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Information Assurance Specialist (Senior) Must be Clearable

Job Description

Invent Your Future with CACI!

CACI Inc. delivers industry leading Signals Intelligence exploitation and Electronic Warfare (SIGINT/EW) products that enable our nation’s tactical warfighters to effectively utilize distributed grids of networked sensors, assets, and platforms to perform a variety of critical national security driven missions.

We are looking for talented, passionate Engineers, Scientists, and Developers who are excited about using state of the art technologies to build user-centric products with a profound impact to the US defense and intelligence community. 

We are seeking to grow our highly capable engineering teams to build the best products in the world.  The successful candidate is an individual who is never satisfied with continuing with the status quo just because “it’s the way things have always been done”.

**Offices for this location are in Austin, TX.  For those outside of the Austin area, relocation assistance may be considered on a case by case basis.

Did you know? Our CACI San Antonio office was just named a Top Workplace by the San Antonio Express? Now You Know!

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Information Assurance (IA) professional with experience fulfilling customer requirements for system security posture assessment, certification process execution and continuous monitoring. 

  • The successful candidate will participate in system development activities as an advisor on IA related matters, work closely with management staff working project execution activities while balancing a dynamic workload across the IA Certification Team.

More About This Role:

  • Provide full Assessment & Authorization support and technical security guidance in all phases of the system accreditation process and/or Risk Management Framework
  • Develop and maintain A&A packages for information systems based on the customers’ policy and guidance
  • Facilitate development, maintenance, and provide security review of information security plans for computers, networks and information systems
  • Research and identify security vulnerabilities and provide guidance to mitigate risks to information systems undergoing the A&A process
  • Assess security system needs and provide corrective actions into a coherent security strategy
  • Review and analyze systems architecture diagrams and networks
  • Perform Information Assurance testing by conducting monthly/quarterly/annual reviews
  • Conduct Technical Exchange Meetings to facilitate information security solutions
  • Convey knowledge and security focused comprehensive solutions to technically complex systems and challenges
  • Provide inputs to development efforts to prepare for trends in IA requirements evolution and enforcement
  • Work with company facilities IA Staff to maintain hosted customer systems and dovetail their IA monitoring with company systems
  • Provide estimated levels of effort and schedules for IA Product Certification activities in proposal and project planning phases

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technology and/or information systems related discipline desired (will consider experience in lieu of degree) and 7 or more years of experience
  • US citizenship is required along with the ability to secure and retain a TS/SCI security clearance
  • 3+ years recent experience generating and implementing System Security Accreditation ICD 503 packages for DoD and/or IC Customers
  • 3+ years recent experience establishing security processes, practices and principles for SCI communication network connected systems
  • 3+ years recent experience with NIST SP 800-53, CNSSI 1253, and FISMA requirements
  • RMF Working knowledge
  • Self-motivated and self-directed

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications for technical and security related topics

  • Experience with Xacta IA Manager and eMASS

  • Experience in the accreditation of Cross Domain Solutions

  • Use of network security vulnerability assessment tools including ACAS - NESSUS, SCAP, HBSS and ONI SECSCN and WASSP

  • Knowledge of DoD/IC Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) and Configuration Management processes


  • 8570.01 Compliant:  Security+ or equivalent

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post and the Austin American Statesman.
  • 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.


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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.

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