NSA Cybersecurity Directorate Intern Program and Job opportunity

Posted on 10/1/21 11:58 AM

The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our 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 classified national security information.

The United States has experienced profound changes that impact the way the NSA conducts its mission. The explosion of internet communications has created a need for the Cybersecurity mission. The NSA Cybersecurity mission is to prevent and eradicate threats to National Security Systems and critical infrastructure, with a focus on the Defense Industrial Base. This diverse team of problem solvers collaborates across industry and government to expose foreign cyber espionage, patch critical vulnerabilities, modernize encryption, and issue unique, timely, and actionable cybersecurity guidance.

 

All job postings are open through September 30th. when applying remember to include relevant coursework, projects, clubs, and any tools and languages learned in your STEM studies. 

  

NSA Summer Internship - Cybersecurity - Fort Meade, MD

Are you a cyber professional with the drive and expertise to be at the forefront of the cyber fight; tackling NSA's complex mission to defend against cyber threats of today and tomorrow? NSA, the nation's leading cyber agency, has exciting and challenging positions in Cyber Security Engineering and Cyber and TEMPEST vulnerability analysis/mitigation. Are you ready to help secure our Nation's critical infrastructure? If so, NSA is the place for you!

Information on applying can be found on the Intelligence Community Careers website

 

Cyber Mitigations Engineer/System Vulnerability Analyst (Cybersecurity Mission) - Entry to Experienced Level 

System Vulnerability Analysts identify vulnerabilities and attacks to the design and operation of a system (H/W, S/W, personnel, procedures, logistics, and physical security). They compare and contrast various system attack techniques and develop effective defensive mitigations. Additionally, System Vulnerability Analysts produce formal and informal reports, briefings, and perspectives of actual and potential attacks against the systems or missions being studied.

 

Information on applying can be found on the Intelligence Community Careers website

 

Digital Network Exploitation Analyst (Cybersecurity Mission) - Entry to Experienced Level 

Digital Network Exploitation Analysts employ computer science skills to perform discovery and target technology analysis of digital network and mobile communications. Digital Network Exploitation Analysts are hired into positions directly supporting a technical mission office or the Digital Network Exploitation Analyst (DNEA) Development Program, a three-year development program that combines formal training (i.e., SIGINT, discovery/analysis, and advanced cyber security) and diverse work assignments.

 

Information on applying can be found on the Intelligence Community Careers website

 

Computer Network Analyst (Cybersecurity Mission) - Entry to Experienced Level

Digital Network Exploitation Analysts employ computer science skills to perform discovery and target technology analysis of digital network and mobile communications. Digital Network Exploitation Analysts are hired into positions directly supporting a technical mission office or the Digital Network Exploitation Analyst (DNEA) Development Program ' a three-year development program that combines formal training (i.e., SIGINT, discovery/analysis, and advanced cyber security) and diverse work assignments.

Information on applying can be found on the Intelligence Community Careers website

 

Information System Security Professional (Cybersecurity Mission) - Entry to Experienced Level

Are you a cyber professional with the drive and expertise to be at the forefront of the cyber fight; tackling NSA's complex mission to defend against cyber threats of today and tomorrow? NSA, the nation's leading cyber agency, has exciting and challenging positions in Cyber Security Engineering and Cyber and TEMPEST vulnerability analysis/mitigation. Are you ready to help secure our Nation's critical infrastructure? If so, NSA is the place for you!

Information on applying can be found on the Intelligence Community Careers website.

 

Systems Engineer (Cybersecurity Mission) - Entry/Experienced

As an Engineering and Physical Science professional, you will use your skills to create the systems and tools that will be used to enhance the operation of intelligence. You will advise, administer and perform scientific projects, such as planning, designing, and constructing specialized equipment, and ensuring adherence to sound engineering and scientific standards and principles. The NSA offers multiple areas of focus for facilities engineers, including computer, architectural, electrical, mechanical, and structural. In addition, we are seeking skills that include computer design, microelectronics, radio frequency design, and systems engineering. Apply your science and engineering skills to protect the nation.

Information on applying can be found on the Intelligence Community Careers website.