SIGINT Analyst Job Description

SIGINT Analyst Job Description

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SIGINT analyst provides policy analysis and guidance for Air Force TechSIGINT and Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (TCPED) policies, strategies, and standards.

SIGINT Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Performs link-and-nodal analysis, data mining, and metadata analysis utilizing geo-spatial analytical techniques
Process and analyze ELINT signals and write event analysis reports
Process and analyze PROFORMA signals and write event analysis reports
Provide training to sponsor staff on the tools and techniques of radar analysis
Collaborate with the sponsor on analysis and production of finished reporting
Work with the sponsor to build and optimize tasking for analysis of new radar systems
SIGINT systems analysis with an emphasis on integrating the data with various current tools like GALE, ASA, FADE/MIST, JEMA or into new tools which would include supporting prototyping and assessing development efforts
Serve as a liaison for failure analysis and troubleshooting coordination with SIGINT operations and Field Services personnel
Review data in support of collection concept development
Perform queries and analysis using national databases

SIGINT Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for SIGINT Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISSP, CE, CSWF, IAT, SOCO, RF

Education for SIGINT Analyst

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Employers hiring for the SIGINT analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Intelligence, Military, Education, Engineering, Associates, Technical, Theater, Management, Science, Mathematics

Skills for SIGINT Analyst

Desired skills for SIGINT analyst include:

Analysis
Collection
Exploitation
Processing
Communications technologies
Computer protocols
Dissemination processes
SIGINT collection and processing
SIGINT tasking
Doctrines

Desired experience for SIGINT analyst includes:

Minimum ten (10) years of experience in Signals Intelligence and four (4) years IO and SIGINT policy experience
A Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in a related discipline (or 4 years experience in lieu of)
Must be familiar with the data, tools, and techniques used for each phase of targeting
Must understand theater policies and procedures as they apply to conducting A-STG/APG operations
Extensive experience analyzing and integrating data into SIGINT databases
4-9 years’ experience with SIGINT training

SIGINT Analyst Examples

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SIGINT Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a SIGINT analyst. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for SIGINT analyst
  • Perform social network analysis using SIGINT data
  • Apply digital signal processing operations to process, analyze, and disseminate technical dataRecommend
  • Serve as a liaison for failure analysis and troubleshooting coordination with SIGINT operations and field service personnel
  • Conduct development and discovery of intelligence targets using digital network development methodologies
  • Compose, deliver, and provide documentation for on and off-site events
  • Compile, analyze, author, edit, and synthesize information for papers, SOPs, CONOPs, MOA/MOUs, SPFs and report on a wide range of customer-related subjects and issues
  • Assist with production, training and resource metrics in periodic reports, in response to ad hoc requests from the customer
  • Collaborate with other personnel and elements with strong and positive interpersonal and communication skills on a number of joint topics
  • Apply knowledge of the customer's structure, operations and mission to navigate and connect to sources of information and resources necessary to complete tasks
  • Develops end-product SIGINT-derived GIS reports
Qualifications for SIGINT analyst
  • Must have active current TS/SCI Clearance
  • BA/BS degree + Graduate of Army Instructor School
  • Graduate of Army Instructor School
  • 4-9 years operational experience as an Army MOS 35S/N/P or other service equivalent school, both tactical and strategic time required
  • 2+ years of experience with networking, telecommunication systems, or analysis
  • BA or BS degree or 4+ years of experience with engineering or analysis
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SIGINT Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a SIGINT analyst. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for SIGINT analyst
  • Conducts advanced analysis of collection and open-source data to profile target networks and their activities
  • Selects collection of data required for analysis
  • Provide analysis, recommendations, and information in the interpretation and dissemination of SIGINT collection guidance and planning
  • Applies analytic techniques against metadata collected from communications systems in order to characterize networks, reviews relevant content carried in network communications, and accurately reports vulnerabilities identified from metadata analysis
  • Provides analysis of programmatic and user requirements satisfaction issues as required and prepares reports, white papers, and briefings for senior management and external organizations
  • Be familiar with translation of multiple mission domain awareness operational requirements into satellite specifications, and provide mission analysis support to legacy, current and future satellite programs
  • Create, update, and modify reporting databases, keeping track of and reporting current trends in reporting analysis as requested
  • Provide technical and functional support in the SIGINT portion of the AF Distributed Ground System Four collection management office
  • Manages TMT and E-Task functions through delegation, tracking, and daily status briefs through internal tools
  • Utilize database applications to extract, exploit, and manipulate SIGINT data
Qualifications for SIGINT analyst
  • 8 years of experience with SIGINT research
  • 5 years of experience with the current suite of SIGINT tools, SIGINT data repositories, and Cloud environments
  • Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot user issues related to data access and development of analytical capability in a Cloud environment
  • Ability to take initiative and proactively manage multiple, concurrent tasks
  • 8+ years of experience with working in intelligence for a government agency or the DoD, including application of analytical techniques in all-source intelligence analysis, gathering and analyzing all-source information and data to solve complex problems, or producing finished intelligence and reports
  • 2+ years of experience with SIGINT analysis and targeting global proliferation networks and supply chains
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SIGINT Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of SIGINT analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for SIGINT analyst
  • Support high priority, unpredicted, and/or time sensitive TSOC requirements
  • Provide after action reports (AAR) and/or debriefs summarizing the purpose of meetings, design reviews, meeting attendees, discussion topics, and results
  • Evaluate new analytic tools and techniques created in-house from external sources
  • Brief analytical results to community stake holders and to the sponsor’s customers
  • Research specific radar technologies and evaluate their impact to performance
  • Assist with integrating new techniques and tools into the sponsor’s architecture
  • Provide interpretive ELINT analytic support on new or emerging systems of interest
  • Provide interpretative analytic support to determine signal characteristics, formats, mode identification, and purpose for specific radar systems
  • Combine ELINT with data from other disciplines to enable a more complete understanding of the radar system
  • The candidate shall provide leadership to the government by discovering and/or creating and/or proposing the development and transition of capabilities that enhance techniques, procedures, and methodologies to enhance the value of National Information and Services
Qualifications for SIGINT analyst
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or four years’ experience in lieu of degree, plus a minimum of (3) years of experience with SIGINT Analysis/Operations
  • Knowledge of subject matter concepts, practices, and procedures, the operational cycle, and data, tools, and techniques used for each phase of targeting
  • Knowledge of SIGINT, MASINT, HUMINT, and OSINT and of intelligence software and tools, including Palantir, WEBTAS, Analyst’s Notebook, DCSG-A, GIS tools, and M3
  • Ability to plan and carry out complex projects to completion, demonstrate proficiency in intelligence, and advanced targeting expertise
  • BA or BS degree and experience with analytic training, including fundamentals of intelligence analysis and CI analytic methods or analytical training offered by military or intelligence schools and completion of the Goodfellow Air Force Base degree
  • Enhance access and target development
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SIGINT Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of SIGINT analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for SIGINT analyst
  • Conducts analysis of collection and open-source data to profile target networks and their activities
  • Applies analysis techniques against metadata collected from communications systems in order to characterize networks, and accurately report vulnerabilities identified from metadata analysis
  • The candidate shall be able to manage the cost/schedule/and performance of prototyping capabilities present customers with new ways to enhance their data or techniques to provide a more capable process, application or data
  • Provide real-time overall fleet health status of Real World SIGINT Mission equipment
  • Maintain Mission Status Log for DOD and other US Government entities
  • Analyze processed COMINT, ELINT, and FISINT
  • Maintain awareness of community activities impacting assignments
  • Utilize tools including GALE, BVI, MIST, FADE and STK to exploit data
  • Independently write reports detailing methods, results, and impacts to assigned issues
  • Produce geo-location data to support the development of various intelligence reports
Qualifications for SIGINT analyst
  • Craft and execute complex queries
  • Review intelligence for leads
  • Assist in the planning of collection opportunities
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience performing NEA duties
  • 2+ years’ experience in a Field Station
  • Joint Cyber Analysis Course completion
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SIGINT Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of SIGINT analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for SIGINT analyst
  • Applies advanced analysis techniques against metadata collected from communications systems in order to characterize networks, and accurately report vulnerabilities identified from metadata analysis
  • Modeling, simulation and analysis
  • Perform daily reviews and analysis of national/tactical SIGINT technical reports
  • Assist in development and review of CFACC’s prioritized intelligence requirements and corresponding intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance collection requirements in support of current operations and contingency planning
  • Provide critical oversight of training on predictive and forensic analysis of adversary lethal and non-lethal, manned and unmanned, fixed and rotary-wing assets
  • Train other members of the team on SIGINT fundamentals
  • Create data products and support/develop associated systems which heavily utilize technically-derived data from multiple sources to include SIGINT, MASINT, IMINT, OSINT, and HUMINT
  • Participate in community wide forums exchanging analytic techniques and methods
  • The Lead SIGINT Analyst will direct the contractor team supporting TENCAP intelligence operations by providing SIGINT Expertise on the operations of National and Tactical SIGINT systems
  • The team will review and comment on proposals for modifications to existing SIGINT operations and TTPs
Qualifications for SIGINT analyst
  • Ability to conduct technical analysis of target intelligence/metadata to develop and profile targets while ensuring target continuity
  • BS in a technical field (e.g., Computer Forensics, Cyber Security)
  • Possess good presentation skills and the ability to communicate clearly in written and oral form to logically convey knowledge and ideas
  • Nine (9) years as a SIGINT Intelligence Analyst
  • Minimum of (3) years of experience with SIGINT Analysis/Operations
  • Bachelor's Degree and 8 years of related experience or equivalent military training

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