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Cyber Security Engineer (ISSE)

Req #: 203487
Location: Albuquerque, NM US
Job Category: Information Technology
Security Clearance: TS/SCI
Clearance Status: Must Be Current

Job Description

CACI is looking for a Cyber Security Engineer that will be working on the security engineering team supporting engineering activities and the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) / Information Systems Security Operator (ISSO) in a rapid development environment to support the specification, development, and application of computer security technologies, cybersecurity, and information assurance management techniques to DoD and Intelligence Community systems. This position will take the lead in helping CACI demonstrate technical innovation while preserving defenses against Advanced Persistent Threats (APT).  Tasks focus on how to develop, improve, or build in regulatory and best practices for risk reduction across a broad range of enterprise wide applications, systems, networks, and their interfaces. The required support should possess credentials commensurate to and be capable of accomplishing a significant number of the IA/cybersecurity functions of a level II/III Information Assurance Workforce System Architect and Engineer (IASAE) as defined in DoD 8570.01-M.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains enterprise Cyber Security Engineering requirements
  • Applies Cyber Security Engineering and Network Security Engineering expertise to optimize the enterprise protection posture
  • Recommends and participates in activities that prevent repeated vulnerability assessment finding
  • Provides and participates in technical exchange meetings
  • Contributes to the deliverables for work breakdown structure (WBS) elements
  • Develop systems design, operation, interconnection, technical documentation, testing, and troubleshooting
  • Supporting Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities for DoD and Intelligence Systems in accordance with Risk Management Framework (RMF) and ICD-503 guidelines
  • Investigating and evaluating existing technologies and proposing approaches for implementing security architectures
  • Analyzing and implementing security controls
  • Translating security requirements into technical requirements and architectures needed to develop these technologies
  • Participate in kick-off meetings to register systems with security stakeholders
  • Performing vulnerability assessments to validate system compliance with DISA Security Technical Information Guidelines (STIGs)
  • Conducting vulnerability scans to detect vulnerabilities
  • Conducting security test events to achieve accreditation milestones
  • Working with program teams to identify, remediate, or justify security findings
  • Assess the security and/or vulnerability of deployed systems using tools and adversary Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs)
  • Ensuring enhancements to existing systems provide equal or improved security features and safeguards

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technical discipline and at least ten (10) years of applicable experience & professional certifications mandatory (Advanced degree and at least six (6) years of experience); applicable years of experience considered in lieu of degree

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

  • Experience in DoD and Intelligence Community assessment and authorization processes and procedures
  • Experience selecting and implementing security countermeasures
  • Experience conducting and assessing vulnerability scans and vulnerability remediation
  • Security policy definition and refinement
  • Technical documentation development
  • Achieving and maintaining DISA STIG and IAVA compliance
  • Experience with federal and national Cybersecurity policies, IA standard security principles, and industry best practices
  • Knowledge of Information Assurance and Information Operations technologies and development activities
  • Trusted operating systems and environments
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Excellent problem solving skills, judgment, and analytical capability, along with follow-up and monitoring skills
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) and presentation skills
  • Team player with a proactive attitude and the ability to be productive in a dynamic/collaborative environment
  • Strong interpersonal, organization, and teambuilding skills
  • Ability to assist with other traditional systems engineering tasks such as CONOPS, requirements, and systems level testing

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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