Institute For Defense Analyses

About Institute for Defense Analyses


IDA (Institute for Defense Analyses) – a not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia just outside Washington, DC – operates three Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) in the public interest. IDA exists to promote national security, preserve the public welfare, and advance scientific learning by analyzing, evaluating, and reporting on matters of interest to the United States Government.


IDA research applies hard science to the hardest problems. Our studies are credible, rigorously peer-reviewed – and frequently put to use by top government decision-makers immediately upon release  We seek a variety of disciplines including computer science, information technology, mathematics, chemistry, physics, operations research, aero/astronautical engineering (electrical, mechanical, nuclear, computer), materials science, statistics, economics, as well as social and behavioral sciences.


IDA offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and a superior professional working environment.  To the right individual, IDA offers the opportunity to have a major impact on key national programs while working on fascinating technical issues. U.S citizenship is required.

Jun 09, 2022  
Overview  Supports strategic and technical direction for Facilities Operations and Building Engineering Services Operations across IDA sites.  Promotes best practices in equipment maintenance, critical systems, work order management, BMS, electrical, plumbing, energy management, etc. Implements the elements of Building Engineering Services to ensure the stewardship, compliance and fit for use of all IDA facilities assets & infrastructure.       Responsibilities: Provides leadership over the company’s building engineering and maintenance program as executed by both in house and outsourced vendors at the company’s 5 properties through sponsorship of a high performance and continuous process improvement culture driven by metrics, benchmarking and advocating best practices.  Act as IDA’s primary technical point of contact and technical interface with the integrated facilities management (IFM) provider at IDA Virginia and DC ensuring company interests and requirements...
Institute For Defense Analyses Alexandria, VA, USA Full-time