ASD 4 - Intelligence Analyst


  • $67,100 - $73,256 ( plus super)
  • Canberra - ACT

The Role
An ASD4 Intelligence Analyst is accountable under general direction to perform and achieve moderately complex research, analysis, and operational tasks to support the collection, production and dissemination of signals intelligence as well as provide technical advice within an integrated workforce. They will work according to the Intelligence Services Act 2001 and are accountable to have a good understanding of, and compliance with, relevant legislative frameworks, government decision-making and the Australian Signals Directorate’s mission and policies requirements.

An ASD4 Intelligence Analyst will be accountable for organising their workflows, making decisions within their defined parameters relating to their area of responsibility and will seek guidance when required. They may exercise some discretion with respect to how legislation, procedures and guidelines are interpreted and applied to their work. They will provide specialist support that is informed and directed by their knowledge of the intelligence function. They will undertake research and analysis activities.

The ASD4 Intelligence Analyst will be required to share information, monitor work practices, set work priorities and develop local procedures. They may supervise and provide leadership to others, which includes coaching and on-the-job training of newer and less experienced team members.

The ASD4 Intelligence Analyst may be required to communicate with, respond and provide advice to a range of stakeholders on moderately complex operational and administrative issues to achieve work unit and Australian Signals Directorate outcomes. They will be accountable to contribute towards ongoing self-improvement and professional development.

About our Team
The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) is looking to fill a number of Intelligence Analyst positions in its Strategic Intelligence and Enablement (SIE) and Expeditionary and Transnational Intelligence (ETI) Divisions. The positions provide broad exposure to ASD operations with staff directly supporting ASD's mission to defend Australia against global threats and advance our national interests and security.
ASD offers challenging and dynamic technical and operational work environments. Your efforts will provide direct support to Federal and State government agencies, industries and the community by assisting them in their decision making processes.

ASD places great value in its employees, ensuring they enjoy a career as part of a team that embraces diversity. We support families, offer parental outreach programs and promote flexible working arrangements.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are seeking applicants who are inquisitive, have analytical minds and embrace critical thinking and problem solving. Successful applicants will have strong communication skills, be proactive and be able to achieve outcomes despite time constraints and variable resources. A technical background is not required.

ASD will develop and train you, helping you to build a solid foundation for a diverse and rewarding career. There will be on-the-job training, along with opportunities to attend relevant courses and conferences to assist you in developing your skills and achieving your goals.