Cryptologic Network Warfare Specialist (35Q)
- Active Duty
- Army Reserve
- Open to Women
- Entry Level
A Cryptologic Network Warfare Specialist performs initial cryptologic digital analysis to establish target identification and operational patterns; identifies, reports, and maintains Intelligence information in support of Commander’s Intelligence Requirements; uses technical references to analyze information.
- Operates automated data processing (ADP) equipment for both remote and local collection, processing and reporting
- Develops and maintains analytical and operational working aids and databases to support target collection, identification, and location
- Prepares technical products and time sensitive reports in support of Cryptologic Network Warfare operations
Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.
Job training for a Cryptologic Network Warfare Specialist analyst requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 27 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Operation of automated data processing (ADP) equipment
- Analyzing information using technical references
- Preparing technical products and time sensitive reports
- Development and maintainance of analytical and operational working aids and databases
- Information gathering
- Ability to think, speak, and write clearly
Required ASVAB Score(s)Skilled Technical (ST) : 105
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Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.
Future Civilian Careers
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career in certain government agencies as well as jobs in private electronic/communication companies.