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CACI International Test Engineer in Chantilly, Virginia

Job Description

CACI is looking for talented and motivated Test Engineers in anticipation of a contract award supporting the Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation (CDM) DEFEND Group F program.

The CDM program is a dynamic approach to fortifying the cybersecurity of government networks and systems. CDM provides federal departments and agencies with capabilities and tools that identify cybersecurity risks on an ongoing basis, prioritize these risks based upon potential impacts, and enable cybersecurity personnel to mitigate the most significant problems first. CACI supports the CDM Program by procuring, installing, and operating a variety of cyber security capabilities for eleven federal agencies in both classified and unclassified IT operational environments.

What You’ll Get to Do:

The Test Engineer will develop and maintain Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMPs) consisting of Test Cases and Detailed Test Steps and will also assist in the execution of Developmental, Operational, and Security test and evaluation according to Systems Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) requirements.

More About the Role:

  • Prepare and update Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMPs)

  • Provide Test Activity Reports (TARs) detailing the results of testing activities

  • Provide support to an independent organization conducting Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) testing of the infrastructure and develop Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) to address critical findings

  • Perform test and evaluation of infrastructure components

  • Responsible for determining optimal approach to testing complex products or solutions to assure compliance with applicable specifications

  • Combines customer contractual needs and requirements into system test solutions that acknowledges technical, schedule and cost constraints

  • Develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for completing systems

  • Coordinates integrated testing activities

  • Reviews and evaluates test requirements to ensure completeness of test program, maintain Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM)

  • Performs technical analysis of complete systems and prepares comprehensive system level evaluations

  • Support Service Test and Implementation, ensuring the thorough and appropriate development and execution of test cases for Solution Definition Review (SDR), Solution Readiness Review (SRR), and Product Readiness Review (PRR) SELC phase gates

  • Established and productive individual contributor

  • Works independently with general supervision

  • May influence others technical staff through explanation of facts, policies and practices

  • Wherever possible, assist technical staff in testing and test lab Change Management and Configuration Management procedures

  • Wherever possible, assist technical staff in maintaining “forward schedule of changes” calendar for all testing events

  • Facilitate continuous Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) throughout all phase of Developmental and Operation Test

  • May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees

  • Interface directly with a variety of stakeholders at all levels of experience and seniority.

  • Supports Testing, Test Reports and Test Cases for Change Requests

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship Required

  • Must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and be clearable to a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) EOD suitability. Active clearance preferred.

  • Typically has a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years of related work experience

  • Requires understanding of networks, systems or cybersecurity applications

  • Requires understanding for the application and how it works in the CDM environment (and on Agency networks), how it works as a tool, and develop test cases based on that understanding

  • Understanding of formal test procedures, methodologies, and testing applications, documentation, and equipment

  • Understanding of Change/Configuration Management policies and procedures

  • Understanding of Developmental, Operational, and Security Test and Evaluation procedures

  • Understanding with Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP), Test Plan, Test Case development and Requirements Traceability Matrix, Test Analysis Report

  • Understanding and application of algorithms to test solutions

  • Understanding of industry security frameworks and cybersecurity threats/vulnerabilities

  • Understanding of common development technologies (J2EE/.NET, JavaScript, HTML, XML/XSL, JSON, Web Services [SOAP, REST], Maven/Ant …etc.)

  • Knowledge of network infrastructure and networking technology; including HTTP, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Proxies, Load balancing, VPN, Linux/Unix, Windows, MAC addressing, Firewalls, routers, bridges, gateways, switches, network design, wireless networks, IP communications, data encryption, Active Directory and LDAP servers

  • 1+ years of experience working with and configuring monitoring cybersecurity tools like McAfee, Tenable and Forescout etc.

  • 1+ years of experience working with Splunk and writing queries to search data associated with different events

  • Familiar with using tools like WinSCP, Putty etc.

  • 5+ years of experience with SQL and relational database design.

  • Requires technical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Atlassian JIRA, Zephyr is very helpful

  • Working with VM & Cloud environments (e.g., AWS, Azure, ESXi) as well as standard physical servers

  • Experience working in an IT engineering lab installing and maintaining the operability of commercial off-the-shelf computer and IT equipment and supporting software

  • Certifications in CSTE, ISO, CMMi are a big plus

  • Strong understanding of Developmental, Operational, and Security Test and Evaluation procedures

  • Relevant DHS or .gov Cyber Security focused experience

CDMFWhat 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.