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Air National Guard Units IT SPECIALIST (INFOSEC) in Otis ANG Base, Massachusetts


THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a IT SPECIALIST (INFOSEC), Position Description Number T5821200 and is part of the MA ANG 102nd IW, National Guard. This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position. The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is: SMSgt Scott A. Russell at 508-968-4499.


Manages the COMSEC account for the Wing/Base and subordinate units. Ensures that the COMSEC Responsible Officer's (CRO's), Secure Telephone Unit (STUIII) Voice Responsible Officer's (SRO's) (SVRO's), and FORTEZZA Responsible Officers (FRO's), comply with Air Force, National Guard, state, Federal laws and applicable regulations. Act as the sole point of contact to the wing commander concerning the Wing COMSEC posture. Provide guidance to unit commanders, CRO's, SRO's SVRO's, FRO's, and COMSEC users. Establish training programs for CRO's, SRO's, and SVRO's, FRO's and alternates. Report deviations from established COMSEC and Security guidelines to higher headquarters. Assure semi-annual functional reviews of all COMSEC users' accounts are performed.

Manages the AFEKMS program for the Wing/Base. Initializes the system, performs system backups, determines operator access and control functions (privilege management), reloads and configures the operating system's parameters. Installs hardware and software and trains alternate(s) in the AFEKMS operations. Provides Data Transfer Device (DTD) Modern Key transfer device training to assigned CROs. Prepares Emergency Action Plans (EAP's) Operating instruction to ensure that the EAPs can be implemented immediately. Itemizes procedures on task cards that are necessary while simultaneously preventing compromise of COMSEC material. Conducts and documents semi-annual dry runs involving all personnel associated with the COMSEC account. Serves as the Base Computer Security (COMPUSEC) Manager. Establishes and publishes base-wide policy, as required, to effectively manage the Wing/Base COMPUSEC programs. Serves as Wing/Base Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM). Assists all Wing/Base organizations in the development of their individual COMPUSEC program. Manages, provides guidance and assists in the preparations of all certification and accreditation packages in accordance with prescribing directives. Manages, develops, and conducts the base computer Security Awareness Training and Education Information Assurance Awareness Program. Maintain master records of SATE Information Assurance Awareness training for the Wing and supported GSU's, providing statistical data to command authorities as required. Serves as the Telecommunications Monitoring and Assessment Program (TMAP) Manager. Evaluates, advises, and trains agencies organizations and users throughout the entire Wing on TMAP requirements. Manages the Base Emissions Security (EMSEC) program. Assists computer systems users on all matters concerning Emissions Security. Performs EMSEC inspections and certifies areas/systems as appropriate Serves as the central focal point for all Time Compliance Network Orders (TCNO) system vulnerability alerts. Ensures Network Control Center, local functional system administrators (FSA's), Client Support Administrators (CSA's) and users, install all security patches comply with security procedures, and identified vulnerabilities are corrected. Reports compliance status to higher headquarters within mandated time frames. Assists users in determining equipment requirements to prescreen and determine if proposed system meets current COMPUSEC needs of the user requirements, to include future expansion, and comply with the AF computer security standards. Reviews Communications Systems Requirements Documents (CSRD's), for new Automated Information Systems (AIS) or modifications to existing AIS's, addressing COMPUSEC requirements. Coordinates with higher headquarters (HHQ) elements, Program Management Offices, Specific System/Hardware Support Elements, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) vendors and vendor contracted support facilities for issue resolution. Research includes using various means and media to obtain needed information to accomplish the task. May require the use of various stand alone (e.g., paper based, CD, DVD, etc.) or on-line (network or web based) methodologies to obtain needed information. Provides input to and coordinate on relevant support agreements that require section support to make sure they correctly identify products and services needed. Develops, implements, and maintains work center training programs. Plans and schedules tasks and training activities for drill status guard members. Oversees and conducts on-the-job training (OJT) for personnel. Creates and develops lesson plans. Ensures availability of facilities and training aids. Monitors the training status of personnel and ensures that supplemental and/or remedial training is accomplished. Responsible for documentation of accomplished training in a timely manner.


Conditions of Employment


GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process. Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization. Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion.


If you are using Education to qualify for this position, For the GS-5 level, a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree may be substituted for the experience requirements. At the GS-7 level, one full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement. At the GS-9 level, a masters or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree may be substituted. At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks. You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional Information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.