Directed Energy Subject Matter Analyst

Key Role:

Apply prior work experience and familiarity with the process for integrating high energy lasers (HEL) and other DE capabilities, including high powered microwave weapons into layered defense calculations, adding options not currently available for decision-makers and planners to disable or destroy airborne threats against project outcomes. Develop a Concept of Employment (CONEMP) and decision planning tool (DPT) to integrate DE systems with existing kinetic fires options to interdict airborne threats by conducting research, table-top exercises, rehearsal of concept (ROC) drills, or other events. Validate accuracy of CONEMP and DPT during simulation and wargame test events. Identify, analyze and evaluate complex or highly sensitive systems, policies, processes, or instrumentation related to foreign threats or homeland security. Analyze procedures for solving complex design, integration and analytical problems. Perform or direct scientific and technical intelligence analysis. Prepare briefings and reports on analysis methodology and results.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with state-of-the-art directed energy systems, including capabilities, concept development, and wargaming
  • Knowledge of Joint Targeting Cycle
  • Secret clearance
  • BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Joint test and evaluation process and procedures
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • TS/SCI clearance preferred
  • BA or BS degree in a technical field preferred; MA or MS degree in a technical field a plus
  • PMP Certification preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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