National Security Agency Reviews

Updated Apr 26, 2021

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National Security Agency Director General Paul M. Nakasone (no image)
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36 Ratings
Pros
  • "Job stability, benefits, work life balance(in 25 reviews)

  • "lots of ability to move around once you've finished your time in an office(in 11 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "constant rotation of military makes it difficult to have steady coworkers(in 12 reviews)

  • "Military to Civilian Transition is a difficult and lengthy process(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years
      Featured Review

      Amazing company

      Mar 7, 2021 - Senior Advisor in Augusta, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great working environment and leadership that cares about employees. Many opportunities for professional development training.

      Cons

      Flexibility for remote work not widely available.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Place!

      Mar 10, 2021 - Contract Specialist in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent leadership - Interesting Work

      Cons

      Can be stressful at times.

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Love it or hate it

      Apr 2, 2021 - Information Technology 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of different opportunities to do different things. Decent selection of locations to work from. Decent pay.

      Cons

      Tour lengths at most places. Leadership can be hit or miss. You can land a great assignment with a fantastic supervisor and their replacement be terrible. Increasingly becoming more buerocratic. Approvals are now going through increasing amount of review levels and can take weeks or even months to get approval on something.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      N/a

      Apr 26, 2021 - Senior IT Delivery Consultant in Annapolis Junction, MD
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      Pros

      An awesome company to work for.

      Cons

      A really small company. But other than that it is a great company.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Culture

      Apr 21, 2021 - Analyst in Columbia, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Equal Opportunity, Benefits, Security, Fair Wages

      Cons

      Being inside a SCI-FI, redundant processes

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Experience Plenty

      Apr 14, 2021 - Co-Op in Fort Meade, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You can experience many different work roles and work with extremely unique and talented people.

      Cons

      Some people are extremely unique

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Opportunities

      Apr 14, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Having a top secret clearance open doors for different opportunities

      Cons

      Salary should be competitive as the private sector

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      mostly good

      Apr 13, 2021 - Mathematician 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      work life balance, ability to change jobs within

      Cons

      beauracrazy, dont fire the slackers

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Awesome

      Apr 12, 2021 - Intelligence Analyst in San Antonio, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The benefits and workforce are fantastic

      Cons

      The hours can be difficult at times

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company with many benefits

      Apr 11, 2021 - Data Scientist in Fort George G Mead Junction, MD
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      Pros

      Paid time to work out

      Cons

      Pay is low for technical workers

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