Operator Technical Intelligence
ANALYSE, INTERPRET AND TRANSLATE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE.
“MY JOB INVOLVES TAKING A WIDE VARIETY OF TECHNICAL INFORMATION, ANALYSING IT AND TURNING IT INTO MEANINGFUL INTELLIGENCE. AS A LINGUIST, I CAN ALSO TRANSLATE FOREIGN LANGUAGES THAT I HAVE SPECIALISED IN."
Training For The Role
You'll start with your initial military training which will teach you how to be a soldier - this will cover everything from fieldcraft to how to handle a rifle. Your training will be at Pirbright or Winchester and last for 14 weeks.
You'll do your Phase 2 training at the Defence Intelligence Training Group near Bedford. You will do an initial 15 weeks course in the foundations of technical intelligence analysis. On successful completion of this course you will attempt your Junior Command and Leadership course to promote to the rank of Lance Corporal. You will then receive additional training in analysis and/or cyber skills and/or an operational language. This training will take between 3 and 18 months. If you are going on to be a linguist, you will undertake a further 18 months of intensive language training.
- Mid Thigh Pull 50kg
- Medicine Ball Throw 2.7m
- 2km run 11m 30s
- MSFT (beep test) level 6.6
Qualifications You Could Get After Training
- Recognised Language Qualification
- You will receive recognition in terms of pay and there is the potential that you will gain qualifications in cyber security
This trade enables our skilful soldiers to become specialists, doing what they love doing and eventually paying them as Warrant Officers whilst still working as experts in their field.
Learn about rank progression here.
Pay and Benefits
"My job involves listening to intercepted enemy communications and providing analysts with relevant information. I attended an intensive 18 month language course to learn the operational language and also acquired further language and skiing and mountaineering qualifications."
"My job involves analysing the technical data from enemy communications. This analysis is used to support operations and inform policy making at the highest levels.""My job involves analysing the behaviour of enemies online. This analysis is used to decide what measures we need to put in place to protect our security and to enable the operations and techniques which stop those enemies".