Intelligence Analyst 3/4

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Classification Knowledge: Experience in handling and protecting classified data.
  • US Intelligence Community Experience: Lead the composition of intelligence assessments compliant with US IC norms and pertaining to global political

economic, social, scientific, fiscal, and/or military conditions. Understand technologies related to WMD and/or terrorist threats.
  • Analysis: Experience peer reviewing intelligence assessments. Past experience applying structured analytic techniques. Expertly use IC resources available to analysts.
  • Briefings & Presentations: Experience providing intelligence-derived demonstrations/briefings to high-level audiences.
  • Teaming & Interpersonal Skills: Ability to partner with subject matter experts to inform technical assessments, including an ability to understand and apply scientific knowledge

outside of his/her area of expertise.

Additional Requirements for Intelligence Analyst 4

In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the Intelligence Analyst 3 level requires:
  • National-level recognition for critical analyses including publication and AIS reviews.
  • Demonstrated expertise in a specific topic area relevant to A-2's mission.
  • Experience developing teams to solve complex multidisciplinary problems.
  • Experience in obtaining competitive research funding and serving on proposal review panels.
  • Experience in project management.

Education/Experience at lower level: Position requires a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience

directly related to the occupation.

Education/Experience at higher level: Position requires a Bachelor's Degree and 13 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience

directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Relevant foreign language skills.
  • Experience in the nuclear weapon development cycle.
  • Active Q clearance.

Note to Applicants:
Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter that outlines their background and experience related to the job posting.

Candidates who do not submit a cover letter will not be considered. For more information about Los Alamos, please visit or contact the hiring manager, Dr. John Weigle (

Work Location: The work location for this position is onsite and located in Los Alamos, NM. All work locations are at the discretion of management.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory.

If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.
Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security.

LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction,

and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns. Our generous benefits package includes:
  • PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Free basic life and disability insurance
  • Paid childbirth and parental leave
  • Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
  • Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
  • Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
  • Onsite gyms and wellness programs
  • Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Additional Details

Clearance: Q/SCI (Position will be cleared to this level). Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation conducted by or on behalf of the Federal Government, and must meet

eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter. This position requires a Q clearance and obtaining such clearance requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances.

Dependent upon the position, additional authorization to access classified information may be required, which may or may not be available to dual citizens.

Receipt of a Q clearance and additional access authorization ultimately is a decision of the Federal Government and not of Triad.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Although New Mexico and other states have legalized the use of marijuana, use and possession of marijuana remain illegal under federal law. A positive drug test for marijuana will result in

termination of employment, even if the use was pre-offer.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Term position: Regular-status Laboratory employees applying for term-status positions may retain regular status with approval of the cognizant Principle Associate Director.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory.

If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to Policy

Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit,

without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability,

medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to

making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process.

To request such an accommodation, please send an email to or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.