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All Source Analyst - Arlington, VA 

Category Engineering  

STR is a government research contractor specializing in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and homeland security applications. We pride ourselves in developing cutting-edge technologies with significant and immediate impact on our national security. Our product is our staff; we prioritize cultivating a team of driven and talented scientists and engineers that together culminate into a premier company.

Every Analyst a Scientist - One of our primary goals is to empower intelligence analysts to be able to study their data like scientists. The tools we develop focus on streamlining intelligence analysis through integrated algorithms and software that provide insight into the geopolitical landscape for use in operational intelligence missions around the world.

The Role:

As the All Source Analyst, you will work collaboratively to produce ad hoc reports for strategic and operational stakeholders in the Defense Department and intelligence community, focused on advanced analytic techniques being developed within an ongoing Joint Capabilities Technology Demonstration (JCTD). You will be working closely with multi-disciplined teams including tradecraft, engineering, data science, and algorithm teams. This ongoing program is based on a complex software engineering system as we develop the next generation of machine learning tools and methods to improve analysis and decision-making. Your responsibilities are to bridge the technical development and operational requirements environments, adding to understanding for stakeholders by providing timely ad hoc products that are relevant to their existing information requirements. You will be responsible for receiving requirements from the government and Program Manager, scoping and prioritizing the requirements, and producing timely, relevant ad hoc products based on our developing tools and methods. You will principally work onsite at our government customer location, with occasional travel to other stakeholder sites to engage with end users. If you would like to help intelligence and defense analysis keep pace with modern machine learning and software techniques, then this role is for you!

Position Requirements

Who you are:

  • Completed an undergraduate degree (B.A./B.S.) with coursework that may include Security Studies, Computer Science, GIS, Intelligence, International Relations, or Mathematics
  • Demonstrated ability to transform diverse data, context and information into products, reports, and analysis that can be consumed by both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to quickly and efficiently sort through data to identify key issues or variables to consider in making important operational decisions
  • Proficiency with intelligence tools such as FADE/MIST, Palantir, ArcGIS, and GALE
  • Experience supporting end users in the intelligence community or DoD operational commands
  • Motivated collaborator and excellent communicator of ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Active U.S. SCI Clearance with Poly

Even better:

  • Experience as an intelligence analyst in either a military, government, or contractor supporting role
  • Strong writing skills, including experience in taking complex technical concepts and making them consumable and relatable to broader groups of end-users
  • Expertise with supporting finished intelligence production
  • Demonstrated experience as an analytic lead on a project
  • Familiarity with machine learning or statistical modeling techniques


  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life)
  • 401k company match
  • Competitive and flexible paid time off
  • Continued higher education reimbursement
  • Profit sharing (Additional match to 401k)
  • Phone reimbursement plan
  • And more!

STR is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce where all employees, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, neurodiversity, or other personal characteristics, feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their best. We recognize that each employee’s backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are essential for providing our customers with innovative solutions to challenging national security problems. STR’s commitment to attracting, retaining, and engaging talented and diverse professionals is demonstrated by our participation, sponsorship, and support in local and national minority organizations.

Applicants must be US Citizens

About the Organization Systems & Technology Research (STR) is a rapidly growing technology company with locations north of Boston, MA, Arlington, VA and near Dayton, OH. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security, trying to understand how to protect our society: from stopping malicious botnet attacks, to understanding cyber vulnerabilities, providing next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare to developing artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.

STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, but you go home at night knowing that you pushed the forefront of technology and made the world a little safer. We recognize that the world is changing, that it is becoming more connected than ever before, making things change faster than before, and reshaping society in the process. We all want to understand this changing world and leave it better for our work.

We're not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe!

EOE Statement STR is fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at and provide your name, phone number and email address.

US Citizenship is required for all positions.

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