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CACI International Cyber Security Engineer in Chantilly, Virginia

Cyber 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: None

Type of Travel: None

What You’ll Get to Do

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At CACI, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, CACI is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Cyber Security Engineer to join our team in the Chantilly, Virginia, area.

  • Performs engineering support and system administration of specialized cybersecurity applications and big data analytical systems to include installation, configuration, performance tuning, migration, troubleshooting, updates, and training

  • Provides expertise on Systems Engineering best practices related to Cybersecurity Operations

  • Assists with maintaining the development and testing environments

  • Analyzes cyber system enterprise level requirements against approved architectures and system roadmaps

  • Develops recommendations to approve or reject requirements.

  • Design, customize, and document services based on COTS products using Agile development approaches and methodologies

  • Document design, installation, and operations & maintenance guides

  • Provide support to the deployment and operations of services

  • Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects

  • Provides solutions to a variety of complex technical problems

  • Works with a team and provides analysis of alternatives and progress status in daily sprint meetings

  • Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of Linux scripting and automation using Bash, Python and/or Java

  • Experience with installation and administration of COTS applications on RHEL and/or CentOS Linux

  • Experience in cybersecurity and multi-vendor technologies running in the cloud

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with cloud infrastructure, preferably Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Hands on experience implementing and maintaining enterprise applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with engineering and administrating the Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beats)

  • Experience developing custom visualizations and dashboards (preferably in Kibana) Experience with implementation and maintaining event streaming technologies, such as Apache or Confluent Kafka

  • Experience with automation tools including Puppet, Chef, and Ansible

  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence, and Git

  • Familiarity with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) software

  • Solid understanding of encryption technologies and principles

  • Knowledge and application of ETL techniques to enable data science and machine learning

  • Vendor engagement experience

  • Experience with Container Services like Docker and Kubernetes

You’ll Bring These Qualifications

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the fields of computer science, computer engineering, or any related field and 7 years of related experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with Linux and software integration

  • Must possess the required DoD Directive 8570 IAT Level II or higher certification

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.

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.