Saturday , December 3 2022

NSA Job Openings – Testing and Evaluation Specialist

Website National Security Agency

Job Description:

Testing & Evaluation Specialists at the NSA develop unit and system tests to evaluate compliance with customer requirements. They also conduct testing and evaluate cyberspace operations capabilities and the effects of developed capabilities. Make recommendations based on results. Testing & Evaluation Specialists apply principles, methods, and tools for testing & evaluating computer or computer-related equipment/computing systems. They are responsible for installing, configuring, modifying, troubleshooting, repairing and/or replacing computer hardware, peripherals, and other equipment.

Job 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.
  • The need to maintain our core Computer Science group is vital to provide the technical capabilities necessary to successfully execute NSA’s mission.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree must be in Computer Science (CS) or related field (e.g., Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Security, Computer Forensics, Network Engineering).
  • Degrees in Information Technology, Information Systems, Information Security, Networking (Systems Administration), and Information
  • Assurance may be considered relevant if the programs contain, at minimum, a concentration of courses in the following foundational CS areas: algorithms; computer architecture (not network architecture); programming methodologies and languages; data structures; logic and computation; and upper-level mathematics (for example, calculus, discrete mathematics).
  • Relevant experience must be in engineering of computer or information systems over their lifecycle (i.e., requirements analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, integration, deployment/installation, and maintenance), programming, vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, computer forensics, and/or systems engineering. Completion of military training in a relevant area such as JCAC (Joint Cyber Analysis course) will be considered towards the relevant experience requirement

Qualification & Experience:

  • The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates’ education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.
  • Entry is with a Bachelor’s degree and no experience. An Associate’s degree plus 2 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.

Job Details:

Company: National Security Agency

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Functions: Quality Assurance

Job Location: Baltimore, MD, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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