Leidos is seeking a Secure Communications Encryption Expert to support a US Air Force Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This is a one-year assignment with option to renew. Assignment location may be one of seven locations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia per the Performance Work Statement.
Develop improvement/enhancement plans for the COMSEC management taking into consideration the technology obsolescence and modernization efforts
Execute tasks assigned by Head of Department (HoD) related to COMSEC including attending meetings and conferences, preparing briefings, etc.
Work both individually and collectively within the guidelines and directions provided by Head of Department (HoD)
Establish comprehensive training programs for the use of the SKL
Develop a training program for COMSEC Custodians, CROs, and end users
Provide train-the-trainer instruction for COMSEC devices, OTO, and ancillary equipment
For Level I: BA/BS and four (4) years of directly related experience OR eight (8) years of directly related experience with proper certification(s).
For Level II: BA/BS and ten (10) years of directly related experience OR fifteen (15) years of directly related experience with proper certification(s).
For Level III: Advanced Degree (MA/MS) and twelve (12) years of directly related experience; OR BA/BS degree and fifteen (15) years of directly related experience; OR twenty (20) years of directly related experience with proper certification(s).
Qualifications for all levels:
Minimum 5 years of CRO experience
Bilingual Arabic/English, spoken and written
Supervisory and managerial experience in COMSEC management, installation, integration, testing, operation, and maintenance
Experience providing advice and assistance to the RSAF regarding COMSEC and Crypto use within the RSAF
Subject Matter Expert (SME) experience with US Type-1 Encryption devices
Experience with Data Transfer Devices (DTD) Simple Key Loader (SKL) and Electronic Keying Management System (EKMS)
Strong understanding of the COMSEC requirements as it pertains to various RSAF aircraft platforms that incorporate Link 16 or secure communications, AWACS E-3A, F-15 C/D/S/SA, King Air, MRTT, SAAB 2000, TASS, Typhoon, etc.
Experience with GPS/SASSM, ARC-210, IFF, SG-250, KlV-77 and other secure communications hardware
Demonstrated communication skills including written and verbal communication skills
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Field Operations
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