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Network Security Specialist

Req #: 125730
Location: Arlington, VA US
Job Category: Information Technology Group
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: At CACI, we don't just hire you for a job; we hire you for a career. CACI recruits, retains, and develops a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. We empower you to forge your path while providing you with the tools, guidance, and flexibility needed to accomplish your career goals. CACI has a clear, defined strategy that has guided our success for over fifty years. Consider a career with CACI, where you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing the information technology and consulting solutions America needs to defeat global terrorism, secure our homeland and improve government services. This opening is full time and offers the following shifts: Shift 1: 6:00am - 2:30pm (M-F) Shift 2: 2:00pm - 10:30pm (M-F) Shift 3: 10:00pm - 6:30am (M-F) *Limited 'Flex Schedules' may be available. .   RESPONSIBILTIES: CACI has an immediate opening for a Network Security Specialist to support United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US CERT) efforts undertaken by Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Network Security Specialist is responsible for examining malicious software, suspicious network activities, and nonauthorized presence in the network to analyze the nature of the threat, and secure and monitor firewall configurations. The Network Security Specialist needs to understand the specimen€„¢s attack capabilities, its propagation characteristics, and define signatures for detecting malware presence. By understanding the network principles and security, this expert can build a robust network that provides the proper functionality and correct level of security. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent and 2 to 4 years related experience. TS/SCI Clearance Ideal candidate would have former experience with a computer emergency response team or with digital forensics and investigation. (Depends on Level) Minimum is Bachelors Degree (suggested areas of study include Computer Science, Information Technology Information Assurance/Security Engineering, Software Engineering, mathematics, Business/Management) and 1+ year experience involving work directly related to skill areas OR Degree from a designated CAEIAE OR 2 to 4 years directly related experience Possession of relevant certifications - Core: MCSE, CCNA, CCNP, ISC, CAP - Related: CISSP, CISM, ISC, ISSMP, CompTIA, SANs, GIAC, PMP Required Hardware: Routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems. Required Software: Network management software, firewall rule management, anti-virus software   PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.

Job Location

US-Arlington-VA-VIRGINIA SUBURBAN


 

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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