Intelligence Analyst – Linguist

Intelligence Analyst – Linguist (known in the Navy as Cryptologic Linguist) work in a highly classified environment, using high-tech equipment to intercept and analyse foreign language material to support the Navy’s intelligence mission. You’ll be supported by classified Government intelligence programs to inform tactical and military advantage, both at sea and ashore. This diverse and mentally stimulating role encompasses a range of specialist problem solving and analytical skills that support Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance activities.

Your career will start as an Intelligence Analyst in major fleet units, Fleet Headquarters or strategic environments. Once you’ve mastered the fundamental skills, you’ll move into a specialist role as a Linguist.

Teamwork is an important part of the role. You’ll work in a close-knit team that really rely on each other. There are also many opportunities for career growth and travel; all while making a difference. It’s an exciting role that’s both challenging and immensely rewarding.
Note: All Linguists receive formal language training but don’t normally perform the role of an interpreter.
The training Linguists receive include, but are not limited to:

Learning a language other than English
Information technology processes, including typing and software manipulation
Analytical techniques and methodical problem-solving
Communications theory, including radio wave propagation
Communications networks; formats, terminology and pattern analysis theory
Operation of acquisition, recording and processing equipment
Methods for working with intelligence information
The fighting structure of foreign military forces
Procedures for handling, distributing and safeguarding intelligence information
Information technology systems and processes including keyboard skills and software manipulation
Canberra, ACT, AU