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In order to retain quality employees, we provide a full range of benefits including paid vacation and holidays, health/dental/vision insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and 401(k) retirement with company match.

Our current openings are listed below. Check back for periodic updates. If interested, send your cover letter and resume to Sam Hasan at sam[at]ics-nett.com

Our current openings are listed below. Check back for periodic updates. If interested, send your cover letter and resume to Sam Hasan at sam[at]ics-nett.com

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Active engagement in front-end strategic assessment of international pursuits.
  • Formation and negotiation of collaborative teaming agreements, joint venture agreements and consortium agreements.
  • Review of customer RFPs and draft contract terms and conditions.
  • Preparation of Contract Risk Early Warning (CREW) tool assessment covering significant or unusual risks, including those in the financial, technical or schedule areas.
  • Complete mastery of FAR, and DFARs.
  • Comply with FAR, DFAR, ITAR, and other related government rules & regulations and contractual terms & clauses, etc.
  • Recommending solutions or alternate proposals to mitigate and manage risk.
  • Participation in development of winning proposal strategies.
  • Liaise with corporate legal department on the review and revision of contracts and agreements, including commercial agreements, non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, contracts and subcontracts.
  • Review, revise, negotiate, and administer all types of contracts including Time and Material, Firm Fixed Price, Level of Effort, and Cost Reimbursement for both the U.S. Government Prime contracts and contracts from commercial customers, as well as GSA Schedules, task order contracts, purchase orders, subcontract and consulting agreements.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in contract administration, including proposal preparation and contract negotiation, including experience with FMS and DCS contracts.
  • Perform contract administration by communicating and interacting with government Contracting Officer/Specialist/Acquisition Staff/Procurement Officer and commercial clients, as well as program staff.
  • Monitor contract funding/spending status and provide interim forecast and projections for program managers and funding agencies.
  • Analyze and interpret government RFP/RFQ to create cost proposals in required formats, preparing budget justifications, certifications, and other required documentation, assembling and editing the required materials, and verifying all documents to ensure compliance.
  • Track and Manage Scope.
  • Review, revise, and negotiate a wide range of contractual documents and agreements to include but not limited to Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), Teaming Agreements (TAs), etc.
  • Perform subcontract administration, which includes reviewing Statements of Work (SOW) and development of Request for Proposals (RFP) for subcontractors; prepare BOQ’s and RFI’s along with the key team members.
  • Possess a general understanding of the business and an appreciation of financial /analytical issues and profit and loss implications.
  • Prepare and submit periodic project status reports, budget vs. actual variance analysis reports, and other financial reports as required by contracts or upon request of PI/PMs or funding agencies.
  • Prepare and reconcile contract final invoices and closeout certification and documentation.
  • Set up and maintain project and budget on company’s internal shareware
  • Manage Ad hoc financial and non-financial reporting tasks, DCAA, DCMA audits.
  • Acting as key team member of the capture team and establishing negotiation tactics, targets and minimum acceptable position for management approval of contract terms.
  • 8 + years of direct work experience in the area of global trade compliance.
  • Strong Knowledge of the ITAR and EAR.
  • Direct experience in submitting licenses and agreements to the State Department.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation).
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated competency in data management.
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented.
  • The ability to multitask, prioritize and manage own time.
  • Self-confident and proactive, able to work independently but also as part of a team.
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent customer relation/interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated who can develop effective networks with internal customers.
  • Willing to take on challenges and accept stretch assignments
  • Ability to constantly assess the work and find better ways to accomplish goals.
  • Problem-solver and process improver.
  • Ability to travel occasionally to assist with audits and training
  • Effective communicator both orally and in writing; strong analytical skills; strong interpersonal skills.

Additional Position Details:
The selected contracts manager will be responsible for managing contractual terms for ICS Group of Companies Marine Product Line within FMS and DCS domains. The FMS program is unique and challenging international cooperative program between State Department and US Navy. The individual in this role will be responsible for participation in analysis of Request for Proposals (RFP), proposal reviews and coordination, contract negotiation and general contract administration including other business agreements and contracts with the U. S. Navy, State Department, Foreign Governments, and/or Direct Commercial Sale (DCS) customers. Specifically, the individual will lead New Construction activities, Follow-on Technical Support Activities (FOTS), Bare Boats Charter, Logistics, and marine based Procurement contracting activities. Responsibilities include working closely with Program Managers, Business/Estimating, and Supply Chain functions to construct, submit and negotiate pricing proposals; providing support to senior management regarding contractual and business issues; ensuring that negotiated terms and conditions comply with company policies; and advising management of contractual rights and obligations and possible mitigation of contractual/program risks. Some International and Domestic Travel required.

Required Education (including Major):
BA/BS in Business, Finance, or related field; JD or MBA a plus.

Clearance:
This position may require the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.
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Business Unit Profile:
ICS Group of companies is a world leader in the design, development and production of marine systems for critical requirement including for our global customers in both military and commercial domain. We are headquartered in Fairfax, VA with over 600 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally.

ICS is hiring an for Cyber Security Architect a brand new project with DSS to work in Quantico, VA. Supporting Defense Security Services (DSS) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO).

Must be US Citizen/Active Top Secret is required.

Key Role:

  • Provide leadership and management of Cybersecurity and Information Assurance (IA) programs for DSS.
  • Meet with stakeholders regularly to assess needs and requirements, analyze IA metrics, identify trends and emerging technologies, threats, and mission requirements, and drive briefings to senior leadership.
  • Analyze enterprise–level IA policies, review other CIO and IT policies for compliance, as required, and cultivate relationships with higher headquarters and other stakeholders.
  • Provide leadership for the interpretation of higher–level policy, coordinate exceptions to policy with higher headquarters, as needed, identify IA requirements for major systems in acquisition or development to comply with published Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and policy, and oversee the requirements development and design process, if needed.
  • Provide leadership to improve portions of the DSS vulnerability management and Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes, including reviewing or verifying Risk Management Framework packages, such as Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), evaluate the overall risk posed by vulnerabilities to DSS missions, networks, and data, and make recommendations to the staff for ATOs.
  • Oversee C&A and program protection activities within established timelines, recommend courses of action for program managers and system owners to ensure compliance with DSS orders and policy, and maintain an acceptable level of risk.
  • Track information system status and prioritize and plan for annual IA control compliance activities and validation towards mission assurance requirements and standards.
  • Support the development of Cybersecurity education, training, and awareness to client personnel, as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience with IA.
  • 8+ years of experience with DIACAP and RMF accreditation.
  • RMF
  • Knowledge of DoD 8510.01, DoDI 8500.01, AR 25–2, AR 380–5, AR 380–40, FIPS, DoD, and other IA and Cybersecurity policies.
  • TS/SCI clearance required.
  • BA or BS degree required.
  • DoD–Approved 8570 Security Certification- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 8570 certified.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with DIACAP and RMF.
  • Possession of excellent customer service and organization skills.
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills.
ICS is hiring an Lead ISSE for a brand new project with DSS to work in Quantico, VA. Supporting The Office of the Defense Security Services (DSS) and sub-organizations including Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), National Industrial Security Program (NISP), Industrial Security Program (ISP), Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE), Counterintelligence (CI), Threat Management Analysis Center (DITMAC) and DSS Director in developing the DSS Enterprise Architecture.

Number of Position: 1
Location: Quantico, VA
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Active Top Secret is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Capture and refine information security requirement and ensures that they are effectively integrated in IS’s through purposeful security architecting, design, development, and configuration.
  • Develop and perform technical security assessments of complex systems
    Identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation strategies.
  • Apply knowledge of IA policy, procedures, and workforce structure to implement secure system configurations
    Write Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) documentation and ensure the systems are operated and maintained in accordance with cybersecurity requirements, standards, guidelines, best practices.
  • Support security planning, assessment, risk analysis, and risk management for systems and programs.
  • Effectively communicate cybersecurity concepts and needs to DOD and Government Civilian leadership.
  • Interact with program managers and technical members in a diversified and fast paced team environment.
  • Identify overall security requirements for numerous, constantly evolving systems.
  • Collaborate with Program Managers, System Administrators (SA), and developers to ensure secure design and operation of systems with a diverse set of security and operational requirements.
  • Successfully balance security requirements with operational needs.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) level solutions on all aspects of information security.
  • Perform key functions (above) and other security-related tasks as directed on multiple systems, at multiple sites, for multiple clients.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • BS degree from an accredited university in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security Systems Engineering, or related field.
  • Ten (10) years of experience working in a cybersecurity related field.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 8570 certified to IAT Level III, IAM Level III, IASAE III, and CNDSP Manager.
ICS is hiring an IT System Security Assessment and Authorization for a brand new project 5 year program with DSS to work in Quantico, VA. Supporting The Office of the Defense Security Services (DSS) and sub-organizations including Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), National Industrial Security Program (NISP), Industrial Security Program (ISP), Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE), Counterintelligence (CI), Threat Management Analysis Center (DITMAC) and DSS Director in developing the DSS Enterprise Architecture.

Number of Position: 3
Location: Quantico, VA
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Active Top Secret is required

Responsibilities:

  • Develop policies for IT security vulnerability and penetration testing; Develop, update, and provide for Government review, all DoD and other federal agency-specific Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documentation specified in Government A&A Framework and DoD 8510.01 as applicable; Maintain all records and documents supporting compliance with federal laws, directives, policies and procedures. Deliver in electronic form a copy of all records at contract termination; Provide Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) for correcting or mitigating weaknesses found during A&A assessments in accordance with Government policy for POA&Ms.
  • A&A Vulnerability Assessment ˗ Review A&A related scans and required security test and evaluations using mandated tools IAW DIA, DoD, DISA, and/or DSS-directed timelines. Conduct A&A related enterprise and subordinate enclave network vulnerability assessment using mandated tools IAW DIA, DoD, DISA, and/or DSS-directed timelines and A&A requirements; Perform required validation scanning, POA&M development, and reporting as directed by applicable policy and guidance; Maintain all records and documents supporting compliance with federal laws, directives, policies and procedures; Provide at all times free and open access to these records and documents by Government and other government entities as needed.
  • Maintain PM controlled Compliance/Documentation ˗ Develop, update and provide for review by Government, all Government PM controlled system-specific A&A documentation specified in Government A&A Framework and DoD 8510.01 as applicable; Maintain all records and documents supporting compliance with federal laws, directives, policies and procedures and provide at all times free and open access to these records and documents by Government and other government entities as needed; If assessments result in a finding or weakness, provide the Government PM POA&M for correcting or mitigating the weakness in accordance with Government policy for POA&Ms.
  • Off-site Building Inspections (requires travel) – DSS sites ˗ Conduct building inspections at DSS sites and provide inspection reports for review by Government utilizing security guidelines set forth by DISA and DSS A&A Program Policy; Ensure security control compliance of DSS IT assets at remote locations are compliant in accordance with DSS Remote Site Inspection Program Policy and DISA Traditional Security STIG requirements; Provide a POA&M for improving physical and technical security plans based on the results of conducted audits or reviews.
  • Protective Distribution Systems (PDS) ˗ Inspect and provide for review by Government, all PDS A&A documentation in accordance with Government and maintain all records and documents supporting compliance with federal laws, directives, policies and procedures; Provide at all times free and open access to these records and documents by Government and other government entities as needed.

Required Skills:

  • Meet or exceed DoD 8570.1 requirements as follows: Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level II which consists of either: CAP, GSLC, CISM, CASP, or CISSP.
  • 6-8 years of hands-on technical experience and knowledge with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (SITGs) and the DoD C&A Process (DIACAP)/Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST SP 800-53 and strong test and evaluation background.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze applications based on the requirements listed in DoD 8510.01. CRISC, CNSS 4016, eMASS, SCCVI, and ACAS are a plus.

Degree & Years of Experience:

Bachelor with at least 10 years of experience or a Master with 6 to 8 years of experience. Certification Requirements: Meet or exceed DoD 8570.1 requirements as follows: Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level II which consists of either: CAP, GSLC, CISM, CASP, or CISSP.

The ICS group of companies works globally. Our mission is to provide seamlessly integrated solutions that connect our clients’ cross-domain assets in today’s unpredictable and hybrid environment. We are active in these distinct markets:

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Federal
  • Commercial
  • Oil & Gas

Areas of Expertise

  • Application Development
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Intelligence
  • Call Center Operations
  • Cloud Computing And Vdi
  • Cyber Security
  • Database Administration & Development
  • Data Center Design And Construction
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Enterprise Mobility Solutions
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Healthcare It
  • Information Assurance
  • Logistics
  • Network & Systems Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Software Engineering

Benefits

Health Insurance
Comprehensive Health Insurance Options – nationwide
Prescription Drug Coverage

Dental & Vision Insurance
Voluntary Dental Insurance Plan available
Voluntary Vision Insurance Plan available

Supplemental Benefits
Long-term Care Insurance
Cancer Insurance
Accident Insurance
529 (College) Savings plan

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Medical Flex Spending
Dependent Care Flex Spending

Group Term Life Insurance
Company Pays Premium
Accidental Death & Dismemberment

Short-Term Disability Insurance
Company Pays Premium

Long-Term Disability Insurance
Company Pays Premium

401K/Retirement Program
Participation after 90 days
Company match
Automatic Payroll Deduction

Annual Paid Time Off
3 weeks accrues annually + holidays

Educational/ Training Reimbursement
Up to $2500 per year after 1 year of employment

In-House Financial Advisor
ICS offers various financial planning options