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RESEARCH In the NSA/CSS Research Directorate, opportunities abound! Wwe are committed to providing the tools, the technology, and the techniques to ensure the success of this Agency's Signals Intelligence and Information Assurance missions now and in the future.
NSA creates partnership with North Carolina State University
The 20th Anniversary issue of The Next Wave is released
The 20th anniversary issue of The Next Wave, a quarterly unclassified review of the emerging technologies published by NSA's Research Directorate, is now available online. This anniversary issue reflects on 20 years of technological change and looks to the future with forecasts of several critcal technologies. Of special note, Dr. Deborah Frincke, Deputy Director of Research, provides her insights on technology past and future in the Guest Editor's column.
Our vital research program focuses on four critical goals:
Careers in Research at NSA/CSS
Imagine working with the most sophisticated tools available and over-the-horizon technologies that won't come into commercial mainstream use for many years. The Research Directorate conducts leading-edge research to support the NSA/CSS missions. Our work is exciting, intellectually challenging, and essential to the security and welfare of the United States of America.
Since 1952, NSA/CSS has been the world expert on cryptology and electronic communications systems. Today, our work takes us into the worlds of knowledge discovery, advanced mathematics, quantum computing, nanotechnology, networking technologies, and, of course, computer systems security. Some of the world's toughest problems come to NSA/CSS, but we don't do research for the sake of research-we deliver techniques and capabilities that provide timely information to our armed forces and our national leaders.
We seek our nation's best technical talent to join us in solving some of our country's urgent intelligence problems-problems that we're encountering today and problems we expect to encounter in the future. We especially need computer scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. Come see what we see. We think you will find a career at NSA to be engaging and challenging.
If you are a student majoring in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, or biotechnology, and you are a U.S. citizen, you can contribute your talents to tackling the exciting and intellectually challenging problems we face. In addition, we offer special exchange programs for visiting professors and industry experts.
We need you. At the National Security Agency, you will make a difference. Click here to learn more about what it's like to work in the NSA/CSS Research Directorate.
Date Posted: Jan 15, 2009 | Last Modified: Aug 16, 2013 | Last Reviewed: Aug 16, 2013