• Crypto Manager

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    ***** Please note... this position is pending contract award. *****


    Job Title:  Crypto Manager

    Location:  Ft Meade, MD / Ft Washington, MD

    Security Clearance: Current TS/SCI Eligibility

    Job Responsibilities:

    Trace Systems is looking for a bright self-motivated Senior Software Engineer to join a growing Enterprise Service Engineering team to design, develop and support high end routing and switching products.

    This role demands high standards for engineering quality, and a deep passion for customer success.

    You will be part of a fast-paced team where open communications, empowerment, innovation, teamwork and customer success are the foundations of the team. 

    Daily Responsibilities to Include:

    • Conduct secure equipment (e.g., secure telephone and encryption devices) and classified keying material inventories, inspections and other COMSEC related support and oversight functions
    • Perform installation of secure telephone equipment (STE) and coordinate to deliver encryption device(s) and keying material to select Information Technology (IT) specialists maintaining classified networks
    • Administer a Top-Secret inventory and document control program to account for COMSEC equipment and materials
    • Conduct inventories per agency policy and reports any discrepancy to government customer
    • Courier classified information and author receipts for classified materials
    • Ensure Automated Information Systems Security requirements, related to COMSEC duties, are complied with
    • Ensure proper physical security accreditation has been issued by designated Program Security Officers for supported facilities
    • Train personnel in COMSEC procedures and the use of related equipment

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Position requires a minimum of eight (8) years of experience in COMSEC.
    • Under broad direction, provides technical leadership in the planning, investigation, design, and implementation of physical and logical communications solutions having network-
    • wide impact.
    • Provides solutions that incorporate integration of digital encoding formats, line codes, and timing concepts across engineering disciplines and environments.
    • Influences team members, the customer, and vendors to define, analyze, and provide solutions for the customer’s voice, data, and image communications requirements.
    • Prepares complex workprints and schematics to define and illustrate entire network structures and solutions.
    • Identifies and recommends new design tools for use in communications projects.
    • Evaluates projected corporate network usage and provides and implements media solutions.
    • Participates in and influences marketing proposals and studies by providing costing models, reports, and technical solutions for network-wide projects.
    • Identifies product modifications and influences vendors to incorporate these changes into their products.
    • Plans, designs, and implements network managements systems to monitor, diagnose, control, and measure performance of multiple communication networks.
    • Identifies, analyzes, and recommends new network administrative systems for entire networks to ensure accurate network inventory and timely implementation.

    Required Certifications:  

    • ITIL v3 Foundation


    •  Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering).

    Trace Systems

    Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded in 1999 to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.


    To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: www.tracesystems.com.      #jointracesystems

    For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact rrobertson@tracesystems.com

    Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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