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National Security Agency (NSA)

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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!

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

The National Security Agency (NSA) is a world leader in Signals Intelligence. We carry out some of the nation’s most important and sensitive intelligence activities to secure information superiority for America and its allies.

As the nation’s top cryptologic organization, we employ the best and the brightest, who use their intelligence to solve some of the nation’s most difficult challenges. We are also the largest employer of mathematicians in the country, as well as one of the most important centers of foreign language analysis and research.

NSA has exciting career opportunities available in Computer/Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Mathematics, Foreign Language Analysis, Intelligence Analysis, Cryptanalysis, Signals Analysis, Security & Counterintelligence, Business, Finance and Accounting, as well as paid student programs.

For more information and to apply online, visit IntelligenceCareers.gov/NSA

At NSA, we recognize that your life is much more than your job. That is why we offer employee benefits that help make work a pleasure and life a little easier.

Paid Time Off
  • Federal Holidays – 10 paid holidays each year
  • Annual Leave – 13-26 paid days each year (accrual based on years of service)
  • Sick Leave
  • Court Leave
  • Maternity Leave
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) – allows eligible employees to take up to 12 administrative workweeks of unpaid leave during any 12-month period.
  • Temporary Medical Leave Assistance Program – provides eligible employees with paid leave when employee absence is due to a personal or family medical emergency or condition, and the absence causes financial hardship due to the unavailability of paid leave.

Health and Life Insurance

  • Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program
  • Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI)
  • Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP)

Quality of Work Life

  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Employee Resource Groups and Special Emphasis Programs
  • Fitness Center
  • Travel Opportunities
  • Moving Assistance
  • New Hire Networking
  • Roommate Locator
  • Childcare Resources
  • Work/Life Hotline
  • Onsite Banking
  • MVA-On-Wheels
  • Telework
  • Civilian Welfare Fund (CWF)
  • WorkLife4You (online information and referral service for employees and their families available 24/7)


  • Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)
  • Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) – the Government’s version of 401(k)

For more information and to apply online, visit IntelligenceCareers.gov/NSA

NSA is dedicated to developing an exceptional workforce prepared to succeed in every facet of the mission. Employees of NSA, whether fresh out of college or experienced, expand the scope of their expertise and sharpen their skills through a variety of activities, including ongoing academic education, professional training and development, leadership opportunities and job mobility.

The NSA workforce fosters a workplace of inclusion and values diversity across all disciplines: diversity in gender, race and ethnicity, as well as in background, experience and perspective. Our ability to bring diverse individual experiences and perspectives together is a key part of our ability to overcome NSA’s greatest mission challenges. Mission success and diversity go hand-in-hand as essential partners in protecting and defending our nation.

NSA is proud to be recognized as an outstanding employer by several industry-leading organizations. It has been named a Top 20 Government Employer by Woman Engineer, STEM Workforce Diversity, Equal Opportunity and Careers & the disABLED magazines.

For more information and to apply online, visit IntelligenceCareers.gov/NSA

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