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Exploitation Cryptanalyst - Entry to Experienced Level

National Security Agency (NSA) | Fort Meade MD 20755 USA | Part Time | Posted: 08/22/2019

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ResponsibilitiesThe 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 National Security Agency (NSA) conducts its mission. With ever-accelerating technological advances and the world's dependence on computer networks, the NSA must meet and overcome new and multifaceted challenges every day to accomplish its mission. To meet these needs, Exploitation Cryptanalysts employ cryptanalysis principles, methods, and applications of cryptanalysis such as codebook breaking, cribbing and scoring, substitution systems, and transposition systems. Exploitation Cryptanalysts employ the hybrid skill-set of advanced computer science, engineering and mathematics to ensure solutions to the most difficult cryptanalytic problems and take full advantage of the NSA's software and hardware capabilities. As an Exploitation Cryptanalyst you will: - Monitor and detect problems in a data flow or collection to ensure collection quality - Analyze garbled intercepts by using processing skills and techniques - Conduct analysis of signals and/or cryptographic data - Use knowledge of cryptanalysis to diagnose and exploit encrypted material - Debugging and testing software programs
noreply@intelligencecareers.gov. ***PLEASE NOTE: U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations 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. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph. This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility. Please note that you may be asked a series of questions depending on the position you apply for. Your responses will be used as part of the screening process of your application and will assist in determining your eligibility for the position. Be sure to elaborate on experiences in your resume. Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position. Only those applicants who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted to begin employment processing. Please Note: Job Posting could close earlier than the closing date due to sufficient number of applicants or position no longer available. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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Location Fort Meade, MD, 20755, United States
Categories Intelligence

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