Army Cryptologic Network Warfare Specialist (35Q) Career – Military Occupational Specialties (MOS)

Overview

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 and uses technical references to analyze information.

Job Duties

  • Operates automated data processing (ADP) equipment for both remote and local collection, processing and reporting
  • Performs initial cryptologic digital analysis to establish target identification and operational patterns
  • 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

Requirements

Those who wish 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.

Additional testing is required for this MOS. Those who wish to enlist in this MOS will be required to pass the Information Communication Technology Literacy (ICTL) test.

Training

Job training for a Cryptologic Network Warfare Specialist analyst requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 26 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 mainteinance of analytical and operational working aids and databases

Helpful Skills

  • Information gathering
  • Ability to think, speak, and write clearly

Required ASVAB Score(s)

Skilled Technical (ST) : 112