ICF seeks a Cleared Senior Python Developer to support the research and development of new cyber analytics capabilities that will help the US protect and defend its networks and critical information systems. Your work will contribute to the knowledge of how cyber-attacks work, how vulnerabilities are exploited, and the way hostile cyber actors operate. We are looking for individuals that want to analyze and understand data and find anomalies. Use your skills to help experiment and prototype future cyber capabilities for implementation at large-scale.
As the Senior Python Developer you will work with our customer, program subject matter experts, and researchers to evolve, automate, and enhance cyber security capabilities. You will provide software engineering development and support, as well as oversight for other personnel.
Work location is remote with occasional travel to client or ICF facilities within the National Capital Region possible. This is an opportunity to contribute to an important project, work with the latest and emerging technologies, and all while building a great career at ICF!
What you’ll be doing:
Work closely with cyber personnel to understand manual analytic processes that are used to assist in the automation of those processes
Create automated analytic capability sets (e.g., signature, behavioral, heuristic, anomalous, unsupervised-learning, predictive, and emerging)
Develop new platforms to elicit operational effect
Support the design, development, and deployment of production systems adhering to the Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery CI/CD pipeline
Post-deployment support of continuous analysis through the full lifecycle of the capabilities
Perform functions associated with the analysis of information, refinement of analytics and countermeasure selection, reviewing output, and making upgrades/improvements to the performance of the analytics and countermeasures.
Basic Qualifications you will need to have:
Active SCI security clearance required as part of client contract requirement
US Citizenship required as part of client contract requirement
Master’s Degree in IT, cyber, or related field and a minimum of 10 years of experience in software development
OR Bachelor’s Degree in IT, cyber, or related field AND minimum of 18 years of experience in software development
OR No degree and a minimum of 22 years of experience in software development
Familiarity with federal cybersecurity requirements
Experience with a variety of analytics. Examples include: file, network, host-based, and emulytic
Experience within some or all of these capability areas: Intrusion Detection; Analytics; Information Sharing; Intrusion Prevention; Core Infrastructure
Experience with shell scripting
Experience with EINSTEIN
Experience with monitoring/diagnosing activity at the host, application, network, internet protocol, database, source code, and LAN layers or other areas preferred
Experience in analytics associated with analyzing databases, source code, hosts, middleware, application, Local Area Network (LAN) and Internet networks across Open System Interconnect (OSI) model
Experience in developing real- or near real-time automation
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experience
Working at ICF
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