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This is a DIA Invitation-Only Hiring Event that will take place in June 2024 via a virtual platform. After applications are reviewed, selected applicants will be contacted via email in April 2024 to submit a writing sample for evaluation. Only if writing evaluations meet required standards, selected applicants will be contacted in May 2024 to schedule an interview. Specific details regarding dates of the event will be provided within the email invites.

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, policymakers, 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.

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 Intelligence Community.
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 feedback.
• 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 information gaps.
• 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.

DIA is seeking entry-level candidates with expertise in a variety of mission areas, including:
• Defense-related topics such as 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.

NOTE: Applicants that would like to be considered for STEM specialties/occupational series should reach out to DIA’s Analysis Career Field Team for further information pertaining to STEM related vacancies:

Positions include –
- Intelligence Officer (Occupational Series 0132)

NOTE: While the ACF is hiring for positions at all listed locations, we are especially interested in candidates who are willing to work at locations outside of the immediate National Capital Region, reach out to DIA’s Analysis Career Field Team for further information pertaining to other DIA locations: