Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

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IDA (Institute for Defense Analyses) – a not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia just outside Washington, DC – operates three Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) in the public interest. IDA exists to promote national security, preserve the public welfare, and advance scientific learning by analyzing, evaluating, and reporting on matters of interest to the United States Government. IDA research applies hard science to the hardest problems. Our studies are credible, rigorously peer-reviewed – and frequently put to use by top government decision-makers immediately upon release We seek a variety of disciplines including computer science, information technology, mathematics, chemistry, physics, operations research, aero/astronautical engineering (electrical, mechanical, nuclear, computer), materials science, statistics, economics, as well as social and behavioral sciences. IDA offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and a superior professional working environment. To the right individual, IDA offers the opportunity to have a major impact on key national programs while working on fascinating technical issues. U.S citizenship is required.

Current Job Listings

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Research Analyst - Aircraft Live Fire

Alexandria, VA
Full Time

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Research Analyst - Live Fire Ground Systems

Alexandria, VA
Full Time

Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Research Analyst - Live Fire Testing of Naval Systems

Alexandria, VA
Full Time