Who are we looking for?

Finding the right people to work in signals intelligence and information security is vitally important for ASD. We are looking for people who:

Over the years, we have found that the kind of people who are successful at ASD and find the greatest personal rewards here are those who:

We have also found that individuals who are simply attracted to ASD by the (false) glamour of belonging to a ‘spy’ organisation do not usually fit well with our culture or workforce.

We need people of exceptional ability at ASD because what we do is critically important to Defence and other Australian government departments, and because our work is difficult and challenging by its very nature.

Those who meet the required standards and join ASD find the work offers a unique kind of reward: