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September 24, 2014

NSA Hiring Over 1,000 Cyber Security Professionals in the Coming Year

The National Security Agency (NSA) anticipates hiring in excess of 1,000 personnel in the coming year. NSA currently has a number of openings for full-time positions in all their mission areas. Students receiving degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, or other Information Security and Cyber-related disciplines are encouraged to apply.

NSA’s Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) believes students from the NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence may be particularly interested in the following positions. Students may apply for these full-time positions by visiting www.nsa.gov/careers and selecting the position numbers listed below:

  • 1049471 - Information Assurance Professionals
  • 1049473 - Cyber National Mission Force Mitigation Analyst
  • 1049475 - Trusted Engineering Solutions – Architecture and Engineering Development
  • 1049476 - Software Project Manager
  • 1049477 - Cyber National Mission Force Targeting Analyst
  • 1049478 - Network Vulnerability Analyst
  • 1049479 - Network System Engineer
  • 1049480 - Computer Forensics Analyst
  • 1049481 - Penetration Tester/Analyst
  • 1049482 - Network Analyst
  • 1049484 - Software Developer for Cloud
  • 1049485 - Communication Systems & Technical  Vulnerability Analyst
  • 1049486 - Software Engineer
  • 1049487 - Software Engineer/Web Developer
  • 1049488 - Network Analyst
  • 1049489 - Software Engineer
  • 1049490 - Vulnerability Analyst
  • 1049491 - Information Assurance Client Engagement, Corporate Communications, & Marketing
  • 1049723 - Computer Network Operations Development Program (CNODP)

Student Internship, CO-OP, and Scholarship Opportunities

The NSA has over 20 different summer Internship Programs in addition to their CO-OP and Scholarship programs that, like their full-time positions, support all their mission areas and offer exciting opportunities in a wide array of disciplines, for example:

  • 1048703 – Summer Internship Program for Information Assurance (SIP/IA)

Information on student internship, CO-OP, and scholarship opportunities can be viewed by visiting www.nsa.gov/careers and selecting the “Student Programs” link.  To apply for current opportunities, select the “Job Search/Apply Online” link. Using the key word search, enter “internship,” “CO-OP,” or “scholarship.”

The application deadline for most of the summer internships is October 31; however, the deadline for some of the math related internships is as early as October 15.

Please Note:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants
  • Reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate.
  • NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

For questions concerning the application process, please contact NSA Recruitment & Staffing at 1‑866‑NSA‑HIRE (1‑866‑672‑4473) or e-mail customercare@NSA.gov.