To be eligible to enlist in the U.S. Navy, candidates must be between the ages of 18-34
These careers bring the expertise in all facets of Information Operations, making sure our fleet is capitalizing on the information vulnerabilities of our adversaries. Candidates seeking careers in this field should preferably have a degree that focuses on areas of study such as international relations, political science, government, engineering, physical science, natural science, computer science or other academic fields related to intelligence.
INTELLIGENCE AND INFORMATION SECURITY CAREERS IN THE NAVY
Analyze top-secret information, interpret spy reports and direct the analysis of top-secret
satellite imagery. While others may see nothing, youll use your keen analytical abilities to perceive patterns in internet chatter. And as an IO, youll be the first to ascertain the implications of the latest intelligence.
CRYPOTOLOGIC WARFARE OFFICER
Few will have the deep understanding of codebreaking like a Cryptologic Warfare Officer. Create warfighting options for Fleet Commanders, advise decision-makers at all levels and achieve military objectives in cyberspace. In this job, your knowledge of the cyber battlespace is unmatched.
CYBER WARFARE ENGINEER
You are highly trained in specialized areas of disruptive technologies, cyberspace capability development and the full spectrum of cyberspace operations. Research, design, develop, test and evaluate software and firmware for Cyberspace Operations. Apply principles and techniques of computer science and computer engineering to build software and firmware to defend our nations vital computer networks.
INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL OFFICER
You lead your team of Information Systems Technicians to ensure the delivery of communications capabilities by operating, maintaining and securing our networks around the globe. Assist with top secret cyberwarfare missions and discover tactical and strategic advantages afloat and ashore.
PAY AND BENEFITS
From the day you start, youll receive:
Free health insurance
A retirement plan
30 days paid vacation per year
Beyond professional credentials and certifications, the Navy can help ease your financial burdens and advance your career with generous financial assistance and continuing education programs.
Opportunities for further education within this platform include:
Post-9/11 GI Bill
Navy Tuition Assistance Program
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)
Navy War College (NWC)
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
U.S. citizen or equivalent
Must be eligible for a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) security clearance
General qualifications may vary depending upon whether youre currently serving, whether youve served before or whether youve never served before.
Officers in this community have opportunities to serve worldwide aboard ships, on bases and installations and in Joint Intelligence Centers such as the National Security Agency or the Pentagon.
Depending on the role, there may be part-time opportunities available.
Serving part-time in the Navy Reserve, your duties will be carried out during your scheduled drilling and training periods. During monthly drilling, Officers in the Information Warfare and intelligence communities in the Navy Reserve typically work at a location close to their homes.
Take a moment to learn more about the general roles and responsibilities of Navy Reserve Sailors.
- 18 years or older
- Legally authorized to work in the United States
- At least bachelor's degree or higher