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

Job Title:  COMSEC/EKMS Manager*

Job Location: Qatar

Security Clearance: Active, in-scope US Government issued Top Secret clearance

Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship required.

Job Responsibilities:

Trace Systems is seeking an experienced COMSEC/EKMS Manager to support our on-site team based in the Middle East. The COMSEC/EKMS Manager WILL perform COMSEC duties IAW AFMAN 17-1302-0, COMSEC User Requirements.

COMSEC management duties shall include:

  • System database management to include compilation of system’s reports and overall system performance.
  • Management of a DoD classified COMSEC account IAW National Security Agency (NSA) and USAF-specified publications.
  • Develop or verify existing key management systems to be compliant with Electronic Key Management System (EKMS) standards.
  • Generate and distribute electronic keys from national and service-level sources to the end-item COMSEC component (End Cryptographic Unit (ECU)).
  • Perform semi-annual site visits to assist, train, and account for COMSEC equipment as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Lead level “hands on” work experience in support of COMSEC keying material and systems..
  • Lead level experience in the following:
    • Managing system databases to include compilation of systems reports and overall system performance
    • Managing a Department of Defense (DOD) classified COMSEC account in accordance with National Security Agency (NSA) and specified service regulations
    • Managing and supervising communications support personnel
    • COMSEC (KMI and EKMS) standards
    • Generation and distribution of electronic keys from national and service level sources to the end-item communications security component (End Cryptographic Unit - ECU)
  • Active, in-scope US Government issued Top Secret clearance


  • High School Diploma 

Trace Systems

Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded 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:      #jointracesystems


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 (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age (40 or older), genetic information, disability or veteran status. 


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