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For full vacancy announcement details and to apply, please visit and search for Job Title ANALYSIS (ACF) MARCH 2023 ENTRY-LEVEL VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT Job ID 122001


This announcement is for external applicants (non DIA employees) only. DIA employees on a temporary/term appointment, military, and contractor personnel are eligible to apply if qualified for the positions (please be sure to ONLY utilize an UNCLASSIFIED email address within your application). Current DIA student interns need not apply. This is a DIA External Hiring Event that will take place in March 2023 via a virtual platform. Applicants selected to move forward with the employment process will be contacted via email in January 2023 to submit a writing sample and in late February 2023 to schedule an interview. Specific details with regards to the dates of the event will be provided within the email invite.


All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. Applicants must meet the agency’s conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or a periodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, satisfactory completion of a two-year Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System trial period, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement. DIA does not guarantee any applicant the extension of an official offer of employment; however, DIA will be screening all employment applicants against its current and future manpower requirements. Selected applicants will be considered for the Agency's Hiring Pool. DIA is an Agency with worldwide positions. Selected candidates must be willing to relocate in support of mission requirements.



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:

• Defense-related topics (such as but not limited to 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: For this event, the ACF is especially interested in candidates with the following skills and/or backgrounds; China, Russia, cybersecurity, space/counterspace backgrounds. Such candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Applicants that would like to be considered for STEM specialties should apply to the separate ACF STEM Entry Level vacancy announcement.

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 including: Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC) Huntsville, AL; Space Command (USSPACECOM) Colorado Springs, CO; Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Omaha, NE; Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) Ft. Meade, MD; Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) Hawaii, and Charlottesville, VA. 

For full vacancy announcement details and to apply, please visit and search for Job Title ANALYSIS (ACF) MARCH 2023 ENTRY-LEVEL VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT Job ID 122001