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DATE ADDED: Wed 02/10/2019

Certification & Accreditation Certification Officer (CACO) - Must Already Have TS/SCI W/ FS Poly Used In Past 24 Mo's (707)

Herndon, VA, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Must already have TS/SCI clearance (with Full Scope Polygraph) used in the past 24 months

1-3 year US government contract

The Sponsor requires a team to perform certification and accreditation requirements in conjunction with other contractor partners for the Sponsors portfolio. In addition, the team will be interfacing directly with the Sponsor s project management office in support of this effort to include project managers, application architects, senior management, testers and senior security engineers.

Work Requirement:

The Contractor shall work closely with our Chief Cyber Security Engineer; however, priorities shall be managed by the Sponsor s project managers and senior management.

  • Act as a liaison with CAD team.
  • Act as the organization s liaison to the (ISSM) staff promoting security compliance and related process improvements and with Information Management Technical Officers (IMTO).
  • Coordinate and track risks, accreditation status, and reporting status across project teams.
  • Provide team officers with Security Architecture guidance and engineering review.Collaboratively support multiple projects.
  • Ensure compliance with sponsor s auditing requirements.
  • Maintain awareness of sponsor s and customer s IT security policies.
  • Implement application and operating system updates to address security scan findings.
  • Assemble and submit C&A packages to Principal Accreditation Authority/ Designated Accreditation Authority.
  • Assist the technologist to prepare, submit, and update security relevant documents and on-line applications, XACTA, etc.

Complete all necessary application security requirements when applicable to include:

  • Creating a CONOPS and registering a system on XACTA 360
  • Creating and gaining concurrence for a System Security Plan
  • Coordinating and creating documentation to address DOIT and CLIC (disaster recovery)requirements, as needed
  • Providing a quarterly privileged user list to ICAMS
  • Communicating all security relevant changes to the ISSM staff
  • Completing the CAD preparatory information and coordinating C&A Testing with CAD
  • Completing the CAD mitigation report
  • Triage all applications, and especially so to avoid expiration of existing applications approvals to operate
  • Coordinate with the Systems Engineer on PKI certifications, as needed

Each individual contractor should have the following skills for their CACOs:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), or CompTIA Security+ certifications.
  • Familiarity with System Development Lifecycle, Program Management, and process methodology related to governance, management, engineering, and operations with experience in supporting project activities at engineering and operations review boards.
  • Knowledge of and experience in configuration management controls and use.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Other demonstrated experiences which are highly desired, thoughnot required, include:

  • Experience using the XACTA tool.
  • Experience receiving Approval to Operate on INT-B level data.
  • Experience working with the Sponsor s cloud environment.
  • Good interpersonal, organizational, writing, communications and briefing skills.


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