• Cyber Defensive Operations Engineer III

    Job ID 2019-3270
    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 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. Cyber Defensive Operator III. Working as a SME, analyzes and evaluates software products and systems. Ensures systems comply with requirements and IA standards. Focuses on system/network cyber warfare attacks, techniques, and procedures.  Provides analysis support for design reviews to ensure applicability to the current system and requirements traceability. Produces papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for the government.  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:

    • Working as a SME supporting Defensive Cyberspace Operations Tactics Technics and Procedures

    • 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

    • Mentors mid-level and junior staff

    • Prepares Priority Incident Reports such as CDVs, incidents of interest, etc. to the Battle Captain on a daily basis

    • Responsible for preparing and updating Cybersecurity Service Provider accreditation documentation as required  


    Experience Requirements:

    • Expert in Cyber Warfare techniques, methods, and processes
    • Experience detecting, monitoring, analyzing, and mitigating cyber threats
    • Familiarity with CJCSM 6510.01B
    • Top Secret SCI required.


    Education and Preferred Certifications and Experience:

    • DoD 8570 IAT Level II.
    • HS 16+ Years or
    • BA/BA 10+ Years or
    • MA/MS 8+ Years

    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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