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  • www.intelligencecareers.gov/nsa
  • Fort George G Meade, MD
  • Unknown
  • 1962
  • Government
  • National Agencies
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

NSA is on a Mission to Hire 3,000 People! The National Security Agency (NSA) has kicked off a massive talent search with a goal of hiring 3,000 new employees in 2023. Our work in signals intelligence (SIGINT) and cybersecurity is essential to protecting our families, friends, ...

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February 8, 2023
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NSA is on a Mission to Hire 3,000 People! The National Security Agency (NSA) has kicked off a massive talent search with a goal of hiring 3,000 new employees in 2023. Our work in signals intelligence (SIGINT) and cybersecurity is essential to protecting our families, friends, communities, service members, and ultimately, the nation. NSA’s SIGINT mission collects intelligence about our foreign adversaries. Our cybersecurity mission safeguards critical U.S. information. Both of these duties demand a team of technical experts as well as business and HR professionals, linguists, intelligence analysts, communications specialists and more. We have career opportunities in 17 different fields, so there is truly something for everyone.

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3.7
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Recommend to a Friend
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General Paul M. Nakasone
General Paul M. Nakasone
69 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Great"

Feb 10, 2023 - Analyst

Pros

Flexible hours, great training, lots of different positions

Cons

Classified environment limited offices no remote
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Diversity & Inclusion at National Security Agency

4.0
(84 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

NSA strives to create an inclusive work environment where diversity is an imperative strategic mission. NSA’s Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Office develops corporate strategies to ensure diversity and inclusion are key contributors to mission success.

The office’s mission to promote an inclusive workplace environment at NSA includes the creation of 11 Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), which work collectively across NSA to champion diversity and provide leadership opportunities for members, advise NSA leadership on topics of interest to the workforce and serve as a resource for NSA civilian

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National Security Agency Interviews

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Positive63%
Negative13%
Neutral25%
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Applied online75%
Campus Recruiting9%
Recruiter6%
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 12 months. I interviewed at National Security Agency (Baltimore, MD)

    Interview

    First you’ll need to take an interview through hirevue which taking pre-record video. You probably feel uncomfortable because you’ll talking to the computer without interaction. After you passed the interview, you’ll need to obtain the secret clearance. It could be take 12 months or over.
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National Security Agency Awards & Accolades

  • 2022 Government Agency of the Year AwardSociety of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)2022
  • Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' ChoiceCareers & the disABLED Magazine2022
  • Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' ChoiceMinority Engineer Magazine2022
  • Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' ChoiceWoman Engineer Magazine2022
  • Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' ChoiceSTEM Workforce Diversity Magazine2022

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What is paid time off like at National Security Agency?

...Government benefits, flex schedule, time off for team building activities (12 hours a year), time to go to the gym (3hrs per week)...

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Employees rate National Security Agency 3.7 out of 5 stars based on 283 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 65% of employees would recommend working at National Security Agency to a friend. This is based on 283 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

63% of job seekers rate their interview experience at National Security Agency as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.6 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at National Security Agency.

51% of employees think that National Security Agency has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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