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IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.  

Some of the positions are future positions.  Please look at the opening line of the job description to determine if this is an open or future position.


Our positions are not remote unless stated in the job description below.

We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):

    Washington, DC

Job Description

Cybersecurity System Engineer Level 4:

Responsible for strengthening the defensive posture and cyber defense operational readiness of an IT Enterprise our Enterprise Cyber Network Defense (ECND) program defends and protects Government assets from external Cyber Security attacks and Insider Threats that can potentially cause or create data, systems, networks, and personnel vulnerabilities.

Skill Level 4:

Skills and Tasks:

  • Exceptionally Complex, Inter-Discipline, Inter-Organizational.  Can perform tasks of senior level technicians, specialists, and or managers not performed at Level 3 due to the size and/or complexity of the tasks.


  • May work individually or as a key member of a senior leadership team.  

  • Oversees and monitors performance across several disciplines, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues.


  • Provides expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers.  

  • Directs multiple contractor and subcontractor teams through to project completion


  • Perform, or review, technical security assessments of computing  environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with  established IA standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation  strategies

  • Validate and verify system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designs

  • Design,  develop, implement, and/or integrate IA and security systems and system  components including those for networking, computing, and enclave  environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing  data protection/classification requirements

  • Build IA into systems deployed to operational environments

  • Assist  architects and systems developers in the identification and  implementation of appropriate information security functionality to  ensure uniform application security policy and enterprise solutions

  • Support the building of security architectures

  • Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures

  • Assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle

  • Contribute  to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management,  certification and awareness activities for system and networking  operations

  • Review certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content

  • Perform  system installation, configuration maintenance, account maintenance,  signature maintenance, patch management, and troubleshooting of  operational IA and CND systems

  • Apply system security engineering  expertise in one or more of the following to : system security design  process; engineering life cycle; information domain; cross domain  solutions; commercial off-the-shelf and government off-the-shelf  cryptography; identification; authentication; and authorization; system  integration; risk management; intrusion detection; contingency planning;  incident handling; configuration control; change management; auditing;  certification and accreditation process; principles of IA  (confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, and access  control); and security testing

Education and Experience:

  • HS/GED + 12 years

  • Associates Degree + 10 years

  • Bachelor's Degree + 8 years

  • Master's Degree + 6 years

  • PhD + 4 years

Functional duties consist of Cyber Systems Engineer (Splunk):

  • Performing  complex system development, design, modeling, analysis, integration,  and sustainment of Splunk systems for new or existing computer systems  within an Enterprise.

  • Developing dashboards, data models, reports and performance optimization.

  • Designing and customizing complex search queries and promoting advance searching, forensics, and analytics.

  • Developing  and documenting configuration standards, policies, and procedures for  operating, managing and ensuring the security of a Splunk  infrastructure.

  • Participating in incident, problem, and change management processes related to Splunk.

  • Providing Splunk O&M and User access.

  • Planning and directing upgrades and system enhancements.

  • Developing and implementing testing strategies and documenting results.

  • Developing documentation on new or existing systems.

  • Providing system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

  • Serving as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

  • Providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff.

  • Communicating with customers and teammates clearly and concisely.

  • Maintaining current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  • Participating in special projects as required.

  • Hands-on experience in designing, fielding, and maintaining Splunk in a dispersed manner is a must.

Capabilities and additional Requirements:

  • In addition to Standard Characteristics of Labor Category,advocate and recommend sy stem-level solutions to resolve security requirements.  

  • Monitors and suggests improvement to IA policy.  Interact with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to define andachieve required IA objectives.  

  • Provide the Government assistance to ensure that the architecture and designof information sy stem s are functional and secure, including program of record sy stem s and special purposeenvironments with platform IT interconnectivity.  

  • Provide expert guidance and work product evaluation to oneor more security   engineers that support Engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments.

Training and Certifications:

  • DoD 8570 compliance or information assurance certification commensurate with technical objectives and services required within the task order.  

  • Applicable software or hardware training and certifications commensurate with the technical objectives, services required, and IT environment specified within the task order.

Security Clearance:

  • DoD Approved Clearance and Poly

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