• Systems Engineer III

    Job ID 2018-3015
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Fort Belvoir
    IT: Administrator / Analyst / Architect / Engineer
    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: As a Systems Engineer III, you will provide services in support of the United States (U.S.) Army Cyber Command’s (ARCYBER) mission, to direct and conduct integrated Electronic Warfare (EW), Information Operations (IO), and Cyberspace Operations, as authorized or directed, to ensure freedom of action in and through cyberspace and the information environment, and to deny the same to adversaries. Senior staff that designs, develops, evaluates and modifies systems throughout their lifecycle. Gathers, validates, and manages requirements. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Participates in system conceptual design and documentation. Supports establishing system specifications and collaborates with engineering teams to develop systems. Supports design reviews and test plans/procedures execution. Mentors mid-level and junior staff. 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.

    Highlights of Responsibilities:

    • Experience managing and supporting system requirements analysis, design, and development activities.
    • Significant expertise performing engineering analysis and issue resolution.
    • Analyzes and develops CONOPs, system architectures, and requirements.
    • Has developed specifications, drawings, and other engineering artifacts.
    • Experience supporting process engineering and optimization activities.
    • Mentors mid-level and junior staff.
    • Assist in developing, reviewing, and modifying EPS guidance (e.g., Operations Order (OPORDs), Warning Orders (WARNORDs), Special Access Required (SAR), etc.).
    • Develop, architect, and assist in overseeing the implementation of long-range projects related to EPS capabilities.
    • Review and provide recommendations on the concurrence and non-concurrence of all exclusions and waivers.
    • Maintain an internal collaboration and documentation portal (i.e., Sharepoint) for EPS activities. 
    • Provide subject matter expertise in the EPS product code and databases (e.g., McAfee Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) certified and employed personnel).
    • Provide daily auditing of all ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) servers for STIG and ARCYBER required compliance.
    • Perform configuration reviews of EPS documentation to include all network and system diagrams.
    • Provide proactive threat detection and identify malicious activity across the Army Enterprise utilizing all EPS products and capabilities.
    • Provide reports and briefings daily on EPS compliance and threat related activity to senior military and civilian personnel.  
    • Coordinate and report threat activity in accordance with ARCYBER policies and procedures.
    • Create and submit to ARCYBER personnel for approval and authorization to implement, EPS custom countermeasures to mitigate emerging threats.
    • Review, analyze, and verify the current EPS configuration and effectiveness in response to emerging threats.
    • Assess endpoints on the Army Enterprise network to meet DoD malware scanning and EPS compliance requirements.
    • Provide support for the Army Enterprise standardization of ePO servers.
    • Maintain and ensure ePO servers are configured, analyzed, monitored and adequately patched in accordance with applicable DoD Directives (DoDD).
    • Maintain compliance with the standards required by Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) in accordance with DISA and United States Sentencing Commission (USCC) guidelines.
    • Provide STIG checklists and compliance reports.
    • Provide Ports, Protocols, and Services Management (PPSM) information for customized or non-standard ports.



    • Current Information Assurance (IA) certification (required at performance start date): IAT II (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP). IA Certification IAW DoD 8570.10-M
    • Current Computing Environment (CE) certification.
    • Clearance: Must possess the required favorably adjudicated TOP SECRET security clearance and favorable eligibility for SCI prior to start date; and must maintain the required TS/SCI throughout employment on this contract.
    • Bachelor’s Degree and 10 - 15 years practical experience.




    This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:

    • Sitting for long periods
    • Standing for long periods
    • Ambulate throughout an office
    • Ambulate between several buildings
    • Travel by land or air transportation 25%


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