A signals intelligence analyst examines foreign communications/activity and relays that information by producing combat, strategic and tactical intelligence reports.
- Organize intercepted messages and isolate valid intelligence
- Identifying the target and operational patterns
- Maintain analytical working aids and databases
- Assist in the emplacement, camouflage and recovery of surveillance systems
- Prepare technical and tactical intelligence reports
Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.
Job training for a signals intelligence analyst requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 24 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Target identification and operational patterns
- Analyzing communications information using technical references
- Preparing technical and tactical intelligence reports
- Interest in working with radio equipment
- Enjoy finding clues that help answer questions
- Ability to remain alert doing repetitive tasks
Required ASVAB Score(s)Skilled Technical (ST): 112
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Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.
Earn Cash For In Demand Jobs
You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.
Future Civilian Careers
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career in certain government agencies such as the National Security Agency, as well as jobs in private electronic/communication companies.
PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program
Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.
- AAI CORPORATION
- CONCURRENT TECHNOLOGIES
- GENERAL DYNAMICS LAND SYSTEMS
- LOCKHEED MARTIN
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract
Salary: $30,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year
- High school or equivalent (Preferred)