- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
I have been working at NSA part-time (More than 10 years)RecommendsPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEORecommendsPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEO
The technical and analytic workforce is very strong. of course there are a few lame ducks, but overall the talent is high and people's drive to do well is very strong. much stronger than most of the contractor workforce. Ability to constantly learn and change: There is so much variety in the mission, that you can move every few years to an entirely different area and only touch a portion in your full career. Overall, very caring culture that supports work-life balance and people's personal requirements. supportive of families. dad's can take 8 weeks of sick leave at children's birth. work schedules for most orgs are flexible.
post-Snowden has lowered morale. radical innovation is hard, because of bureaucracy. it's harder to move around than it was 10+ years ago. bureaucracy is always painful. management is a mixed bag, often Peter principle. getting a clearance takes a long time.
Advice to Management
focus on ways to empower people and help them cut through frustrating parts of government, like contracting and process
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Helpful (1)Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online – interviewed at NSA (Fort Lauderdale, FL) in July 2015.
Dress representable introduce yourself to the person.. listen to the questions before you answer pay attention to the little things always ask questions even though you don't have any just ask
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It takes more than a decoder ring to play spy in today's international intelligence game. That's why there's the National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS), the Department of Defense's cryptologic organization. The NSA/CSS makes and breaks codes and ciphers to understand the secret communication of foreign adversaries and protect classified and sensitive US government information. The NSA/CSS provides intelligence to the White House, executive agencies (such as the CIA), Joint Chiefs of Staff, military commanders-in-chief, and US ...