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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

We are hiring a Microsoft Project Scheduler to work at our Ship building company in Morgan City, LA

As a member of the new construction and fabrication management team, this position leads the process for creating, managing, monitoring and ensuring the integrity and timeliness of all project schedules. He/she participates with project cost accountant to resource load schedules, produce projections, and support financial management tools and financial reports throughout the duration of all significant projects. The incumbent provides regular schedule reports, projections, and analyses to Project/Program Team, customers, and senior management. The role prepares ad hoc reports and analyses as required.

Morgan City, LA

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

(This list is not intended to detail all aspects of the assigned work but is representative of the job’s overall responsibilities)

  1. Leads the PMT process for project estimates, proposals, contracts, specifications, drawings and other basic source data to develop a realistic and rational project execution strategy recommendation to the Project Management Team.
  2. Review specifications and contract documents; understand the project work, and the schedule and reporting requirements of the contract. Assume responsibility for assigned areas of responsibility.
  3. Lead project team members in PERT planning process; obtain input and participation in schedule development.
  4. Solicit input and participation by team subcontractors in planning and scheduling process. Integrate schedules from multiple providers.
  5. Identify correct logical relationships, constraints, etc. and propose best schedule methodology for the project. Comply with contract requirements for schedules and reporting.
  6. Create and manage all required project schedules, utilizing scheduling software required, including MS Project and P6.
  7. Participate with the project management and production management teams to create Work Breakdown Structure for projects.
  8. Participate with production management team to develop budgets and resource and cost load schedule activities. Produce labor projections, graphs, and reports.
  9. Maintain, manage multiple project schedules. Solicit and input weekly progress updates.
  10. Produce schedules and schedule reports as required for both internal management and reporting to external customers.
  11. Produce schedule reports in support of customer invoicing.
  12. Incorporate scope changes and other changes to project schedules, analyze and report impacts.
  13. Communicate with project management team to ensure that scheduling and EVMS efforts are managed in accordance with the contract requirements and meet internal reporting and management needs.  
  14. Works with internal and external resources to resolve conflicts, problems, and coordinate schedules.

JOB SCOPE:
Operates within general parameters, but must use sound judgment and independent decision-making when carrying our most job responsibilities. Has the ability to influence and recommend modifying existing protocols. No budget responsibility, but does monitor contract and subcontract performance to establish progress and status. Failure to meet customer expectations and requirements could result in increased costs, affect cash flow.

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:
This role interacts with all levels of management in the New Construction team, and multiple subcontractors. Must assemble and lead team members, including subcontractor representatives, through planning process meetings, and schedule review and progressing meetings.  

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written for constant interaction with all departments and employee levels and outside customers.
  • Ability to lead, manage and motivate employees in a production environment. Must be a team builder.
  • Must have the analytical ability to research problem areas and special requests.
  • Must be a self-starter, well organized, detailed and customer (internal and external) oriented.
  • Ability to read and comprehend work specifications, work orders, blueprints, contracts and technical publications.
  • Ability to handle competing priorities and deadlines effectively and respond well to last minute, high priority, time sensitive projects.
  • Ability to schedule, direct and organize work within a diverse department and coordinate work with other departments to maintain efficiency.
  • Must possess the ability to facilitate group decision-making and conflict resolution.
  • Must be able to react and perform in emergency situations.
  • Ability to use PC and software applications such as MS Office, MS Project, Primavera version P6 scheduling and Database programs.
  • Must be experienced using MS Project and software.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or GED Certificate is required. AA degree or equivalent work experience is preferred.

Schedule creation, management capacity. The individual must have experience and familiarity with budgeting, estimating, and planning/scheduling principles. He/she must have thorough knowledge of shipyard production procedures for vessel construction and/or ship repair methods and processes. Project management experience is a plus. Experience and knowledge of cost accounting, material procurement and data processing systems is also a plus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 
Work is conducted in a dynamic, fast-paced office setting with moderate to loud noise levels from production activity in the shipyard. 50% normal office environment; 50% of time spent in production areas in yard and aboard ships. The individual may be required to be in production areas in yard and onboard ships. He/she must be able to walk to and from job sites. The person must be able to climb inclined stairways and vertical ladders; to enter confined areas and tanks; to work at heights.   He/she may be required to work more than 8-hour shifts and weekend work. There may be local travel and out-of-town travel (including air travel) up to 5% of the time with notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 
While in production areas, the individual will be exposed to all weather conditions, noise, dusts and odors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ICS Nett Inc. is seeking a Sr. Staff Accountant to work at our headquarters in Fairfax, VA. U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. encouraged to apply.

The Sr. Staff Accountant provides specialized accounting support to the organization, involving independent judgment and action. They will focus on general ledger activity, daily posting process, payroll, and accounts receivable and accounts payable, month-end closing process and financial report preparation. Work involves the ability to manage a queue of priorities. Work involves responsibility for making independent decisions based upon knowledge of organization operations, policies and procedures. Work may involve assigning and reviewing the work of support staff.

Essential Functions:

1. Coordinate, including being able to perform, activities across the various accounting functions: payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and general accounting.
2. Manage weekly accounts payable process under the direction of the Director of Accounting. Support Staff Accountant in payroll, monthly billing and daily accounts receivable processes.
3. Prepare and/or coordinate monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts. Work with HQ finance officers, as well as, Country Finance Managers to report timely and accurate financial data.
4. Facilitate “closing” of financial records on a monthly basis and in a timely manner.
5. Support the Director of Finance with Lead Schedules for the external annual audit process.
6. Review expenses to ensure that they have been recorded consistently and in accordance with GAAP.
7. Ensure the collection of accurate and complete documentation to support accounting entries in accordance with established ICS Nett policies and procedures.
8. Works closely with accounting staff to review accounting process and procedures, analyze and reconcile accounts and recommend controls to prevent errors and promote efficiency.
9. Participate in review/updates to the Financial/Accounting procedure manual. Assist Director of Finance with the monthly financial statements for management review to include income statement, balance sheet, cash flow and supporting schedules.
10. Ensures proper cash handling procedures; responsible for proper control of petty cash.

Additional Responsibilities Performs related duties as required.

Job Requirements:

1. B.S. degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management and 7+ years of experience in the field.
2. Highly skilled in using MS Excel spreadsheets. Knowledge of Deltek and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
3. Demonstrated ability to accurately work with large amounts of financial and accounting data.
4. Supervisory experience.
5. Training/coaching junior staff.
6. Microsoft Dynamics AX is a MUST.
7. Managing tight deadlines for all assigned tasks.

  • Inventory management experience
  • Fixed assets experience
  • Large ERP knowledge

8. Good planning and organizational skills.
9. Strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills that demonstrate a proven record of being an effective part of a team-oriented staff.
10. Ability to work effectively and independently and to exercise sound judgment and discretion.
11. Experience with Federal/Civilian markets.
12. Government Contracting experience.
13. Review pricing, Bidding and cost proposals.
14. Budget preparation and financial analysis.
15. Financial management and reporting.

The Sr. Pricing Analyst is responsible for reviewing requests for proposals and assists the proposal team in developing responses. Develop an accurate and compliant price proposal and a price narrative that is in full compliance with the requirements as presented in the Request for Proposal (RFP).

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reviews requests for proposals to identify and lead the proposal team in developing pricing strategies.
  • Performs all aspects of pricing on a full range of projects to include both CONUS and OCONUS opportunities and ranging in size and complexity from small task orders to multi-hundred million-dollar hybrid IDIQ vehicles.
  • Must have thorough understanding of fixed fee, award fee, and incentive fee type proposals.
  • Works with capture leads to determine anticipated direct costs (labor, material requirements, equipment costs, Other Direct Costs), and indirect rates and prepares the price proposal in accordance with the price strategy and the RFP.
  • Develops cost/price models and the price narrative in accordance with the requirements of the RFP.
  • Ensure proposal compliance with corporate policy, FAR and RFP requirements.
  • Develop and implement new and innovative pricing models as well as review and improve current models.
  • Develop training material for Pricing department.
  • Ensure all required price proposal milestones are achieved.
  • Ensure all agreeable cost/price review comments, observations, and recommendations are addressed in each opportunity specific price proposal, including the price narrative.
  • Ensure all price strategies are captured in the price proposal backup documentation.
  • Coordinates with all teaming partners for their pricing input, when applicable.
  • Other duties may be assigned, as necessary.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Math or other applicable quantitative field; Master’s preferred.

Additional Qualifications:

  • 10 years directly related experience in a government contracting environment, specifically DoD, demonstrating preparation of successful price proposals in all forms of pricing, i.e. fixed labor hour, cost plus, time and material, fixed price, and the associated price volume cost narrative.
  • Five (5) years proposal experience; Experience with leading and participating in the development of opportunity specific pricing strategies and/or price-to-win development.
  • Experience developing a Work Break Down Structures (WBS), and Basis of Estimate (BOE).
  • Extensive working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) as it relates to Cost Principles, Cost Accounting Standards, and Forward Pricing.
  • Rate agreements.
  • Ability to work in a deadline –driven, project-based environment, where the schedule can be unpredictable.
  • High attention to detail and ability to ensure high quality work.
  • Must possess the ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong leadership experience.

Location: Fairfax, VA

ICS is hiring a Technical Writer supporting the proposal team for a permanent position to work in Fairfax, VA.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in responding to Federal Government RFIs, RFPs at the IDIQ and Task Order level, and other responses at the contract program level as needed.
  • Participate in analyzing RFPs/RFQs/RFIs.
  • Participate in all proposal-related meetings such as Kick off, Win Theme Strategy, and Technical Solutions.
  • Collaborate closely with technical subject matter experts, to obtain sufficient information such as processes, methods and techniques required to author proposal sections, including technical approaches, management plans, and other content.
  • Develop and manage storyboards and mockups to help subject matter experts plan, develop, and review key concepts prior to developing proposal text.
  • Assemble proposal content authored by other writers into cohesive, compliant technical proposals.
  • Interface with technical professionals in the writing, editing, and publication of various types of documents such as specifications, manuals, reports, plans, training material and presentation.
  • Incorporate and address feedback and comments from Color team reviews.
  • Ensure content authored meets the compliance requirements.
  • Provides technical writing/editing support to other Company contracts when workloads permit.
  • Provides quality assurance check for all document deliverables.
  • The job will consist writing/enhancing management sections, executive summaries, technical responses, corporate experience and other areas as needed to support requirements

Required Areas of Knowledge:

  • Software & Application Development
  • Help Desk/Service Desk Support
  • Infrastructure/Systems Administration/Network Administration
  • Cyber Security
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Information Systems

Other Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; field of study in English, Journalism, Marketing, Communications, or a related field preferred.
  • Experience and understanding of information technology, cyber security, information systems, big data analytics, cloud, call centers, help desk services.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to meet milestones and work in tight deadlines.
  • Ability to offer reasonable schedule flexibility to meet proposal requirements
  • Excellent research skills.

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