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Cybersecurity Agile Specialist

Req #: 244885
Location: Ashburn, VA US
Job Category: Security
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret

Job Description

General Description

CACI’s Agile Solution Factory (ASF) is looking for a Cybersecurity Specialist with experience working in an Agile environment, capturing, analyzing, and managing functional and non-functional cybersecurity requirements. Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the Best Practices in Agile Software Development for the Department of Defense.

ASF programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.

The individual must possess network security skills and a technical understanding of cybersecurity best practices including Risk Management Frameworks (RMF), to provide secure and reliable hardware and software solutions. Agile Scrum delivery skills and project facilitation experience are also required, including meeting with stakeholders to identify and agree upon requirements, decomposing those requirements into user stories and then clearly communicating those requirements to the cybersecurity and/or development teams. They must also have a working knowledge of enterprise class information assurance requirements, network security and survivability, and validation of application development code in a DevSecOps pipeline.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Facilitating sprint planning, retrospective and demos. Remove team impediments, constraints, and ensure cross-team coordination
  • Support cybersecurity operation leads in coordination with the DevSecOps team to ensure continued support and maintenance of the cybersecurity tool suite.
  • Managing cybersecurity product releases and dependencies across various teams and third parties
  • Ensuring compliance with the ASF Agile methodology, Cybersecurity Program strategy and cybersecurity industry best practices
  • Development and Maintenance of cybersecurity portfolio, product team and ATO roadmaps
  • Support development of DoD RMF Security Implementation Plan and schedule. 
  • Assisting with the tracking of cyber metrics and contractual Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Implementing and validating Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) requirements
  • Assisting developers with static code analysis
  • Utilizing tools such as Python, PowerShell, Docker, Pentest-tools, scripting XP
  • Validating and verifying security patch and software control statuses
  • Applying patches and security settings, performance incident handling and remediation
  • Auditing security settings, tracking security training, monitoring threats, and tracking reaccreditation

Required Skills:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with DoD a clearance
  • College degree (B.S., M.S.) in Information Assurance, Computer Science, Information Management Systems or a related discipline
  • Certifications: 8570.01-M, IAT Level II: CCNA Security, CSA+ GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP; (ISC)2's CISSP; ISACA CISA, GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED); and/or CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
  • Knowledge of National/DoD/Army Directive security policies including, but not limited to, DODI 8500.01, DODI 8510.01, NIST SP 800-30, NIST 800-37, NIST 800-53a, NIST SP 800-61, NIST 800-171, AR 25-2, and AR 380-5
  • Demonstrated experience with the Department of Defense (DOD) Risk Management Framework (RMF) Assess and Authorize (A&A) Process for development and sustainment projects
  • Experience with:
    • HP Fortify Software Security Center,
    • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)/Tenable Nessus Vulnerability Scanner
    • eMASS
    • Computer Network Defense (CND) processes, procedures, and tools
  • Familiarity and experience with Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems, WebGateways, and/or enterprise Antivirus software technologies
  • Ability to assist others in the use of information security provisioning and monitoring tools to support process improvement
  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong communication skills and work ethic; self-starter
  • Professional Experience: 10+ years related technical experience

Desired Skills:

  • Prior experience supporting the Reserve Component Automation Systems (RCAS).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with ISO 27000 information security management principles
  • Ability to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to the development of innovative IA principles and ideas
  • Experience working on unusually complicated problems and providing solutions that are highly creative and ingenious, exhibiting ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, PowerShell, etc.
  • Acts independently to expose and resolve problems

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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