Communications Security (COMSEC) Custodian
COMSEC custodians need solid technical skills and experience for the receipt; custody; issue; safeguarding; accounting for; and; when necessary; the destruction of COMSEC material. COMSEC custodians are responsible for the maintenance of up-to-date records and the submission of required accounting reports. The Contractor shall serve as an alternate COMSEC Custodian assisting the Government COMSEC Custodian and providing continuity of operations in the Government COMSEC custodian's absence. Typical Job Duties:
- Responsible for supporting the receipt, custody, issue, safeguarding, accounting for, and, when necessary, the destruction or COMSEC material Assisting with shipping cryptographic products and key material weighing up to 50 pounds.
Using the Distributed Information Security (INFOSEC) Accounting System (DIAS)
Performing Field Tamper Recovery (FTR), upgrading cryptographic device firmware, and ensuring the interoperability of firmware versions between enterprise encryptors.
Knowledge of the General Dynamics TACLANE line of In-Line Network Encryptors (INE), to include the KG-175A, KG-175D and KG-175G
The installation, deployment, use, and management of the General Dynamics GEM-X High Assurance Internet Protocol Encryptor (HAIPE) Manager
Planning and execution of Out-Of-Band-Key Transfer (OOBKT) for remote rekey of enterprise encryptors on multiple networks using GEM-X HAIPE Manager. Requires experience in Suite-A and Suite-B network environments, architecture and key material requirements
Reading and interpreting complex network drawings and documentation as they relate to cryptographic requirements
Performing hands-on installation, maintenance, configuration and troubleshooting of COMSEC equipment, as required