United States Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Space Field Activity (SSFA). The SSFA was established to coordinate naval space and warfare systems activities within the NRO. SSFA personnel provide tactical maritime operational expertise, acquisition acumen and technical engineering competence to the NRO in order to develop superior and affordable space systems in support of national, joint and naval operations.
Navy civilian personnel vacancies for the NRO are posted on OPM's USAJobs: www.usajobs.gov (usually with a Chantilly, VA location. Note: "NRO" is not always listed in the vacancy announcement.
With a few exceptions, assignments to the NRO for active duty Navy personnel are four-year assignments. Opportunities exist in many areas to include acquisition, space, communication, and support specialists.
Military assignments to the NRO are worked within the Department of the Navy's command structure. Personnel interested in orders to the NRO need to contact their appropriate Detailer.
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
Space Field Activity
National Reconnaissance Office
14675 Lee Rd
Chantilly, VA 20151
(703) 808-4400 (DSN: 898-4400)