Missile Defense Agency

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MDA Benefits and Training

Job-related benefits at the MDA go beyond a competitive salary. Benefits include flexible schedules, ability to earn bonuses and potential incentives. You will be working in an environment that supports a healthy balance between career and leisure time. Additionally, you have the opportunity to achieve more in your career through ongoing learning programs. Tthe MDA offers online training courses and onsite seminars to enhance your skill set at MDA, help you receive advanced degrees and certifications, and keep you at the top of your field.

Additionally, the Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs, some of which may include:

  • Competitive salaries;
  • Vacation and sick leave, 10 paid federal holidays;
  • Flexible work environment and alternative work schedule;
  • Paid employment-related training and education;
  • Possible student loan repayment;
  • Payment of licenses, certifications and academic degrees as applicable;
  • Bonuses, incentives and awards as appropriate for your position;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Health Care (HCFSA) and Dependent Care (DCFSA);
  • Comprehensive health benefits (FEHB);
  • Life insurance (FEGLI);
  • Generous defined retirement program (FERS);
  • Long Term Care (FLTCIP);
  • Possible paid Relocation/Permanent Change of Station (PCS); and
  • 401-K style investment plan with matching employer contributions (TSP).