Advantage SCI TSCM/TEMPEST Specialist in St. Louis, Missouri

Position Title: TSCM/TEMPEST Specialist Report To: Project Manager and Customer Clearance Required: TS/SCI/CI Poly Work Location: St. Louis, MO Start Date: ASAP

Advantage SCI is seeking TSCM/TEMPEST Specialist to be considered for full time employment.

Job Description:

  • Assist the Certified TEMPEST Technical Authority (CTTA) in implementing the TEMPEST program, analyze requirements and develop required program and processes for controlling compromising emanations from equipment and facilities, and interpret security policy and regulations governing TEMPEST.

  • Ensure all TEMPEST staff are fully qualified to meet mission requirements.

  • Reach out to customers to gather all necessary information, to include wiring diagrams, equipment specifications required to complete the TEMPEST risk matrix, TEMPEST checklist, Protective Distribution System (PDS) approval request, and TEMPEST Countermeasure Reviews. When required by the TEMPEST Lead, the technician must complete visual TEMPEST inspections and TEMPEST testing of facilities, systems, and equipment, to include SCIFs and PDS.

  • Maintain all TEMPEST qualifications required to conduct the visual TEMPEST Inspections and TEMPEST tests. The specialist must maintain all TEMPEST test equipment and coordinate repairs and calibrations as required. The technician must also represent the TEMPEST Lead in meetings or briefs relating to facilities, systems, and equipment that process classified information and provide the lead with details necessary to properly assess the scope as related to TEMPEST.

  • Support and execute TEMPEST daily operations to include maintaining and ensuring accuracy of the TEMPEST Risk Matrix. Ensuring completion of all TEMPEST checklists, PDS approval requests, and TEMPEST Countermeasure Reviews occurs within established timeframes. Ensure adherence to regulations and instructions as it relates to TEMPEST. Ensure missions are appropriately staffed, funded and equipped and that the team is fully trained and qualified per National, DoD, and Agency regulations.

  • Maintain TEMPEST equipment and qualifications. Coordinate repairs and calibrations as required. Conduct TEMPEST inspections and testing.

  • Perform Radio Frequency signal of interest searches. Assess and locate signals of interested discovered during surveys, system notification and wireless operations.

  • Collaborate with appropriate entities to develop wireless security systems. Identify potential enterprise and tactical wireless security systems. Develop, update and maintain wireless security concept of operations.

  • Recommend and provide guidance for Agency security elements to include providing recommendations and guidance for new processes and systems. Assist in determining best practices related to IPMS and wireless efforts.

  • Ensure wireless technicians understand and comply with wireless regulations.

  • Report wireless issues discovered during the conduct of wireless operations.

  • Coordinate TEMPEST accreditation activities for facilities and contractor sites.

  • Evaluate and make recommendations to the Certified TEMPEST Technical Authority (CTTA) on countermeasures consistent with National policy and operational requirements.

  • Prepare estimates on proper implementation of TEMPEST countermeasures and technologies to support the TSCM mission.

  • Establish and continually update baseline requirements for TEMPEST by identifying facilities and contractor sites requiring review.

  • Maintain appropriate records, to include inspectable space determinations, TEMPEST review guidance, TEMPEST accreditations and waivers.

  • Conduct inspections and perform site assistance visits, as required.

  • Possess awareness of National policies and DoD polices regarding TEMPEST (e.g. National Security Telecommunications & Information System – policy and instruction, etc.).

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Active TS/SCI/CI Poly

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline or Possess post-graduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a Related Discipline.

  • Be a credentialed graduate of an accredited federal or DoD CI training academy.

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a CI or Security related field, with at least 5 years TEMPEST experience.

  • Shall possess the National TEMPEST School certifications in TEMPEST Fundamentals and RED/BLACK Installation Guidance courses.

  • Shall possess National TEMPEST School certifications in TEMPEST testing courses (Lab, Field, NONSTOP).

  • Shall be a certified TEMPEST Professional (CTP) 1&2 (both)

  • Shall have completed TEMPEST for System Installation and Facility Design and the NCSC ICD 705 Course.

  • Shall have completed the TEMPEST Test Equipment Familiarization Course and either TEMPEST Lab Testing Basics or TEMPEST Field Testing Basics will be completed within 24 months.

Working Conditions

  • Able to stand or sit for extended periods of time

  • Able to stoop, kneel, bend at the waist and reach on a daily basis

  • Able to lift up to 35 pounds occasionally

  • Able to walk long distances

Advantage SCI, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer EXECUTIVE ORDER 11246 Prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, or national origin and requires affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees treated, without regard to race, sex, color, genetic information, religion, or national origin. (Enforcement Agency: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs)

Location: St. Louis, MO

Job Code: 838

# of Openings: 1