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BAE Systems

COMSEC Manager (Hardware Engineer)




Full Time


Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Job Description BAE Systems is seeking a hardware engineer with the qualifications and experience to be a satellite ground communications security (COMSEC) account manager, supporting multi-functional teams under the Space Systems Command, Innovation and Prototyping Directorate. The position is located in Albuquerque, NM and supports the US Space Force Engineering, Development, Integration and Sustainment (EDIS) contract.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage COMSEC accounts and perform all associated activities to develop and maintain sponsor key management accounts, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain inventory of customer COMSEC accountable equipment and provide recommendations for procurement of COMSEC accountable products, and install software and hardware upgrades as required for all COMSEC related equipment.
  • Provide assistance and on-site troubleshooting of equipment issues including space/ground COMSEC devices.
  • Travel periodically to attend specialized COMSEC training and conferences, and perform equipment setup, re-key, etc.
  • Apply technical standards, theories and processes to support daily ground support center network operations.
  • Coordinate frequently with security, configuration management, and logistics for government furnished property management to procure, install, maintain, and properly dispose of network hardware equipment.
  • Assist the network and systems administration team with installation, integration, and removal of server hardware, storage, copper and fiber optic cabling, and networking equipment.
  • Perform a wide variety of hardware engineering-related tasks and activities as directed, to contribute to the overall success of the team.
#ASFSRequired Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in a science and technology-related discipline such as Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Systems Engineering, or Computer Engineering plus five years of related experience in leadership role with related technical expertise. Additional years of experience may be used in lieu of degree completion.
  • Active Top Secret clearance with eligibility to obtain and maintain SCI
  • Demonstrated success as a COMSEC responsible officer/manager
  • Knowledge and experience in implementation of National COMSEC policies and procedures
  • Hands-on experience with manual and electronic keying, configuration, upgrade, and installation of a variety of cryptographic equipment/systems
  • Seasoned communicator with demonstrated success in leadership, followership in working with contract representatives and government sponsors
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Experience preferred in auditing/inspecting contractor facilities for COMSEC compliance
  • Advanced degree (Master’s) in science and technology related disciplines such as Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Systems Engineering, and Computer Engineering
  • Termination of network cabling, copper and fiber optics
  • Seasoned communicator with demonstrated success in leadership, followership in working with contract representatives and government sponsors
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.