Counterintelligence Investigator - Entry to Experienced Level

The National Security Agency
Fort Meade, MD 20755
Security and Counterintelligence is responsible for the protection of NSA/CSS information, people, and facilities worldwide. In support of this mission, Security personnel oversee the development, installation, and maintenance of physical security systems. Security personnel help maintain integral elements of an overall security theory, posture, and infrastructure designed to efficiently deter, delay, detect and identify threats to NSA people, resources and facilities.",

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.

Security and Counterintelligence is responsible for the protection of NSA/CSS information, people and facilities worldwide. In support of this mission, Counterintelligence Investigators (CI) conduct investigations of Agency employees and affiliates as mandated by national level and NSA policy in order to determine their eligibility for Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) access. These investigations are conducted in support the comprehensive Personnel Security processing program, designed to ensure a trusted workforce.

Description of Position

Counterintelligence Investigators are required to successfully complete the NSA Special Agent Training Course. After successfully completing training, the responsibilities of a CI Investigator include:

- applying techniques of interviewing, elicitation, debriefing, and/or interrogation in a systematic manner
- conduct counterintelligence or security inspections/investigations or security audits to resolve problems, clarify suspicious activities, and ensure compliance with security regulations
- complete detailed, concise and accurate reports that encapsulate the information developed during the course of an investigation
- creating a product based on analysis of security and/or counterintelligence data
- maintains liaison with local, state and federal law enforcement and investigative agencies for the purpose of coordinating matters of mutual interest

All CIs are required to:

- have a valid driver's license and operate a motor vehicle on a daily basis
- maintain federal firearms certification and Special Agent training requirements and a working knowledge of Agency Policies and Regulations
- perform physical and potential strenuous activities to include standing, walking, or kneeling for long periods under all weather conditions

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Counterintelligence Investigator - Entry to Experienced Level

The National Security Agency
Fort Meade, MD 20755

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