MOS 35N Signals Intelligence Analyst
The signals intelligence analyst supervises and performs analysis and reporting of intercepted foreign communications and non-communications at all echelons. Assists in the collection management process. Produces combat, strategic, and tactical intelligence reports. For more information on MOS 35N, see this Army website.
The following civilian credentials are related to MOS 35N. These credentials may require additional education, training or experience. For more information about these credentials, click on the credential title below.
For supervisory and managerial credentials, please refer to the Manager (All enlisted E-5 and above) page.
|Credential||Agency||Related As||Promotion Points||Skill Level||Star||GI Bill®||Accreditation|
|General Radiotelephone Operator License (PG) Is Not In Demand||Federal Communications Commission (FCC)||other||GI Bill|
|Certified Broadcast Radio Engineer (CBRE) Is Not In Demand||Society of Broadcast Engineers, Inc (SBE)||other||GI Bill|
|Certified Senior Radio Engineer (CSRE) Is Not In Demand||Society of Broadcast Engineers, Inc (SBE)||other||GI Bill|
|CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) Is Not In Demand||Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)||some||Promo Points||Star||GI Bill|
|CompTIA Security+ ce Is In Demand||Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)||other||GI Bill||ANSI|
|IC3 Digital Literacy Certification (IC3) Is Not In Demand||Certiport||some||Promo Points||Star||GI Bill|
|Certified GIS/LIS Technologist Is Not In Demand||ASPRS: The Imaging & Geospatial Information Society||some||Promo Points|
|Certified Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Professional Is Not In Demand||GIS Certification Institute (GISCI)||other|
|Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) Is Not In Demand||Informs||some||Promo Points||Star||GI Bill||ANSI|
|Certified Collection Management Professional - Fundamental (CCMP-F) Is Not In Demand||Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA)||most||Promo Points||IVSkill Level IV:||NCCA|
|Certified Defense All-Source Analysis - Level 1 (CDASA-1) Is Not In Demand||Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA)||most||Promo Points||ISkill Level I:||NCCA|
|Joint Intelligence Planner-Proficiency Level I (JIP-I) Is Not In Demand||Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA)||most||Promo Points||IIISkill Level III:|
|Associate Certified Analytics Professional (aCAP) Is Not In Demand||Informs||some|
|Intelligence Fundamentals Professional Certification (IFPC) Is Not In Demand||Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USD(I))||some|
Some states have specific licensing requirements for the following related civilian occupations. These state licenses may require additional education, training or experience. Click on the occupation below to get more information on state requirements from the U.S. Department of Labor.
- Criminal Investigators and Special Agents
- Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
- Interpreters and Translators
- Management Analysts
- Police Detectives
- Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
- Radio Operators
- Teachers and Instructors, All Other
- Training and Development Specialists
Related Civilian Occupations
The following civilian occupations are similar to the duties performed by MOS 35N-Signals Intelligence Analyst. These occupations may require additional education, training or experience. For more information about these occupations, click on the civilian occupation below. To search for related civilian job opportunities, go to the Veteran’s Employment Center.
|Civilian Job||Duties Matched||Bright Outlook||Green Occupation||Registered Apprenticeship||Local Salary Info|
|Computer Operators||some||find local salary|
|Criminal Investigators and Special Agents||some||find local salary|
|Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment||some||find local salary|
|Emergency Management Directors||some||find local salary|
|First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||some||find local salary|
|Intelligence Analysts||most||find local salary|
|Interpreters and Translators||some||find local salary|
|Management Analysts||some||find local salary|
|Operations Research Analysts||some||find local salary|
|Police Detectives||some||find local salary|
|Radio Operators||most||find local salary|
|Technical Writers||some||find local salary|
|Training and Development Specialists||some||find local salary|
Related Federal Occupations
The following federal occupations are similar to MOS 35N-Signals Intelligence Analyst. These occupations may require additional education, training or experience. For more information about these occupations, click on the federal occupation below.
- 0132 - Intelligence Series
- 0134 - Intelligence Aid and Clerk Series
- 1040 - Language Specialist Series
- 1046 - Language Clerical Series
- 1801 - General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, and Compliance Series
- 1802 - Compliance Inspection and Support Series
- 1805 - Investigative Analysis Series
- 1810 - General Investigation Series
- 1811 - Criminal Investigation Series
Other Career Considerations
A wide range of civilian job opportunities is available within the private and public sectors that align with MOS 35N Signals Intelligence Analyst military training and experience. More information about these opportunities and other considerations concerning occupations related to MOS 35N can be found below.
The IntelligenceCareers.com website provides a portal to information on intelligence and defense related opportunities in the private sector.
There is a wide range of job opportunities available within the U.S. Intelligence Community for information technologists, scientists, engineers, and crypto-, signals and imagery analysts. Individuals leaving the military with training and experience in the intelligence area will find positions that closely align with their military training and experience.
Agencies in the U.S. Intelligence Community include:
- Defense Intelligence Agency
- National Security Agency
- National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
- Department of State Bureau of Intelligence and Research
- Central Intelligence Agency
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Department of Homeland Security
In addition, there are other intelligence components within the U.S. Intelligence Community associated with the Departments of Energy and Treasury as well as all branches of the military services. Due to the nature of these positions, U.S. citizenship and background checks are required. Other prerequisites may include age, medical or psychological examinations, and drug testing.
There are numerous opportunities for translators/interpreters with government and international organizations, many of which are freelance. Of special note, the United States Postal Service (USPS) actively seeks individuals with foreign language competency for their Postal Inspector positions. The Postal Inspector Application Brochure contains information on foreign language competencies needed by the USPS along with more general information on how to qualify for the position.
Additional information on the Interpreter Career Field is located at the International Association of Conference Interpreters website, including information about getting started in the profession.
Troops to Tech Careers is a program created by CompTIA to provide opportunities and resources for Veterans interested in a career in the information technology (IT) field. Troops to Tech Careers is a collaboration between CompTIA, educational institutions and training organizations, and corporate employers to provide Veterans with an opportunity to Learn-Certify-Work. Veterans can locate education and training centers nationwide that will help them plan an IT career pathway and identify training courses they may need to prepare for a related IT certification. On the employer side, Troops to Tech Careers maintains a corporate registry listing companies that have made a commitment to prioritize hiring IT certified Veterans. The Troops to Tech Careers website includes a job search tool that lists available jobs by geographic location that are mapped to the skills tested by CompTIA certifications. Additional information about the program can be found at the Troops to Tech Careers website.
In addition to obtaining certifications in your field, advanced education is another way to enhance job performance. One option for advanced education is through the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Degree Network System (SOC DNS).
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