Intelligence Analysis

You enjoy transforming raw information into critical reports used to understand intelligence issues within the United States and abroad. Your quick mind can analyze complex situations under pressure. You have an aptitude for identifying intelligence gaps, evaluating information from multiple sources, monitoring trends and interpreting events related to particular countries or issues. Serve among best-in-class professionals on the front lines of the nation's defense. Collect, analyze and report intelligence that uncovers the intentions of foreign governments and non-state entities worldwide.


  • Data Science and Analysis
  • Geography, Cartography or Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • History, Government or Political Science
  • Intelligence
  • International Affairs, International Relations or International Studies
  • Library Sciences or Information Sciences
  • National Security Studies
  • Science (e.g., Biology, Chemistry, Geology)

Example Positions

  • Intelligence Analyst (Military Capabilities)
    Analyze a nation's ability to mobilize and sustain its armed forces, destroy strategic and tactical targets, employ denial and deception, and achieve specified wartime objectives.
  • Intelligence Analyst (Scientific and Technical)
    Evaluate basic and applied sciences and technologies with warfare potential and assess the characteristics, capabilities and limitations of foreign weapons systems.
  • Intelligence Analyst (Economics)
    Examine economic factors that affect a nation's ability to support its armed forces, conduct military operations, and project power and influence.
  • GEOINT Analyst (Imagery Intelligence)
    Tasks and exploits imagery to analyze military force structure, capabilities, intentions, vulnerabilities of adversaries and potential adversaries, weapons proliferation, emerging technologies, and treaty monitoring.
  • GEOINT Analyst (Geospatial Analysis)
    Utilizes geographic information science and technology, spatial thinking, remote sensing, GIS, intelligence issues, and social and physical sciences to create information, characterize events, and discover relationships and trends.
  • GEOINT Analyst (Photogrammetric Image Science)
    Applies advanced techniques to measure precise dimensions or relative size of objects on imagery. Creates customized methodologies and products to address geospatial intelligence problems.
  • Intelligence Analyst (General)
    Develops creative solutions to answer analytic questions and solve difficult problems. Conducts research, develops query strategies, and analyzes foreign target intelligence to produce reports and recommendations.
  • Intelligence Analyst (Geographic/Regional Specialization)
    Uses geographic, regional, and/or cultural expertise to produce analytic summaries and reports for key decision-makers to safeguard personnel, information, facilities, systems operations, and plans.
  • Cryptologic Cyber Planner
    Applies in-depth knowledge of the joint planning process to develop detailed cryptologic Functional Support Plans, Cryptologic Support Plans, and Concept of Operations that support the Cyber Operation requirements of the DoD, the U.S. government, and its allies.
  • All Source Analyst
    Plans, directs or evaluates research of a major geographical area or a functional program with worldwide implications. Areas of expertise can include counterintelligence, counterproliferation, counterterrorism, cultural expertise, cyber, languages, scientific and technical intelligence. May specialize in different subject matter, including political, science and technology, weapons proliferation, and others.


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