COMSEC Analyst

Newington, VA
Full Time
Mid Level
Growing government consulting firm looking to bring a COMSEC Analyst on to their team.
Job Description 
  1. Strong understanding of COMSEC (Communications Security) components, including encryption and decryption methods, key management, and secure communication protocols.
  2. Knowledge of cybersecurity technologies and best practices for securing National Security Systems (NSS) and National Security Information (NSI).
  3. Experience in modernizing COMSEC components to meet current and future security requirements and standards.
  4. Ability to assist the Government in efforts to apply cybersecurity technologies to enable a secure Army-wide enterprise capability that supports all joint, intra-Army interoperability, performance requirements, and to transform the Army’s cryptographic inventory into an agile, scalable, and remotely upgradeable state.
  5. Familiarity with relevant regulations and standards, such as National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications, Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), and NSA/CSS Policy Manual 3-16.
  6. Experience in working with Army decision makers and Warfighters to understand their needs and requirements for secure communication systems.
  7. Ability to design and implement secure communication systems that provide assurance and trust in the authenticity, confidentiality, integrity, and availability of NSS and NSI.
  8. Experience in testing and evaluating the effectiveness of secure communication systems, including vulnerability assessments and penetration testing.
  9. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with stakeholders, including Government personnel, other contractors, and vendors, to ensure successful implementation of secure communication systems.
  10. Ability to stay up to date with the latest developments and best practices in cybersecurity and COMSEC to continuously improve the organization's security capabilities.
Due to nature of the work a DOD Top Secret clearance is required. 

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