Senior Associate Skills and Experience Requirements
The ideal candidate for the Analyst position will have the following skills, background and experience:
- MBA or relevant graduate degree (policy, economics, security studies) from a top-tier institution
- Solid academic credentials as demonstrated through GPA, class rank (top quartile), and/or GRE /GMAT scores commensurate with academic excellence
- Minimum THREE years post-undergraduate experience
- Minimum TWO years relevant post-MBA experience
- Demonstrated domain knowledge in aerospace, defense, and/or government services
- Demonstrated functional expertise in business analysis, corporate strategy and/or mergers & acquisitions
- Flexibility, attention to detail, strong work ethic, and a positive attitude
- Advanced skills in Excel, Powerpoint
Prior experience in corporate strategy or M&A in aerospace, defense, or government services is strongly preferred. Candidates MUST have demonstrated experience in aerospace, defense, or government services. Applicants without experience in one or more of these sectors will not be considered.
Client and/or prior employer references strongly preferred.
Candidates MUST have experience in strategy and/or M&A through consulting, investment banking, private equity, or corporate strategy / corporate development. Applicants without experience in either strategy or M&A will not be considered.
Strong preference given to candidates with undergraduate degrees in engineering, science, or computer science PLUS graduate degrees in policy, economics, and/or business.
U.S. citizenship is required.