Applied Research Associates, Inc - Junior Intelligence Analyst

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) seeks a Junior Intelligence Analyst to perform analysis of complex problems to produce intelligence products. Under minimal supervision, the candidate provides broad intelligence exploitation assignments. Duties include conducting independent research to identify, acquire, validate, and assess information related to broad intelligence exploitation to produce intelligence products. The candidate will evaluate and integrate all-source information to determine the relevance and significance of developments in adversary capabilities. The Analyst must be capable of briefing the products to senior leadership, performing technical tasks independently, and being willing to learn new techniques to accomplish tasks through research and self-study.

Junior Intelligence Analyst Security Clearance Requirements:

TS/SCI Security Clearance

Junior Intelligence Analyst Required Experience:

  • 8-10 years of Intelligence Analysis experience in lieu of a degree
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Experience using intelligence reporting tools
  • Experience with all-source intelligence processes, data evaluation, and analysis
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Very detailed oriented
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office

Junior Intelligence Analyst Desired Experience:

  • Proficient with research/analysis tools: Palantir, Analyst Notebook
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Who is ARA?

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (aka ARA) is an employee-owned international research and engineering company. We have been providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences since 1979. ARA has over 1,700 employee owners and continues to grow rapidly. Together, our offices throughout the U.S. and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense, civil, and health technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement.

ARA also prides itself, on having a challenging culture where innovation & experimentation are the norm. The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. Employee ownership ensures you have a voice with what happens in the company. We are also very proud of our Women’s Initiative Network (WIN), whose purpose is to motivate, support, and encourage professional career development for women to maximize career and professional accomplishments.

To find out more about what the Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Division has to offer, visit our website at:



  • 8 - 10 years: Relevant Work Experience

Licenses & Certifications


  • Top Secret/SCI

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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