• Cyber Defensive Operations Engineer II

    Job ID 2018-3044
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Fort Belvoir
    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: As a Cyber Defensive Operations Engineer II, 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. Cyber Defensive Operations Engineer II. Conducts research and evaluates technical performance of software products and overall segments and systems. Ensures systems comply with requirements and IA standards. Verifies/validates systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to information networks.  Participates in design reviews to ensure applicability to the current system and requirements traceability. Produces papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for the government.  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:

    • Familiarity with CJCSM 6510.01B
    • Skilled with Cyber Warfare techniques, methods, and processes. Experience detecting, monitoring, analyzing, and mitigating cyber threats
    • Cyber Mission Partner Support function will advance collaboration, research, information sharing, strategy, and best practices between ARCYBER, its subordinate components, service components of USCYBERCOM, and other DOD cyber mission partners.
    • Assist with the research and development of cyber capabilities to include, but not limited to, artificial intelligence, ICSs, cyber weapon systems, war games, and other cutting edge capabilities.
    • Develop, test, and integrate DCO and OCO capabilities and solutions to protect critical infrastructure and assets and disrupt and neutralize the adversary’s.
    • Provide “On Call” response teams to rapidly respond to cyber threats.
    • Identify, recommend, and develop solutions to synchronize and standardize global mission partner operations.
    • Plan and conduct the full range (i.e., strategic, tactical, and operational) of cyber flag exercises and cyber training support, as required.
    • IO training to include Cyber Operations Training, Network Traffic Analysis, Cyber Threats Detection and Mitigation, Malicious Network Traffic Analysis, CNO, Computer Network Exploitation, and CNO Attack and Defend.



    • 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
    • learance: 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.


    Physical Requirements: 


    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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