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CACI International Security Operations Engineer in Reston, Virginia

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What You’ll Get to Do:

As a SecOps Engineer, you will serve as a contract systems and business analyst supporting organization-wide cyber assessments. You will also, deliver technical and programmatic solutions to support activities of the group, to assess and report risks and vulnerabilities of organizational systems, in order to provide senior decision makers with actionable data to make strategic investment decisions.

This role includes the following duties:

  • Support efforts requiring AWS IAM policy creation and execution on multiple network domains

  • Provide support in delivering tools, techniques, and guidance in order to increase quality assessment written and technical products

  • Assist in researching, evaluating, and developing relevant information security policies and guidance

  • Brief management, as needed on the status of action items and/ or results of these activities

  • Assist with the implementation, modification, and improvement of the Sponsor’s Risk Management Framework (RMF) workflow and its component parts, specifically with continuous monitoring tools used by the program

  • Assist in providing guidance on the population of required security documentation for both internal Sponsor documentation, as well as RMF reciprocity documentation, including Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM), Systems Security Plan (SSP), Concept of Operations (CONOPS), SSP Questionnaire, Continuous Monitoring Plan, and Functional Testing Plans

  • Assist with the development of documentation templates for use by the sponsor population

  • Perform data analysis on assessment findings to determine trends, and develop reports on those trends in an effort to increase security awareness within the Sponsor organization

  • Develop, improve, or build in regulatory and best practices for risk reduction across a range of enterprise-wide applications, systems, networks, and the corresponding interfaces

  • Short-term, hands-on technical assistance for information security or project staffs to aid in securely configuring systems or troubleshooting security issues

  • Research, design, and help build proof of concept to address emergent needs or vulnerabilities in applications, systems, or networks

  • Provide technical support to existing security applications and utilities to develop improvements in configurations, added capabilities, or evolutionary replacement

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

Experience or proven knowledge in:

  • AWS

  • NESSUS for vulnerability management

  • Ability to query and perform analysis in Splunk

  • Experience with Continuous Monitoring

  • IAA requirements and A&A

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • AWS Certification (Architect, Developer, or SysOps) or ability to obtain within 6 months

  • Experience with security scan validation

  • Experience with OS Administration

  • Experience with Neo4j/Cypher

  • Experience with Auditd (System Auditing)

  • Experience with Agile development and security experience


Candidate must have one of the following:

  • 10 Years of job related experience and High School/GED diploma

  • 8 Years of job related experience and Associate degree

  • 4-7 Years of job related experience and Bachelor’s degree

  • 3 Years of job related experience and Master’s degree

  • 2 Years of job related experience and Doctorate

Work Hours: Core Hours 9:30a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Location: Herndon, VA

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.