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Cool place to work, passionate people
Lower pay than private sector
Advice to Management
Cut the buearacracy
I applied online. The process took 10+ months. I interviewed at NSA (Fort Meade, MD) in October 2016.
The interview process for mathematicians involves an initial phone screening, a proficiency test, and all the paperwork for a clearance, before going out for interviews. When you go out for interviews you will likely also do your polygraph. The interviews them selves are 3-4 one on one interview with other mathematicians in different departments, with the option to do a presentation.