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COMSEC Responsible Officer (CRO) *$10,000 Sign On Bonus

Are you interested inbeing part of a team that configures, operates, and maintains the network andIT infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force 96th Test Wing and 53rd Wing?If so, join the Jacobs team and directly impact the Air Force’s ability to putweapons on target in all battlespace media.

  • The 96th Test Wing is the test and evaluation center for Air Force air-delivered weapons, navigation and guidance systems, Command and Control systems, and Air Force Special Operations Command systems.
  • The 53rd Wing is the focal point for the combat air forces in electronic warfare and is responsible for operational test and evaluation (OT&E) of advanced equipment and systems.

BothWings are headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL, adjacent to the white-sand beachesand crystal-clear waters of Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast.

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*Position may be eligible for a one-time sign on bonus in the amount of $10,000 (to new hires starting on or before August 30, 2019). You will be informed whether this position qualifies upon interview, and if the position qualifies, it will be confirmed in the subsequent offer letter for consideration.

We are seeking a skilled Communications Security (COMSEC) Specialist/COMSEC Responsible Officer (CRO) to support the 53rd Wing Technical Support Services (53rd WTSS) contract. The target candidate will have 2-6 years of relevant experience and education applying AFMAN 17-1302, the CNSSI manuals 4001, 4003, 4005, and information technology solutions, and providing customer support and services. Position will be located at Eglin AFB, FL.

The successful candidate will apply his or her experience with, and knowledge of, COMSEC management to serve as a COMSEC account manager/CRO prime responsibility is to interact with Customers and internal program managers to meet COMSEC requirements in support of program activities.

Specific duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Ordering keys, keying devices, updating devices in the field.
  • Maintain 100% accountability for COMSEC material.
  • Operate and maintain key distribution hardware/software/peripherals.
  • Generate and issue key material for field representative’s key requirements.
  • Perform all necessary backups, system updates, reconciliations, and inventories IAW with applicable COMSEC instructions.
  • Prepare Emergency Action Plans (EAP) and participate in EAP training.
  • Use and maintain common fill devices (e.g., SKL, SDS).
  • Prepare and ship material IAW with COMSEC instructions.
  • Execute work center duties/activities.
  • Manage the overall COMSEC posture of the Wing or Installation COMSEC program.
  • Ensure installation compliance with COMSEC requirements by conducting self-assessments, audits, and inventory user held Accounting Legend Codes (ALC)-1, ALC-2, and ALC-4 for physical material, and ALC-6 and ALC-7 EKMS holdings.
  • Oversee the CAP and provides written local procedures to all unit CAP administrators. Uses CMS to manage Installation/Base’s CAP.
  • Conduct annual account verifications in the CMS to ensure information is current.
  • Complete required training courses as mandated by NSA and other agencies.
  • Conduct mandatory government requests for cryptographic software and equipment upgrades.
  • Receipt, transfer, provide accountability, safeguard, and destroy COMSEC material.
  • Maintain and coordinate future KEYMAT in support of all programs with the proper short title as needed depending on the crypto period.
  • Maintain COMSEC accounting and related records in accordance with governmental regulations.
  • Investigate, prepare and submit COMSEC incident reports to multiple cognizant security authorities.
  • Conduct semi-annual physical inventory of all COMSEC material and CCI; ensure company compliance.
  • Work closely with program personnel and asset management to requisition CCI material.
  • Perform initial and refresher COMSEC and Crypto briefings and employee training on processes and procedures.
  • Support for COMSEC inspections and Staff Assistance Visits.
  • Perform duties as the Crypto Network Manager.


AS degree in information systems or computer science and 2 to 4 years of directly related experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications.

Progressive relevant training and/or certification may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirement.

Required Experience:

  • Must have TS/SCI with DCID 6/4 eligibility and investigation no older than 5 years, 6 months at the time of application.
  • Must be willing to submit to a CI polygraph.
  • DoD 8570.01-M IAT-II certification required (Security+ CE or better)
  • Successful applicant will have 2-4 years of hands-on experience and/or relevant education applying AFMAN 17-1302, the CNSSI manuals 4001, 4003, 4005, and information technology solutions, and providing customer support and services.
  • Working knowledge of multiple key loading devices (e.g. SKL, DTD, RASKL), STE and ViPer phones.
  • Working knowledge of AFMAN 17-1302l, MPTO 00-33B-5001(Converted AFKAG-2), CNSSI manuals 4001, 4003, 4005, and AFMAN 23-122.

Essential Functions
Work Environment
Office setting that includes sedentary physical effort. However, may include lifting of weight up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary. Must be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions. Work site is located at Eglin AFB, Florida. Periodic travel may be required to include both continental US and/or overseas locations.
Physical Requirements
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distance may be required.
Equipment and Machines
Ability to operate office equipment such as personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements; this may include the individual being required to work extended hours over and above normal duty hours.
Other Essential Functions
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to work site is required. Travel to and from customer's locations may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.

Jacobs is a global technologycompany, delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. We test,operate, sustain, and secure critical infrastructures and weapons systems usingunique technology application and agile software development capabilities toimprove mission capability and operational readiness. Jacobs’ deep experiencewith advanced technology systems and our wide-ranging program supportcapabilities work together to make us a premier partner to aerospace and defenseclients at locations around the world.

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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + CI Poly
Eglin AFB, Florida
United States
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