CACI International Information Assurance Engineer in Reston, Virginia

Job Description

As the Information Assurance Engineer plans, coordinates, and implements security measures for information systems to regulate access to computer data files and prevent unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure of information.

Responsibilities include:

  • Document and keep current all information security rules and policies.

  • Advise and consult on all CIO project-related information security issues, control gates, and the security review processes in place within the Sponsors.

  • Evaluate emerging and available INFOSEC technologies to enable Sponsor’s systems and users to securely share information with customers and the IC.

  • Perform penetration testing and evaluation of network/server configurations to identify potential vulnerabilities.

  • Perform risk analysis of tested and evaluated networks and systems.

  • Integrate security processes and architectures to address CIO, Sponsor, and IC information security issues and concerns.

Tasks include:

  • Develop plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs.

  • Confer with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and programming changes.

  • Monitor current reports of computer viruses to determine when to update virus protection systems.

  • Modify computer security files to incorporate new software, correct errors, or change individual access status.

  • Monitor use of data files and regulate access to safeguard information in computer files.

  • Perform risk assessments and execute tests of data processing system to ensure functioning of data processing activities and security measures.

  • Encrypt data transmissions and erect firewalls to conceal confidential information as it is being transmitted and to keep out tainted digital transfers.

  • Document computer security and emergency measures policies, procedures, and tests.

  • Review violations of computer security procedures and discuss procedures with violators to ensure violations are not repeated.

  • Model competing architectures and prototype discrete information security technologies to ensure that applications programs are constructed with the highest security possible in accordance with Sponsor’s directives.

  • Perform risk analysis of competing models.

  • Prepare information security policy recommendations for presentation to the Sponsor’s security boards.

  • Evaluate emerging INFOSEC requirements and technologies to assist CIO in identifying a long-term investment strategy.

  • Provide INFOSEC engineering support to CIO projects to include the evaluation of proposed analytic tools.

  • Identify viable INFOSEC architectures and designs.

  • Analyze and define security requirements for Multilevel Security (MLS) issues.

  • Design, develop, engineer, and implement solutions to MLS requirements.

  • Gather and organize technical information about an organization’s mission goals and needs, existing security products, and on-going programs in the MLS arena.

  • Perform risk analyses, which also includes risk assessment.

  • Produce and execute IT service continuity plan including technical service recovery plans.

  • Train users and promote security awareness to ensure system security and to improve server and network efficiency.

  • Coordinate implementation of computer system plan with establishment personnel and outside vendors.

  • Maintain permanent fleet cryptologic and carry-on direct support systems required in special land, sea surface, and subsurface operations.

  • Perform risk assessments and execute tests of data processing system to ensure functioning of data processing activities and security measures.

  • Develop and document integrated security architecture to enable or enhance the CIO and Sponsor’s platforms via Security documentation.

  • Collaborate with other organization on the establishment and management of Physical Security.

  • Provide technical guidance to projects regarding the A&A process.

  • Facilitate Joint Test Teams (JTT) for AWS services as required.

  • Provide technical resources with security best practices documented via policies and standards.

  • Communicate with staff or clients to understand specific system requirements.

  • Communicate project information through presentations, technical reports, or white papers.

  • Define technical guidance or support for the development or troubleshooting of systems.

  • Provide guidelines for implementing secure systems to customers or installation teams.

  • Define the problem, and develop system requirements and program specifications, from which programmers prepare detailed designs, programs, and tests.

  • Coordinate with programmers to ensure proper implementation of program according to system specifications.

  • Develop requirements for information systems from a project’s inception to conclusion.

  • Develop required specifications for simple to complex systems.

  • Provide audit and security

You will have the following: ;

  • Proficient in ICD 503

  • Prepare System Security Plans, Security Assessment Reports, Risk Assessment Reports, Customer Responsibility Matrices, and security incident response SOPs

  • Prepare security assessment criteria

  • Participate in security testing and assessments

  • Prepare and present briefing material

You will have the following certifications:

AWS Solutions Architect, CISSP, CISA

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 Associate 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

You may have the following:

  • Amazon Web Services experience

  • Previous usage of Xacta

  • ISSO knowledge/experience

Core hours:

9am to 3pm

Work location:

Herndon, VA

Job Location


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.