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CACI International Lead Software Engineer in Florham Park, New Jersey

Lead Software Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US

What You’ll Get to Do :

  • Understand Cybersecurity: Work with a team of passionate, intelligent, and innovative software and cyber engineers to understand and identify current and future Cybersecurity needs and challenges.

  • Cyber Innovation: Use prior experience and knowledge, software development skills, and in-depth research of network technologies and cyber tools and techniques to develop innovative solutions to address customer and industry needs.

  • Design Cyber Solutions: Interact directly with customers to establish detailed requirements for cyber solutions that will ultimately bolster our nation’s Cybersecurity posture.

More About this Role :

  • Provide technical leadership on tasks to design, develop, test, and maintain real-time embedded and application software on network systems.

  • Provide technical leadership to peers on R&D tasks developing innovative security analysis tools and software hardening techniques.

  • Become a subject matter expert in various network technologies and products (e.g. Optical Transport, IP/MPLS, 4G/5G wireless, etc.).

  • Vulnerability research to identify and evaluate security strengths and weaknesses in networks and systems of various technologies.

  • Perform reverse engineering tasks on Windows, Linux, mobile device and other embedded platforms.

  • Develop relationships with customers and cooperatively identify new approaches to address customer needs.

  • Obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level to perform the duties of the position

You’ll Bring These Qualifications :

  • Strong software development skills and demonstrated experience in current languages such as C, C++, Python, etc.

  • Experience with Linux operating systems at various layers (boot, kernel space, user space).

  • Demonstrated competency with assembly languages, such as MIPS, x86, PowerPC, and ARM.

  • Experience with software development of embedded systems.

  • Understanding of networking concepts in routed, mobile, and optical networks.


  • BA in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • An active TS/SCI clearance is strongly desired.

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity and current and emerging network technologies (IP and Wireless networking, and Optical Transport technologies preferred).

  • Ethical hacking skills and experience with reverse engineering tools.

  • Experience with cybersecurity vulnerability assessments and penetration testing.

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/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.