C4 - Kirtland Secure Comms Jr

Job Locations US-NM-Albuquerque
Job ID
# of Openings
Clearance Requirement
Education Requirement
High School Diploma/GED
Experience Level
8570 Compliant


SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

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SMS is looking for an experienced secure communications technician to support the mission of the 377th Communications Division at Kirtland AFB, NM.  This position requires the technician to install and maintain encryption devices on Kirtland AFB to include SKL, TACLANE Network Encryptors, Secteras, vIPers, STEs, OMNIs, and Iridiums.



  • Experience working with secure communications devices utilizing encryption. This includes knowledge of encryption systems and practices
  • Experience working from customer submitted work orders. Coordinate with the customer to ensure the required services are installed and operational.
  • Completes regular scheduled and unscheduled pickup of COMSEC materials, daily inventory and annual rekeying of encryption device
  • Demonstrates the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions, meet with the customer tactfully and courteously and establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with customers and coworkers.
  • Experience documenting installations by labeling encryption equipment, patch cables, and recording configuration diagrams.
  • Demonstrates safe work environment techniques by following codes, standards, and legal regulations


3-5 years’ experience installing and maintaining secure voice and data networks through the programming, installation, testing, operation, and Preventive Maintenance Inspections (PMI) of secure communication equipment.  Strong computer skills and experience working with Microsoft Office Suite


  • TACLANE Encryptor Training
  • DoD 8570 IAT-II certification (CompTIA Security+ CE)
  • Top Secret Security Clearance, SCI eligible



SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  


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