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Job #: R-00052435
Location: Stuttgart, BW
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group has a career opportunity for an EKMS/COMSEC Manager in Stuttgart, Germany.

This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, US EUCOM located OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany and requires OCONUS travel. This unique EKMS Manager position gives the candidate the opportunity to administer the Coalition Electronic Key Management System (CEKMS).

•Perform central receiving, temporary storage, and transfer services for DoD-provided COMSEC equipment, documents, keying and other materials.
•Train Command and Control Interoperability Board (CCIB) personnel in the proper custodianship, safeguarding and operation of DoD-provided COMSEC equipment and materials, including keying materials.
•Conduct periodic inventories and inspections of DoD-provided COMSEC equipment, documents and materials, including keying materials.
•Able to handle and escalate COMSEC concerns, including making recommendations both verbally and in writing, to U.S. as well as foreign nations' senior leadership.
•When duties are not being performed for COMSEC, will work as a network journeyman under the supervision of the Operations Managers at EUCOM.
•Operate in a complex environment with multiple different organizations providing various aspects of service delivery to the customer. 
•Be comfortable looking at problems from different angles to determine potential root causes, develop strategies to test your theories, and then effectively communicate that to other service providers.
•Sign for and hard receipt government equipment.
•Able to make CAT5 network patch cables with experience in cable management and cable runs.
•Willingness to work flexible hours.
•Travel is required.

•Bachelor's Degree and 3 years of technical experience or Associate's Degree and 7 years of technical experience or High School Diploma and 11 years of technical experience.
•7+ years direct work experience in COMSEC support.
•Must have a CompTIA Security+ CE OR other IAW DoD 8570.1 Technical Level II certification (or higher) OR the ability to obtain a CompTIA Security+ CE certification within 6 Months of Start Date.
•Extensive experience with proper handling and safeguarding of COMSEC keying material (KEYMAT) and equipment.
•Experience with the use of the NSA Central Office of Record (COR) website to receive COMSEC inventories, manage transaction files, and receive and publish COMSEC policies.
•Background in Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) Systems and Networks.
•Required experience with COMSEC Equipment and Systems to include Secure Communications Internet Protocol (SCIP) devices, Secure Analog and Data Service devices, SECTERA Wireline Terminal (SWT) and Secure Telephone Equipment (STE).
•Strong background in Electronic Keying Management Systems (EKMS).
•Ability to work autonomously in remote EUCOM sites supporting deployed technologies in production networks.
•Basic electrical skills and understanding to assess and identify data networking equipment power requirements.
•MUST have an active Secret Clearance, with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance.

•Experience with Network Management Tools.
•Familiarity with the DISA STIG and IAVM process.
•Experience working in classified environments.
•Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards.


External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Network Administration and Ops

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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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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