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Signals Analyst



Job Location:

Fort Meade or National Business Park area

Job Type:

Full time in-person


Top Secret/SCI with Full Scope Poly (CI poly in some cases)


  • Performs signals exploitation to support electronic warfare (EW) and Information Operations Technologies operations

  • Utilizes a wide range of complex analysis hardware and software to process signals, including receivers, demodulators, spectrum analyzers, and other associated computer equipment

  • Uses advanced computer software programs to manipulate and extract intelligence data from electromagnetic emissions

  • Operates computer terminals for data entry, query, data restructuring, and signals development

  • Uses analytical aids and related reference material to help identify signals and detect abnormalities

  • Generates reports, incorporating analytical finds with intelligence information

  • Develops, manages, reviews, and evaluates intelligence production processes

  • Ensures signal exploitation activities are conducted in support of warfighter requirements and satisfies national and tactical tasked objectives

  • Satisfies tasking managing resources for SIGINT activities. Notifies appropriate personnel and work centers of unusual activities or critical situations

  • Collects, analyzes, and identifies communications/non-communication networks to identify various external signal parametrics and perform application of target identification for reporting vehicles updating national databases

  • Operates electronic search and related equipment. Search, monitor and exploit signal activity throughout the electromagnetic spectrum

  • Uses graphic and electronic analysis reproductions to determine internal characteristics of signals and to discern communications structures to extract intelligence and determine usage

  • Extracts electromagnetic emissions from real-time and recorded media, and performs technical and data analysis. Prepares and forwards media of selected transmissions

  • Plans, organizes, and directs signals exploitation activities

  • Performs graphic and electronic analysis as related to various Communication Intelligence (COMINT) networks

  • Display, analyze, demodulate, demultiplex, identify, and report communication signals and their users found in the radio frequency spectrum

  • Operational Electronic Intelligence. Assembles operational information on Electronic Intelligence (ELINT), Foreign Instrumentation Intelligence (FISINT), PROFORMA and EW networks

  • Collects, processes, analyzes and identifies operational data of electronic signals through collection and processing of non-communication signals; as related to radar, weapons, or platforms

  • Assembles technical information on ELINT, FISINT, PROFORMA and EW networks

  • Collects, processes, analyzes, and identifies technical measurable and descriptive characteristics of electronic signals through collection and processing of non-communication networks; as related to radar, weapons, or platforms

Work Experience

NOTE: Military Multiplier: Relevant military experience is credited as 1.25X years experience!

  • Doctoral Degree with 7 years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree with 9 years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with 11 years of relevant experience

  • Associates degree with 13 years of experience

  • HS diploma or GED with 15 years of experience will be considered for those who have completed relevant military degree programs (or equivalent) or who have completed relevant military training (9141 (Navy Tech ELINT Analyst 1N2A (Air Force Tech ELINT Analyst 451/461 (Intermediate Signals Analysis) or 452 (Advanced Signals Analysis); or who have participated in or graduated from a relevant training program such as the Military COMINT Signals Analysis Program (MCSAP) Military ELINT Signals Analysis Program (MESAP) or Military OpELINT Signals Analysis Program (MOSAP)

Specialty Experience

  • None required

Relevant Experience

  • Signals analysis (COMINT, ELINT, FISINT, and/or PROFORMA) and/or

  • Design and engineering or aerospace

  • Communications

  • Electronic or industrial systems


  • Engineering

  • Mathematics

  • Computer Science

  • Physical Science, or a related technical field

  • A broader range of degrees will be considered for those who have completed a relevant training program

Marquee Defense is an equal opportunity employer (EEO)

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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