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CACI International Cyber Security - Information Assurance Technician (IAT II) in Fort Bliss, Texas

Cyber Security - Information Assurance Technician (IAT II)

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US

ACI is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer to join our team in Fort Bliss, TX The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring IT system compliance with all applicable laws, DoD policies, and standards. Perform system scans, analyze results, and write necessary reports and plans. Provide Network Environment (NE) and Computing Environment (CE) support, including implementing all applicable IA vulnerability alerts (IAVA), IA vulnerability bulletins (IAVB), and technical advisories (TA). Develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), System Security Plans (SSP), Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms), and other related documents to satisfy Assessment and Authorization (A&A) requirements per NIST 800-53, FISMA, Risk Management Framework (RMF) and other government guidelines, as required to achieve and maintain an ATO (Authority to Operate).

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Apply instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform IA tasks within CE and NE.

  • Provide end-user support for all CE operating systems, peripherals, and applications.

  • Support, monitor, test, and troubleshoot hardware and software IA problems about their CE.

  • Apply appropriate CE and NE access controls.

  • Implement applicable patches including IA vulnerability alerts (IAVA), IA vulnerability bulletins (IAVB), and technical advisories (TA) for the CE operating system(s).

  • Install, test, maintain, and upgrade network operating systems software and hardware to comply with IA requirements.

  • Support Security Test and Evaluations (Part of A&A Process).

More About the Role:

  • Implement and apply technologies, processes, and practices designed to protect networks, devices, programs, and data from malicious attack, damage, or unauthorized access.

  • Maintain computer systems, networks, and other related device, including implementing all applicable IA vulnerability alerts (IAVA), IA vulnerability bulletins (IAVB), and technical advisories (TA).

  • Investigate IT-related security incidents to determine the extent of compromise to national security information and automated information systems. May provide intrusion support to high technology investigations in the form of network assessments.

  • Researches and maintains proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding and network and device security and encryption. Performs duties in support of in-house and external customers.

  • Configures and validates secure systems, and tests security products/systems to detect computer and information security weaknesses.

  • Generates security architecture documentation.

  • Provides critical written and verbal analyses of previously generated security architecture documentation and vulnerability and risk assessments.

  • Develop and implement documentation to satisfy NIST 800-53, FISMA, and Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements. Designs and implements Plans of Action and Milestones (POAM) to remediate findings from vulnerability and risk assessments. Provides information assurance for digital information, ensuring its confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Responsibilities include monitoring and testing of IT systems for vulnerabilities and indications of compromise, incident response and remediation, and compliance with applicable government and other external standards.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • An active DoD TS/SCI Clearance.

  • Be able to obtain a Poly.

  • Must have at least 5 years of interpreting and implementing DoD directives, instructions, and policies that provide direction and guidance and applying them to CE and NE.

  • Knowledge of the Assessment & Authorization (A&A), and NIST RMF processes.

  • Experience installing, maintaining, administering, and troubleshooting computer systems and networks.

  • Experience with network security architecture to include, but not limited to firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), content filtering devices, encryption devices, and DoD Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).

  • Qualified at the IAT Level II for the DoD Information Assurance Workforce, must possess one of the following certifications: CCNA-Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+, or SSCP.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • An active DoD TS/SCI with Poly Clearance.

  • Familiar with scanning tools (e.g. NESSUS, ACAS, etc.). Familiar with Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS).

  • Technical Writing experience (creating/updating IA policy & procedure documentation).

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong presentation abilities.

  • Must be able to work well on independent engagements as well as within a team setting; Strong client presence and interaction abilities.

  • Excellent understanding of common computing platforms, including Windows Server, RedHat Linux Server, and vendor-specific appliance support.

  • Some understanding of military hierarchy.

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.

This position is contingent on funding and may not be filled immediately. However, this position is representative of positions within CACI that are consistently available. Individuals who apply may also be considered for other positions at CACI.

What You Can Expect:

A culture of integrity.

At CACI, we place character and innovation at the center of everything we do. As a valued team member, you’ll be part of a high-performing group dedicated to our customer’s missions and driven by a higher purpose – to ensure the safety of our nation.

An environment of trust.

CACI takes pride in fostering a diverse and accessible culture where every individual feels supported to chart their own path. You’ll have the autonomy to take the time you need through a unique flexible time off benefit and have access to robust learning resources to make your ambitions a reality.

A focus on continuous growth.

Together, we will advance our nation's most critical missions, build on our lengthy track record of business success, and find opportunities to break new ground — in your career and in our legacy.

Your potential is limitless. So is ours.

Learn more about CACI here. (

Pay Range : There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here ( .

The proposed salary range for this position is:

$65,000 - $136,500

CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.