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CACI International Cybersecurity Engineer II in Fort Meade, Maryland

Cybersecurity Engineer II

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US

CACI has an exciting opportunity to join a newly created team in support of USCYBERCOM in the Ft. Meade, MD area! CACI is currently looking for Cybersecurity Engineers to support the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) Joint Operations Center (JOC). This program provides mission-critical support to Cyberspace operations, deconfliction, and planning activities through collaboration with existing federal cyber centers, create synergies that do not currently exist, centralize command and control of cyberspace operations, and synchronize warfighting effects to defend the information security environment. Our team will assist USCYBERCOM with improving the DoD’s capabilities for its Information Networks (“the DODIN”) and ensuring resilient, reliable information and communication networks, providing support to Combatant Commanders across the globe, strengthening the nation’s ability to withstand and counter cyberspace threats, ensuring access to cyberspace, and responding to cyber-attacks. Some of these positions require shift work to support 24x7x365 operations.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Possesses an in-depth understanding and the ability to apply intermediate concepts of cyber engineering and cybersecurity

  • Maintains in-depth knowledge and understanding of the DOD cybersecurity policies and the Risk Management Framework

  • With no guidance, conducts cybersecurity engineering research and analysis, provides recommendations for the implementation of security mechanisms, and provides educational briefings on the recommended cybersecurity mechanism

  • Contributes substantive content to the development of cybersecurity documentation, concept papers, and test plans required by Command policies and the Risk Management Framework

  • Maintains comprehensive knowledge and understanding of DOD and/or Intelligence Community (IC) engineering efforts, across multiple engineering disciplines

  • With no guidance, evaluates functional operation and performance in light of test results and makes recommendations regarding C&A

More About the Role:

  • Ensure the rigorous application of cybersecurity policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all Information Technology (IT) and cybersecurity services

  • Develop and design security solutions to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information throughout the enterprise

  • Identify, plan, and document improvements to security controls currently in place

  • Develop and document recommendations and courses of action (COAs) to solve complex cybersecurity problems

  • Develop and interpret cybersecurity requirements as part of the IT acquisition development process and assists in the formulation of cybersecurity/IT budgets

  • Plan and schedule the installation of new or modified security hardware, operating systems, and software applications

  • Ensure the assessment and implementation of identified computer and network environment fixes such as system patches and fixes associated with specific technical vulnerabilities as part of the Cybersecurity Vulnerability Management program

  • Guide the implementation of appropriate operational structures and processes to ensure an effective cybersecurity program, including boundary defense, incident detection, and response

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience with cybersecurity or information assurance

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or business discipline from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline

  • Minimum DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAM Level II Certification

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Ability to develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

  • Enjoy working in a multifunctional technical environment, sharing and collaborating with team members.

  • Must be customer and detail oriented and possess good decision-making ability.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Critical Thinking & strong writing skills

  • Experience executing Operational procedures and maintaining documents

  • Operationally curious and ability to pursue situational understanding

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.

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.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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