NSA recruits new team, including techies

The National Security Agency is looking for new employees to meet its changing intelligence needs.

NSA plans to hire 1,500 people'many for IT jobs'by September. The increase will mark a 37 percent boost in staff, said John Taflan, new chief of human resources.

Taflan said he is looking for people who are experienced in foreign languages, especially Arabic and Chinese, intelligence analysis, signals analysis, computer science and engineering.

It is the largest recruiting effort at NSA since the 1980s, and the agency is averaging about three new hires a day, he said.

NSA is accepting applications online.


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