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EKMS/COMSEC Specialist (Job Number:308521)


SAIC currently has an opening for an EKMS Specialist to support a Department of State (DoS) Bureau of Information Resource Management (IRM) program. This program provides transparent, interconnected systems and security supporting the DoS in successfully carrying out its U.S. foreign policy mission. IRM provides enterprise architecture design, engineering, operations and maintenance support services for desktops, servers, networks, firewalls, and enterprise applications across the Department. Program is named "Vanguard" and is an IT consolidation consisting of the Department's servers, mainframes, network devices, network perimeter, anti-virus engineering, public key infrastructure (PKI)/biometrics/encryption, monitoring tools, telephony, mobile computing
platform, virtual environment, and enclave design/security engineering.


This is a mid-level position within the Vanguard program’s Enterprise Security Office (ESO), acting as an EMKS Specialist. The position directly supports DoS on-site to provide EKMS management, inventory, troubleshooting, and customer support. Responsibilities include:

a) Support the electronic key management system (EKMS) key generation and management workflow process using key processor applications, such as Common UAS Application, and COMSEC Account Records and Distribution System (CARDS).
b) Manage key inventory process to include distribution, tracking, and destruction of keys to Tier 3 key processor devices in the field such as Really Simple Key Loader (RASKL) and secure data transfer devices (DTD) including the Sypris KIK-20 Secure DTD2000 System (SDS).
c) Troubleshoot key processor devices utilized within the keying process, such as RASKL, Sypris SDS, General Dynamics vIPer, Group Technology AN/CYZ-10(v3) DTD.
d) Interact with key customers.

Required Education/Skills:

Top Secret Clearance required

a) Familiarity with shipping classified or confidential materials.
b) Certification as a local management device/key processor (LMD/KP) operator from an accredited training facility.
c) Certification as a COMSEC custodian from an accredited training facility.
d) 7 years of hands-on LMD/KP experience.
e) 10 years of COMSEC custodian experience with at least 5 years at a 6-digit National-level COMSEC account.
f) Familiarity with Local COMSEC Management Software (LCMS).
g) Knowledge of the keying and operations of the following equipment: TACLANE family, Secure DTD2000 System (SDS), AN/CYZ10(v3) DTD, RASKL, vIPer Secure Phone, OMNI, KIV-7M, and AN/PRC-117G.

Desired Education/Skills:

a) Extensive experience with the following applications: web-based applications, Microsoft Office software such as Outlook and Remedy Help Desk Ticket Tracker.
b) Common User Application System (CUAS) experience desired.
c) Experience working in a Central Office of Records (COR) operation.
d) Knowledge of Black Key Distribution methodology.
e) ITIL ® Foundation certification.
f) Familiarity with DoS environment (data and voice networks, IT security systems, policies and procedures), Foreign Affairs Handbooks (FAHs), Foreign Affairs Manuals (FAMs) preferred.
g) Interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate effectively, self-awareness, and excellent written and oral communications.

SAIC Overview:

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The company's approximately 41,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of $11.1 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2011. For more information, visit SAIC: From Science to Solutions®

Job Posting: Jun 4, 2012, 2:11:15 PM
Primary Location: United States-DC-WASHINGTON

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time



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