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Northrop Grumman is looking for a COMSEC Custodian who will assist in the management of all procurement, fielding, and sustainment of Crypto/Keying material and devices. This individual will assist in the tracking, control and inventory requirements of Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) and company owned equipment. This position is located a BWI with occasional travel to other Northrop Grumman facilities. The COMSEC responsibilities will include: ensuring maximum COMSEC safeguards are in place, managing proper accountability, handling, storage, packaging, shipment, and administration of all cryptographic materials. The COMSEC Account Manager will perform installation, maintenance, configuration and troubleshooting of COMSEC equipment, as required, hands on experience of setting IP addresses, routes, rules and templates in CCI Devices and software upgrades, system equipment certifications. Other duties will involve the ordering and transfer of cryptographic keys, loading keying material to KGs, KIVs, OMNI's, SECTERA Wireline Terminals, Vipers, and numerous GPS units. The COMSEC Account Manager will interface with the help desk, and communicate with vendors. The COMSEC Account Manager will assist in the ongoing development, presentation and accurate record keeping of COMSEC security awareness training for all COMSEC users.
This position can be filled at either a level 2 or level 3.
Basic Qualifications for a level 2 :
2 years COMSEC or related experience with Bachelors; or 0 year with Masters; An additional 4 years of applicable work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree.
Current Active Top Secret clearance.
Basic Qualifications for a level 3 :
5 years COMSEC or related experience with Bachelors; or 3 years with a Masters; An additional 4 years of applicable work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree.
Current Active Top Secret clearance.
Bachelor's Degree. Basic Understanding of the NISPOM, Familiarity with JPAS, NCAISS, NISS and/or ESIS. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Salary Range: $73,600 - $110,400
Salary Range 2: $90,600 - $136,000
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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