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CACI International Information Systems Security Engineer in Reston, Virginia

Job Description

As an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE), your primary function is to ensure that the client’s new cloud development environment meets all security requirements and specifications according to their Risk Management Framework (RMF).

Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Coordinating Assess and Authorize (A&A), Configuration Management (CM), and Release Management requirements for the client's systems in accordance with RMF

  • Performing and reviewing technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established information assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommending mitigation strategies

  • Reviewing software assessment reports, including code and application scans, and fixing any vulnerabilities that may be present and properly addressing as to not pose a threat to the network

  • Validating and verifying system security requirements definitions and analyzing and establishing system security designs

  • Providing expert level consultation and technical services on all aspects of Information Security

  • Applying leading-edge principles, theories, and concepts to the development, maintenance, and implementation of information security standards, procedures, and guidelines

  • Ensuring and approving Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) are in place for vulnerabilities that cannot be remedied at the time of the finding

  • Responsible for providing high level technical leadership focused on complex information security architecture

  • Performing security research, analysis, and design for the client computing systems and infrastructure

  • Responsible for the prevention, detection, investigation and response with respect to security threats and attacks

  • Facilitating and managing security vulnerability assessments and penetration tests

  • Planning and overseeing configuration changes for major security infrastructure platforms

  • Determining the extent a system change may affect the security posture of either the information system or the computing environment and ensuring the implementation of such change are documented

  • Developing, implementing, and documenting formal security programs and policies throughout the program, and monitoring compliance to these policies and programs

  • Leading the technical aspects of internal security audits

  • Conducting trade-off analyses of products for clients to determine optimal information security solutions

You will have experience with the following:

  • Current TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance

  • Experience working with IT customers within the Intelligence Community

  • Experience working with the Xacta tool

  • Expertise in the areas of vulnerability and risk management

  • Working knowledge of IT security assessment and network vulnerability tools

  • Experience with large scale enterprise IT contracts

  • A minimum of 10 years of practical experience transitioning to and operating within RMF applications

Candidate must have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent, and one of the following experiences in information assurance:

  • 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

Core hours:

9:30am to 2:30pm

Work location:

McLean, VA

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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.