Information is the one thing which will allow a fighting unit to be able to have the upper hand. It will allow you to decide where to apply force as well as what missions need to be changed or eliminated. Collecting the data that is necessary can be done through a variety of different means. One of the most important ways to be able to collect the information that is necessary is through computer related systems. This is why the Cryptologic Technician is so important to the US Navy.
What You Will Do
Whenever you are working in this field, you will work with all of the information systems which are in charge of collecting data. You will also work with the systems which are designed to jam other systems from being able to lock on to targets as well as being able to get your data. You will also help with making sure that highly sensitive materials can be transmitted and received in a secure manner.
Get the Training
One of the important things that you will need for this position includes the ability to qualify for Top Secret security clearance. You will also have to go through 82 days of training at the Pensacola Florida A School training facility. You will learn everything that you will need to know in order to complete work on your own with little supervision necessary.