Discovery Lead Analyst - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is currently looking for technical, analytic, and subject matter expertise who are interested in supporting the Headquarters, United States Air Force (HAF) in providing analytic support to Air Force leadership to execute an integrated, enterprise approach to designing the future Air Force. The SAIC Team will support the Air Force with innovative solutions that help inform and guide decision-making on the design and integration of Air Force capabilities.


SAIC will provide support to the Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability (AFWIC), AF/A5A with strategy development; operational concept development; operational challenge studies; operational/regional politico-military analysis; capability assessments; war and mobility planning support; requirements development; and integration of these efforts across the Air Force enterprise and joint communities. 

Job Description:


  • SAIC is seeking a Discovery Lead Analyst to support the Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability (AFWIC) mission.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identifies, develops, and elaborates opportunities in big problem/strategic areas articulated in a manner that these strategic options could be understood for consideration.
  • Facilitates idea development in others.
  • Identifies ways ahead for opportunities scoped: technology gaps to be addressed, application areas to consider, and potential connections to maintain strategic relevance.


Required Education and Experience:

  • 10 years of experience with strategy planning and development, operational concept development, operational challenge studies or strategic assessments. 
  • Knowledge of the Air Force's Strategy, Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (SPPBE) processes is a plus.
  • Master's degree and 10 years of experience.


  • TS/SCI Required