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Systems Engineer / ISSO (TS/SCI POLY)

Req #: 238391
Location: Chantilly, VA US
Job Category: Engineering
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Job Description

Mission Critical Project Summary Description: We provide custom applications in support for a classified client. Providing services and support for applications, enhancements, and operations and maintenance while utilizing latest cloud based technologies with-in the Agile framework.

Unique information;

  • Chantilly location
  • There is no pager support and an incredible life balance support from our client
  • Career growth;
    • The manager is actively looking for someone to take on a deputy PM role.  Looking to share/train PM duties accordingly.
    • Also if any interest in growing one’s career; we have management roles available on the team or it’s possible to progress into technical roles with direct reports/management (the current manager started on program as a developer).
    • Available training budget; everyone on the team has been offered Certified Scrum Master training or a week’s training for a technology needed on project

What You’ll Get to Do:

Team is seeking an experienced Senior ISSO capable of working within Xacta and assigned onsite Information System Security Managers to maintain and renew system security accreditation's. Successful candidate must be able to prioritize multiple projects ensuring all security based operations and accreditation's are completed in a timely fashion.

More About the Role:

  • Working on a team developing and reviewing security concept of operations, systems security plans, security control assessments, contingency plans, configuration management plans, incident response plans, plan of actions and milestones, risk management plans, vulnerability scanning, and/or vulnerability management plans
  • Assisting multiple applications and teams on project enter, update, and maintain security accreditation.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Typically has a University Degree (BA/BS) or equivalent experience and minimum 10 years of related work experience.
  • Documented experience with Xacta and Rev4 RMF process
  • Demonstrated on-the-job knowledge and experience cloud security design, requirements analysis, control implementation, and mitigation
  • Demonstrated on-the-job knowledge and experience with ICD-503, FISMA and RMF/A&A processes, NIST SP (800-27, 30, 37, 53, 60, 137, 144, 145), FIPS (199, 200), and CNSSI 1253 technical controls and developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation
  • Demonstrated on-the-job knowledge and experience with performing security system scans for network, platform, database, and web services using different security tools (e.g. Nessus, Weblnspect, AppDetective)
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and team player
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; ability to present reports to management; motivated to thoroughly investigate, analyze, and document system issues and resolutions
  • Demonstrated outstanding ability to produce quality deliverables and to complete assigned projects on time, provide consistent status updates to ensure IT security projects stay focused.
  • Demonstrated outstanding attention to detail - completes tasks per standard operating procedures; reports discovered anomalies and inconsistencies
  • Demonstrated outstanding persistent and creative problem solver - strong troubleshooting skills and determined to find solutions to technical problems; identifies root cause and presents possible solutions to management
  • Demonstrated outstanding work ethic and a proven professional - respectful, dependable, takes initiative
  • Active TS SCI with Polygraph Clearance

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

  • CISSP,CASP Certifications
  • Experience cloud security design, requirements analysis, control implementation, and mitigation
  • Experience with JIRA and managing security based requirements
  • Project or program management experience

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.
  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.



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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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