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Our Agency’s hiring needs change to keep pace with the dynamic national security landscape.

Technical Project Managers lead projects/programs that deliver capabilities to accomplish the U.S. intelligence mission by driving technology initiatives and turning needs into operating capabilities.

  • Full time
  • Starting salary: $69,287 - $172,075
  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM or liberal arts fields
  • Opportunities for domestic and foreign travel are possible

Power sources engineers and scientists provide technical expertise in a wide variety of power technologies for the advancement of CIA mission objectives.

  • Full-Time
  • Starting salary: $61,947 -$164,102*
  • *Higher starting salary possible depending on experience level
  • Degree
  • Foreign Language Bonus Eligible
  • Opportunities for domestic travel are possible

Contract Auditors provide value asset cost analysis and financial audit advisory services, post award audit functions, and write and prepare exhibits.

  • Full time
  • Starting salary: $74,318 - $129,759*
  • *Higher starting salary possible depending on experience level
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Collection Management Officers drive the collection of foreign intelligence and manage the dialogue between U.S. intelligence consumers and the Directorate of Operations.

  • Full time
  • Starting salary: $67,122 - $102,166*
  • *Higher starting salary possible depending on experience level
  • Bachelor’s degree; no preferred major or program of study
  • Foreign language bonus eligible

Why Work at CIA?

We are an Agency defined by our mission, values, and people. Together, we accomplish what others cannot accomplish and go where others cannot go. When you’re a part of the Nation’s premier intelligence agency, your opportunities for personal and professional growth are boundless.

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Our Mission

We preempt threats and further U.S. national security objectives by collecting intelligence, producing analysis, and conducting covert action as directed by the president.

Our Organization

Our women and men serve in a variety of dynamic offices. They use their deep expertise, profound talent, and patriotic calling to protect our country.

Our Legacy

We are the Nation’s premier intelligence agency, shaped by our resilient past. Could you be part of our future? Let our legacy inspire you.

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Accommodations and Accessibility

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you need accommodations for any reason during the hiring process, our Reasonable Accommodations Staff can help.

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