CACI International Cyber Network Security Engineer in Chantilly, Virginia
Cyber Network Security Engineer
Job Category: Engineering
Time Type: Full time
Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph
Employee Type: Regular
Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%
Type of Travel: Continental US
What You’ll Get to Do:
You will support our work automating cybersecurity operations, emulating adversary behavior, and improving the defensive postures of our sponsors. You’ll evaluate tools and methodologies, assess adversary intent, develop cybersecurity analytics and other techniques to thwart or detect attacks, develop approaches to automate cybersecurity operations, and engage in research to improve the state of the practice.
Develop scripts, tools and capabilities aligned with cyber operations across a range of environments to support quick-turnaround delivery of capabilities to end users.
Customize and test open source tools prior to their employment by end users.
Be part of a department with an expanding range of programs focusing on Cyber Operations, where you get to grow on and between programs with peers who are dedicated to advancing national security. Participate in fun team outings and team building events where you get to engage with your co-workers and expand your career network. We are a fun, engaging environment with a management team focused on growing your career and making you a part of our future. We offer bonus compensation plans that demonstrate you being appreciated for working on the program and being a part of our team. You'll get paid for cyber events and training, such as our Capture the Flag Events, Internal Research and Development opportunities as well as prepaid courses to nationally recognized certification courses to grow your career.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
Active TS/SCI with required polygraph clearance
5-7 years of related experience
Must be experienced with vulnerability research of network devices
Proficiency working in a Linux environment -- Debian, Kali, Centos, Ubuntu
Familiar with computer networking technology and terminology
Experience in a cyber security role
Experience configuring network devices (e.g. switches, routers, firewalls, etc.)
Experience performing network packet inspection, traffic analysis, performance characterization (e.g. wireshark, TCPDump, etc.)
Understanding of network/cyber security, penetration testing, and information security practices
Understanding of linux security tools - (e.g. Metasploit, netcat, nmap, etc.)
Experience with scripting languages, primarily bash, python
Understanding of CVE research and relationship to known exploits
Comfortable with building out virtual infrastructure
Experience with either the design, implementation, procurement, or maintenance of various layers of complex network infrastructure
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Cybersecurity experience such as authentication design, secure coding best practices
Understanding of web attacks such as SQL injection, XSS, CSRF, etc.
Comprehensive understanding of Windows and Linux kernel internals
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 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
Company Overview: 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 an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.