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Certified TEMPEST Technical Authority (CTTA) – IT

Req #: 220527
Location: Fort Meade, MD US
Job Category: Information Technology
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Job Description

Looking to contribute to a critical mission that focuses on providing a unique and proactive picture of threats to high-value assets?  Be part of the team to detect, identify and disrupt threats from foreign intelligence entities (FIE), insiders, and terrorists targeting Army interests by joining CACI’s team of Counterintelligence (CI) professionals to address the most complex national security challenges confronting the United States today. Certified TEMPEST Technical Authority (CTTA) techs are required to facilitate classified information management within the supported command.  So, if you are a self-starter, intellectually curious, and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and thrive in a fast-pace and dynamic workplace; we have the perfect job for you. We have immediate openings at Ft Meade, MD on a large Army Counterintelligence contract focused on protecting our nation’s personnel, operations and facilities. Make a difference; join our team.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Perform up to SECRET desktop or on-site TEMPEST evaluations to determine compliance with applicable Army and DOD policies.
  • Conduct Tech outreach and analysis.
  • Provide CTTA’s with recommendations for countermeasure requirements.
  • Complete classified facility TEMPEST notification memorandums.
  • Complete facility or system TEMPEST countermeasure reviews (TCR).
  • Complete protective distribution system (PDS) technical reviews.
  • Advise the Government CTTAs on applicable threat levels.
  • Develop proposed Inspectable Space determination.
  • Develop proposed countermeasures.
  • Complete TEMPEST or PDS site-specific risk assessments.
  • Draft formal TCR or PDS technical review memorandums or threat assessment documents.
  • Draft, review, and edit TEMPEST standing operating procedures (SOP).
  • Review TEMPEST control plans, test plans and test reports.
  • Update the TEMPEST database.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Experienced Certified TEMPEST Technical Authority (CTTA) or equivalent. 
  • Completed the National TEMPEST School TEMPEST Fundamentals Course. 
  • Completed the TEMPEST Facility Installation and System Design Course. 
  • Conducted TEMPEST facility or system reviews. 
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Access. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Advanced degree (preferred to be in area of expertise)
  • Knowledge of analytical tools and methodologies used in the IC
  • Some experience within DoD. Army specific experience ideal.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.


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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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