National Security Agency
National Security Agency

National Security Agency

Why work at NSA?

By joining NSA, you become part of diverse team of professionals across various areas like security, business, language, math, computer science, analysis and engineering, to name a few. Together, we help prevent foreign adversaries from gaining access to classified national security information, support our military members with critical information and protect our cybersecurity infrastructure and communications systems. We offer our employees unique access to classified and unclassified environments to work on and solve the nation's most critical national security challenges.

While technology will obviously continue to be a key element of our future, we recognize that technology is only as good as the people creating it and using it. Our mission depends on our people, and we recognize that our employees and their families have diverse needs. If you have a disability, you can expect assistance with obtaining reasonable accommodations to help you do your work, a welcoming culture and a built-in community of support: our People with Disabilities Employee Resource Group.

At NSA, you will find a meaningful career, a culture that values diversity of skills, ideas, and people, and benefits that fit your unique life goals. More details can be found here:

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Now Hiring For these Specialties:

  • Administrative Support
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Business, Accounting and Budget
  • Communications and Public Affairs
  • Education and Training
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Human Resources
  • Inspection, Investigation and Compliance
  • Law and Legal Support
  • Security and Law Enforcement
  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Intelligence Collection
  • Language Analysis
  • Installation and Logistics
  • Mathematic Sciences
  • Medical and Occupational Health

Location: Headquarters, Fort Meade, MD

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NSA Benefits

  • Paid Relocation
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Sick Leave
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Federal Health and Retirement Benefits
  • Wellness Benefits
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Mentorship
  • Continuing Education
  • Joint Duty and Field Assignments

Culture of Inclusion

NSA’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Directorate leads the agency in the development of strategies to innovate and maintain our culture of inclusion that allows every employee the opportunity to have a positive impact on NSA’s mission. NSA provides the means for employees to contribute their skills fully and meaningfully to the mission. The agency arranges for interpreters, attendants, and accessible workspaces, while continually innovating with assistive technologies to empower employees with both physical and hidden disabilities.

*U.S. Citizenship Required for All Applicants