Nov 28, 2022

Corporate Policy Officer - Full Performance Level (Maryland)

  • National Security Agency
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA

Job Description

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.

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 sites are in compliance with both national and NSA standards related to the protection of our nation's COMSEC material.

The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Degree in a Writing or Policy related field (e.g., Law, Communications, Public Policy, Technical Writing, Creative Writing, and English) is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable. Relevant experience must be performing policy related work in a subject matter related to the position in which the candidate is applying (e.g., regulatory, national and foreign security, budget and public finance) within the government or as a government contractor. FULL PERFORMANCE Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience, or a Doctoral degree and no experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 7 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.

The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continual learning and strong problem-solving, analytic, and interpersonal skills. These are 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

Salary offers are based on candidate's education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Salary ranges vary by work level. Salary Range: $74,950 - $116,788. On-the-job training. Internal NSA courses and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirement between 0600 and 1800 (flexible).