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COMSEC Custodian/ Special Device Inventory Manager (OCONUS)

Company: GLOTECH, Inc.
Location: Rockville
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

GLOTECH, Inc., founded in 1995, is a privately and minority-owned company serving military, federal and commercial clients. We are a successful Information Technology firm with a large staff currently providing superior information technology and advanced engineering services around the world. Our success is built on attracting and retaining quality staff through a highly competitive benefits package with a special focus on continuing career development and corporate financial support. We also maintain a collegial working environment and offer our staff opportunities to improve and enhance their skills.
GLOTECH is committed to a comprehensive employee benefits program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure and maintain a work/life balance. We provide medical dental and vision care, disability insurance (short and long term), Life & AD&D Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care and Commuter Transportation and Parking Reimbursement), and Employee Assistance Programs. Additionally, we provide Annual Leave, Sick Leave, Holiday Pay, Educational Assistance, Certification /Training Reimbursement, and a 401(k)-retirement savings contribution plan (with employer match).
GLOTECH, Inc. seeks a COMSEC Custodian /Special Device Inventory Manager (OCONUS) to join our team in support of projected new work with our military client.
This position requires an active Secret government clearance.
Deployment position to TBD city in Mexico.
The COMSEC Custodian/Special Device Inventory Manager performs receipt, temporary storage, and transfer services for U.S. DoD - provided single or two-person special access control devices, COMSEC equipment, FMS customer host nation provided COMSEC equipment, documents, keying, and other materials; train FMS host nation personnel in the proper custodianship, safeguarding, and operation of DoD-provided special devices, COMSEC equipment, and materials, including keying materials; and conduct periodic inventories and inspections of DoD-provided special devices, COMSEC equipment, documents, and materials, including keying materials.
Routine Work Responsibilities:

  • Performs the necessary processes which include receipt and updating of the inventory database. When a shipment of special access control devices and/ or COMSEC equipment arrives.

  • Safeguards and distributes special devices, COMSEC equipment, and material to work locations.

  • Addresses obsolescence and facilitates any repair or disposal of special devices, COMSEC equipment, and material.

  • Provides installation support of systems and special devices, and performs troubleshooting

  • Compiles and submits inventory reports to relevant U.S. agencies.

  • Updates the inventory status at COCOM meetings (e.g., Command Control Interoperability Board (CCIB), Communications Working Group (CIWG)).

  • Submits transfer, destruction, and possession reports to the appropriate USG and/ or U.S. DoD office when required

  • Serves as the liaison between KSA and controlling authorities such as COCOM (which includes Central Command (CENTCOM), U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), USMTM, etc.), U.S. Navy, NSA, U.S. Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), and Purchaser's Defense agencies for U.S. special access control devices and / or COMSEC equipment.

  • Coordinates with the ODC for the appropriate FMS case for repair or replacement of faulty equipment.

  • Provides special inventory and / or COMSEC subject matter expertise for various technical investigations necessary to resolve in-the-field problems at central as well as remote sites.

  • Attends relevant U.S. training or conferences to ensure that they are knowledgeable and updated on controlled cryptographic items, special access control devices, COMSEC equipment, and policies.

  • Provides training and technical support, including COMSEC Responsible Officer training, to KSA personnel in the proper custodianship, safeguarding, and operation of DoD-provided special inventory, COMSEC equipment, keying, and other materials to include installation of equipment, loading and zeroing equipment, trouble-shooting (when necessary), and emergency destruction procedures to satisfy requirements for secure interoperability whenever there are new personnel, equipment, policy, or procedures on-board that requires it.

    Participates in relevant stakeholder meetings to include briefing and drafting Meeting Minutes regarding special access control devices and/or COMSEC equipment.

    • Keeps informed, via relevant stakeholder meetings and notifications from USG agencies, of any new requirements or modifications to existing requirements to be serviced by the special inventory control and /or COMSEC account.

    • Provides a Trip Report when travel for a special inventory and / or COMSEC-related meeting are conducted inside and outside of KSA.

    • Develops and maintains a Distribution Plan to ensure strict control of each item of keying material whenever operational requirements necessitate that material be turned over from one shift to another or from one individual to another. The Distribution Plan shall also address frequency and coordination of training.

    • Provides equipment necessary to perform and maintain special inventory and/ or COMSEC-related tasks (e.g., cables and office equipment).

    • Strictly adheres to U.S. DoD policies, National Advisory Group (NAG) 14C and 18A Doctrines, National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security Instruction (NSTISSI) 4000 Series, National Security Agency (NSA) COMSEC policies, and Combatant Command (COCOM) Memorandum of Agreements (MOAs).

    • Performs the following security I Information Assurance (IA) procedures:

    • Reports any security violations to the USG COMSEC Manager regardless of severity.

    • Reports any incident that affects their ability to maintain a SECRET security clearance.

    • Completes and maintains annual DoD IA training.

    • Coordinates facility and security management with the COCOM and COR.

    • Maintains a directed currier card for transport of COMSEC devices and material.

    • Minimum of a High School Diploma and a minimum of 5+ years of relevant COMSEC support and/or industrial security experience

    • Must possess & maintain at least a DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information clearance, if required

    • Working knowledge of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and other relevant DoD security guidance

    • Ability to implement/manage industrial security processes/best practice standards

    • Capability to interpret and administer security doctrine, provide clear guidance to personnel, and recommend modifications to operations policies or procedures as appropriate

    • Aptitude to develop and establish an effective security awareness, training, and education program

    • Ability to track and conduct COMSEC material inventories

    • Ability to maintain lock & key records and conduct physical security walkthroughs to protect property and personnel against fire, theft, vandalism, illegal entry and other hazards

    • Ability to investigate and report suspicious or unusual occurrences and coordinate and operate with security management and law enforcement agencies, as required

    • Ability to issue employee identification cards, maintain related records, and validate authorization for employee/non-employee access to restricted areas

    • Basic knowledge on processing personnel for security clearances

    • Ability to conduct initial security briefings, debriefings, indoctrinations, pre- / post-foreign travel briefings and refresher briefings, as appropriate

    • Ability to support Defense Security Service (DSS) or other customer security assessments

    • Communication skills to maintain a positive on-going relationships with internal / external customers

    • Ability to conduct briefings and participate in technical meetings with internal / external customers

    • Basic knowledge of conducting security incident / violation investigations and developing a final report

    • Ability to compile data and provide necessary metrics or performance highlights

    • Firm understanding of what constitutes personally identifiable information (PII) and / or company proprietary and safeguarding methods to prevent unauthorized access

      Desired Qualifications:

      • Familiar with Navy Radio systems

      • Knowledge of integration of Crypto systems into existing communication systems

      • Experience building cables for audio systems

      • Navy C school electronics training or similar

      • Familiar with system checkouts on board ships and Navy shore stations

      • CRO for type 1 Crypto

      • Level 1 Board level Maintenance experience

      • A self-starter who requires minimal supervision

        This is a talent pipeline opening. We are building a network of qualified talent for general consideration for near future COMSEC Custodian (OCONUS) job openings.
        GLOTECH, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
        ID: 2022-1599
        External Company URL:
        Street: 1801 Research Boulevard, Suite 600

Keywords: GLOTECH, Inc., Rockville , COMSEC Custodian/ Special Device Inventory Manager (OCONUS), Executive , Rockville, Maryland

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