National Security Agency

Meet NSA online! Currently, NSA’s recruitment activities are being conducted exclusively online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. NSA is providing students, recent graduates and experienced professionals with many opportunities to meet with us online – right now.

Visit NSA’s Virtual Recruiting Hub today at http://www.intelligencecareers.gov/nsa/nsavirtual.html to take advantage of upcoming interactive events. Chat with NSA recruiters and subject matter experts and learn about available career opportunities.

There is a place for you at NSA, where you will use your skills to keep the nation safe and secure. Don’t miss out on these exciting opportunities!

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Thank you for your interest in employment with the National Security Agency (NSA).

We are especially humbled given all that we, as part of a global community, are facing as we join with each other in the battle against COVID-19, the Coronavirus.

We will continue to accept and review applications, but processing times will take longer than usual during this time as we too are practicing vital social distancing and minimizing risk to the health of our team (which includes you).

So, apply, be patient, stay healthy and safe, and get ready for a journey like no other as we prepare for beyond COVID-19 and our Nation’s future.

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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
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 is a leader in deploying high-caliber solutions, continually moving forward and contributing to industry leading technologies. We are looking for results driven individuals that strive for excellence, enjoy the challenges of a fast paced environment and the desire to make a difference. We are looking for talented networking professionals to design, develop, deploy, sustain and monitor state-of-the-art network solutions (WAN, CAN, LAN, DCN and Satellite communications networks) that are deployed across NSA worldwide. We are...
Sep 22, 2021
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 need to maintain our core Computer Science group is vital to provide the technical capabilities necessary to successfully execute NSA's mission. The increased complexity of supporting NSA's mission requires world class researchers, programmers, and developers who operate in teams in areas such as software engineering, information technology infrastructure, high performance computing, data science, architectures, computer security, and networking in order to design and develop advanced tools, techniques, and systems. Description of Position...
Sep 22, 2021
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...
Sep 22, 2021
National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA Overview The National Security Agency's (NSA) mission is to help protect national security by providing policy makers and military commanders with the intelligence information they need to do their jobs. The professionals at 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. NSA is the nation's leader in providing foreign signals intelligence while also protecting U.S. government information systems, forging the frontier of communications and analysis. We serve the American people by applying a wide variety of technical skills to produce meaningful results that help protect our nation, keeping our friends and families safe for generations to come. We...
Sep 22, 2021
National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
As a Capabilities Development Specialist (CDS) at NSA, you will develop high-priority offensive and defensive capabilities to solve the nation's most critical technical challenges in computer science and engineering. You will perform innovative research into computer security issues and develop new approaches to Computer Network Attack (CNA), Computer Network Exploitation (CNE), or Computer Network Defense (CND). Successful CDS candidates have a strong grasp on the low-level development principles governing hardware, software, and networking and know how to exploit and strengthen weaknesses within and between each. Apply your passion for knowledge and unique abilities to projects that make a significant impact on the world's stage. Do you enjoy CTFs? Is your idea of a good time building a robot from spare parts? Did you solve your Calculus homework using FPGAs? Have you reprogrammed your vacuum to avoid cats? Are your Sunday mornings filled with Cyber Challenge problems?...
Sep 22, 2021
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. NSA is the nation's leader in providing foreign signals intelligence while also protecting U.S. government information systems, forging the frontier of communications and analysis. We serve the American people by applying a wide variety of technical skills to produce meaningful results that help protect our nation, keeping our friends and families safe for generations to come. Description of Position Intelligence Analysts have the power to influence world affairs. They provide the most complete possible foreign signals intelligence picture to...
Sep 22, 2021
National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
Agency 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. Cryptologic Operations Watch Officer responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Providing time-sensitive cryptologic support for NSA's SIGINT and/or Cybersecurity operational missions by maintaining situational awareness of world events, operations of US and allied forces, and operations of agencies of the Federal Government or status of the US Cryptologic system in order to maximize the posture of the cryptologic system - Briefing NSA senior leaders and US Government customers on NSA actions with regard to ongoing and anticipated...
Sep 22, 2021
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 need to maintain our core Computer Science group is vital to provide the technical capabilities necessary to successfully execute NSA's mission. The increased complexity of supporting NSA's mission requires world class researchers, programmers, and system and operations developers who collaborate in teams in areas such as software engineering, information technology infrastructure, high performance computing, data science, cloud and system architectures, computer security, and networking in order to design, develop, and implement advanced tools,...
Sep 22, 2021
National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
This position is located in the Office of General Counsel (OGC) of the National Security Agency ('NSA' or 'Agency'). NSA is a component of the Department of Defense and NSA OGC is part of the Defense Legal Service Agency (DLSA). The General Counsel (GC) of the Department of Defense (DOD) is the chief legal officer of DOD. The DOD GC is also dual-hatted as the Director of DLSA, which provides a full range of legal services to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Defense Agencies, and DOD Field Activities. The NSA GC is under the authority, direction, and control of the DOD GC, the Principal Deputy General Counsel (PDGC), the Senior Deputy General Counsel, and the Deputy General Counsel (Intelligence) (DGC/I). The National Security Agency is a combat support agency and element of the U.S. Intelligence Community. The work force is comprised of both military assignees and civilian employees located worldwide, to include military members of the Central Security Service (CSS)....
Sep 22, 2021
National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
Are you looking for an opportunity that will provide professional work experiences that are significant and meaningful to your career and academic goals; enable you to explore the fascinating and unique world of intelligence; and give you the opportunity to serve your country? The NSA Summer Internship - Business & Workforce Support offers training and experience within a multi-faceted organization that is not only focused on STEM. This program will provide an opportunity to attend various operational tours within Workforce Support organizations around NSA to fully appreciate what the agency does in defense of our nation. Please apply to this advertisement if you are majoring in the following fields: - Finance - Accounting - Marketing - Business Administration - Economics - Psychology - Architecture - Interior Design - Building Automation/HVAC - Construction Management - Hospitality - Logistics - Supply Chain Management - History - Criminal Justice - English -...
Sep 22, 2021
National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
With the ever-accelerating technological advances and growing system complexity, NSA needs Engineers to integrate systems, reduce the cost to operate and maintain systems & to design, develop, construct and test electronic hardware and software processing components. These components are typically subsystems of communication, collection, processing or analysis systems. NSA Engineering interns are hired into positions supporting a broad range of specialized skills including Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Programming, Computer Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Communications Engineering. Responsibilities may include: - Designing, developing, testing and/or evaluating computer or computer-related equipment. - Programming, modifying and/or configuring system software that manages the computer hardware and provides services to the applications. - Applying software engineering principles to design, develop, test, and evaluate/modify software...
Sep 22, 2021
National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
NSA's Summer Internship - Mathematics is a high competitive program that seeks to reach the nation's most outstanding mathematics majors. Each summer, we invite exceptional students to put their skills to the test solving problems in mathematics, cryptology, communications technology, statistics, and data science in support of the national security mission. This program offers students the opportunity to apply their academic knowledge in the stimulating professional environment of one of the most advanced intelligence agencies in the world. These problems involve applications of abstract algebra, geometry, number theory, analysis, probability, statistics, combinatorics, graph theory and algorithms. State of the art computing resources are available, as well as computational software packages, such as Python, R, Sage, Magma, MATLAB and MAPLE, in addition to a variety of statistics packages. If you are familiar with NSA's individual internal programs, please apply to this...
Sep 22, 2021
National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM - LANGUAGE * Applications and resumes for the Cooperative Education Program are now being accepted online. Deadline to apply is 31 October 2021. Cooperative Education students gain valuable experience while playing a meaningful role in the development of our nation's secure communications or in the production of foreign intelligence. Programs are available for students majoring in a language-focused majors including Chinese, Russian, Korean, and Farsi. Right from the start, you will be involved in real life projects and will have full use of NSA labs, equipment and advanced technologies. These areas will offer you increasing challenges and satisfying learning experiences, since our mission demands that we work on the cutting edge of technology. Language Analysts work directly with the original written or spoken foreign language, determine the relevance of the intelligence collected, research it, analyze it, and put it into context for dissemination...
Sep 22, 2021
National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
Are you looking for an opportunity that will provide innovative work experiences that are meaningful to your career goals, enable you to explore the fascinating world of intelligence, and give you the opportunity to serve your country? The NSA Summer Internship - Language and Analysis offers the opportunity for training in a multi-faceted cryptologic discipline. Specific skills obtained include: - Knowledge of the fundamental concepts of modern digital communications and network analysis - Skills in advanced analytic tools and techniques - Knowledge of the structure and processes of the IC through immersion in Signals Intelligence topics, projects and meetings - Skills in conducting independent and original research, document results, and communicate findings to help satisfy customer requirements. - Skills in systematically applying logic, creativity and judgement to the evaluation and use of intelligence. NSA is also hiring in the area of foreign language analysis. Foreign...
Sep 22, 2021
National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM * Applications and resumes for the Cooperative Education Program are now being accepted online. Deadline to apply is 31 October 2021. Cooperative Education students gain valuable experience while playing a meaningful role in the development of our nation's secure communications or in the production of foreign intelligence. Programs are available for students majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Cyber Security (technical track). Right from the start, you will be involved in real life projects and will have full use of NSA labs, equipment, and advanced technologies. These areas will offer you increasing challenges and satisfying learning experiences, since our mission demands that we work on the cutting edge of technology. Computer Science majors explore high-tech opportunities such as object-oriented methodology, multimedia, data warehousing/data mining, design/analysis development of software and systems,...
Sep 22, 2021
National Security Agency Honolulu, HI, USA
* Applications and resumes for the Cooperative Education Program are now being accepted online. Deadline to apply is 31 October 2021. Cooperative Education students gain valuable experience while playing a meaningful role in the development of our nation's secure communications or in the production of foreign intelligence. Programs are available for students majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Cyber Security (technical track), or Chinese or Korean language-focused majors. Right from the start, you will be involved in real life projects and will have full use of NSA labs, equipment, and advanced technologies. These areas will offer you increasing challenges and satisfying learning experiences, since our mission demands that we work on the cutting edge of technology. Computer Science majors explore high-tech opportunities such as object-oriented methodology, multimedia, data warehousing/data mining, design/analysis development of software...
Sep 22, 2021
National Security Agency San Antonio, TX, USA
Responsibilities: NSA Overview The professionals at the National Security Agency 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 or classified national security information. SIGINT Analysis Instructors at the National Security Agency employ the latest principles of adult learning and SIGINT Analysis to design, develop and deliver classroom instruction using advanced technology and multimedia, as well as adapting blended and flipped classroom techniques for beginning through advanced level SIGINT Analysis in order to provide training to a worldwide workforce. Description of Position: Our full-time instructors teach as well as develop, deliver, assess, and evaluate training and materials for...
Sep 22, 2021
National Security Agency San Antonio, TX, 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. In support of a customer's mission, Information Technology (IT) Customer Liaisons incorporate the customer's process and technology needs into the enterprise mission planning and execution space. Description of the Position The responsibilities of an IT Customer Liaison include: - Defining, interpreting, documenting, and prioritizing customer's technical requirements - Preparing operational, functional, and technical requirement documentation - Identifying opportunities to improve customers' capabilities by monitoring developments that...
Sep 22, 2021
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 increased complexity of supporting NSA's mission requires world class researchers, programmers, and system and operations developers who collaborate in teams in areas such as software engineering, information technology infrastructure, high performance computing, data science, cloud and system architectures, computer security, and networking in order to design, develop, and implement advanced tools, techniques, and systems on to NSA's infrastructure. The National Security Agency (NSA) currently has opportunities for highly motivated Machine Room...
Sep 22, 2021
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 Computing Resources Manager/Network Manager will play a unique role in enabling NSA to effectively execute its mission, supplying customers with advanced computing resources, and global networking. The Computing Resources Manager/Network Manager assists in the planning, designing, managing the configuration, identifying network faults, restoring service after faults occur, and the performance and security of operational networks. The NSA is seeking a highly competent Computing Resources Manager/Network Manager to oversee the design and maintenance of its...
Sep 22, 2021
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 As a Front End Web Developer, your responsibilities may include: - consulting extensively with customers to elicit project requirements, provide content strategy services, and establish and communicate project timelines and milestones - collaborating with team members, as needed, to ensure technical solutions are implemented to meet project requirements - communicating ideas through low and high fidelity mockups - designing, developing, and implementing user-friendly, professional, visually-pleasing web...
Sep 22, 2021