Military Forces Analyst (Government)

  • Location
    Alexandria, Virginia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 23

Position description

This position is for a mid-level Forces Analyst to provide on-site support to a government customer. The analyst will identify, collect, develop, manage, and disseminate current-year and future-year data supporting collaborative study teams. The candidate will be involved in all aspects of the analytical process, and will obtain/develop/ interpret military forces’ order-of-battle and equipment data; and help prepare datasets to either run in theater/campaign-level combat simulations or support other analysis. S/he must be able to research a wide variety of possible data sources to provide a wide variety of customers to include modeling and simulation (M&S) with data and/or datasets about forces and capabilities. The successful candidate must have a strong work ethic, be a team player, and demonstrate excellent oral and written communications skills. Individual must work with other government and contractor analysts, and possess strong analytic and technical skills. 

The work location is at the Mark Center, Alexandria, VA. 
Position will require travel to the Pentagon and other offices in the National Capital Region


  • Thorough understanding of Military Forces (force structure; units and unit hierarchy; equipment; doctrine; strategy; tactics, techniques and procedures, and missions and capabilities) and the U.S. intelligence community structure. Familiarity with military forces data sources required. Intelligence experience analyzing military forces is a plus.
  • Experience in the areas of theater/campaign-level analysis, or forces’ combat modeling & simulation, operations research or equivalent experience. Experience with operations planning at the combatant command level (or service component) and/or equivalent experience on the Joint Staff, OSD staff, or at a senior service school or a war college is a plus. 
  • High level of experience with the Microsoft Office suite of software is required especially PowerPoint and Excel; experience with database software (i.e. Access) is a plus. 
  • Experience handling classified materials. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs, Political Science, History or Operations Research, or related Social Science area.

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