Mathematical Sciences

When many just see numbers, you see new possibilities. You know how to design and analyze complex algorithms; work on interdisciplinary teams to help co-workers tackle complex mathematical problems and express difficult cryptographic problems in mathematical terms. You are educated and well versed in one or more of the following: number theory, group theory, finite field theory, linear algebra, probability theory, mathematical statistics or combinatorics. Join the Intelligence Community, expand your experience and put your skills to work for the good of the nation.


  • Data Science & Analysis
  • Mathematics or Applied Mathematical Sciences
  • Applied Mathematics

Example Positions

  • Lead Statistician
    Working with a team, develops research projects, plans, and schedules; gathers and analyzes data; reviews the team's work; documents findings and conclusions; and identifies issues for further research.
  • Statistician
    Develops and prepares a variety of reports in final form, using statistical data to derive required information.
  • GEOINT Analyst (Analytic Methodologist)
    Applies mathematical techniques for spatio-temporal analysis. Educates management and analysts in quantitative methods as they apply to GEOINT analysis.
  • GEOINT Analyst (Data Science)
    Identifies, collects, processes, and analyzes large volumes of data to build and enhance GEOINT processes and systems. Conducts data mining and retrieval, and applies statistical and mathematical analyses to identify trends, solve analytical problems, and gather intelligence.
  • Applied Research Mathematician
    Applies and develops mathematical or computational methods and lines of reasoning for mission-related problems. Creates computer algorithms, data models, and protocols to address critical mission needs.
  • Cryptanalytic Diagnostician
    Uses knowledge of cryptanalytic techniques and encryption methods to analyze and decrypt signals and/or cryptologic data. Uses this knowledge to develop tools and techniques to facilitate the collection and analysis of signals.
  • Data Scientist
    Uses knowledge of data, data systems, and analytic techniques and tools to make sense of large volumes of information and data. Uses large-scale analytics to provide key decision-makers with analytic results that provide important context related to mission-critical decisions. Leads complex mathematical, statistical, and geospatial modeling to address novel business operations or intelligence questions.
  • Management Analyst
    Reviews high volumes of written material and applies analytic, diagnostic, and qualitative techniques to evaluate the impact of proposed budget actions on Intelligence Community programs. Leads the development of responses to proposed budget adjustments.
  • Analytic Methodologist
    Develops analytical methods and tools to plan, organize, and implement strategic initiatives in support program requirements, operational plans, goals, and objectives.


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