Corporate Policy Officer/Communications Security - Experienced Level (Maryland)

National Security Agency   Fort Meade, MD   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on November 20, 2023
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COMSEC Auditor Corporate Policy Officer responsibilities: - Researching and developing policies that guide behavior and support mission objectives - Interpreting, reviewing, and coordinating Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Defense (DoD), and National policies affecting COMSEC activities - Recommending official NSA positions on policies to senior leadership - Advocating, promoting, and coordinating NSA policy positions with counterparts as required in the IC, DoD, other Executive Branch agencies, and others - A comprehensive understanding of national and NSA Central Office of Record level policies. - Coordination of logistics and administrative items. - Provide policy expertise to 1700 NSA Central Office of Record COMSEC accounts - Traveling the US and overseas, to perform COMSEC audits - Must be able to travel in the US and overseas for approximately 8 weeks per year - Conduct audits to ensure COMSEC accounts are compliant with national and NSA policies - Communication with COMSEC Account personnel before, during, and after the audit - Authoring of formal COMSEC Audit reports upon completion of the audit.
The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continual learning and strong problem-solving, analytic, and interpersonal skills. The desired qualities are: - A strong communicator (both written and oral) - An active listener - Politically savvy - Accountable - Adaptable - Able to balance details with strategic vision - Able to work effectively (independently and/or within teams) across functional areas in a collaborative environment - Able to manage multiple tasks with competing timelines and deliverables Knowledge and experience for COMSEC CORPORATE POLICY OFFICER in one or more of the following is preferred: - Communications Security (COMSEC) - top preference - Cybersecurity - Information Technology - Program Management - Personnel and Physical Security
Pay: Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Salary Range: $78,592 - $122,459 (Full Performance) Salary varies by work level and relevant experience to the position. On the job training, internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee. Benefits: NSA offers excellent benefits to include relocation assistance, flexible work schedules, generous leave programs, paid personal fitness time, training and continuing education classes, health and life insurance, Federal Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), and a Federal retirement plan. Work Schedule: This is a full-time position, Monday - Friday, with basic 8 hr/day work requirement between 0600 A.M. and 6:00 P.M. (flexible).
Do you have expertise with the control and accountability of Communications Security (COMSEC) material and/or COMSEC policy? If so, NSA has a job for you! As a COMSEC Auditor for the NSA Central Office of Record, you will have the opportunity to travel the world to ensure that our Government and contractor's sites are in compliance with both national and NSA's standards related to the protection of our nation's COMSEC material.
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