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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Industrial Security Professional I - COMSEC Custodian (668157) in Westminster, Colorado

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Industrial Security Professional I - COMSEC Custodian (668157)

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CO - Westminster

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Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. For more information, visit, Facebook or Twitter.


Industrial Security Professional I – COMSEC Custodian

What you’ll do:

  • Conduct secure equipment (e.g., secure telephone and encryption devices) and classified keying material inventories, inspections, briefings, COMSEC incident investigation and reports, and other COMSEC-related support and oversight functions.

  • Perform shipping, distribution and accountability of secure telephone communications, keying equipment, and encryption device(s).

  • Maintain an accurate inventory and document control program to account for COMSEC equipment and materials.

  • Develop COMSEC transportation plans.

  • Train and mentor employees on how to properly handle and secure Communications Security (COMSEC) material.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve network, TACLANE, FASTLANE, and crypto problems. Establish and maintain accurate accounting records and files using the Distributed Information Security (INFOSEC) Accounting System (DIAS) or other CSA accounting systems.

  • Perform Field Tamper Recovery (FTR), upgrading cryptographic device firmware, and ensuring the interoperability of firmware versions between enterprise encryptors.

  • Courier classified information and author receipts for classified materials.

  • Must be familiar with COMSEC requirements and procedures to include the acquisition, maintenance, operations, and disposition of COMSEC equipment.

  • Participate in the development and tracking of refresher training

  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with various industry partners.

  • Willingness to travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR) (Note - could be extensive and may include both air and ground transportation).

  • May serve as Primary and Alternate COMSEC Account Manager on a variety of accounts.

  • Assist with writing of company policy and instructional manuals for simplification of processes for program team execution.

  • Participates in process improvement initiatives in other security disciplines.

  • Experience working with end products that range from large communications systems to circuit card assemblies.

  • Some moderate lifting required (approximately 25 – 40 pounds).

  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.

  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What you’ll need:

  • BS/BA in a related field.

  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.

  • Current Top Secret security clearance with BI within 6 years.

  • Hands on experience working with COMSEC materials and accountability.

  • Must have a strong understanding of COMSEC accountability as well as knowledge of the procedures required for the issue and receipt of COMSEC equipment and materials to include inventory and shipping.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, clean room, or production floor.

  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Security Clearance:

Successful candidate will have completed a government national security clearance investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. *U.S. Citizenship is Required. By applying to this position you are agreeing to complete a National Security Clearance Pre-Screen Questionnaire, if one is required, to evaluate your general ability to obtain the required security clearance or government customer access associated with this position.


Relocation for this position is Available

EEO Statement:


Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.