Feb 06, 2023

Intelligence Analyst - Experienced Level (MD, TX, GA, CO, UT, HI)

  • National Security Agency
  • Aurora, CO, USA
Government

Job Description

NSA Intelligence Analysts are at the leading edge of NSA's mission, and have the power to influence world affairs. NSA Analysts are poised to provide the most complete possible foreign signals intelligence picture to U.S. policy makers and military commanders. They detect, discover, and deter foreign adversary intrusions into US networks and devise new ways to exploit foreign adversary capabilities. They do so in a variety of ways: - Leverage NSA's unique capabilities to understand and mitigate global Cyber threats - Research foreign intelligence targets and their geo-political environment - Apply new techniques and develop creative solutions to address analytic problems such as synthesizing large volumes of data and disparate sources of information - Understand communications technology and burgeoning commercial and foreign intelligence target technology trends - Craft written assessments of foreign intelligence that provide unique insight into target intentions unavailable from other intelligence disciplines - Collaborate effectively (both within NSA and with the Intelligence Community) to further NSA missions

Join the agency's exciting Intelligence Analysis mission, using your skills in research, analysis, reporting, and telecommunications to help protect US government information systems and ensure senior leaders are provided with time-sensitive cryptologic support for integrated information and cyberspace operations across the DOD and US Government.

The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. A degree in any field is acceptable. Relevant experience must be in one or more of the following: performing intelligence or language analysis; writing, editing, or producing technical/analytic reports or products (e.g., working aids, briefings); conducting research and analysis using established professional methods and techniques; data/information management in an area directly related to an NSA mission; threat analysis, risk analysis, or traffic analysis; geospatial analysis and/or geospatial information systems; or drafting/editing intelligence reports. Experience may also include multi-source or technical threat analysis (e.g., SIGINT, ELINT, FISINT, Open-Source, and Geospatial) or experience in a similar mission in the IC or DoD. FULL PERFORMANCE LEVEL Entry is with a high school diploma or GED plus 7 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience, or a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience, or a Doctoral degree and no experience. Note: For development program hires, the experience requirement may be met with more general analytic, problem solving, and/or investigative experience. SENIOR LEVEL Entry is with a high school diploma or GED plus 10 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 8 years of relevant experience, or 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. EXPERT LEVEL Entry is with a high school diploma or GED plus 13 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 11 years of relevant experience, or 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. **This position includes an Unproctored Internet Testing (UIT) requirement measuring cognitive ability, motivation, and English proficiency.** Upon application submission, you should immediately see an automated response in your provided email (Inbox or SPAM folder) with testing instruction and your test link. Your opportunity to test for consideration into this position will expire 7 days following application submission. Please be sure to complete the assessment as soon as you can, as this information will be used as part of the selection decision, with processing hindered until test results are recorded. You may also access your test link through your Dashboard on the Applicant Portal. If you do not receive a test link within a few business days after applying to this position, please contact 1-844-IC-HIRES (1-844-424-4737) for a review of your submission.

Relevant experience, coursework, and knowledge in one or more of the following is desired: - Signals intelligence analysis and reporting - Target development - Computer science and networking - Network Security - Cybersecurity Research - Information Security - Military exercises / operational planning - Data modeling, mining, or science - ELINT / Geospatial analysis - Foreign Relations/Partnering - Legislative Affairs, Policy Development - Intelligence analysis - Technical skills - Analytic editing/writing - Leadership - Intelligence Watch and/or Operations Center - Network incident triage - Metadata analysis - Quantitative / Statistical analysis - Research methodology - Social network analysis - Critical foreign languages - Telecommunications - Regional studies/expertise relevant to national security - Information/Data management (archival, historical, metadata tagging/filtering/retrieval) Relevant Internships, extracurricular activities, and/or foreign study are also considered. Prior military without a degree but with intelligence analysis cryptologic experience will be considered. The ideal candidate has experience in areas of intelligence analysis, is intellectually curious, has a strong desire for learning and is also: - well-organized and able to handle multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment - flexible and able to adapt to evolving priorities - a strong written and oral communicator - able to synthesize information to solve complex problems - able to work effectively across several different functional areas in a collaborative environment - able to provide timely and accurate customer service **This position includes an Unproctored Internet Testing (UIT) requirement measuring cognitive ability, motivation, and English proficiency.** Upon application submission, you should immediately see an automated response in your provided email (Inbox or SPAM folder) with testing instruction and your test link. Your opportunity to test for consideration into this position will expire 7 days following application submission. Please be sure to complete the assessment as soon as you can, as this information will be used as part of the selection decision, with processing hindered until test results are recorded. You may also access your test link through your Dashboard on the Applicant Portal. If you do not receive a test link within a few business days after applying to this position, please contact 1-844-IC-HIRES (1-844-424-4737) for a review of your submission.

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 ranges vary by location and work level. This position is hiring for Maryland, Texas, Georgia, Hawaii, Colorado and Utah. Salary Range: $69,107 - $183,500 (Full Performance, Senior, and Expert Levels) Typical work schedule is Monday - Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirements between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (flexible).