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CACI International Assessment and Authorization Systems Engineer (ISSE) in Fairfax, Virginia

Assessment and Authorization Systems Engineer (ISSE)

Job Category: Security

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None

What You’ll Get to Do:

CIT is seeking a highly motivated, self-directed professional to fill the role of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) Systems Engineer (ISSE) on our team in Chantilly, VA. This role will serve as the technical lead to guide multiple development and technical projects through the security Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process. The A&A Systems Engineer will support broad application A&A portfolio efforts, assisted by technical teams, to develop comprehensive accreditation packages. The A&A Systems Engineer will work with approving officials to gain approvals through submission, POA&M reconciliation, and security relevant changes. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills as well as high-level proficiency in leading Technical Exchange Meetings to define systems and system security boundaries.

Be part of a department with an expanding range of programs focusing on Cyber Operations, where you get to grow on and between programs with peers who are dedicated to advancing national security. Participate in fun team outings and team building events where you get to engage with your co-workers and expand your career network. We are a fun, engaging environment with a management team focused on growing your career and making you a part of our future. We offer bonus compensation plans that demonstrate you being appreciated for working on the program and being a part of our team. You'll get paid for cyber events and training, such as our Capture the Flag Events, Internal Research and Development opportunities as well as prepaid courses to nationally recognized certification courses to grow your career.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related or an additional 6 years of experience in lieu of degree

  • Active TS/SCI with required polygraph clearance

  • Experience preparing systems security plans, risk assessment reports, customer responsibility matrices, and security incident response standard operating procedures (SOPs)

  • Experience preparing security assessment criteria for development teams to comply with all A&A requirements

  • Experience briefing customers to guide Accreditation activities

  • Demonstrated ability to convey technical information to non-technical individuals via formal and informal briefings and Technical Exchange Meetings

  • A high level understanding of Cloud solutions such as Amazon, Microsoft, or Google

  • Experience developing and refining application development details into Critical Control matrices

  • Proficiency in ICD 503 compliance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with the XACTA 360 tool

  • Information Systems Security Engineer/Officer (ISSE/ISSO) experience

  • Knowledge of NIST 800 series security documentation

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 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: 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 an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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