National Security Agency

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It’s Not Only What You Do, It’s Why You Do It

What's your expertise?

Is it a STEM field or business? Foreign language or intelligence analysis? Security or counterintelligence? Whatever your field, NSA has a position that combines your expertise with our mission: The safety and security of our families, our communities and our country.

NSA applies advanced technical concepts to create groundbreaking solutions for safeguarding U.S. information and collecting foreign signals.

Our employees expand the scope of their expertise through ongoing academic education, professional training and development, leadership opportunities and job mobility. We work in a dynamic culture that welcomes diversity and provides benefits that offer a better quality of life, both on the job and off. Learn more at IntelligenceCareers.gov/NSA

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
Description of NSA The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive of classified national security information. The National Security Agency employs a wide variety of business professionals who play a critical role in protecting or nation's security every day. The Audit, Accounting and Financial Services organization is responsible for all facets of financial operations, analysis, and reporting for the National Security Agency. We rely on the skills of our accounting and financial analysis professionals to support the internal infrastructure of a federal agency comparable in size and budget to Fortune 100 companies. Description of Position...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA Overview The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive of classified national security information. In support of the Agency as a whole, the Business Analysis group leverages financial analytic tools to facilitate data collection management, data and cost analysis, advanced analytic studies, metrics, and forecasting. This organization provides cost/financial data and analyses to enable senior leader resource decision making. Description of Position As a Business Consultant, you will perform predictive and prescriptive data analyses to enable decision making by senior NSA leaders. Business Consultant responsibilities include: - Evaluating...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA Overview The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information. Information Dissemination Managers operate multimedia systems, facilities, and networks using various types of display, audio, video, and data capabilities. They advise and assist customers with presentation requirements ranging from routing, connecting and displaying computer signals, to the use of conventional media. Information Dissemination Managers also schedule customers' events and programs, verifying that equipment is operational. Often times they are responsible for compiling and disseminating information regarding rooms, auditoriums,...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA Overview The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information. Description of Position NSA's Engagement and Policy organization is seeking superior applicants with experience and creative skills in photography, using digital imaging equipment, and a high level of proficiency using photo editing software to process digital images. Imaging Specialists at the NSA document activities and convey information by capturing and producing professional, accurate, and aesthetic images using digital imaging technologies and databases across a broad range of applications. Activities requiring documentation may include:...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA Overview The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information. Description of the Position Project Director responsibilities may include: - Developing and overseeing project plans - Performing resource management - Developing and tracking schedules - Monitoring performance goals and mitigating risks - Providing quality assurance oversight - Leading/mentoring junior staff - Creating and sustaining a strong customer focus - Collaborating with others to accomplish goals - Presenting project status and informational briefs Do you have relevant work experience that includes research, analyses,...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information. Budget Analysts at NSA provide sound and accountable financial management, information, and decision-making support to enable NSA to be fully responsive to external oversight requirements as well as providing support and guidance internally. They ensure optimization of Agency resources through corporate oversight of all funds and manpower associated with NSA, direction of NSA's budget and program build process and execution process, and corporate oversight for all reimbursable Support Agreements executed by NSA. As a Budget Analyst at the NSA, you will be...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA's Mathematics Research Group conducts world-class mathematical research with the objective of developing new and innovative techniques and technologies to support our Signals Intelligence and Cybersecurity missions, as well as the broader Intelligence Community (IC). We are actively seeking mathematicians to join our Statistics and Machine Learning Research Office. The office focuses on fundamental mathematics research in the applications of machine learning and statistical analysis, as well as a wide range of other technical areas to include cryptography, vulnerability research, machine learning security, network defense, digital forensics, and graph algorithms. In particular, Statistics and Machine Learning Research is seeking candidates with experience in multimedia forensics and authentication (MFA). MFA is the process of analyzing digital files (e.g., audio, video, image, and text) for signs of alteration, either in the form of the content, metadata, or file container. We...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA Overview The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive of classified national security information. As part of the offensive mission, NSA provides foreign Signals Intelligence (SIGINT), consistent with our authorities, to our nation's policy makers and military forces in order to defend our nation, save lives, protect U.S. interests, and advance U.S. alliances. Given today's rapid evolution of signals and advancements in adversarial technologies, the NSA must maintain and develop a highly talented and diverse workforce of SIGINT analysis professionals (Signals Analysts, Target Systems Analysts, and Signals Analytic Technique Developers)...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA is home to the largest, most established in-house research organization in the U.S. Intelligence Community, employing scientists with world-class skills in fields such as mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, and cybersecurity. We collaborate with leading companies, universities, and national laboratories to leverage work in overlapping disciplines, advance core capabilities, and to seek out and develop revolutionary ideas that will provide our nation with an overwhelming advantage. The Laboratory for Physical Sciences (LPS) is seeking a motivated Technology Acceleration Lead to provide expertise, guidance, and support to the research and implementation of solutions that align mission-driven priorities with technical capabilities. LPS is a premier research organization, managed and operated by the U.S. Government, focused on developing new and innovative technologies to improve national security. Across its three locations, the University of Maryland-College...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA is home to the largest, most established in-house research organization in the U.S. Intelligence Community, employing scientists with world-class skills in fields such as mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, and cybersecurity. We collaborate with leading companies, universities, and national laboratories to leverage work in overlapping disciplines, advance core capabilities, and seek out and develop revolutionary ideas that will provide our nation with an overwhelming advantage. The Laboratory for Physical Sciences (LPS) is seeking quantum information scientists to work in a fast-paced team environment where university, industry, and federal government scientists collaborate on research in quantum and cryogenic devices, advanced communication, sensing, and computer technologies. As a Quantum Researcher, and member of the LPS Quantum Computing Program Management team, you will push the frontiers of science by leveraging your expertise, ideas, and vision to: -...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA is home to the largest, most established in-house research organization in the U.S. Intelligence Community, employing scientists with world-class skills in fields such as mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, and cybersecurity. We collaborate with leading companies, universities, and national laboratories to leverage work in overlapping disciplines, advance core capabilities, and to seek out and develop revolutionary ideas that will provide our nation with an overwhelming advantage. The Laboratory for Physical Sciences (LPS) is seeking motivated System Architects to provide expertise, guidance, and support to the research and implementation of solutions that align mission-driven priorities with technical capabilities. LPS is a premier research organization, managed and operated by the U.S. Government, focused on developing new and innovative technologies to improve national security. Across its three locations, the University of Maryland-College Park, the...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA is home to the largest, most established in-house research organization in the U.S. Intelligence Community, employing scientists with world-class skills in fields such as mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, and cybersecurity. We collaborate with leading companies, universities, and national laboratories to leverage work in overlapping disciplines, advance core capabilities, and to seek out and develop revolutionary ideas that will provide our nation with an overwhelming advantage. The Laboratory for Physical Sciences (LPS) is seeking integration engineers to work in a fast-paced team environment where university, industry, and federal government scientists collaborate on research in cryogenic devices, advanced communication, sensing, and computer technologies. LPS is a premier research organization, managed and operated by the U.S. Government, focused on developing new and innovative technologies to improve national security. Across its three locations, the...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA is home to the largest, most established in-house research organization in the U.S. Intelligence Community, employing scientists with world-class skills in fields such as mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, and cybersecurity. We collaborate with leading companies, universities, and national laboratories to leverage work in overlapping disciplines, advance core capabilities, and to seek out and develop revolutionary ideas that will provide our nation with an overwhelming advantage. At the Laboratory for Physical Sciences (LPS), our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary projects that will shape the future of computing. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join our team to invent that future. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work. We have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees make history. As a...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA is home to the largest, most established in-house research organization in the U.S. Intelligence Community, employing scientists with world-class skills in fields such as mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, and cybersecurity. We collaborate with leading companies, universities, and national laboratories to leverage work in overlapping disciplines, advance core capabilities, and seek out and develop revolutionary ideas that will provide our nation with an overwhelming advantage. The Laboratory for Physical Sciences (LPS) is seeking Fabrication/Manufacturing Engineers to help advance the development of novel materials and technologies for advanced computing research. LPS is a premier research organization, managed and operated by the U.S. Government, focused on developing new and innovative technologies to improve national security. Across its three locations, the University of Maryland-College Park, the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, and Ft. George...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA is home to the largest, most established in-house research organization in the U.S. Intelligence Community, employing scientists with world-class skills in fields such as mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, and cybersecurity. We collaborate with leading companies, universities, and national laboratories to leverage work in overlapping disciplines, advance core capabilities, and seek out and develop revolutionary ideas that will provide our nation with an overwhelming advantage. At the Laboratory for Physical Sciences (LPS), our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary projects that will shape the future of computing. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join our team to invent that future. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work. We have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees make history. LPS...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
Security and Counterintelligence is responsible for the protection of NSA/CSS information, people and facilities worldwide. In support of this mission, Counterintelligence (CI) Investigators conduct investigations of Agency employees and affiliates as mandated by national level and NSA policy in order to determine their eligibility for Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) access. These investigations are conducted in support of the comprehensive Personnel Security processing program, designed to ensure a trusted workforce. Description of Position: CI Investigators are required to successfully complete the NSA CI Investigator Training Program. After successfully completing training, the responsibilities of a CI Investigator include: - Applying techniques of interviewing, elicitation, debriefing, and/or interrogation in a systematic manner - Completing detailed, concise and accurate reports that encapsulate the information developed during the course...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
The NSA Story The National Security Agency (NSA) exists to obtain insight into foreign adversaries' plans and intentions and protect our U.S. cybersecurity interests. We provide national security insights and threat warnings to government decision-makers and eradicate cybersecurity threats. How You Can Contribute Do you love having a goal and plotting a course to reach it? Want to use your management skills to impact national security? Enjoy the idea of managing multi-million dollar acquisitions? Program managers at NSA oversee cost, schedule, and technical performance for acquisition programs, delivering positive foreign intelligence and cybersecurity outcomes for the nation. From managing funding invested in workforce training to overseeing development of the most innovative and classified technologies, program managers maximize the impact of every dollar by guiding programs to succeed. Start a career where you become a steward of taxpayer dollars, seeking the greatest...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
Do you love to negotiate a win-win, desire to impact national security, and enjoy the idea of overseeing multimillion-dollar acquisitions? NSA is seeking business professionals of all experience levels who are detail-oriented, enjoy collaborating, and are curious and hungry to learn. Contracting specialists at NSA acquire commercial goods and services that allow the agency to collect foreign intelligence and protect national security systems. From purchasing comfortable kennels for NSA's working dogs to acquiring the latest and greatest computer technology, contracting professionals are the only people authorized to buy goods and services on NSA's behalf. The National Security Agency employs a wide variety of business professionals who play a critical role through budgetary and contract activities that support our nation's security every day. We rely on the skills of our acquisition, finance, and accounting professionals to support the internal infrastructure of a federal agency...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA Overview The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive of classified national security information. The National Security Agency Office of Occupational Health, Environmental and Safety Services (OHESS) has an immediate part-time opening for a Medical Technologist to support the mission by applying professional knowledge in the field of medical technology to advise on, supervise and/or perform phlebotomy, specimen processing, and/or clinical laboratory tests and examinations. Provide laboratory results to clients (both internal and external) as appropriate and maintain those records in accordance with laboratory governing body regulation....

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
Do you love to negotiate a win-win, desire to impact national security, and enjoy the idea of overseeing multi-million dollar acquisitions? NSA is seeking experienced Contracting Specialists who are detail-oriented, and enjoy collaborating. Contracting Specialists at NSA acquire commercial goods and services that allow the agency to collect foreign intelligence and protect national security systems. From purchasing comfortable kennels for NSA's working dogs to acquiring the latest and greatest computer technology, contracting professionals are the only people authorized to buy goods and services on NSA's behalf. The National Security Agency employs a wide range of business professionals who play a critical role through budgetary and contract activities that support our nation's security every day. We rely on the skills of our acquisition, finance, and accounting professionals to support the internal infrastructure of a federal agency comparable in size and budget to Fortune...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information. The National Security Agency employs a wide variety of business professionals who play a critical role through budgetary and contract activities that support our nation's security every day. We rely on the skills of our acquisition, finance, and accounting professionals to support the internal infrastructure of a federal agency comparable in size and budget to Fortune 100 companies. We are seeking passionate Business Management and Acquisition professionals to work as Business Financial Managers (BFM). Responsibilities of a Business Financial Manager...