Tier II Technician/CRO

Las Cruces, NM, 1099, W2

Our Client has an opening for a Tier II Network Technician and Communication Security (COMSEC) Responsible Officer to support the customer’s computer data communications systems, in providing design specifications, testing and inspections for computer networks; plan and implementing upgrades; as well as, analyzing and organizing corresponding hardware and software combined solutions through network modeling.


  • Coordinate network operations, maintenance, repairs, or upgrades utilizing the customer ticketing application ServiceNow
  • Create and maintain a COMSEC file plan IAW COMSEC policy, and an authorized COMSEC access list
  • Ensure cryptographic equipment is keyed IAW the supporting key’s effective and supersession dates
  • Ensure TPI requirements are followed when handling Top Secret COMSEC materials
  • Establish a comprehensive COMSEC training program for all briefed individuals
  • Implement standard network change requests and incident requests within standard timelines
  • Maintain accountabilities for all COMSEC material issued to their subaccount
  • Perform configuration management functions such as update topology drawings, ensure asset management records are accurate, and inventoried
  • Prepare a written emergency plan detailing how COMSEC equipment should be handled in emergency situations; ensure COMSEC briefed personnel are properly trained on this document
  • Processes all transfer, destruction, & inventory documents in a timely manner; return paperwork to the program office
  • Provide support to Tier III network engineers for incident management and projects (site surveys, coordinate and install new equipment)
  • Report any known or suspected COMSEC incidents
  • Return all excess or faulty equipment within the appropriate time frames utilizing the appropriate security processes
  • Support the installation and maintenance of the client’s Local Area Network (LAN)/Wide Area Network (WAN) devices
  • Validate the continuing need for COMSEC material held on the account by creating a Requirements Letter


  • TS/SCI CI Poly Clearance
  • 10 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to a Doctorate and 3 years, Master’s and 4 years, Bachelor’s and 6 years, Associates and 8 years or HS diploma and 10 years.
  • Must comply with DoD 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2
  • COMSEC, Layer 1, and Layer 2 network experience
  • Working knowledge of basic routing fundamentals, crypto convert, IApp management system, layer 2 switching concepts, layer 3 protocols such as Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), and Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP), Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, and ServiceNow or similar IT Service Management (ITSM) products
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