PPE COMSEC Engineering Senior
IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.
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We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):
- Eglin AFB, FL
PPE COMSEC Engineer Senior:
Six years’ supervisory COMSEC experience, in developing COMSEC key architecture, and in End Cryptological Unit (ECU) deliverables, process and certification.
Specialized experience in cryptographic algorithms and interface with systems developers and international partners.
Familiarity with NSA UIC process.
Familiarity with KMI and EKMS systems.
The Candidate shall provide comprehensive Program Protection Engineering support and SME-level guidance under this task order. This includes supporting the development, integration and enhancements of a protection strategy into existing F-35 JPO program protection architecture to include External Interfaces and Transactions (EI&T), CI, and DoD community coordination as well as Anti-Tamper, Communication Security (COMSEC), and Telecommunications Electronics Materials Protected from Emanating Spurious Transmissions (TEMPEST) engineering support, including but not limited to the following tasks:
Provide Anti-Tamper Security Support:
Provide insight into system requirements, design trades, architecture evolution, risk management, hardware and platform-software development, reliability, maintainability, safety certification, security certification, special programs, weight, power, cooling and volume to facilitate a both a balanced Air System Design and Anti Tamper (AT) requirements.
Create architecture and design documentation and coordinate reviews with JPO program office representatives, DoD SMEs and the AT Executive Agent, and submit documentation to Government security leadership.
Provide COMSEC Engineering Services (an emphasis will be placed on these duties):
Perform COMSEC engineering for the F-35 systems cryptographic and key management architecture.
Provide support for certification and accreditation activities for operational systems when required to include performing full RMF efforts.
Assist with National Security Agency (NSA) approval of cryptographic changes to the baseline F-35 End Cryptographic Units (ECUs) as well as new developments of F-35 ECUs, includes validating the usage of F-35 keying material to the operational controlling authorities.
Facilitate and attend working groups/meetings to assist in developing accreditation packages.
Consolidate material for accreditation packages and submit documentation to Government security leads.
Provide SME-level guidance on design of equipment and necessary support, and recommend tasks to Government security leads.
Provide TEMPEST Engineering Services:
Coordinate and participate in the development of TEMPEST requirements for the F-35 JSF Air System and secure facilities supporting the Air System.
Coordinate with the Air System Contractor, United States Government entities, and Certified TEMPEST Technical Authorities (CTTAs) to facilitate compliance with F-35 Air System TEMPEST Regulations.
Education and Experience:
SENIOR: A Senior level person within a labor category for this TO has ten (10) or more years of experience performing work related to the labor category functional description
Six years must pertain specifically to the labor category (e.g. a Personnel Security Specialist must have at least six years performing duties specific to Personnel Security) while the remaining experience must pertain to a related labor category (e.g. any other security discipline).
Bachelor’s Degree plus 4 years additional work experience related to the labor category functional description may be substituted for a Master’s Degree.
A Senior level person typically works on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and performs all functional duties independently.
A Senior level person may oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.