NCC Watch Floor Officer (Cyber Operations Analyst 3/4)
Location:Arlington, VA
Full-time or Part-time:Full Time
Requisition Code:201706-1207
Job Description

NCC Watch Floor Officer (Cyber Operations Analyst) 3/4



: United States-Virginia-Arlington


US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Clearance Type: Top Secret


: Multiple


: Yes, 10 % of the Time



Do you desire a patriotic role and the chance to defend our nation’s cyber infrastructure? Do you enjoy learning about new technologies and how they can be used to provide cutting edge services to our customers? If so, then look to join the Catapult Consultants Mission Systems team.


The NCC Watch Floor Officer (Cyber Operations Analyst) 3/4 position will be located in Arlington, VA.  This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Position Description:


·        Successful candidates will have a strong background in a telecommunications discipline, knowledge of cyber security and IT security and intermediate knowledge of working with Geospatial Visualization Systems preferably Esri ARCGIS products.

·        They must possess broad expertise in research, analysis, and writing skills and be able to perform triage on questions, issues, or events involving the nation's critical communications infrastructure.

·        Officers will be responsible for monitoring the NCC accounts, in accordance with their security clearance for communications infrastructure-related information, interfacing with sector representatives, responding to initial requests from the sectors or other parts of DHS, and performing initial research into answers, issues, or events prior to turning the action over to NCC Government leads.

·        Watch Officers will have knowledge of the NRF, ESF#2, and CS&C Cyber Initiatives.

·        The person filling this role may attend meetings and discussions, interface with industry or outside agencies for the purpose of taking notes and doing assessments.





Basic Qualifications - To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.  This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.  This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or 4.


·        Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline with a minimum of 5 years related technical experience required for the level 3 role. 

·        Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline with a minimum of 9 years related technical experience required for the level 4 role. 

·        Active Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility is required. In addition, selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation (EOD) for continued employment.

·        Experience implementing technical specifications, system requirements and other related application design information.

·        Telecommunications/communications infrastructure experience.

·        Experience working with Geospatial Visualization Systems, preferably Esri ARCGIS products.

·        Available for extended duty, on-call and/or deployment to alternate locations within the region or continental U.S., as needed.

Catapult Consultants is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


Abilities Required:
• While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel while typing at a computer keyboard.
• The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach, or lift objects up to 10 pounds.
• The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The vision requirements include: close vision.
EEO Statement
Catapult Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that every employee has the right to work in a dignified work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. It’s our policy to recruit, employ, retain, compensate, train, promote, discipline, terminate and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants based solely on qualifications, performance, and competence. This policy reflects our belief that providing equal opportunities for all employees is a both our legal and moral responsibility, and good management practice.

All employees and applicants are treated without regard to age, sex, color, religion, race, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, current or future military status, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital or familial status, disability or any other status protected by law.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.