NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. NCI's AI solution, Shai(tm), scales humans with artificial intelligence by empowering the workforce to meet their mission by using best in class AI solutions coupled with our exceptional service offerings. Working with strategic partners, NCI is committed to bringing commercial innovation to missions of national importance. NCI is a mid-tier systems integrator headquartered in Reston, VA, and operates at locations across the globe.
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NCI: The mission of the Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Center, Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate (S&TCD), Sustaining Base Network Assurance Branch (SBNAB) is to provide soldiers and operational partners with a technological edge through a broadly based, multidisciplinary program of research, exploratory development, analysis, and operations with the critical mass, synergy, and flexibility to satisfy future technological needs. A second major area is to protect information systems and networks and increase resiliency in the face of advanced and persistent cyber warfare capable adversaries which could disrupt, deny, degrade, or destroy information system resources or the information itself and/or interfering with the delivery of essential mission services upon which we depend, and set the stage for more destructive cyber-attacks.
Cyber Security Specialist - Experience in heterogeneous computer networking technology and work in protocol and/or interface standards specification is preferred. Analyzes and resolves INFOSEC technical problems. Configures testbeds and conducts testing, records and analyzes results, and provides recommendations for improvements for the products/systems under test. Areas of focus include Guard, Firewall, Secure Network Server, format security solutions, "Smart Cards", and emerging technologies and future trends. Supports the integration of INFOSEC solutions and technologies into networks with particular attention to protocols, interfaces, and system design. General experience includes system engineering; electrical design, software engineering; program design and implementation; configuration management; or maintenance. Must have knowledge of TCP/IP, information security/authorization profiles, or security administration of Unix or NT network/systems. Must have knowledge of Government security policies and familiarity with security-related technologies and auditing tools. Must be capable of providing security engineering analysis on a variety of information systems. Must be capable of developing security accreditation/certification documentation, and creating and maintaining security policy and procedures. Must be capable of performing security certification engineering analysis, vulnerability assessments, and risk assessments. Must be capable of designing and configuring security tools. Must be capable of developing test procedures, establishing test environments, executing security certification test/demonstrations/evaluations, documenting results, and developing reports, conclusions, and recommendations. Must be capable of conceptualizing and implementing security systems and architectures.
Clearance: Top Secret SCI
Information Assurance Certification: DoDINST 8570.01 IAT III (CISSP (Preferred) CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, GCED, GCIH)
Computing Environment Certification: CCNA or equivalent
Education & Experience: BA 10-15
This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:
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