Job ID 2020-4590
Job Locations
US-MD-Adelphi | US-MD
Category
IT: Information Assurance / Quality / Cyber Security
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

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.

 

NCI has been designated a 2020 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.com  

 

 

Responsibilities

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.

 

Web Assessment SME - A Web Assessment SME will conduct formal security assessments on web-based applications.  The Web Assessment SME will use both automated tools and manual techniques, including penetration testing tools and other hacking methods, in order to enumerate vulnerabilities in web technologies.  After each assessment, the Web Assessment SME will prepare a formal report that highlights mission impact and ranking of each finding by severity.  Web Assessment SMEs will also work with web site administrators after the assessments to recommend strategies to mitigate the vulnerabilities, and harden the DoDIN sites.  In short, a Web Assessment SME are ethical hackers that find the vulnerabilities in DoD web sites before our adversaries do.

 

Work requires in-depth knowledge of both Linux and Windows operating systems, networking, network protocols, databases, scripting languages, and some programming. It also requires extensive knowledge of web technologies: PHP, CSS, CMS, Apache, Burp, Metasploit, etc.; keeping up with the latest vulnerabilities and versions of all these technologies, and keeping up with new technologies, products, and hacking techniques.  While they will often run pre-determined types of tests, they also design their own tests a large portion of the time, which requires creativity and imagination, along with a superb level of technical knowledge and know-how.

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Clearance: Top Secret SCI

Information Assurance Certification: DoDINST 8570.01 IAT III (CISSP, CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, GCED, GCIH)

Computing Environment Certification: Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) or equivalent

Education & Experience: BA 7 - 12

 

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
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as required
  • Travel by land or air transportation 10%

It is the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulationsNCI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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