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CACI International Cyber Engineering Internship-Summer 2022 in Reston, Virginia

Cyber Engineering Internship-Summer 2022

Job Category: Intern/Co-op

Time Type: Part time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Part-Time On-Call

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None

What You’ll Get to Do:

As a Cyber Engineer Intern, you will partner with our cyber leaders to gain hands on experience within the industry. You will be focused on themes that will require you to “think like an adversary” as both an external actor and an insider risk.

You will explore various topics such as:

  • Red teaming/penetration testing

  • Creating Capture The Flag (CTF) challenges

  • Creating infrastructure to support penetration testers and projects

  • Understanding adversarial tools, techniques, and procedures (TTPs)

  • Studying embedded Internet of Things (IoT) devices

  • Configuring virtual machines (VMs) and virtual networks

  • Installing and defeating intrusion prevention technologies

  • More!

As an intern, you will be passionate about the cyber security industry. You will be driven to become a well-rounded technology professional in the disciplines you learn over the summer; along with learning to work with others to help mentor and supplement their knowledge in a humble way.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in one of the following majors: Computer Science, Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Cybersecurity

  • Maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA in major coursework. Exceptions will be made on a case by case basis depending on skills and passion.

  • Development experience in one or more of the following programming languages: Python, Java, C/C++/C#

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Full Scope Security Clearance

  • Minimum program commitment of 12 weeks (starting in mid to late May 2020)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and ability to work in a team environment

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for writing, reviewing, and discussing highly technical documentation

  • Knowledge of what virtualization is and how it can be leveraged for building training labs

  • A computer enthusiast who pursues technical knowledge outside of the work day

  • Has an understanding of the hardware components of servers and desktop computers

  • Is proficient with the following software packages: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Git/GitHub/GitLab, OpenVPN, VMware/VirtualBox or other hypervisor

  • Has participated in at least one Capture the Flag (CTF) or Hack-a-thon events

  • Familiar with Scrum or Agile project management styles


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.

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