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This National Guard position is for a IT SPECIALIST (SECURITY), Position Description Number D2178P01and is part of the MI 110 Airlift Wing, National Guard.

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.



This position is located in the Plans and Resources Section of a Base Communications Unit. This is an Air National Guard (ANG) Dual Status Technician position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification. The purpose of this position is to serve as the Base Information Assurance Manager who is the wing commander's authority and focal point for Information Assurance. Manages the communication-computer security (COMPUSEC) program, Electronic Key Management System (EKMS), Emission Security, and Information Assurance Awareness Programs.

Serves as the Wing Information Assurance Manager. Applies Information Technology (IT) security principles, method s, and security products to protect and maintain the availability, integrity, confidential, and accountability of information system resources and information processed throughout the system's life cycle.

Manages the Network Security Program. Maintains required information assurance certification IA W DoD 8570.01 -M, Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002, Clinger Cohen Act of 1996.

Serves as the Communications Security (COMSEC) Manager for all cryptographic activities including managing the Cryptographic Access Program {CAP).

Implement s and manages the Electronic Key Management System (EK MS) program.
Adheres to management control plan requirements by conducting self-inspection and staff assistance visits.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation Authorized

  • No