• Audit Support Lead

    Job ID 2018-1777
    Job Locations
    IT: Information Assurance / Quality / Cyber Security
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. Coupled with a refined focus on strategic partnerships, we are successfully bridging the gap between commercial best practices and mission-critical government processes. Core competencies include:

    • Artificial intelligence
    • Agile digital transformation
    • Advanced analytics
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions
    • Cyber security and information assurance
    • Fraud, waste and abuse
    • Engineering and logistics


    NCI has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.com 


    Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has approximately 2,000 employees operating at more than 100 locations worldwide.


    NCI is seeking an Audit Support Lead for the Joint Service Provider's Cyber Security program. The Audit Support Lead provides audit support for JSP's information technology programs and are subject to internal and external audits and reviews to maintain the public's trust in the organization. An ability to manage its budget and information technology resources, and to identify gaps in the organization's information technology security program. Security deficiencies identified during audits, efforts in correcting them, along with other work performed are reported and tracked in either eMass or a Plan of Actions and Milestones database. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments. NCI is always seeking talent and although this position is contingent upon an open position, we encourage you to apply.

    Highlights of Responsibilities:
    • Conducting internal audits and reviewing their results to evaluate information technology systems. Internal audits are often performed by observation, using automated test tools, reviewing policy and procedures, and by conducting interviews.
    • Implementing mandated security controls.  
    • Documenting weaknesses identified by the auditors in a Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms) database at the conclusion of an audit. 
    • Conducting Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) activities to include, but not limited, to the conducting the various types of internal audits (observation, automated tools, policy/procedure, and interview) and identification of weaknesses and development of POA&Ms.


    • Current DoD 8570 IAT III compliant certification (CISM or CISSP preferred) 
    • Active Secret level clearance
    • Bachelor's Degree in an IT field with at least 12 years experience in certification and accreditation in RMF and/or DIACAP, or an Associate's Degree with at least 17 years of relevant experience.
    • Proficient with DoD, FIPS, and NIST documentation e.g. DoDI 85100.10, OMBA-130, FISMA, NIST SP 800-37, NIST SP 800-53, CNSSI 1253.
    Preferred Education and Experience: 
    • Strong customer service experience/skills
    • Hands-on experience assessing and validating controls
    • Knowledge of continuous monitoring. 


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