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Occupation Exhibit

MOS-35N-004

SIGNALS INTELLIGENCE ANALYST
35N30
35N40

Exhibit Dates: 7/12–Present.

Career Management Field: 35 (Military Intelligence).

Description
Summary: The signals intelligence analyst supervises and performs analysis and reporting of intercepted foreign communications and non-communications at all echelons. Assist in the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Synchronization process. Produces combat, strategic, and tactical intelligence reports. NOTE: MOS duties are not defined in terms of rank or pay grade, but by levels. Credit is recommended for levels 30 and 40. Skill Level 30: Able to perform the duties of the 10 and 20 levels. Performs duties shown in preceding skill levels and provides guidance to subordinate Soldiers. Performs advanced analysis on intercepted communications and non-communications signals information. Analyzes technical documents and reports. Supervises correlation and fusion of SIGINT operations. Coordinates the SIGINT ISR synchronization process to determine mission objectives, priorities and taskings based on requirements. Implement SIGINT emergency action plans. Skill Level 40: Able to perform the duties required for Skill Level 30; performs duties shown in preceding skill levels. Develop SIGINT technical training strategies for subordinates. Supervises processing, analysis and reporting functions. Analyzes and evaluates intelligence data and releases SIGINT reports. Provides guidance on the interpretation of SIGINT information and the employment of collection assets. Supervises SIGINT ISR synchronization process of supported commands and other agencies. Coordinates collection activities with other disciplines.

Related Competencies
Communication topics include critical thinking, effective delivery methods, Microsoft Office Suite, oral communications, presentation skills, and strategic communications. Technical writing topics include audience analysis, business memoranda, instructional manuals, interpreting presentation, quality control, and technical reports. Supervision topics include coaching, computer applications, conflict management, evaluation, resource allocation, and team building. Electronic communications topics include block diagram signal flow, electromagnetic propagation, frequency spectrum, hand-held test equipment, modulation and demodulation techniques, safety, and spectrum analysis. Electronic troubleshooting and repair topics include hand-held test equipment, parameter measurements, repair procedures, safety, schematic and block diagrams, signal flow analysis, and troubleshooting procedures. Database management topics include authentication, creating database reports, database management system, database queries, table spaces, and users and privileges. Network administration topics include network integration, network management, network performance, network planning, routers, user administration, and virtual private network (VPN). Geographic information systems topics include 3D visualization, ArcGIS (software), demographic data, map and overlay application, map production, and terrain analysis. Technical intelligence topics include communications intelligence, cryptology, cyber intelligence, electronic intelligence, foreign instrumentation signals intelligence, geographic intelligence, intelligence and surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), measurement and signature intelligence, and signals intelligence analysis. Management topics include controlling, decision-making and problem solving, development, leading, planning, and risk management. Human resource management topics include career counseling, discipline, employee motivation, staffing and promotions, training and development, and workforce diversity.

Recommendation, Skill Level 30
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in communication, 3 in technical writing, 3 in supervision, 3 in electronic communications, and 3 in electronic troubleshooting and repair. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours database management, 3 in network administration, 3 in geographic information systems, and 3 in technical intelligence (4/14)(4/14).

Recommendation, Skill Level 40
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in communication, 3 in technical writing, 3 in supervision, 3 in electronic communications, and 3 in electronic troubleshooting and repair. In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in management, 3 in human resource management, 3 in database management, 3 in network administration, 3 in geographic information systems, and 3 in technical intelligence (4/14)(4/14).

THIS PAGE WAS LAST UPDATED ON 06/11/2014
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