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Electronic Warfare Analyst

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

What you will do

 As a Joint Electronic Warfare Support Facility (JEWSF) Analyst you will be responsible for the production of EW products and intelligence support to NZDF leadership, operational establishments and units, other government agencies, and appropriate allied military and intelligence agencies.  You will provide analysis and reporting of EW focused all-source information for strategic, operational and tactical commanders in support of military and national intelligence objectives. The role operates within a classified environment for the conduct of your day to day work activities. 
What we need
Our ideal person for this role will be someone with a passion for and commitment to excellence with a genuine desire to satisfy stakeholders. We want someone with a good understanding of The New Zealand Intelligence community, roles, capabilities and tasking methodologies and with an open minded consultative demeanour.
You will have an understanding of national and allied intelligence organisations, structures and systems, a strong interest in international affairs and defence matters and experience in Intelligence writing and handling classified information with integrity and sound judgement.  An understanding of the role and purpose of electronic warfare support to military operations, service cryptologic elements, and national agencies is also critical to your success as is an inquiring and analytical mind.
Ideally you will also have a relevant tertiary qualification with knowledge or experience in Radar and Communications / Information Technology / Electronics / Signal Processing / Engineering Science / Applied or Pure Mathematics or equivalent work or military experience.   
Who we are
New Zealand Defence Intelligence is the principal provider of intelligence advice to the Chief of Defence Force and the New Zealand Defence Force Executive Leadership Team.  This is achieved by the formulation and implementation of strategic intelligence and security direction through branch capabilities and the technical direction of Joint Force intelligence resources.  The unit supports the Military Operations Branch and provides direction and support to NZDF Units and deployed forces involved in electronic warfare (EW) activities.  
Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 
Why Us
This is your opportunity to bring your passion, knowledge and experience to Defence Intelligence.  In return for your knowledge, experience and drive, we can reward you with challenging opportunities working in a supportive, motivated and forward-thinking team and working environment. 
Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF! 
The salary range for this position is $65,180 - $80,516 including a 4% superannuation contribution from NZDF. 
How to Apply
To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please use the links on this page. For further information, contact the JEWSF Manager on (04) 463 1614, quoting NZDF - 1805021.

Applications close at 4:30pm on Monday 28 May 2018.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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