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Information Assurance Engineer

Req #: 244070
Location: Herndon, VA US
Job Category: Engineering
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Job Description

CACI is seeking fully cleared, dynamic technical professionals to join our TETRA program in the Northern, Virginia area.  TETRA is an Enterprise IT Program that supports and protects the IC mission.  The program is a portfolio of hundreds of projects funded by numerous customers providing Engineering and Sustainment services for a Global Information Technology Enterprise.  As a team, we architect, develop, engineer, maintain, and provide continuous sustainment of enterprise-level communications in support of the customer’s mission worldwide.  We also provide secure, reliable, and cost effective enterprise class data center hosting services, in which we develop, integrate, and maintain.  Be a part of something greater than yourself and make a lasting impact at CACI.

What You’ll Get to Do:  

CACI’s Business and Information Technology Solutions (BITS) Sector is seeking an Information Assurance Engineer who will plan, coordinate, and implement security measures for information systems to regulate access to computer data files and prevent unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure of information.

  Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Providing technical guidance to projects regarding the systems Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process
  • Facilitating Joint Test Teams (JTT) for Amazon Web Services (AWS), as required
  • Providing technical resources with security best practices documented via policies and standards
  • Performing risk assessments and executing tests of data processing systems to ensure functioning of data processing activities and security measures
  • Documenting computer security and emergency measures policies, procedures, and tests
  • Advising and consulting on all Chief Information Officer (CIO) project related information security issues, control gates, and the security review processes in place within the Sponsors 
  • Evaluating emerging and available INFOSEC technologies to enable the Sponsor’s systems and users to securely share information with customers and the IC
  • Performing RMF 800 – 53 controls assessment and validation 
  • Performing risk analysis of tested and evaluated networks and systems 
  • Integrating security processes and architectures to address the CIO, Sponsor, and IC information security issues and concerns
  • Developing plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure, and to meet emergency data processing needs
  • Reviewing violations of computer security procedures and discussing procedures with violators to ensure violations are not repeated
  • Preparing information security policy recommendations for presentation to the Sponsor’s security boards 
  • Evaluating emerging INFOSEC requirements and technologies
  • Providing INFOSEC engineering support to CIO projects, including the evaluation of proposed analytic tools 
  • Identifying viable INFOSEC architectures and designs
  • Analyzing and defining security requirements for multilevel security (MLS) issues
  • Designing, developing, engineering, and implementing solutions to MLS requirements
  • Preparing systems security plans, security assessment reports, risk assessment reports, customer responsibility matrices, and security incident response standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Preparing security assessment criteria
  • Participating in security testing and assessments
  • Preparing and presenting briefing material

You’ll Bring These Qualifications 

  • Proficiency in ICD 503
  • Experience participating in Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process
  • Experience preparing systems security documentation (e.g., security plans, risk assessment reports, Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms), etc.)

Education & Experience:

Candidate must have one of the following:

  • 12 Years of job related experience and High School/GED diploma
  • 10 Years of job related experience and Associates degree
  • 8 Years of job related experience and Bachelor’s degree
  • 6 Years of job related experience and Master’s degree
  • 4 Years of job related experience and Doctorate

These Qualifications Would Be Nice To Have:

  • Experience with AWS
  • Previous usage of Xacta 360 tool
  • Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) knowledge and/or experience

These Certifications are Desired:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Core Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Herndon, VA

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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