Get ready for a journey like no other

The National Security Agency (NSA) leverages expertise in signals intelligence and cybersecurity to strengthen national defense and safeguard national security systems.
We are dedicated to building and developing a world-class workforce prepared to succeed in every facet of our mission.
You must be a U.S. citizen to apply.
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Who we are

Our global workforce — composed of about 60% civilians and 40% military members from every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces — is the driving force behind NSA's mission. Bringing diverse individual experiences and perspectives together is a key part of NSA's ability to overcome our greatest challenges.
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What we do

As a combat support agency and a member of the U.S. Intelligence Community, NSA's expertise provides unique insight and actionable intelligence for military forces and policymakers to prevent cyber attacks, save lives, and advance the goals of our Nation and allies.
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Where you fit in

From STEM professionals to foreign language experts, intelligence analysts to business managers, NSA offers extraordinary global opportunities to professionals in hundreds of fields. Put your intelligence to work alongside a talented growing workforce to help defend our Nation and secure the future.


NSA employees receive benefits that offer a better quality of life, both on and off the job.

Application Process

Answers to all your questions about the pre-employment process at NSA.

Are you ready?

You must be a U.S. citizen to apply.