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CACI International Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) - Mid in Washington, District Of Columbia

Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) - Mid

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

What You’ll Get to Do:

The Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) MID shall provide support to the designated Information System Security Manager (ISSM) to ensure customer systems maintain their Authority to Operate (ATO) with a security posture in accordance with DHS 4300A and NIST SP guidance. This support shall include providing IT security assessment and IT security audit functions to ensure FISMA compliance; developing and maintaining documentation to support Certification & Accreditation (C&A) as required by the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA); ensuring all C&A and system security documentation is kept up to date; and ensuring systems meet all security requirements mandated by DHS 4300A and DHS Management Directives.

More About the Role:

  • Follow the Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) Guide, V10, when developing, updating, or reviewing required security artifacts in the Xacta Information Assurance Manager (or CSAM - may be moving to CSAM before the end of FY21).

  • Ensure proper access controls are implemented for both system access and physical access to data processing facilities

  • Create, update and assess compliance with system Authority to Operate (ATO) packages.

  • Provide information security expertise to system development teams throughout the System Engineering Lifecycle process.

  • Ensure Plan of Action & Milestone (POA&M) reports are maintained and that security vulnerabilities are tracked and remediated.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain DoD Security Clearance

  • Ability to obtain Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Entry On Duty (EOD) - Active EOD preferred

  • BA/BS + 6 years of applicable experience or 12 years without degree

  • At least two years of experience working with FISMA

  • Demonstrated expertise in SELC, Information Security processes, audits, tools, implementation, FISMA, NIST, IT security

  • Knowledge of information security best practices, Enterprise Architecture

  • Experience with Xacta IA (CSAM) manager strongly preferred

  • Moving to CSAM before end of FY2021

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Able to communicate clearly and professionally with senior customers to field and troubleshooting questions and issues

  • Cloud network or architecture experience (e.g., Nutanix, AWS, Azure, Google, etc.)

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • CISSP certification

  • CAP – Certified Authorization Professional

  • Previous DHS or DoD experience

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 directed by Executive Order 14042, all current and newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 and provide proof of vaccination, except where they are legally entitled to an exemption/accommodation.