CACI International Tester and Documentation Specialist in Sterling, Virginia

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

CACI is hiring a Tester and Documentation Specialist to join our team! This role is in support of the DHS CDM Program. Our mission is to safeguard and secure cyberspace in an environment where the threat of cyber-attack is continuously growing and evolving. The CDM Program defends the United States Federal Information Technology networks from cybersecurity threats by providing continuous monitoring sensors (tools), diagnosis, mitigation tools, and associated services to strengthen the security posture of Government networks.

More About the Role:

  • In this role, you'll prepare and update Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) as part of the Technology Management Plan

  • Provide test plans and test result system integration and activities

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

  • Perform test and evaluation of infrastructure components

Additionally, the Testing and IV&V Support Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Modify, update, and/or develop DHS Component Draft and Final Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMP’s)

  • Influence and/or educate non-testing personnel regarding testing policies, practices and procedures

  • Establish and maintain consistency between CDM Program TEMP and DHS Component Draft and Final TEMP’s

  • Integrate directly with DHS Agency Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) staff including Government employees and potentially other contractors

  • If required, maintain adherence to Joint Operating Agreements (JOA) with other contractor IV&V staff

  • Support Request for Service (RFS) Test for SDR, SRR, and PRR SELC phase gates

  • Assist Test Lab Manager in disseminating proper Network Maintenance Alerts (NMA) for all test events

  • Wherever possible, assist Test Lab Manager in maintaining continuous test lab availability throughout all phases of Developmental and Operational Test and Evaluation DT&E/OT&E

  • Wherever possible, assist Test Lab Manager in maintaining continuous Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) throughout all phase of Developmental and Operation test & evaluation

  • Communicates with parties within and outside of own job function, which may include external customers or vendors depending upon the job function.

  • Interface directly with other CACI and DHS technical and programmatic staff to facilitate testing

  • Interface directly with Security Authorization Support Manager, Test Lab Manager, and CDM advocates to de-conflict scheduled testing and Risk Management Framework (RMF) activities.

  • Wherever possible, assist Test Lab Manager in maintaining test environment

  • Wherever possible, assist Test Lab Manager in availability and hygiene of testing enclaves

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Expert level understanding of Developmental, Operational, and Security Test and Evaluation procedures.

  • Ability to understand Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) development, as well as test case & test step development

  • In-Depth understanding of Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP), Test Case, and Detailed Test Step development

  • Strong Understanding of Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and ideally the DHS Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) as it relates to Developmental, Operational, and Security Test and Evaluation.

  • Strong understanding of Developmental, Operational, Security, Agile, and Regression Testing and Evaluation procedures.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Testing certifications preferable (but not required), e.g.:

  • ASTQB Certified Mobile Tester

  • ISTQB Agile Tester Extension

  • ISTQB Advanced Level Software Testing Certification

  • CP-BAT Certified Professional – Basic Agile Testing

  • CP-AAT Certified Professional – Automation Agile Testing

  • CP-MAT Certified Professional – Master Agile Testing

  • Relevant DHS or .gov Cyber Security focused experience

  • Technical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

  • University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 3 years of related work experience.

Ability to obtain Security Clearance

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.

Job Location


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.