Intelligence Intelligence Analyst (Linguist)

Full Time
  • Post Date: April 25, 2018
  • Apply Before: February 7, 2019
Job Description

The RAF relies heavily on defence intelligence to support operations in both peace and war time. Intelligence Analysts (Linguist) interpret foreign language transmissions using state-of-the-art surveillance systems. They provide vital intelligence to support military forces deployed around the world.

Typical Responsibilities:

• Collect, collate and evaluate intelligence from multiple sources.
• Monitor and analyse radio and electronic transmissions broadcast throughout the world.
• Gather valuable information about enemies strengths, weaknesses and movements
• Disseminate tailored Intelligence to commanders, aircrew or troops on the ground.

Similar civilian roles include Translator, Telecommunications Specialist or Language Teacher.

Full Time Regular

Initial pay after training

£18,489 + Benefits
New applicants could also be eligible for a £18,000 joining bonus. Details can be found here.Pay during training

£14,931 + Benefits
Entry level

Airmen/Airwomen
Commitment

Minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training

Spare Time Reserve

Initial pay after training

Day rates dependent on rank, role and experience
Entry level

Airmen/Airwomen
Commitment

27 days per year for 12 years minimum. Each year includes a 15 day block for general RAF training, which is taken over a two week period, and 12 days for additional/trade training, or training exercises.

The possibility of being deployed to a UK or overseas base for up to 6 months after the first year.

Full Time Regular
Job requirements

Qualifications:

You need:
GCSE at Grade C/4-5 or above in English Language
GCSE at Grade C/4-5 or above in Maths
or
SCE Standard Grades at Grade 2/Scottish National 5 in English Language
SCE Standard Grades at Grade 2/Scottish National 5 in Maths

Age:

Minimum age 17½. Younger candidates cannot be accepted because of current security vetting requirements. Maximum age limit is 35yrs i.e. must have attested by their 36th birthday

RAF Requirements

*When submitting your application for this role choose ‘Intelligence Analyst (Voice)’ in the Airmen category*

Spare Time Reserve
Job requirements

Qualifications:

You need:

GCSE at Grade C/4 or above in English Language
GCSE at Grade C/4 or above in Maths
or
SCE Standard Grade 2/Scottish National 5 in English Language
SCE Standard Grade 2/Scottish National 5in Maths

Post-A level, undergraduate student or bilingual proficiency gained through family, overseas or previous training in Arabic or Russian.

Age: 18 – 54 (Must attest before 55th birthday – Ex Regulars over the age of 55 may be considered on a case by case basis)