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At ARA, we strive to hire valuable colleagues with not only the right skills but also that demonstrate our core values of passion, freedom, service, and growth. As a senior analyst on our team, you are critical to our customer support and will be responsible for research, analysis, and training important to the success of our projects as well as national security. Everyone who works here is important, from new faces to those who have worked here since the beginning. Your contribution matters and you’ll have the opportunity to make a real-world impact by joining our team!

As a valued team contributor, your tasks will include reviewing project requirements with customers and higher-level management. Developing unique methodology as required and training others in its use. Performing research, collection, and collation of intelligence information. Performing assessments and projections as part of the analysis process. Providing advice, guidance, and direction to the team. Developing technical reports and briefings, project deliverables, and other finished products. Interfaces with external entities. Using computer tools to facilitate analysis tasks. Preparing monthly status reports. May be assigned to customer site and participate in meetings as the representative of the company. May prepare and present technical briefings to customer and upper management. May be required to train customer personnel in analysis methods and/or findings. Requires high-level knowledge of collection methods and production resources and responsibilities. Proficient in the use of computer-spread sheets, databases, and other related tools. Can act as team leader.

VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: As of October 1, 2021, Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA), in compliance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination at time of hire. If you cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a disability/medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, you will be asked to follow our process to request an accommodation. 

Senior Tech SIGINT Analyst SME Required Experience & Skills:

  • Hold an active TS/SCI with Polygraph Security Clearance
  • Bachelors Degree with 11+ years of relevant work experience OR 16-18 years of work experience in lieu of a degree
  • TechSIGINT analysis experience in either ELINT, FISINT, PROFORMA, or COMEXT
  • Shall have experience with legacy TechSIGINT applications such as MARTES, CATS, DEL, PacketSwing, STK, DVT, TASMANIA, CHAUEE, REDHAWK, MEERKAT, or ESP

About Us:

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (aka ARA) is an employee-owned international research and engineering company known for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. We were founded in Albuquerque, NM in 1979 as the disco era was, thankfully, closing out and the personal computer era was beginning. We employ over 1,500 professionals and continue to grow. ARA 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 ourselves on having a challenging culture where innovation & experimentation are the norm. At ARA, employees are our greatest assets, so we give our employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take active roles as owners. The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. The company realizes employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. 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.