35N Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Analyst

OVERVIEW
Become a spy. Watch the enemy utilizing a variety of tactics; scan and sift through foreign communications to find valid intelligence. Emplace and camouflage surveillance equipment and record target patterns to formulate a plan of attack.

JOB DUTIES

  • Intercept messages and isolate the valid ones
  • Recognize operational patterns of the enemy
  • Maintain analytical databases
  • Place, camouflage and recover surveillance systems
  • Prepare technical and tactical intelligence reports


TRAINING

Ten 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 part in the field.

Advanced Individual Training: 24 weeks, 4 days at Goodfellow Air Force Base, TX

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 


HELPFUL SKILLS

  • 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): 101

WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
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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.