Junior Economist

Omaha, NE

Posted: 05/09/2022 Job Number: JN -022022-14207 Division: Government/DOD

Job Description

Junior Defense Economist

Pay: $29.00/ hourly

Industry: Defense/Space

Location: Offutt AFB, NE

Employment Type: Contract to Permanent


  • At least a Bachelor s degree in economics, finance, business administration or equivalent that include successful completion of macro and micro economic, and international finance course work.
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in the field of economics in the public and/or private sector.
  • Prior experience in economic education, Combatant Command/MAJCOM and/or non-DoD federal or state government agencies such as Department of the Treasury, Department of State, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, etc. is highly desirable


  • Work as part of a diverse contract team performing in-depth technical analysis of foreign conventional and irregular warfare threats to US force.
  • Deliver products to a government customer on the interrelationship(s) between individuals, governments, and public policy. Develop and support training scenarios, identify significant trends within a range of activities, and deliver strategic and anticipatory finished assessments.
  • Conduct analysis of data, perform assessment, and document findings.
  • Examples include: Participate and articulate J7 position and equities in various Assessment Cell communities of interest (COI) and HQ boards, bureaus, centers, cells, and working groups (B2C2WG). In support of Joint Staff and OSD Strategic Assessment requirements, provide analysis, perspective, and assessments on behalf of the Command. These assessments are generally recurring and require intense data collection efforts and in-depth analysis using both qualitative and quantitative techniques.
  • Effectively build relationships across the Command and with counterparts at Combatant Commands, Services, and other government agencies to support information gathering and coordination for strategic assessment efforts.
  • Develop information papers, reports, and briefings in support of strategic assessments, ensuring findings align with other ongoing assessment/analysis efforts and adjudicating conflicts that arise.
  • Analyze Diplomatic, Information, Military, and Economic (DIME) actions and their Political, Military, Economic, Social, Information, and Infrastructure PMESII effects.
  • Identify operational shortfalls, risks, vulnerabilities, and capability gaps and doctrine, organization, training, material, leadership and education, personnel, and facilities (DOTMLPF) gaps

Keyword Searchstring: Economist, finance, business administration, DoD, MAJCOM, strategy, services, assessment, products, assessment cell, PMESII analysis, analyst, OSD



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