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CACI International Information Security Systems Engineer (Up to 25% Profit Sharing Benefit!) in Aurora, Colorado

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BITS, a CACI Company, offers very rewarding and unique benefits, which equates to 50% of compensation on TOP of your base salary! The first part is a tax-qualified profit-sharing retirement plan, to which BITS annually contributes up to 25% of your base salary (not in excess of applicable IRS limits) to your retirement account. The second component consists of BITS' Individual Benefit Account (IBA), which is used for premiums, medical reimbursements, dependent care, education and Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. Both components of the BITS benefit package are paid for by BITS, in addition to your base salary and potential performance bonuses. We believe in a healthy home/work balance and both of our locations offer a wide variety of activities to balance with your work life. Learn more at The commitment of our employees to "Engineering Results" is the catalyst that has propelled BITS to becoming a leader in software development, R&D, sensor development and signal processing. Our engineering teams are highly adept at solving complex problems with the application of leading-edge technology solutions, empowering decision-makers to make better mission-critical decisions.

We are looking to expand our talented team in the Aurora, Colorado area, specifically for a Information Security Systems Engineer on our FADE program.

What You’ll Get to Do:

The Information Security Systems Engineer (ISSE) provides subject matter expertise and analysis to clients and customers alike. The role of the ISSE is to bridge the gap between high level security policies/procedures and technical/operational implementation of those requirements. In addition, you will:

  • Work collaboratively to analyze problems and identify solutions.

  • Be responsible to conduct assessments of existing IT architecture for compliance with security requirements from applicable security frameworks (such as NIST, DCID, NISPOM, RMF, etc.).

  • Create documentation to support information system assessment and authorization packages.

  • Provide continuous monitoring support for information systems.

  • Develop IT architecture deliverables, specific to information security countermeasure implementations, for operational systems and systems under development.

  • Develop IT security policies, standards, and guidance.

  • Become an expert in information technology, technical writing, and project management.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Typically has a University Degree (BA/BS) or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years of related work experience.

  • Experience in Designs, develops, implements and/or integrates IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing, and enclave environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements.

  • Builds IA into systems deployed to operational environments. Assists architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of Agency security policy and enterprise solutions

  • Supports the building of security architectures. Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures. Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle.

  • Successfully balance security requirements with operational needs

  • Expert knowledge of federal security requirements and mandates (e.g., RMF, Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), National Standards of Information Technology (NIST)

  • In depth experience with Department of Defense (DoD) information technology with first hand experience involving Defense Security Service (DSS) NISPOM/RMF process

  • Experience working on DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) across multiple operating systems and applications

  • Apply system security engineering expertise to various client programs/processes (e.g., system security design process, engineering life cycle, information domain and cross domain solutions, identification / authentication / authorization of commercial off-the-shelf and government off-the-shelf software employment, system integration, risk management, intrusion detection, contingency planning, incident handling, configuration control, change management, auditing, certification and accreditation process, principles of IA (confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, and access control, security testing)

  • Working knowledge of automated security testing tools (i.e. ACAS, Retina, GAUNTLT, ZAP, SCAP, etc.)

  • DoD 8570.01-m IAT Level 2 certification

  • Current ACITVE Top Secret/SCI Clearance with current SSBI

  • Experience with NIST, DISA STIGS, Navy FMF, eMASS (workflow for DoD RMF).

  • Familiarity with CANES, SIPRNet, DCGS-N afloat networks.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • DoD 8500-series and 8510.01 IA policy directives, approaches to cyber security, knowledge of security procedures, IATO and ATO requirements

  • Familiarity with cloud based deployments (AWS knowledge preferred)

  • Working knowledge of Agile software development lifecycle and DevOps mentality

    What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post & Denver 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.