Top 5 Reasons to Work at NSA

NSA employees list their top 5 reasons for working at the agency.

Extraordinary Careers Start at NSA

The professionals of the National Security Agency (NSA) have one collective goal: to protect the nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive or classified national security information.

NSA is looking for talent in fields such as computer/electrical engineering, computer science, cybersecurity, data science, information assurance, math, foreign language analysis, intelligence analysis, cryptanalysis, signals analysis, security & counterintelligence, business, and finance & accounting.

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About National Security Agency

For more than half a century, NSA has existed to provide valuable intelligence to U.S. decision makers and military leaders on issues of concern to all Americans – such as international terrorism, cyber crime, narcotics trafficking and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Today, NSA is the country’s top technology cryptologic organization,
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