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Job #: R-00014389
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

The Cyber and SIGINT Solutions Operation under the Intelligence Group of Leidos is seeking an experienced Last Mile Fill Device Test Engineer for a program in San Diego, CA.

PROGRAM SUMMARY: The iApp program is a large, cutting edge, Cyber Security Key Management Web Application system development and integration effort. This system utilizes KMI technologies to bring an efficient and modern-day Key Management solution to the warfighter.

Primary Responsibilities

The successful candidate will work closely with the Last Mile team to provide test and evaluation services for the purposes of verifying and validating both legacy and future fill devices interoperability with current and future End Cryptographic Units (ECUs), other fill devices, Key Management Infrastructure (KMI) Management Client (MGC), Intermediary Application (iApp) and related mission planning software.

Other duties include:

** Conducting Government Acceptance Test (GAT), functional test, and regression test of the Simple Key Loader (SKL) User Application Software (UAS) in the local San Diego test facilities.

** Strictly following the standard operating procedures in the Last Mile Communications Security (COMSEC) Vault and the Last Mile Test/iApp Development Lab.

** Participating in weekly SKL TELCONs with the Last Mile and Tri-service representatives.

** Preparing COMSEC transfer requests for shipment of SKL Pandas to remote KMI Operating Accounts (KOA) for testing and sending to NIWC PAC KOA for approval.

** Submitting COMSEC Management System (CMS) plans and email authorizations to NIWC PAC KOA for approval.

** Drafting and submitting test status reports, Program Change Requests (PCR), and standard test reports, and performing PCR analysis as required.

** Developing standard SKL test procedures for new implemented Navy ECUs and providing technical support in developing new SKL profiles for Navy ECUs.

** Providing Subject Matter Expert (SME) support to the Navy fleet users and Tier 3 Help Desk as required

** Peer reviewing all deliverable documents and reports.

** Operating and maintaining the test MGCs and Last Mile Vault equipment.

** Conducting monthly audit review of all fill devices in the Last Mile Vault: SKLs, TKLs, SDSs, and RASKLs.

** Conducting monthly destruction of both physical and electronic keys.

** Following COMSEC policies and procedures at all times.

Basic Qualifications/Education:

Bachelor's Degree and 4-8 years of experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Must have an active Secret Clearance
  • Five (5) years of experience in COMSEC operations as a Local Element user and/or as a KOA manager
  • Three (3) years of experience with SKLs and other similar fill devices
  • Experience in operations and maintenance of MGC equipment, ECUs such as tactical radios and crypto devices (KGs), and Secured Telephone Equipment (STE)
  • Proven ability to deliver quality results in a busy and dynamic business focused environment
  • Experience with military communications protocols and policies
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Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to quickly become proficient in new tools/technologies.
  • Ability to identify efficiencies and process improvements between the development and testing disciplines.
  • Solid understanding of software requirement management.
  • Understanding of Agile development methodologies.


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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