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Deputy Chief, NC3 Cybersecurity Group, Cybersecurity Directorate
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National Security Agency | Fort Meade, MD
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This key leadership position provides an exceptional opportunity for a high-performing leader who combines exceptional "people" leadership skills with strong technical credibility, and has strong collaborative skills. The successful candidate will become one of the most senior leaders within NSA, with an impact that spans not just NSA but crosses the Intelligence Community, other government agencies, academia, industry, and internationally as well. If you want to use and expand your skills to ensure that our talented Cybersecurity workforce and technological discoveries provide the greatest possible benefit to NSA and the nation, this position may be for you! DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Directorate of Cybersecurity (CSD) is seeking a collaborative, highly motivated and experienced, professional to serve as its Deputy Chief of the NC3 Cybersecurity Group. This key leadership position will help shape the future of cybersecurity and operations across the Intelligence Community and the NSA Enterprise. The Group will leverage its' access to unique threat and vulnerability information, tailored mitigations, deep insights into the NC2, NC3 and NLCC systems combined with operational experience, and subject matter expertise in implementing rigorous cybersecurity requirements to develop secure solutions to protect the nation's nuclear deterrent capability. This organization serves as the Cybersecurity Architect for the next generation NC3 Enterprise. It will partner with the Encryption Production and Solutions organization to ensure NSA modernization and product delivery is synchronized with Nuclear Strike weapon system modernization programs. This group also focus on identifying current threats against NC2/NC3/NLCC systems and service providers using SIGINT and other sensitive sources as a platform to demonstrate the uniqueness of NSA's cyber offensive and defensive capabilities. This group will also focus on identifying current threats against NC2/NC3/NLCC systems and service providers using SIGINT and other sensitive sources as a platform to demonstrate the uniqueness of NSA's cyber offensive and defensive capabilities.
This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. Salary Range: $126,148 to $174,500 OTHER: Periodic extended hours may be necessary. International and domestic travel may be required. The incumbent is subject to random drug and polygraph testing. This position requires a TOP SECRET clearance and SPECIAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION (SBI)
Leaders at the National Security Agency motivate, support, and cultivate employees at all levels. Leaders at the NSA, where people are a priority, are responsible for leveraging the diversity of their workforce to create innovative solutions that support the Agency's mission.
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 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.
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 (USC) 1601 appointment authority.

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.