Continuity Communications Specialist

7 days left

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Aug 06, 2022
Closes
Aug 14, 2022
Function
Communications
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The Continuity Communications Specialist provides basic program support to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Board), Federal Reserve System (FRS), and other supported Financial Sector Agencies requiring secure communications with capabilities identified in OSTP/OMB Directive 16-1, as well as other policies and procedures related to communications. The incumbent provides technical assistance to the Integrated Resiliency Programs Branch on issues related to communications and communications security (COMSEC) to include secure and non-secure voice, data, and video communications systems. The scope of the duties of this position is guided by PPD-40, OSTP/OMB Directive 16-1, NSA/Central Security Service (CSS) Policy Manual 3-19, The Committee on National Security Systems Instructions 4001, 4003, 4004.1, 4005, 4006, and 4032, and Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 705, as well as security directives and Board policies and procedures related to communications and SCIF operations.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


Please see job specific details on https://www.federalreserve.gov/careers.htm .

Qualifications

Requires detailed knowledge of Communications Security Account Management using Key Management Infrastructure (KMI), and enabling of continuity communications preparedness supporting continuity operations, coupled with basic (minimum) knowledge of the principles of continuity of operations and the policies that guide these programs. Knowledge on how to develop resilient communications plans and procedures that support continued operations and COMSEC programs is essential. Knowledge and skill requirements are acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree in government, public safety, emergency management, national security affairs or other relevant fields from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience acquired through military service and/or assignment with a federal, state, local, or non-profit emergency management organization. Completion of NSA courses on COMSEC Account Management, Key Management Infrastructure (KMI), with assignment(s) working as the COMSEC Account Manager required. Specifically:
  • At least (3) years working as the Primary COMSEC Account Manager, including at least (3) years using the Key Management Infrastructure (KMI) to manage the Agencies COMSEC inventory to include processing, hand receipts, transfers, destructions and inventories. In the absence of assignment as a primary COMSEC Account Manager, consideration will be given to candidates with at least 5 years as an alternate COMSEC Account Manager with at least (3) years using the Key Management Infrastructure (KMI).
  • Demonstrated experience with secure communications; Key Management Infrastructure (KMI), and data transfer devices; classified information systems; and communications capabilities identified in OSTP/OMB Directive 16-1.
  • Desired, at least one (1) year of specialized experience supporting continuity communications at the Federal Executive Branch Department or Agency level.
Must have a current Top Secret security clearance based on the Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with at least 1.5 years before clearance expires to allow sufficient time to submit for reinvestigation. This requires access to sensitive compartmented information to perform the assigned duties. Incumbent routinely reviews highly classified information, including national security and intelligence materials.
FR-25 requires detailed knowledge of Communications Security Account Management using Key Management Infrastructure (KMI), and enabling of continuity communications preparedness supporting continuity operations, coupled with basic (minimum) knowledge of the principles of continuity of operations and the policies that guide these programs. Knowledge on how to develop resilient communications plans and procedures that support continued operations and COMSEC programs is essential. Knowledge and skill requirements are acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree in government, public safety, emergency management, national security affairs or other relevant fields from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience acquired through military service and/or assignment with a federal, state, local, or non-profit emergency management organization. Completion of NSA courses on COMSEC Account Management, Key Management Infrastructure (KMI), with assignment(s) working as the COMSEC Account Manager required. Specifically:
  • At least (5) years working as the Primary COMSEC Account Manager, including at least (5) years using the Key Management Infrastructure (KMI) to manage the Agencies COMSEC inventory to include processing, hand receipts, transfers, destructions and inventories. In the absence of assignment as a primary COMSEC Account Manager, consideration will be given to candidates with at least 10 years as an alternate COMSEC Account Manager with at least (5) year using the Key Management Infrastructure (KMI).
  • Demonstrated experience with secure communications; Key Management Infrastructure (KMI), and data transfer devices; classified information systems; and communications capabilities identified in OSTP/OMB Directive 16-1.
  • Desired, at least one (1) year of specialized experience supporting continuity communications at the Federal Executive Branch Department or Agency level.
Must have a current Top Secret security clearance based on the Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with at least 1.5 years before clearance expires to allow sufficient time to submit for reinvestigation. This requires access to sensitive compartmented information to perform the assigned duties. Incumbent routinely reviews highly classified information, including national security and intelligence materials.

Education

Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience.