National Security Agency

There is a Place for You at NSA

Whatever expertise you bring to our team at the National Security Agency, your unique skills will play a role in protecting our families, friends, communities, service members, and ultimately, the nation.

All Roles are Mission Critical

NSA’s SIGINT mission collects intelligence about our foreign adversaries. Our cybersecurity mission safeguards critical U.S. information. Both of these duties demand a team of technical experts as well as business and HR professionals, linguists, intelligence analysts, communications specialists and more. We have career opportunities in 17 different fields, so there is truly something for everyone.

When You Take Care of the Nation, The Nation Takes Care of You

NSA supports its diverse workforce through benefits and opportunities that foster both work-life balance and career development. Along with a fantastic federal benefits package and a generous amount of paid time off, we also offer flexible schedules, relocation assistance, robust well-being services and countless opportunities to advance your career through training and mentorship.

There is Job Security in Protecting National Security

NSA’s work isn’t subject to market volatility or economic downturns. The threats to our nation never stop ­– and neither do we.

Visit to learn about our mission and how you can have a rewarding career that safeguards the country’s future ­– and your own.

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
Retired Federal civilian employees employed at the National Security Agency (NSA) provide expertise and corporate knowledge to temporarily support mission requirements, augment the existing work force, and/or mentor the next generation of Agency employees. Please respond to the screening questions attached to this job posting. Your responses enable our hiring team to match your skills and experience to mission needs. Are you a retired Federal civilian, who is willing to work on a temporary or part-time basis? Applicants will be evaluated by hiring managers and assessed according to the position requirements. Qualified applicants must be either current Federal civilian retirees or be within 6 months of retirement from civilian Federal service. Retired Federal civilian employees are encouraged to apply so that your skills and experience can be reviewed according to current needs and requirements. Pay: Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of...

National Security Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
The National Security Agency (NSA) Office of General Counsel (OGC) is looking for highly motivated entry-level attorneys with a commitment to public service to join its Legal Honors Program in the Fall of 2025. The Legal Honors Program is NSA OGC's exclusive entry-level attorney hiring program. The three-year program includes rotations in both operational and support practice areas. NSA OGC has eight legal practice groups, which provide legal advice on the full breadth of legal issues confronting NSA, including legislation, intelligence operations, cybersecurity, ethics, procurement, research and development, litigation, environmental law, patents, personnel security, and employment issues. NSA OGC is seeking superior Honors Program applicants who are interested in joining its exceptional team of lawyers who provide legal advice to the Agency as it carries out its critical national security missions. Attorneys working in NSA OGC apply their expertise, skills, and education to...