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Systems Analyst/Administrator -TS/SCI Clearance - ECS2064

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Today's global security environment is a constant of change. Threats can arise from any point on the globe and our military services must be prepared and capable of responding at a moments notice. A core force multiplier is the role played by government contracted services. As a service-disabled veteran-owned small business, Joint Enterprise Technologies is uniquely positioned to understand the needs of Department of Defense organizations and match those needs with current technology to ensure US forces maintain technological, strategic, and tactical information superiority.

About the Opportunity:

Joint Enterprise Technologies is seeking a talented COMSEC Custodian with an active TS/SCI clearance to provide COMSEC and crypto key management functions. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing customer support to all customer managed networks. The appointed COMSEC Specialist/Custodian must successfully complete the following courses:

  • Type 1 Encryption Devices (e.g. TACLANE - General Dynamics, Raytheon Link encryption devices)
  • CBT ND-111 COMSEC Accountability & Control
  • NSA COMSEC Course (IAEC-2112) within 6 months of appointment
  • Local COMSEC Management SW (LCMS)
  • Security Refresher Information Assurance (IA) Training
  • Ability to understand and interpret DIA's COMSEC Program
  • Understanding of Crypto management tools (e.g. GEMX, VINE)

Required Clearance:

  • An active Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required.
  • Willingness to submit to and pass a counter intelligence (CI) Polygraph. 

Location:

  • Washington, DC

Skill Requirements:

  • Must have previously served as a COMSEC Custodian!
  • Experience working with end products that range from large communications systems to circuit card assemblies. Expert knowledge in one or more of the following areas is required:
  • Type 1 COMSEC certification process and key management
  • Good knowledge of any or all of the following:
  • Type 1 Cryptographic products (e.g. KG 175, 175A, 175D, KG 75, KG 75A)
  • Information Assurance (IA)
  • TEMPEST; encryption, key management, and communications standards (e.g. Electronic Key Management System (EKMS) Common Tier 1 System, Key Management Infrastructure (KMI))
  • Computer Security; data networks, protocols & related cryptographic equipment integrated circuits
  • Secure Terminal Equipment (STU/STE) and KSV 21 Fortezza cards, vIPer secure phones
  • Tier Three Fill Devices (e.g. AN CYZ 10, Simple Key Loader, DTD2000(KIK20), RASKL (KIK30)

Duties Include:

  • Respond to Siebel Service Requests that identify a COMSEC issue reported by the customer, Watch Officer or management. Must be able to work with other support personnel either in-house or at the field site to resolve operational issues in a timely manner.
  • Team with and provide support to the Network Operations and Maintenance to troubleshoot and resolve network, TACLANE, FASTLANE, and crypto problems. Understand how the network has been engineered to include the circuits. Ability to operate the automated diagnostics system and to interpret diagnostics findings.
  • Establish and maintain accurate accounting records and files. Maintain the CCI database to ensure that all outgoing transfers of cryptographic equipment and DTDs are properly transferred and logged into the access database. All memos requesting transfer of cryptographic equipment must be filed along the Standard Form (SF) 153. Ensure all packages receive a tracking number.
  • Order new keys before expiration date and ensure the new key arrives in time to the various COMSEC accounts.
  • Perform database updates and queries; produce reports for key expiration, etc.
  • Ensure that all residential requests are signed before issuance of STEs. Ensure the tracking database is accurate and paperwork is filed accordingly. Perform consolidated inventory every six months (June and December).
  • Ensure that stock levels for operational and contingency key is adequate in the vault.
  • Maintain a current inventory of all COMSEC material, and be aware of the location of such material and the purpose for which it is held. A semi-annual inventory (SAIR) will be completed every six months and when there is a custodial change. Conduct, supervise or request required inventories to be performed, including daily inventories.
  • Provide vital COMSEC information to out-going Operations Commanders to educate them on the function of crypto and the importance of timely rekeying and return of COMSEC equipment
  • Destroy COMSEC material as prescribed or directed.
  • Interface with Network Engineers and Maintenance teams to be aware of new and discontinued circuits.
  • Pull message traffic related to COMSEC daily. Review messages for actions required. Hard copy messages are filed.
  • Update and file element memos appointing TSCOs to ensure that the database is accurate and includes the date of memo and consolidated inventory. Issue consolidated inventory every six months. Provide TSCO training to new employees and refresher training for existing TSCOs.
  • Oversee the transportation of equipment personnel CONUS and OCONUS. Ensure appropriate funding it available to meet requirements.
  • Participate and represent the COMSEC Team to streamline processes and communicate procedures, security guidelines and policy. Work to fix any inefficiency.
  • Support, review and perform site assessments abroad to address vulnerabilities and operational risks. Prepare after action/trip reports upon return (within 5 business days).

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing or orally to customers on all levels. Must demonstrate a sense of mission and urgency when responding to actions.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy within documentation
  • Able to interact with Customer via phone, email and video teleconference
  • Adaptability to 24/7 environment
  • Able to work independently within a Team Concept
  • Shift Work is required (work center is 24/7).
  • Position requires the candidate to pass the CI Poly.

Minimum Experience:

A minimum of six years of relevant technical experience in COMSEC key inventory, management, and control activities.

Minimum Education:

  • HS/GED + 10 years
  • Associates Degree + 8 years
  • Bachelor’s Degree + 6 years
  • Master’s Degree + 4 years
  • PhD + 2 years

Substitute for Educational Requirement:

  • 10 years of related experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree.

Required Certifications:

  • Security+ CE or CCNA Security required

Preferred Certifications:

  • CompTIA A+ (desired)
  • CompTIA Network + (desired)
  • ITIL Foundations (desired)

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Joint Enterprise Technologies, LLC is a drug-free workplace and participates in E-Verify. 

Joint Enterprise Technologies, LLC is an equal access/equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence in service through diversity employment.

Joint Enterprise Technologies, LLC is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. If you feel you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Joint Enterprise Technologies, LLC, please call 813-436-9946 or e-mail us at careers@jointenterprisetechnologies.com and let us know the nature of your request, along with your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request will be considered.

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