Certification and Accreditation Certification Officer (CACO)

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Jun 11, 2021

Job Description


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professional to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. SAIC’s Certification and Accreditation Certification Officer (CACO) who will deliver critical technical direction and support to various infrastructure, supply chain, and security related issues, systems testing and evaluations, and investigations. Utilizing the Sponsor’s Risk Management Framework (RMF) will provide accreditation and certification for mission systems within a team environment. The Certification and Accreditation Certification Officer (CACO) will be required to evaluate systems, conduct vulnerability scans, analyze and service baselines both for technical and functional capabilities on deployed systems while adhering to regulations and standards. These activities and requirements will be reviewed and analyzed through the creation of artifacts and documents, which will be examined during meetings with the project team, senior management, and non-technical audiences to remedy issues which arise.


Mandatory Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph
  • Five (5) or more years of demonstrated experience in certification and accreditation of systems, testing, and vulnerability scanning
  • Demonstrated experience understanding Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Demonstrated experience achieving Authorization to Proceed.
  • Demonstrated experience operating vulnerability assessment tools such as Nessus, WebInspect, and AppDetective, and analyzing the results produced by those tools.
  • Demonstrated experience using XACTA to adhere accepted assessment methodologies and standards
  • Demonstrated experience with systems development data requirements gathering
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing systems and networks for development
  • Demonstrated experience with documentation preparation for systems development

Optional Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline. Note that education can be substituted for years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience communicating complex technical concepts and project or technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience with the full software/system development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated experience providing recommendations in technical standards, security standards, and operational assurance.
  • Certifications: CISSP