Aug 11, 2022

Cryptologic Engagement Officer - Entry to Experienced Level (MD)

  • National Security Agency
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA

Job Description

Cryptologic Engagement Officer's responsibilities include: - Developing, nurturing, and/or negotiating relationships with the DoD, Intelligence Community, Industry and foreign partners. - Operating in a collaborative and responsive environment, maximizing dynamic partner capabilities. - Assessing stakeholder needs and identifying capabilities to address those needs. - Providing timely and effective support and information sharing within appropriate legal authorities. - Identifying the internal and external politics that impact the work of the organization and responding accordingly.

Do you have relevant work experience that includes research, analyses, writing/editing, business/administrative work or managing people of projects? NSA has numerous positions such as Staff Officers, Enabling Support Specialists and Program/Project Directors.

The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Degree in any area is acceptable. Relevant experience must be in one of the following: (a) an area directly related to NSA mission (e.g., collection, intelligence, and cryptologic); (b) NSA/IC/DOD mission support; (c) NSA/IC/DOD inter-agency support, and/or d) NSA-relevant industry, academic, or governmental entities. External engagement/collaboration experience (e.g., participation in cross-Agency working groups, JDA, field assignment, external customer support) within the DoD or IC is preferred. Entry/Developmental Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 6 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position. Full Performance Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree plus 1 year of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 8 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position. Senior Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree plus 2 years of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 10 years of relevant experience or an Associate's degree plus 8 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position. Expert Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 9 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 7 years of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree plus 5 years of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 13 years of relevant experience or an Associate's degree plus 11 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.

The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continual learning and who possesses strong communication (oral and written), problem-solving, analytic, interpersonal skills, and is: - customer and results oriented - able to negotiate with and influence others - able to build relationships across the Agency and with external stakeholders, as appropriate - able to work effectively (independently and/or within teams) across functional areas in a collaborative environment - able to take action in highly complex situations - detail-oriented - able to manage multiple tasks with competing timelines and deliverables - able to identify, manage and resolve conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner - accountable - adaptable

Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Salary Range: $61,947 - $176,300 (Entry/Full Performance/Senior/Expert) Work Schedule: Typical work schedule is Monday - Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirements between 0600 and 1800 (flexible).