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CACI International Cybersecurity Engineer (Sign-on and Relocation Bonus Available) in Shaw AFB, South Carolina

Cybersecurity Engineer (Sign-on and Relocation Bonus Available)

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 50%

Type of Travel: Local

What You’ll Get to Do:

CACI has an exciting and immediate opportunity for a Cybersecurity Engineer to support the USAF Network Operations Security Center (NOSC). This position works at the customer on-site Tier 3 support location at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina.

Shaw AFB is conveniently located. A 2-hour drive to the north gets you to Charlotte, NC, to the east is Myrtle Beach, and Charleston, SC is to the south. You’ll have access to big city excitement, a quiet beach walk or small town Southern hospitality, whatever you prefer.

If you want to use your advanced IT skills to support national security then this is the job for you. You’ll get to use leading edge technology as you sustain and defend the networks our Air Force warfighters use in the CENTCOM theater. From a career perspective, this program provides opportunity for upward and lateral mobility, by moving up to positions of increased responsibility or moving laterally across work centers to apply your expertise in other disciplines.

More About the Role:

In this role you will:

  • Install, configure, maintain, and manage the USAFCENT/USCENTCOM security devices to include but is not limited to IDS/IPS, ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager, ACAS and associated Virtual Private Network (VPN) equipment/configurations.

  • Assist in development and documentation of sensor process and checklists.

  • Support USCENTCOM operations by providing the capability to “omit” or filter sensor traffic and alerts.

  • Provide technical advice and assistance to resolve network issues and perform actions necessary to ensure IDS/IPS sensors collect and report network activity. Diagnose and resolve end user problems. Ensure end users adhere to proper security policies and procedures.

  • Build tactical and strategic network profiles of specific systems and complete network architecture.

  • Develop system concept of operations and engineering plans to execute security requirements for new and existing systems with a focus on incident response policies and procedures.

  • Develop reports and trend analysis documentation on bandwidth, network architecture, as well as network security incidents.

  • Maintain current knowledge on new vulnerabilities and exploits. Develop methods to detect and prevent intrusive activities. Assist in developing countermeasures to isolate, contain, and prevent intrusive actives and secure.

  • Conduct troubleshooting and fault isolation to ensure network connectivity to the sensor equipment. Establish VPNs between AF and USCENTCOM sites for protected communications.

  • Analyze computer network server logs (DNS, proxy, e-mail, domain controller, file server, Active Directory).

  • Conduct network security monitoring and intrusion detection analysis using the USAFCENT/USCENTCOM selected security tools, including but not limited to, IDS/IPS, firewalls, proxy, router, ESM, Logger, Fidelis, HBSS and ArcSight logs.

  • Review STIG compliance quarterly for changes.

  • Provide on-call support via cell phone after hours, on weekends and holidays.

  • Deploy/travel to OCONUS locations in the USCENTCOM AOR to support sustainment operations, projects, and training as required (up to 25%).

  • Travel to CONUS locations as required.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain an Interim Secret clearance prior to start date.

  • Associates in related field and 3 or more years’ experience; OR 5 or more years’ of relevant experience.

  • Firewall experience

  • Must possess/obtain DoD 8570 CSSP-A Baseline Certification (CEH or equivalent) prior to start.

  • Completion of additional Professional Certifications within 4 months of your start date to remain on the program. CACI will cover the cost of these certifications.

  • MCSA or current equivalent

  • Network+ CE or equivalent

  • Firewall (Linux+)

  • ITIL Foundation

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience working in DoD, Air Force, and local base environments

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.

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