Job title: Forensic Analyst – Experienced Level (Texas and Maryland Locations)
Job description: Position Summary NSA is in search of Computer Science professionals to solve complex problems, test innovative approaches and research new solutions to storing, manipulating, and presenting information. We are looking for you to apply your computer science expertise to projects that seek to create new standards for the transformation of information. If you want to develop technologies and tools and be a part of cutting edge innovations join our team of experts! Help protect national security interests as part of the world’s most advanced team of computer science professionals! DCIPS Disclaimer The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes () 1601 appointment authority. How To Apply – External To apply for this position, please click the ‘Apply’ button located at the top right of this posting. After completing the application for the first time, or reviewing previously entered information, and clicking the ‘Submit’ button, you will receive a confirmation email. Please ensure your spam filters are configured to accept emails from 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 , 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. Pay, Benefits, Work Schedule This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. Skills The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continual learning and who possesses strong interpersonal, communication (oral and written), and problem-solving skills, and is – people focused – accountable – adaptable – detail-oriented – customer service requirements oriented – able to work effectively in a collaborative environment – able to manage multiple tasks with competing timelines and deliverables Responsibilities NSA Overview 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. Forensic Analysts exploit captured media andor investigator computer security incidents in order to derive useful intelligence andor enable mitigation of network vulnerabilities. Description of the Position Forensic Analysts play a vital role at NSA by – exploiting, fusing, and using data and data sources – collecting and analyzing intrusion artifacts (for example, source code, malware, Trojans) to enable mitigation of potential computer network defense incidents within the Global Information Grid – collecting and inspecting forensically sound images to discern possible mitigationremediation on DoD networks
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Job date: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 22:21:34 GMT
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