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Cybersecurity Specialist

Req #: 204015
Location: Ashburn, VA US
Job Category: Information Technology
Security Clearance: Secret
Clearance Status: Must Be Current

Job Description

The Cybersecurity Specialist with both strong cybersecurity and network security delivery skills will need to have a deep technical understanding of Cybersecurity practices, delivering secure and reliable hardware and software solutions in short sprints. They will work as an integral part of a highly productive team of seasoned technical professionals who thrive on supporting our customer's mission and growth objectives– responsible for designing, developing, leading, and implementing secure application and infrastructure capabilities for a variety of legacy and modernized systems and applications. They will work in close collaboration with software developers/engineers, quality assurance engineers, stakeholders, and end users within Agile Engineering processes. They must have a working knowledge of enterprise class information assurance requirements and network securability and survivability. They will also be responsible for supporting development of a spectrum of engineering artifacts that adequately, but succinctly captures system security requirements, application and network security design, and network security architecture. This position is responsible for ensuring that all assigned work activities are performed in a timely, secure, compliant and cost-effective manner while maintaining the highest quality of performance.

Responsibilities:

Serves as a Cybersecurity Team member responsible for the Information Assurance and Security of application, database, and enterprise network services. Responsible for activities associated with delivery of Cybersecurity policy implementation and network solutions associated with customer-defined systems and software projects; basic responsibilities include:

  • Maintain Cybersecurity Program strategy
  • Apply information security in accordance with National/DoD/Army Directive security policy including, but not limited to, DODI 8500.01, DODI 8510.01, NIST SP 800-30, NIST 800-37, NIST 800-53a, NIST SP 800-61, NIST 800-171, AR 25-2, and AR 380-5
  • Assess entire system lifecycle requirements and network security impacts
  • Support creation of, and ensure approval for, Department of Defense (DOD) Risk Management Framework (RMF) Assess and Authorize (A&A) Process for development and sustainment projects
  • Support program and customer management, and government Authorizing Official (AO) for all information security status, policies, and procedures
  • Document DoD RMF Security Implementation Plan artifacts.  Coordinate and assist development team with application artifact documentation
  • Assist government personnel in preparing and presenting Enterprise Mission Assurance Support System (eMASS) packages to the Control Assessor (SCA)Assess and analyze US-CERT, ACERT, and current threat environment;
  • Enhance – Implement Cybersecurity vulnerability/A&A hardening testing
  • Optimize – Cybersecurity development environment certification
  • Architect & Engineer security – develop security goals, capabilities, controls, and architecture
  • Design & Implement security – vulnerability management, build security into development
  • Integrate & Test Security – test patches and settings, document A&A artifacts
  • Validate & Verify security – validate patch status and software control status
  • Implement security – apply patches and security settings, performance incident handling and remediation
  • Maintain security posture – audit security settings, track security training, monitor threats, track reaccreditation
  • Enable assurance for information security during all phases of agile software development and deployment
  • Continuously evaluate and recommend innovative proven best business practices and tools to enhance defense-in-depth
  • Identify, assess, and recommend zero-day cyber threat remediation
  • Address Cybersecurity issues to help maintain Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)
  • Assist engineers with implementing and maintaining Common Access Card (CAC) and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) functions into existing and future application development to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability to mission support
  • Perform information security vulnerability testing and mitigate any nonconformance
  • Create and manage Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M)
  • Implement and validate Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) requirements for all development and implementation projects
  • Understand and assist developers with static code analysis processes

Required Skills:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, with or eligible for a Government security clearance
  • College degree (B.S., M.S.) in Information Assurance, Computer Science, Information Management Systems or a related discipline
  • Certifications: 8570.01-M, IAT Level III: CISCO CCNP Security; (ISC)2's CISSP; ISACA CISA, GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED); and/or CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of National/DoD/Army Directive security policies including, but not limited to, DODI 8500.01, DODI 8510.01, NIST SP 800-30, NIST 800-37, NIST 800-53a, NIST SP 800-61, NIST 800-171, AR 25-2, and AR 380-5
  • Demonstrated knowledge of DOD RMF accreditation implementation
  • Demonstrated experience with HP Fortify Software Security Center
  • Demonstrated experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)/Tenable Nessus Vulnerability Scanner
  • Demonstrated familiarity and experience with Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems, WebGateways, and/or enterprise Antivirus software technologies
  • Demonstrated experience using eMASS
  • Experience with continuous integration tools and environments
  • Ability to identify and manage risk
  • Working knowledge of and ability to assist others in the use of information security provisioning and monitoring tools to support process improvement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills and desire to work within a team
  • Understanding of all elements of the DOD Cybersecurity policies and requirement
  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong communication skills and work ethic; self-starter
  • Professional Experience: 6+ years related technical experience

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with ISO 27000 information security management principles
  • Ability to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to the development of innovative IA principles and ideas
  • Experience working on unusually complicated problems and providing solutions that are highly creative and ingenious, exhibiting ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, VBScript, Ruby, etc.
  • Experience with Computer Network Defense (CND) processes, procedures, and tools
  • Acts independently to expose and resolve problems

Job Location

US-Ashburn-VA-VIRGINIA SUBURBAN


 

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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