Australian Signals Directorate

The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) is a vital member of Australia’s national security community, working in support of the Australian Government and Australian Defence Force (ADF).

ASD work across the full spectrum of signals intelligence and security operations, including intelligence gathering, cyber security and offensive cyber operations.


Applicants to the Intelligence pathway who select to work at ASD, need to nominate one of these role types in the application form.

  • Corporate - Provide strategic and operational support in corporate roles across broad areas.
  • Specialist - Focus on cyber, foreign language analysis, psychology and receive training to use ASD systems.
  • Technical - Operate in fields such as capability assurance, information security, project management and systems engineering, computer network operations and access, or IT and systems development.