your technical expertise, initiative, creativity, critical thinking, and strong communication and interpersonal skills on a daily basis to solve complex intelligence problems and drive intelligence collection efforts.

Opportunities exist for foreign and domestic travel, language training, analytic and management training, and assignments to other offices in the Agency and throughout the U.S. Government. Agency analysts are encouraged to maintain and broaden professional ties through academic study, contacts, and attendance at professional meetings. You may also choose to pursue additional studies in fields relevant to your areas of responsibility.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • You must apply online, while in the United States.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age (dual-national U.S. citizens are eligible).
  • You must be willing to move to the Washington, DC, area.
  • You must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • CIA is a drug-free workforce. The issue of illegal drug use is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
For further requirements information, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/how-we-hire/requirements/

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Aerospace engineering
    • Bioengineering/biomedical engineering
    • Biological sciences
    • Biotechnology and microbiology
    • Chemical engineering
    • Chemistry
    • Computer engineering
    • Computer science
    • Electrical engineering
    • Mathematics
    • Mechanical engineering
    • Nuclear engineering
    • Physical sciences
    • Physics
    • Remote sensing/GIS
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation
Desired Qualifications
  • Interest in international affairs
  • Awareness of US national security interests
  • Foreign language capability
  • Strong verbal presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to write clear, concise text
  • Research experience in international affairs
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Interest in a career that requires regular writing assignments


Education

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Aerospace engineering
    • Bioengineering/biomedical engineering
    • Biological sciences
    • Biotechnology and microbiology
    • Chemical engineering
    • Chemistry
    • Computer engineering
    • Computer science
    • Electrical engineering
    • Mathematics
    • Mechanical engineering
    • Nuclear engineering
    • Physical sciences
    • Physics
    • Remote sensing/GIS
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale


Additional information

For more information on CIA careers and correct salary rates, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers

CIA Benefits: https://www.cia.gov/careers/working-at-cia/benefits/

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