• Information Assurance Engineer II

    Job ID 2018-3071
    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 an Information Assurance 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. Information Assurance Engineer II. Provides technical and programmatic IA support for network and information security systems. Designs, develops and implements security requirements. Prepares documentation from information obtained using accepted guidelines (e.g., DITSCAP, RMF, etc.). Prepares Security Test and Evaluation plans and provides C&A support. Analyzes policies and procedures against established laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps. Develops and completes system security and contingency plans. Develops, tests, and integrates security tools. Conducts security program audits and develops solutions to lessen identified risks. Evaluates, develops and enhances security requirements, policy and tools. Performs vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies. 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 designing, developing, implementing, and enforcing security requirements.
    • Expertise preparing Security Test and Evaluation plans.
    • Has provided certification and accreditation support.
    • Experience developing security plans and contingency plans.
    • Familiar with developing, testing, and integrating security tools as well as configuring and installing the tools.
    • Skilled in conducting security audits and developing mitigations to identified risks. Has conducted vulnerability assessments.
    • Provide 24x7x365 situational awareness and management of Army networks in support of HBSS, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM), Cyber Scorecard, Vulnerability Disclosure Program, CCRI, and DODIN incidents.
    • Real-time management and surveillance of the Army’s portion of the DODIN.
    • Perform vulnerability management and maintain cohesive coordination with USCYBERCOM, JFHQ-DODIN, DISA, ARCYBER, Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM), Command Duty Officer (CDO), RCCs, other agencies, and higher reporting echelons within the established timelines as established within the Commander’s Critical Incident Requirements (CCIR)/Friendly Force Information Requirements (FFIR) reporting guide.
    • Implement the IAVM and prepare weekly reports to assess progress.
    • Track OPORDs (and other directives/requirements) issued by ARCYBER in order to improve compliance across the Army.
    • Prepare and provide DODIN operational briefings to the ACOIC and provide input and subject matter expertise as required.
    • Monitor, coordinate, and report network system and security incidents for the Army network infrastructure.
    • Create and receive telephone and computer generated reports from Army IS, network elements, and users pertaining to status and operation of worldwide systems and facilities, both military and commercial, and identify and investigate the nature of technical difficulties involved.
    • Coordinate with Theater Signal Commands, RCCs and other Cyber Operations Centers on outages and matters that require escalation to resolve technical deficiencies.
    • Validate ACAS, CA Spectrum, and other web application reporting tools.
    • Perform endpoint management and security scans using applicable tools (i.e., currently Tanium) to identify vulnerabilities across the DODIN.
    • Review, analyze, track, and document incidents and outages and recommend de-confliction resolution and corrective measures. Prepare detailed briefs for senior leadership.
    • Coordinate with the RCCs on Unauthorized Disclosures of Classified Information (UDCI) and other NetOps related issues to ensure adherence to proper procedures and guidelines.



    • 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.
    • 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 7 - 12 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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