FULL TIME - CRYPTOLOGY
As a Cryptologic Technician, you are one of the world’s greatest problem-solvers. We’re looking for
people with sharp minds, whose brains are built for picking out patterns most will miss.
CRYPTOLOGY JOBS IN THE NAVY
CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN COLLECTION
Much about your role is classified. What we can tell you is this: you will intercept signals to
provide tactical and strategic intelligence, technical guidance and information to ships and
special warfare units.
CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN INTERPRETIVE
Languages are more than just communication—they’re cultural codes that need to be analyzed
and, in some cases, broken. The Defense Language School in Monterey, California will fully
immerse you in the language for your choice—from Mandarin to Spanish and Arabic to Russian.
CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN MAINTENANCE
Troubleshoot top-secret equipment vital to national security, taking your passion for science and
engineering to the next level.
CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN NETWORKS
Use state-of-the-art technology to perform offensive and defensive cyber operations,
investigating and tracking enemies while also protecting our networks from attacks.
CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN TECHNICAL
Provide tactical guidance to special warfare operations and to ships across the fleet. Use highpower
jamming signals to deceive electronic sensors and prevent enemy attacks.
PAY AND BENEFITS
From the day you start, you’ll receive:
• Competitive salary
• Potential to earn a bonus upon enlistment
• Free health insurance
• Free housing
• A retirement plan
• Paid training
• College credit
• Navy College Program and Tuition Assistance
• Post-9/11 GI Bill, up to 100% tuition
• Professional credentials and certifications
• College credit hours toward a bachelor’s or associate degree through the American Council on
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
• U.S. citizen
• High school graduate or equivalent
• 17 years of age or older
Applicants must also meet eligibility requirements for a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented
Information security clearance. Normal color perception, sight, speech and hearing are required.
General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you’re currently serving, whether you’ve
served before or whether you’ve never served before.
Cryptologic Technicians perform a variety of duties worldwide, at numerous overseas and stateside
shore commands, aboard surface ships, aircraft and submarines and with Naval Special Warfare. They
generally divide time between assignments ashore and afloat.
Serving part-time as a Navy Reserve Sailor, your duties will be carried out during your scheduled drilling
and training periods. During monthly drilling, Cryptologic Technicians in the Navy Reserve typically work
at a location close to their homes.
- 17 years or older
- Legally authorized to work in the United States