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    The NSA Office of General Counsel's Acquisition, Research & Technology (ART) practice group is seeking superior applicants with experience in federal procurement who are interested in joining its elite team of lawyers who provide legal advice to the Agency as it carries out its missions.

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    Attorneys working in NSA OGC apply their expertise, skills, and education to solve a variety of challenges not found in the private sector or at any other government agency. You will have the opportunity to make a global impact on a daily basis as you work with other top caliber professionals at the highest levels of the Agency and across the U.S. Government. This critical work ensures that Agency operations comply with the law while also protecting both our national security and our civil liberties.

    In tackling these challenges, our attorneys work directly with senior officials at various Intelligence Community and Executive Branch agencies, as well as relevant committees of Congress.

    NSA attorneys work in a highly classified setting and are entrusted with tremendous responsibility as they advise the Director and other senior leaders at the Agency on a diverse and complex spectrum of issues. Because the NSA is a Department of Defense agency, our attorneys have a unique opportunity to be directly involved in national security operations working alongside military and civilian colleagues, as well as to interact with the private sector in cybersecurity and other matters.

    In short, many OGC attorneys say they can't imagine working in a more exciting and important position.

    The responsibilities of an Acquisition Attorney at the NSA can include:

    • Advising the Agency on legal matters involving a particular subject matter (e.g., procurement, research and development, intellectual property, legislation, or fiscal)
    • Analyzing legislation, programs, policies, regulations, or plans to determine impact on Agency procurement matters
    • Representing the Agency's official position in legal and administrative proceedings (e.g., GAO, ASBCA)
    • Representing the Agency in interactions with outside customers, DoD, Congressional representatives, foreign partners, or the general public
    • Conferring with/educating clients, customers, or stakeholders on legal or policy issues
    • Determining the legal sufficiency of documents
    • Drafting legal briefs, pleadings, etc
    • Making legal determinations in accordance with laws, regulations, professional standards, or Agency policies and procedures

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    15 - GG13/1 - 15/10

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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