MOS 35N—Signals Intelligence Analyst

Qualifications for initial award of MOS 35N, Signals Intelligence Analyst:

PULHES: 222221
Physical Demands Rating: moderately heavy
Required ASVAB Score: ST: 101
Enlistment Bonus: Level 2
Security Clearance: TS SCI
U.S. Citizenship: Required
AIT Length / Location: 24 weeks, 4 days at Goodfellow AFB, Texas
Other Requirements

NOTE: Those desiring MOS 35N or 35P must enlist as a 35W (Electronic Warfare Signal Intelligence Recruit). Assignment as 35N or 35P will occur during initial training.

Signals Intelligence Analyst (MOS 35N) Description / Major Duties:

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.

Duties for MOS 35N at each skill level are:

MOSC 35N1O. Gathers, sorts, and scans intercepted messages to isolate valid intelligence. Performs initial analysis to establish target identification and operational patterns; identifies, reports, and maintains Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Electronic Order of Battle (EOB) information in support of Commander’s Intelligence Requirements; uses technical references to analyze communications and non-communications signals information. Operate automated data processing (ADP) equipment for SIGINT collection, processing and reporting. Develops and maintains analytical working aids and databases to support target collection, identification, and location. Perform operator maintenance on surveillance systems, organic communications equipment, light wheeled vehicles and power sources. Assists in the emplacement, camouflage, operation, protection and recovery of surveillance systems and/or associated equipment. Prepares technical, tactical and time sensitive intelligence reports.

MOSC 35N2O. Performs duties shown in preceding skill level and provides guidance to subordinate Soldiers. Performs intermediate analysis of intercepted communications and non-communications signals information. Performs and supervises the correlation and fusion of SIGINT data and products. Reviews intelligence reports. Writes, edits, evaluates and publishes SIGINT reports. Assist in the ISR synchronization process.

MOSC 35N3O. 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.

MOSC 35N4O. 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.

Other Requirements for Award of MOS 35N:

(1) Normal color vision.
(2 The Soldier must meet TOP SECRET (TS) Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access eligibility requirements to be awarded MOS. For clearance requirements to attend training, refer to the Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS).
(3) Soldier is required to receive and pass a counterintelligence scope polygraph (CSP) prior to being awarded the MOS and must continue to pass subsequent CSPs to hold the MOS. Soldiers currently in the force must be capable of passing a CSP to hold the MOS. Soldiers who refuse to take or fail a CSP will be reclassified.
(4) A high school graduate or equivalent prior to entry on active duty.
(5) Never been a member of the U.S. Peace Corps, except as specified in AR 614-200 (para 3-2).
(6) No information in military personnel, Provost Marshal, intelligence, or medical records that would prevent the granting of a security eligibility under AR 380-67 (para 3.401.a).
(7) No record of conviction by court-martial.
(8) No record of conviction by a civil court for any offense other than minor traffic violations.
(9) Soldier and spouse must not have immediate family members who reside in a country within whose boundaries physical or mental coercion is known to be a common practice, either against-
(a) Persons accused of or acting in the interest of the U.S. or
(b) The relatives of such persons to whom they may reasonably be considered to be bound by ties of affection, kinship, or obligation. Immediate family for both Soldier and spouse includes both blood and step-: parents, spouse, children, sisters, brothers, any sole living blood relative, or a person in loco parentis per AR 600-8-10.
(10) Have neither commercial nor vested interest in a country within whose boundaries physical or mental coercion is known to be a common practice against persons acting in the interest of the U.S. This requirement applies to the Soldier's spouse as well.
(11) Meet career management and development criteria contained in AR 614-200 and DA Pam 351-4.
(12) Formal training (completion of MOS 35N course under the auspices of the USAIC&FH, Ft Huachuca, AZ) mandatory.
(13) Be advised that due to the nature of training and assignments, temporary restrictions may be placed on foreign travel both during and after the term of service.
(14) MOS closed for reclassification to Soldiers who have been deemed permanently non-deployable in accordance with AR 614-30, AR 40-501, AR 220-1 and AR 600-8-101. Soldiers must meet the minimum criteria for retainability stated in AR 600-60, paragraph 4-2(b) and be fully deployable to all locations and echelons.
(15) MOS closed for reclassification at SFC, MSG and SGM, except for those Soldiers within CMF 35.

Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 35N:

D6—Basic Digital Network Analyst (BDNA).
J8—National OPELINT Analyst (skill level 2-4 only).
K3—Prophet Analyst (skill level 1-3 only).
T6—Tactical Exploitation Systems.
Y2—Transition (skill level 1-3 only).
Y3—Transition (skill level 1-3 only).
1F—ASAS Master (skill level 3-4 only).

Article Last Modified: May 10, 2011

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