Top Intelligence Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Intelligence. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Intelligence resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.7% of Intelligence resumes contained Military Personnel as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Intelligence actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Intelligence resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Military Personnel

high Demand
Here's how Military Personnel is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Managed 8 military personnel, supporting intelligence production on foreign space capabilities
  • Managed a staff of 4 military personnel.
  • Researched and briefed military personnel regarding terrorist threat and intelligence analysis prior to overseas deployment.
  • Directed personnel engaged in general security indoctrination for military personnel and civilian employees.
  • Directed Military Intelligence Organization with up to 535 military personnel.
  • Provide weekly statistic on military personnel to senior leadership.

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2. Commander

high Demand
Here's how Commander is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Prepared and updated daily Commanders Critical Information Requirements, monitored, updated and maintained the status of all Hospital reporting systems.
  • Supervised seven-member team responsible for production and presentation of Commanders weekly current intelligence briefing.
  • Assisted with the execution of contingency planning and integration of medical assets that best supported the Medical Brigade Commander's intent.
  • Worked with Provincial Reconstruction Team, provided intelligence support mainly for the Provincial Reconstruction Team Commander and his Staff.
  • Prepared, conducted, and evaluated briefings for commanders and other high-ranking officials.
  • Conducted the morning Intel Update Briefings for the Group Commander.
  • Provided personal security for high ranking coalition commanders, Afghan government and local nationals.
  • provided intelligence products to Battalion Commander.
  • Worked with the AETC Security Forces to develop command force protection recommendations for the AETC Commander.
  • present weekly intelligence update briefs for RSC-SW Commander.

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3. NCO

high Demand
Here's how NCO is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Determined significance/reliability of and analyzed incoming intelligence for changes in enemy capabilities, vulnerabilities, and probable courses of action.
  • Received and processed incoming reports, messages and determining significance and reliability of incoming information.
  • Reviewed all incoming and outgoing correspondence for editorial and procedural accuracy.
  • Incorporated quick reaction systems into common joint architecture.
  • Performed as NCOIC of the Counterintelligence section on deployments to two foreign nations and multiple on-island exercises.
  • Served as the Intelligence and Security NCO for the 1st Personnel Group.
  • Served above pay-grade as the Battalion Intelligence NCOIC.
  • Served as S6 (Communications NCO) Responsible for filling radios with top secrete encrypted communication security keys, weekly.
  • Designated as the Intelligence NCO for an 800 Soldier Task force deployed to Camp Ramadi, Iraq.

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4. Combat

high Demand
Here's how Combat is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Create focused and results oriented interrogation questions for battlefield captures to produce high quality intelligence for combat teams.
  • Evaluated combat effectiveness of attack sorties during employment exercises.
  • Awarded, the Combat Infantryman Badge for receiving and responding to enemy fire during combat.
  • Prepared and reviewed all source intelligence products to support the combat Commander.
  • Performed primary duties as the Battalion Intelligence Noncommissioned Officer for a Combat Support Military Police Battalion consisting of 764 Soldiers.
  • Directed flawless personnel recovery analysis of 40 events that helped prepare Combat Search and Rescue responders in saving numerous lives.
  • Evaluated/Ordered/Maintained 50,000+ geospatial products in support of Non Combatant Evacuation (NEO) operations in the EUCOM AOR.

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5. Database

high Demand
Here's how Database is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Embedded for two years in the crime analysis and intelligence division; designed and implemented a criminal intelligence database application.
  • Redesigned packaging changes were photographed and entered into Nielsen's database.
  • Maintained target dossiers and provided databases.
  • Managed and maintained a database of intelligence products on a secure Web-Based portal.
  • Transmit data to company database.
  • Administered weekly mobility inventory control and accountability system (MICAS) processing database backup initiatives companywide.
  • Ensured proper biometric collection and that all biometric information was correctly uploaded in the BATS database to help with future identification.
  • Established and maintained unit s Biometric database at FOB Gamberi using BATS/HIIDE systems.

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6. Security Clearance

high Demand
Here's how Security Clearance is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Encrypted computer data/files *Followed Army rules and values *Government Security Clearance
  • Maintained and supervised the enforcement of Security clearance restrictions.
  • Maintained Security Clearance records for the 530th Military Police Battalion.
  • Rolled fingerprints and sent security clearance requests.
  • Conducted physical security inspections, control facility access and manage personnel security clearances; reviewed personnel security reinvestigation requests.
  • managed security clearances for the 500 soldiers.

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7. Intelligence Community

high Demand
Here's how Intelligence Community is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Identify and interact with intelligence community
  • Compose numerous requests for information throughout the Intelligence Community (IC) to address significant intelligence gaps supporting TSA s mission.
  • Provided detailed, written reports on regional issues, political/military analysis and support to targeting for dissemination throughout the intelligence community.
  • Prepare briefings, reports and communication for senior executives, and other intelligence community and law enforcement entities.
  • Coordinated and briefed senior level intelligence officials across the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community regarding target nomination and development.
  • Analyzed and reported real-time signals intelligence to US Intelligence Community partners, providing time sensitive intelligence and threat warning.

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8. IED

high Demand
Here's how IED is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Identified intelligence collection opportunities and corresponding priority intelligence requirements, and the subsequent development and management of all collection efforts.
  • Provided protection and accountability of all classified material; executed training in preparation for intelligence operations in the field.
  • Identified critical intelligence vulnerabilities; identified challenges and made recommendations to fix the problems and prevent weakness exploitation.
  • Advised military leadership on intelligence and other IED information acquired; this information was utilized and relied upon.
  • Identified several deficiencies in site security and provided recommendations to address issues.
  • Categorized and Destroyed classified materials and prepared convoy maps and overlays.
  • Delivered analysis briefings on specified areas of interest.
  • Develop strategic and tactical research plans for counter IED issues in order to fill identified intelligence gaps and guide intelligence collection.
  • Identified critical information for production of over 400 all-source intelligence products presented directly to 12th Air Force Commander and staff.
  • Applied advanced data design techniques and constructed a star schema data mart from the company databases.
  • Develop high valued intelligence products in order to defeat active IED treats to Coalition Forces.
  • Identified labels and stored security files properly to verify that it was safe and secure.
  • Served as the Telephone Control Officer; responsible for unclassified and classified telephone systems.
  • Conducted product audits, built displays and verified facing of all company products.
  • Managed the battalion's classified documents and ensure compliance with Army regulations.
  • Briefed battalion leadership on Counter IED, techniques and procedures.
  • Counter IED Operations/Intelligence Integration Center (COIC).
  • Locate requested products in specified stores and locations.
  • Collected, analyzed, and disseminated classified intelligence material in a timely manner.
  • Liaisoned extensively with U.S. and allied Intelligence and Special Operations communities.

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9. Security Personnel

high Demand
Here's how Security Personnel is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Facilitated communication between the facility Infirmary/Hospital and Inpatient/Outpatient Mental Health agencies/personnel and the Security personnel.
  • Explained hostile intelligence threat to security personnel and evaluate effectiveness of security countermeasures taken.
  • Ensured established goals and objectives were accomplished by subordinate security personnel.
  • Provided security personnel and motorcades to over 200 representatives of foreign nations.
  • Prepared, orchestrated, and conducted several types of security personnel training providing real-world insight and experience for trainee benefit.
  • Performed instructional duties to other security personnel, subject-matter, contractor employees, and others.

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10. Law Enforcement

high Demand
Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Advised law enforcement officers on the intelligence cycle and process to identify intelligence gaps within narcotics investigations.
  • Collaborated with international, federal, state, and local law enforcement ~ Compiled district information for CompStat Briefs
  • Provide liaison and coordination with civilian agencies including state and federal law enforcement, FEMA and other emergency responders.
  • Established and maintained productive information-sharing relationships with other players in the IC community as well as Federal law enforcement agencies.
  • Collaborated with US and coalition intelligence, law enforcement, and Federal Agents to develop and disseminate vulnerability threat assessments.
  • Provided assistance to other law enforcement agencies with image analysis for suspect identification.

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11. US Army

average Demand
Here's how US Army is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Processed and evaluated thousands of pages of US Army message traffic.
  • Selected to attend the US Army's Sergeants Major Academy.
  • Evaluated and assessed US Army Reserve units during annual training exercises for effectiveness in performing the Military Decision Making Process.
  • Developed requirements documents and architectures for US Army intelligence/electronic warfare systems.
  • Served as the lead Strategic Initiatives Non-Commission Officer for the US Army Ordnance Corps Commanding General s Staff.
  • Trained the battalion on Subversion, and Espionage Directed against the US Army (SAEDA), and OPSEC programs.

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12. DOD

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Here's how DOD is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Conducted online investigations utilizing DOD Intelligence systems to determine if any derogatory intelligence information.
  • Executed all Senior Intelligence Officer (SIO) requirements including frequent coordination with other DoD agencies and national intelligence community agencies.
  • Developed and delivered verbal and written intelligence briefings to executives and senior staff across multiple DoD agencies.
  • Provided specialized information products and services to operational forces, national agencies, acquisition community, and DoD.
  • Produced detailed reports and assessments disseminating the analysis to the intelligence community, military services and DOD commands.
  • Provide analytic support and expertise to DoD interrogators, and inform senior policy-makers of issues regarding DoD interrogations.

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13. Squadron

average Demand
Here's how Squadron is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Utilized Core Automated Management System (CAMS) to track and/or request ancillary training for all squadron and wing intelligence personnel.
  • Support the national capitol region defense by providing intelligence to the F-16 fighter squadron
  • Directed squadron intelligence and aircrew training across full-spectrum operations supporting $97M budget-enabling F-15E POTUS-directed conventional strike missions.
  • Selected for Squadron and Regimental Intelligence Officer assignments designated for officers two levels over his rank.
  • Supervised four Intelligence personnel in providing an EA-6B squadron with current and operational intelligence.
  • Coordinated squadron reconnaissance program (camera operations, photographic procedures).

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14. AOR

average Demand
Here's how AOR is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Maintained database of Digital Point Positing Database (DPPDB) for the SOCEUR AOR.
  • Awarded by supervisor for extraordinary management of intelligence assets to support 8 multinational exercises and 2 real-world humanitarian/disaster relief operations.
  • Served as subject matter expert on OEF insurgent activities and other general intelligence issues related to Afghanistan and the AOR.
  • Coordinated with NAVCENT leadership to manage the employment of multiple USN and Coalition intelligence collection efforts within the NAVCENT AOR.
  • Coordinated support for CI/Force Protection Teams that deployed throughout the EUCOM AOR to include Africa and the Middle East.
  • Provide information and assist in writing threat assessments within my AOR and identify intelligence gaps within the area.

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15. SCI

average Demand
Here's how SCI is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Reorganized SCIF operations to run more efficiently and maintained database for classified materials.
  • Serve as an authority on intelligence policies, procedures, doctrine, and operations across the spectrum of the intelligence disciplines.
  • Managed access control for the Battalion SCIF and conducted daily security briefings for the Battalion Commander.
  • Managed the largest SCI account on the installation ensuring error free connectivity to classified networks
  • Maintained mobile SCIF for 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit during Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Managed Top Secret Control Officer and Secret Compartmented Information (SCI) programs.
  • Maintained 7th Engineer Support Battalion Headquarters SCIF in Camp Pendleton.

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16. S2

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Here's how S2 is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Assisted the S2 in preparing all battlefield intelligence products for contingency plans, operations, and intelligence estimates.
  • Served as the S2 (Intelligence NCO) providing significant reports on the latest enemy activity in areas we were operating.
  • Served as the Battalion Intelligence Officer (S2) for a forward deployed signal battalion in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
  • Directed Base Defense S2 Operations using Intelligence Cycle (collection, fusion, analysis and production, and dissemination).
  • Worked with the S2 of the Battle Defense Operations Center (BDOC), my counterpart at that headquarters.
  • Brigade Assistant S2 for a rapid deployment maneuver Brigade in the 3 rd Infantry Division during operation Iraqi Freedom.

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17. BN

average Demand
Here's how BN is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Created incident tracking system for the 709th MP BN that was adopted by the follow-on MP Task Forces.
  • Supervised the BDE's Physical security program, managing eight BN level Intel Sergeants.
  • Provided intelligence updates to leadership of 3rd BN, 20th Special Group, weekly.
  • Supervised the BDE's OPSEC program, managing eight BN level OPSEC representative.

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18. Medal

average Demand
Here's how Medal is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Received six written commendations and two medals for superior performance.
  • Received Bronze Star and numerous other medals and commendations.
  • Received second Purple Heart, Medal of Honor
  • Awarded two Joint Commendation Medals for successful efforts in support of the U.S. and multi-national peacekeeping forces.
  • Received Meritorious Service Medal for excelling in a position normally filled by senior officer.
  • Awarded the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal for organizing Military Friendship Games with Japanese.

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19. Threat Assessments

average Demand
Here's how Threat Assessments is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Produced and delivered accurate threat assessments for executive-level decision makers of U.S. Strategic Command.
  • Coordinated weekly with NETCOM mitigation cell providing future threat assessments and analysis.
  • Planned, directed and produced a wide range of strategic cross-programmatic threat assessments, including the FBI National Threat Assessment.
  • Established overall critical path to meet threats and ensured that all phases of threat assessments were adhered and agreed-upon.
  • Collaborated with host nation agencies to develop unified Base Security Zone (BSZ) threat assessments.
  • Conducted threat assessments and analysis based to better to protect fixed and mobile logistics facilities.

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20. Air Operations

average Demand
Here's how Air Operations is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Awarded Special Experience Identifier of 901 for Air Operations Center.

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21. Enemy Capabilities

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Here's how Enemy Capabilities is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Developed and disseminated all-source intelligence products and provided bottom-line analysis reports of enemy capabilities, strengths and vulnerabilities.
  • Ensured integration of information on friendly and enemy capabilities and environmental factors into operational planning.
  • Provide the commander with timely information about enemy capabilities and activities.
  • Identified enemy capabilities and threats to new Quartermaster material acquisitions.
  • Briefed all units assigned to the border camp on the enemy capabilities and tactics.
  • Advised Brigade S3 of threat situation and enemy capabilities.

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22. ISR

low Demand
Here's how ISR is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Submitted over seventy requests for ISR support in coordination with battalion convoy movements.
  • Provided all source analysis and ISR incorporation into operations maximizing Battalion efforts to provide security while conducting pinpoint targeting operations.
  • Managed Divisional level ISR systems for the production and dissemination of intelligence products in support of combat operations.
  • Managed over two dozen missions to disrupt enemy cells and ensure stability and security during combat operations.
  • Conducted information operations in support of combat operations, including military deception to disrupt enemy operations.
  • Created competent/Law Enforcement enterprise capable of detecting, deterring, and disrupting terrorist activities.

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23. Joint Staff

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Here's how Joint Staff is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Served on a joint staff as the USAF Functional area manager, providing mission critical intelligence and mission requirements data analysis.
  • Developed and maintained Joint Staff South s Navy Reserve Component s Joint Qualification Standard (JQS) completion tracking tool.
  • Coordinated with PACOM and Joint Staff on AT/FP/CIP programs and policies impacting USFK.
  • provided subject matter expertise on submarine and other sensitive reconnaissance operations to the Joint Staff Director for Intelligence.
  • Joint Staff Counterintelligence Staff Officer who provided program direction and targeting support for key counterintelligence initiatives.

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24. SOP

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Here's how SOP is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Provide day to day intelligence support and products while developing policy and SOP for a newly created military unit.
  • Provide guidance in the creation/maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and other similar documentation.
  • Helped to develop an SOP and policy guidance for information operations within a CBRN response.
  • Worked analyzing and evaluated special projects and provided recommendations for various SOP's, introducing information to the organization and.

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25. Eucom

low Demand
Here's how Eucom is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Disseminated over 600 Intelligence Spot Reports relaying fast breaking events to senior USEUCOM staff.

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26. Analytical Products

low Demand
Here's how Analytical Products is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Briefed daily intelligence updates and analytical products.
  • Refocused the center's efforts from analytical products to predictive intelligence for drug law enforcement.

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27. Bosnia

low Demand
Here's how Bosnia is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Deployed to Kosovo and Bosnia for the US Navy in support of multinational peacekeeping forces.

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28. DIA

low Demand
Here's how DIA is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Developed and maintained link analysis diagrams of HVI's and known associates in our area of operations.
  • Utilize endpoint data protection solution Guardian Edge for data and hard drive encryption of DIA assets.
  • Served as Physical Security NCO, Force Protection NCO, and Key Control Custodian.
  • Covered technical collection and exploitation missions; media exploitation; (including printed and electronic media.
  • Build and disseminate evidence which allows for the immediate targeting of enemy combatants operating in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
  • clerk and Classified Material Control Custodian (CMCC).

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29. SME

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Here's how SME is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Conducted focused, detailed all-source intelligence research and analysis for predictive threat assessments.
  • Performed vulnerability and threat assessments for facilities.
  • Acted as the production lead and conducted thorough review of junior analysts' briefings and assessments ensuring comprehensive and accurate products.
  • Charged with enemy threat assessments and TTP's for convoy operations within Baghdad Operating Environment, including mission planning and briefings.
  • Monitor, assess, characterize, and understand adversary activities to provide assessments, analysis, presentations, and other products.
  • Presented a White paper which explained the need of Big Data in today's security infrastructure after performing a risk assessment.
  • Collected data from agencies in eight county areas and then developed an annual threat assessment concerning narcotics covering eight counties.
  • Researched, reviewed, evaluated, and integrated All-Source data to contribute to and/or produce draft and finished All-Source assessments.
  • Work with client services team and outside vendors to produce third party assessment packages.
  • Briefed Commanders of Risk Assessment and enemy activity.
  • Conducted threat assessment of one AETC installations.
  • Conducted site surveys and assessments.
  • Leveraged internal SME's to helpresolve issues, optimize partner investment, ensure objectives were met.
  • Develop cyber assessments and threat profiles; conduct all-source research.

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30. OEF

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Here's how OEF is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Supported Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF).
  • Served in Afghanistan from 2011-2012 for Operation Enduring Freedom(OEF).

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31. Powerpoint

low Demand
Here's how Powerpoint is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Created PowerPoint presentations and process documents used to train personnel for the Intelligence Professional Personnel Qualification Standards and standard intelligence products.
  • Created Adobe PDF and PowerPoint Presentations of intelligence products to disseminate to Coast Guard Operational Forces.
  • Disseminated and printed publications and created briefing slides using Microsoft PowerPoint for Junior Analysts.

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32. Crossmark

low Demand
Here's how Crossmark is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Maintain a positive relationship with employees and customers as a representative of CROSSMARK.

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33. Current Events

low Demand
Here's how Current Events is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Update commander on current events and threats.

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34. Jpas

low Demand
Here's how Jpas is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Utilized JPAS to verify clearance levels.

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35. ROI

low Demand
Here's how ROI is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Present online demo of software features, functions, ROI analysis, and data flow processes.
  • Increased ROI of my accounts by 23% annually
  • Customized account plans and trainings to ensure client ROI and maintained a 95% customer retention rate.

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36. SOF

low Demand
Here's how SOF is used in Intelligence jobs:
  • Managed IT assets for classified and unclassified hardware/software.
  • Established Intelligence watch web training; built read boards and taught Front-page software to 12 other members of team.
  • Assisted in the installation of software and performed minor hardware upgrades for the Flight s computer systems.
  • Produce reports utilizing Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint, displaying results in both written and graphical form.
  • Traveled to various cities nationwide to conduct on site corporate product software training sessions.
  • Ensured Windows based computers ran Antivirus software and contained the current virus signature data.
  • Processed requests for geospatial products via DMA s Computer Based Mapping and Charting software.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Intelligence

Military Personnel17.4%
Commander14.9%
NCO9.2%
Combat7.9%
Database6.7%
Security Clearance6.5%
Intelligence Community6%
IED3.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Intelligence

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Military Personnel
Military Personnel
14.7%
14.7%
2
2
Commander
Commander
12.6%
12.6%
3
3
NCO
NCO
7.8%
7.8%
4
4
Combat
Combat
6.7%
6.7%
5
5
Database
Database
5.7%
5.7%
6
6
Security Clearance
Security Clearance
5.5%
5.5%
7
7
Intelligence Community
Intelligence Community
5%
5%
8
8
IED
IED
3.2%
3.2%
9
9
Security Personnel
Security Personnel
2.7%
2.7%
10
10
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement
2.7%
2.7%
11
11
US Army
US Army
2.7%
2.7%
12
12
DOD
DOD
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Squadron
Squadron
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
AOR
AOR
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
SCI
SCI
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
S2
S2
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
BN
BN
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Medal
Medal
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Threat Assessments
Threat Assessments
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Air Operations
Air Operations
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
Enemy Capabilities
Enemy Capabilities
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
ISR
ISR
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Joint Staff
Joint Staff
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
SOP
SOP
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
Eucom
Eucom
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Analytical Products
Analytical Products
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Bosnia
Bosnia
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
DIA
DIA
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
SME
SME
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
OEF
OEF
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Crossmark
Crossmark
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Current Events
Current Events
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Jpas
Jpas
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
ROI
ROI
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
SOF
SOF
0.6%
0.6%

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