NSA Reviews

26 Reviews
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26 Reviews
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NSA Director General Keith B. Alexander
General Keith B. Alexander
7 Ratings
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    Employed at NSA for one tour of duty 3 years

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations Manager  in  Fort George G Meade, MD
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Fort George G Meade, MD

    I have been working at NSA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Pay and job security. Professional personnel. All the personnel I worked with are very technical and good doing performing their duties.

    Cons

    The agency is very big and can be challenging to navigate finding contacts to support your task. However, when you do find contacts to support your tasks, you do received excellent support.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work.

    Positive Outlook
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NSA Interviews

Updated Sep 14, 2014
Updated Sep 14, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

66%
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11%

Interview Difficulty

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    Operations Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    You visit the NSA website, look for a vacancy, apply for the vacancy announcement. You need upload your resume, answer questions, and provide any additional or supplemental documents to support your qualifications for the vacancy announcement.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions can vary. You will need to have a security clearance and pass a polygraph.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Easy. You receive an offer and either accept or decline the offer.
    Accepted Offer

NSA Awards & Accolades

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Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' Choice, Equal Opportunity Publications, 2012

Additional Info

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Website www.nsa.gov
Headquarters Fort George G. Meade, MD
Size Unknown
Founded Unknown
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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