Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/22/2018
Job Category:
Business Development
Industry:
Government
Compensation:
$45,972 - $73,105
Staff Officer - Entry to Experienced Level - 30000678
(This job is no longer available)
National Security Agency | Fort Meade, MD
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Job Description

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 or classified national security information.  Staff Officers serve as an organizational focal points for specific operational, administrative, and/or technical issues. They support leadership in areas such as training, manpower, space, visits, property management, security, budgeting, and policy.

Description of Position

Staff Officer responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Using well versed understanding of organizational policy and processes to carry out effective and efficient day-to-day operations and special projects
-Responding to organizational needs and identifying opportunities for proactive engagement to carry out and help others perpetuate, mission operations
-Evaluating assigned actions, synthesizing information, and drafting or reviewing responses.
-Providing sound data to leaders to make, informed, timely, evidenced-based decisions with cognizance of implications and impact
-Advising on requirements, programs, manpower, budget, or other aspect of managing the organization
-Coordinating and implementing policy guidance to support operations and/or strategic planning and implementation across the organization
    
Skills
    
The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continual learning and who possesses strong communication (oral and written), problem-solving, analytic, interpersonal skills, and is:

-able to manage multiple tasks with competing timelines and deliverables
-customer and results oriented motivated
-detail-oriented
-accountable
-adaptable
-able to take action in highly complex situations
-able to negotiate with and influence others
-build relationships across the Agency and with external stakeholders, as appropriate
-able to identify, manage and resolve conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner
-able to work effectively (independently and/or within teams) across functional areas in a collaborative environment
-proficient with Microsoft Office suite of tools (i.e., Word, Excel)
    
Qualifications
    
Salary Range:  $45,972 - $73,105 (Entry/Developmental)

*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. A high school diploma or GED plus 4 years of relevant experience or 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.

Degree in Public Policy, Political Science, Communications, Law, or Business Administration is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable.

Relevant experience must include research/analytic work, writing/editing, business/administrative work, and/or managing people or projects.


Salary Range:  $68,036 - $106,012 (Full Performance)

*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 plus 3 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree and no experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 7 years of relevant experience or an Associate's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.

Degree in Public Policy, Political Science, Communications, Law, or Business Administration is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable.

Relevant experience must include research/analytic work, writing/editing, business/administrative work, and/or managing people or projects. Experience as a corporate policy officer, editor, paralegal, executive assistant, customer outreach advocate, or similar position or military executive/staff officer is preferred.

Salary Range:  $96,970 - $148,967 (Senior)

*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 plus 6 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree plus 2 years of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 10 years of relevant experience or an Associate's degree plus 8 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.

Degree in Public Policy, Political Science, Communications, Law, or Business Administration is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable.

Relevant experience must include research/analytic work, writing/editing, business/administrative work, and/or managing people, projects, or processes. Experience as a corporate policy officer, editor, paralegal, executive assistant, customer outreach advocate, or similar position or military executive/staff officer is preferred. Experience managing people will be required if the Staff Officer position includes supervisory responsibilities.
    
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
    
This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.

About National Security Agency

The National Security Agency (NSA) is a world leader in Signals Intelligence. We carry out some of the nation’s most important and sensitive intelligence activities to secure information superiority for America and its allies. 

We have two primary missions. Our Information Assurance mission is the defense: it protects U.S. information by preventing foreign adversaries from gaining access to our information systems. Our Signals Intelligence mission is the offense: collecting foreign signals and producing intelligence to give U.S. policy makers and warfighters the decision advantage. NSA also enables network warfare operations to defeat terrorists and their organizations at home and abroad, consistent with U.S. laws and the protection of privacy and civil liberties.

At the nation’s top cryptologic organization, we employ the best and the brightest, who use their intelligence to solve some of the nation’s most difficult challenges. We are also the largest employer of mathematicians in the country, as well as one of the most important centers of foreign language analysis and research.