Analyst placements and courses provide exposure and experience in a variety of work areas across the organisation to ensure you gain a thorough perspective of organisational capability, goals and objectives.
You will receive comprehensive, specialised training to develop the technical capabilities that allow you to work in multi-disciplinary teams to solve problems that others cannot solve. You will undertake sophisticated intelligence or technical analysis, producing vital intelligence and security information for the Australian Government.
As an analyst, you may be involved in:
- analysis of communication systems
- analysis of foreign signals intelligence
- developing capabilities to perform your analysis using software development skills
- developing new methods of analysing and exploiting data for intelligence or information security purposes
- investigating large and complex data sets
- offensive cyber operations
- preparation of short-term or long-term information reports to government
- solving cryptological problems using advanced mathematical concepts
- translating foreign language material.
ASD is seeking recent and past graduates and final-year students with strong academic records in a diverse range of disciplines, including but not limited to:
- data mining
- data science
- international studies
- regional languages