Engineer Crypto / COMSEC (NATO NCIA)

Mons, Belgium, Sapienza Consulting [AAS5151]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting is recruiting a Engineer Crypto / COMSEC to work at NATO NCIA in Mons, Belgium.


  • Generating Crypto keys on Key Generation Centre (KGC)
  • Performs duties as Central Key Distribution Authority
  • Is responsible for central distribution of electronic keys for NATO, ACO, ACT Crypto accounts and National Distribution Agencies (NDAs)
  • Receive electronic keys from DACAN Electronic Key Management System (DEKMS) and from DACAN Key Management Infrastructure (DKMI)
  • Downloads and uploads electronic keys in NATO Electronic Key Management System (NEKMS)
  • Conducts Inventories, destructions of Crypto material in his Crypto Account
  • Issues or transfers crypto material as directed by Controlling Authority to authorised COMSEC accounts (including sub-accounts) or individual users. If material is classified, verifying that individuals are cleared to classification level of material
  • Performs encryption and setup of data at rest for NATO wide customers


  • Required Security Clearance: NATO Secret
  • Extensive knowledge and experience (more than 5 years) in following areas:
  • Experience with Cryptographic Systems, design, management and implementation of modern Cryptographic systems and applications
  • Very good knowledge of modern communication and Internet Protocol (IP) based networking technologies and systems including security aspects
  • Experienced in and have good knowledge of COMSEC principles and practices, including physical security standards relating to COMSEC
  • Extensive experience in analysis of risk and in implementation and integration of INFOSEC protective measures
  • Good experience with latest Virtualization Technologies
  • Extensive experience in operating systems backup and restore
  • Knowledge of CRYPTO accounting and distribution
  • Working knowledge of operation of communications systems and troubleshooting techniques
  • Ability to work independently and in teams to achieve desired goals, including ability to monitor and support team of industry
  • Good understanding of constraints related to IT systems on NATO networks is desirable
  • Experience with implementation projects within NATO and/or National military organizations is desirable.
  • Excellent communications and writing skills in English


Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

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