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Intelligence Analyst

Overview: Once raw information has been received, it is processed into databases where it can be exploited for further analysis and converted into intelligence information. The next step is to connect the dots and draw conclusions about its value and implications. It is then disseminated to commanders and other agencies. Analyzing, disseminating and exploiting information derived from target network communications is the role of Intelligence Analysts.

Position: Enlisted


Specific Tasks:

  • Recover, correlate and fuse technical, geographical and operational intelligence information 
  • Analyze intelligence information through research and assessment to determine adversarial actions and intentions 
  • Provide geopolitical and operational intelligence to national agencies and military command authorities 
  • Produce and present topical high-interest technical and operational intelligence briefings to all levels of command


  • HS diploma or GED. Courses in composition, speech, geography, world history, statistics, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, computer applications and digital communications are desirable.
  • ASVAB score of 62 on General, or 57 on General and 60 on Cyber-Test* (*for Non-Prior Service only)
  • No speech disorders or noticeable communications deficiencies
  • For IN4X1A only, must obtain a minimum score of 46 required on the Tailored Adaptive Personality Assessment System (TAPAS)/Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) selection model
  • Eligibility for Top Secret security clearance


  • Candidates without prior military experience are required to attend 8.5 weeks of Basic Military Training (BMT) at JB San Antonio-Lackland, TX; followed by Technical Training 

Related Civilian Careers:

  • Data analyst