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Security Operations Engineer

Job Description

What You Will Get to Do:

The SecOps Engineer will serve as a contract systems and business analyst supporting organization-wide cyber assessments.  This position will deliver technical and programmatic solutions to support activities of the group to assess and report risks and vulnerabilities of organizational systems in order to provide senior decision makers with actionable data to make strategic investment decisions.

This role includes the following duties:

  • Analyze data and metadata from various systems (to include Xacta, Splunk and internal systems) to determine how various systems interact; identify missing, inaccurate or duplicate data; find efficiencies; and answer user questions.  Use this data to generate reports, dashboards, briefings, etc.
  • Assist in researching, evaluating, and developing relevant information security policies and guidance
  • Brief management, as needed on the status of action items and/ or results of these activities 
  • Assist with the implementation, modification, and improvement of the Sponsor’s Risk Management Framework (RMF) workflow and its component parts, specifically with continuous monitoring tools used by the program
  • Assist in providing guidance on the population of required security documentation for both internal Sponsor documentation, as well as RMF reciprocity documentation, including Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM), Systems Security Plan (SSP), Concept of Operations (CONOPS), SSP Questionnaire, Continuous Monitoring Plan, and Functional Testing Plans
  • Create and maintain team documentation to include User Guides, wikis, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Assist with the development of documentation templates for use by the sponsor population
  • Perform data analysis on assessment findings to determine trends, and develop reports on those trends in an effort to increase security awareness within the Sponsor organization
  • Develop, improve, or build in regulatory and best practices for risk reduction across a range of enterprise-wide applications, systems, networks, and the corresponding interfaces
  • Short-term, hands-on technical assistance for information security or project staffs to aid in securely configuring systems or troubleshooting security issues
  • Research, design, and help build proof of concept to address emergent needs or vulnerabilities in applications, systems, or networks
  • Provide technical support to existing security applications and utilities to develop improvements in configurations, added capabilities, or evolutionary replacement

You Will Need These Qualifications:

  • Experience or proven knowledge in:

  • AWS knowledge
  • Ability to query and perform analysis in Splunk
  • Familiarity with Tableau and other dashboard technology
  • JIRA tracking system
  • Confluence
  • NESSUS for vulnerability management
  • Experience with Continuous Monitoring
  • Database experience (ex., RDMS/Graph, SQL/Cypher scripts)

You will have one of the following:

  • 12 Years of job related experience and High School/GED diploma
  • 10 Years of job related experience and Associate degree
  • 8 Years of job related experience and Bachelor’s degree
  • 6 Years of job related experience and Master’s degree
  • 4 Years of job related experience and Doctorate

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Previous usage of Xacta
  • ISSO knowledge/experience
  • Knowledge of NIST Security Documentation

Core hours:

9am to 3pm

Work location:

Herndon, VA

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  • Location: Herndon, VA
  • Core hours 0930 - 1430

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.

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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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Reston, Virginia
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