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Vault Technician - KMI Certified (VG01050,VG00571) Job

Vault Technician - KMI Certified (VG01050,VG00571) (Job Number:435186)


Job Description:
- SAIC currently has an opening for a Vault Technician to support a Department of State (DoS) Bureau of Information Resource Management (IRM) program.
- This program provides transparent, interconnected systems and security supporting the DoS in successfully carrying out its U.S. foreign policy mission.
- IRM provides enterprise architecture design, engineering, operations and maintenance support services for desktops, servers, networks, firewalls, and enterprise applications across the Department.
- Program is named "Vanguard" and is an IT consolidation consisting of the Department's servers, mainframes, network devices, network perimeter, anti-virus engineering, public key infrastructure (PKI)/biometrics/encryption, monitoring tools, telephony, mobile computing platform, virtual environment, and enclave design/security engineering.
- This is a mid- level position within the Vanguard Program’s Security Management Office (SMO), acting as the EKMS/Physical Vault Technician.
- The position directly supports DoS on-site to provide EKMS management, Vault Operations, COR Management, inventory, troubleshooting, and customer support.

Description of Duties:
- Performing COMSEC logistics function regarding the ordering and distribution of COMSEC material.
- Managing the COMSEC Material Control System (CMCS).
- Entering data into the COMSEC accounting system.
- Responding to routine requests for cryptographic material, properly packaging and transporting material to the Diplomatic Courier pouch room.
- Responding to urgent requests for cryptographic material.
- Adhering to national policies relating to protection of cryptographic material, including two-party integrity.
- Drafting correspondence (e.g. telegram/memorandum/messages) confirming status of shipments and scope of requests.
- Supporting the electronic key management system (EKMS) key generation and management workflow process using key processor applications, such as Common UAS Application, and COMSEC Account Records and Distribution System (CARDS).
- Formal training on and experience with the Key Management Infrastructure (KMI).
- Managing key inventory process to include distribution, tracking, and destruction of keys to Tier 3 key processor devices in the field such as Really Simple Key Loader (RASKL) and secure data transfer devices (DTD) including the Sypris KIK-20 Secure DTD2000 System (SDS).
- Troubleshooting key processor devices utilized within the keying process, such as RASKL, Sypris SDS, and General Dynamics vIPer.
- Interacting with key customers.



Required Experience/Skills/Attributes:
- TOP SECRET required for consideration. Must be able to obtain TS/SCI.
- Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of experience; OR, High School equivalent and 9+ years of experience.
- COMSEC custodian experience with at least 1 year at a 6- digit National-level COMSEC account.
- Experience with the following applications: web- based applications, Microsoft Office software such as Outlook and Remedy Help Desk Ticket Tracker.
- Familiarity with shipping classified or confidential materials.
- Certification as a COMSEC custodian from an accredited training facility.
- Familiarity with local COMSEC Management Software (LCMS).
- Knowledge of Black Key Distribution methodology.

Certification as a KMI Operating Account Manager (KOAM) from an accredited training facility.

Desired Experience/Skills/Attributes:
- ITIL ® Foundation certification.
- Common User Application System (CUAS) experience desired.
- Familiarity with DoS environment (data and voice networks, IT security systems, policies and procedures), Foreign Affairs Handbooks (FAHs), Foreign Affairs Manuals (FAMs) preferred.
- Interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate effectively, self-awareness, and excellent written and oral communications.
- Knowledge of the keying and operations of the following equipment: TACLANE family, Secure DTD2000 System (SDS), AN/CYZ10 (v3) DTD, RASKL, vIPer Secure Phone, and OMNI, KIV-7M.
- One (1) year of hands-on LMD/KP experience.
- Certification as a local management device/key processor (LMD/KP) operator from an accredited training facility.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit

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Job Posting: Apr 13, 2018, 1:04:01 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-SPRINGFIELD
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Full time
Springfield, Virginia 22009, US