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Information Security Engineer

NCI Inc. Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Information Security Engineer
    Job ID2019-4002
    Job LocationsUS-DCCategoryIT: Information Assurance / Quality / Cyber SecurityTypeRegular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    NCI: As anInformation System Security Engineer,you will be responsible for developing and maintaining system security plans; ensures systems obtain and maintain an authorization to operate (ATO). You provide oversight of information systems security program for applications and systems within the ATO boundary as well as advise Software Developers, Project Managers, and other team members on the optimal methods to meet security requirements while minimizing impact and delays in meeting mission requirements.

    Highlights of Responsibilities:

    • Assess and mitigates system security risks
    • Determine and analyzes security requirements for implementation and testing
    • Review and continuously monitors implemented security controls
    • Create and maintains security checklists, templates and other tools to aid in the A&A process
    • Perform security control assessment using federal security guidance and as per continuous monitoring requirements
    • Perform risk analyses to determine and recommends essential safeguards
    • Proactively mitigate system vulnerabilities and recommends compensating controls
    • Prepare security authorization packages following client contractual requirements
    • Develops core documents including System Security Plan, Contingency Plan, Incident Response Plan, Standard Operating Procedures, Plan of Actions and Milestones, Remediation Plans, and Configuration Management Plan
    • Maintain client-specific Plan of Action and Milestones and supports remediation activities
    • Conduct independent scans
    • Ability to multitask and manage multiple simultaneous high priorities a must


    • U.S. Citizenship
    • Bachelors degree
    • Security+CE or GSLC or CAP Certification
    • 5 years of experience related work experience
    • Strong communications and interpersonal skills
    • Versed in FISMA, FedRAMP, NIST 800-53v4, NIST SP 800-145; Cloud Model and Technology Expertise
    • Experience in Security Risk Management Regulations, Standards Policies and Procedures, Privacy and Data Protection, Network Security Operations, Security Architecture, Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity, and Risk Management
    • Experience with Cloud implementation and support, Risk assessment expertise with Cloud environments.
    • Perform work independently as well as a team contributor

    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development environment
    • Familiarity with Microsoft OfficeSuite
    • Knowledge of management/tracking utilities such as JIRA/Confluence

    Physical Requirements:

    This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:

    • Sitting for long periods
    • Ambulate throughout an office
    • Ambulate between several buildings

    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 regulations. NCI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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    NCI Inc.

    NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. We have the expertise and proven track record to solve our customers’ most important and complex mission challenges through technology and innovation. We hold core competencies in delivering cost-effective solutions and services in areas such as: • Agile digital transformation • Advanced analytics • Artificial intelligence • Cybersecurity and information assurance • Engineering and logistics • Fraud, waste and abuse detection • Hyperconverged infrastructure Coupled with a refined focus on strategic partnerships, NCI is committed to bringing commercial innovation to missions of national importance for our customers!


    Washington, DC