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Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE)

Req #: 135976
Location: Sarasota, FL US
Job Category: Information Technology
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: The Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) will provide Information Assurance (IA) support for various information systems throughout the system development lifecycle. The candidate must be comfortable with providing customer and program teams with input as to how to meet various security requirements. Responsibilities: - Execution of the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) process in accordance with government requirements (i.e., ICD-503) - Ensuring that accreditation data is maintained within customer databases to include, but not limited to, Xacta - Generate security accreditation artifacts to include, but not limited to, Security Requirements Traceability Matrix, Security Plans, Certification Test Plans, and Continuous Monitoring Plans - Effectively communicate and coordinate with customer security counterparts - Tracking and fulfillment of liens associated with certification activities as document in Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) - Tracking of IAVA updates as applicable to the systems of record - Respond to security alerts, events, and security incidents, including forensic analysis - Perform vulnerability assessments using standardized tools (Nessus, SCAP, DISA STIG,etc.) and configuration updates as required to comply with security requirements - Conduct research in multiple areas, to include emerging technologies, vulnerability information, system hardening, operating systems, application software, and security tools to improve the security posture of the system - Provide technical guidance focused on information security architecture - Perform hardening of operating systems, COTS products, and OpenSource products as required to support compliance with security requirements - Participate in the technical aspects of internal security audits and investigations - Manage and maintain a library of security audit tools, and corresponding processes that can be used for system security testing, internal audits, incident response, and diagnosis of security-related system issues - Monitor trends in information technology and security that could have an impact on the security of the organization's products, processes, infrastructure, or customers - May provide advice and guidance to less experienced staff EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent and seven to nine years related experience.   Required qualifications: - Must have expertise with Assessment & Authorization (A&A) process - Must have experience with government requirements such as ICD-503 - Experience within customer databases such as Xacta, and/or others - Experience generating security accreditation artifacts to include (but not limited to): Security Requirements Traceability Matrix, Security Plans, Certification Test Plans, and Continuous Monitoring Plans - Experience with Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) - Expertise with vulnerability tools (Nessus, SCAP, DISA STIG,etc.) - Strong research experience/knowledge in multiple areas, such as: emerging technologies, vulnerability information, system hardening, operating systems, application software, and security tools to improve the security posture of the system - Knowledge of trends in information technology and security that could have an impact on the security of the organization's products, processes, infrastructure, or customers - Ability to provide advice and guidance to less experienced staff - Experience tracking of IAVA updates, and responding to security alerts, events, and security incidents, including forensic analysis - Experience with hardening of operating systems, COTS products, and OpenSource products as required to support compliance with security requirements - Experience Managing and maintaining a library of security audit tools, and corresponding processes that can be used for system security testing, internal audits, incident response, and diagnosis of security-related system issues   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-Sarasota-FL-ORLANDO-KISSIMMEE


 

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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