Careers at IARPA

IARPA offers a collaborative and innovative work environment. Every research program is supported by a network of talent including acquisition and contracting; budget and finance; human resources; information technology; legal; public affairs; and security. Each functional area serves a critical role towards IARPA’s success.

Our Location

Located within the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, IARPA is housed at the Intelligence Community Campus in Bethesda, MD. It is in close proximity to public transportation and three regional airports (BWI Marshall, Reagan National, and Washington Dulles).

How to Apply

Applicants interested in functional area positions should visit to view current vacancies. Program Manager applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and an outline of a new program idea using the Heilmeier Questions via email to

As IARPA is part of the U.S. Intelligence Community, United States citizenship is required. Selected candidates for all positions will be required to undergo a thorough background investigation and polygraph exam.

For additional information, please contact: 

April Malone, IARPA Human Resources Talent Management Chief

ODNI/IARPA is an equal opportunity employer.

Program Manager

Opportunities at IARPA

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