CACI International Information Security Specialist in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

Provide Cyber Security support for the International Trade Administration (ITA) Security Operations Center (SOC). The ITA SOC monitors, analyses, and responds to information system threats and vulnerabilities affecting ITA and ITA information systems. The successful candidate performs monitoring, research, assessment and analysis on Intrusion Detection, Intrusion Prevention, and Data Loss tools as well as other cyber security tools.

More About the Role:

  • Exhibit strong analytical and diagnostic skills

  • Applied security support familiarity with operating systems, networks, productivity software

  • Ability to apply information security foundations to complex network architectures

  • Understand the architecture of systems and network including identifying security controls in place and how they are used

  • Understand security issues associated with operating systems, networking.

  • Maintain a current understanding of security issues and vulnerabilities to information systems, especially cloud service hosted systems

  • Apply a holistic approach to issue identification and problem resolution

  • Ability to work methodically and is very detail oriented

  • Be able to understand and forensically demonstrate attack execution

  • Ability to apply active listening skills especially with customers

  • Ability to clearly articulate complex concepts both written and verbally

  • Excellent presentation and communications skills to effectively communicate with management and customers

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree, or a related Technical Certificate from a Technical School or recognized Vocational Program. In lieu of education an additional two years of experience is required;

  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), Security+, Advanced Security Practitioner Certification (CASP), or related security certification.

  • Five years of experience providing technical network and/or network management support, with knowledge and understanding of applicable technical concepts and practices;

  • Experience providing information security/cyber security support;

  • Technical knowledge of mainstream operating systems Microsoft Windows, (UNIX and Linux is a plus);

  • Able to process email for SPAM, Phishing, and data loss control;

  • Knowledge of application whitelisting control, using Carbon Black/Bit9 specifically, is a plus;

  • Experience with device control management tools (usb);

  • Experience with antivirus solutions is a plus;

  • Basic understanding of US Government security regulations and methodologies, FISMA, FedRAMP, and NIST special publications; and

  • Must be willing to support occasional weekend work.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Working knowledge of Carbon Black/Bit9; and knowledge of BurpSuite, Nikto, ad Nessus Tenable vulnerability assessment.

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.