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All-source analysts provide insight and expertise on foreign military capabilities and defense issues in support of our nation’s political leadership, defense policymakers, acquisition community and military commanders.
Finance and Acquisition officers enable enterprise management by programming, budgeting, allocating and managing approved resources.
Officers in the HUMINT Career Field perform a wide variety of functions to execute and support the mission, including overt and clandestine collection of intelligence across a spectrum of sources and methods, management of the collection and reporting cycle, and direct intelligence support to collectors and collection operations.
Officers in the Human Services career field manage the health, well-being and development of the DIA workforce.
Officers in the IT Career Field plan, innovate, engineer, operate, maintain, protect and defend the nation’s most critical infrastructures, networks and applications necessary to maintain decision advantage and meet national security objectives.
Officers in this career field are the critical link in the combatant commands between warfighters, planners and defense intelligence analysts. As trusted advisors to senior government officials and general officers, they coordinate and integrate diverse intelligence operations from the tactical-theater level to the national-strategic level.
Officers in the OMI career field apply technical and administrative expertise and possess a comprehensive knowledge of laws and regulations across six specialties: facilities, information services, logistics, program analysis, staff operations and strategic communications & engagement.
Officers in this career field apply scientific methods and technical tradecraft across the full range of intelligence operations in support of global technical collection, exploitation and operations.
DIA security officers demonstrates DIA's commitment to protecting the Agency's people, information, facilities, operations and classified and sensitive information while executing its global national security mission.
DIA legal service professionals advise leadership and mission professionals on legal issues associated with DIA operations.
DIA Mission On Demand (DIAMOND) is DIA’s talent acquisition tool used to leverage talent from academia and industry, targeting specialized and cutting-edge skills not currently available within the Agency or Federal government.
Officers in the Cyber & Computer Science career field manage, develop, and deliver information technology systems and services. They assist in securing information from internal and external threats while enabling beneficial collaboration within our internal national security infrastructure. Opportunities are offered through the following specialties:
IT Mission Support Officers serve in multiple capacities to include strategic planning, capital planning and investment control, workforce planning, policy and standards development, resource management, and knowledge management. Their responsibilities include developing strategic plans and policies based on IT needs and operations; defining current and future IT businesses environments; and creating strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning while directing and overseeing the project engineering team.
Officers in this specialty provide customer support and guidance on IT issues. They interpret IT policies, standards, and guidelines; ensure optimal use of commercially available products; evaluate proposals for the acquisition of IT products or services; and participate in the planning, developing, implementation, operation, and maintenance of current and future systems. Responsibilities include monitoring performance of systems, performing diagnostics on system operations to identify problems and trends.
Candidates for positions in the Information Technology Career Field at DIA will take part in a comprehensive vetting process to ensure we are the right fit for your interests, work ethic, and abilities. First, your application will be considered by a team of IT Officers. If your resume is selected, then you will be invited to take a writing test and to interview with a diverse panel of hiring managers. After this point, you will begin the security clearance process and enter into our hiring pool. Based on your preferences and the needs of the Agency, new hires will receive position offers from DIA.
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