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Information Security Specialist

Req #: 244088
Location: Curtis Bay, MD US
Job Category: Security
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret

Job Description

CACI is seeking an Information Security Specialist to support the U.S Coast Guard Surface Forces Logistics Center team establishing cyber security services for all shipboard systems throughout the Fleet.  You will help prevent security incursions to shipboard information systems from limiting Cutter and Boat crews interdicting illicit drugs entering US ports, defending terrorist incursions to our ports and coastal waters, or maintaining coastal aids to navigation to keep our vital shipping lanes open.

What You'll Get to Do:

  • Under general supervision perform the roles and responsibilities of the Security Controls Assessor Agent (SCA-A). As the SCA-A, you will:
  • Perform risk assessment analysis to support PIT/PITS security assessment and authorization
  • Review PIT/PITS designation request packages and provide recommendations regarding risk assessment per security objective (i.e., H/M/L on confidentiality, integrity, availability objectives)
  • Review network information and topology for assigned PIT/PITS designation requests and provide insights into risk for the particular PIT/PITS
  • Develop and review draft plans to assess PIT/PITS security controls; provide assessment plan improvement recommendations for SCA approval
  • Use assessment procedures defined in security assessment plan to assess PIT/PITS security controls
  • Document issues and findings from PIT/PITS security controls assessments; provide recommendations for SCA approval
  • Conduct initial remediation actions on security controls based on the findings and recommendations of the SCA approved SAR
  • Reassess remediated control(s) and provide recommendations for SCA approval.
  • Assess a selected subset of the technical, management, and operational security controls employed within and inherited by the PIT/PITS in accordance with USCG-SFLC defined monitoring strategy
  • Review new cybersecurity policy/regulations, analyze and provide recommendations on security controls to address gaps
  • Provide subject matter expertise on security frameworks and requirements, using this knowledge to advise, support policy development, and conduct risk analysis

Qualifications You'll Bring:

  • Must possess an active Secret Clearance
  • 6-10 years of information assurance or cybersecurity experience including assessment and authorization (A&A) packages
  • Experience assessing Security Controls for IT
  • Working knowledge of DoDI 8510.01 RMF for DoD IT

  • Experienced with using IACS or eMASS, DoDI 8570 compliant IAT-II

  • Knowledge of DoD Cyber policies and NIST and  of DoD STIGs and SRGs  

  • Expertise in the areas of vulnerability and risk management
  • DoDI 8570 compliant IAM-II desired
  • Working knowledge of NIST SP 800-82r2 Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security desired

  • Knowledge and experience of current and emerging information assurance security practices

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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