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Cybersecurity Network Security Research Engineer III

Job Description

Who We Are:

Our team consists of Network Security Research Engineers with backgrounds in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, and math/physics. We perform tasks involving research & development, software engineering, application vulnerability analysis, and network penetration testing,  in support of CACI’s National Security and Innovative Solutions (NSIS) business unit goals and objectives. 

Who You Are:

The ideal candidate will be passionate about adopting new technologies and tackling new challenges. She/he will not be satisfied with perfecting a small component of an extremely large system, but instead have a preference to understand all the intricacies and components of a smaller system, end-to-end. She/he will be eager to work in a collaborative environment but have the ability and comfort to complete tasks autonomously.

Job Description

You’ll be joining a team of Network Security Research Engineers that perform tasks involving research & development, software engineering, application vulnerability analysis, and network penetration testing.


Duties and Responsibilities:
Research, design and develop software in various aspects of networking and cybersecurity.

Alongside an subject matter expert, perform the following:

  • application vulnerability analysis
  • network penetration testing

Lead and mentor other software engineers, analysts, or pen testers.

Demonstrate leadership by proposing new concepts, refining existing processes, or developing novel technology.

MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A GOVERNMENT SECURITY CLEARANCE

There is no clearance requirement to begin employment. However, as a requirement of continued employment in this position you will be required to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Basic computer science and/or networking skills which may include knowledge in IP net

    There is no clearance requirement to begin employment. However, as a requirement of continued employment in this position you will be required to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

    working, cybersecurity and software engineering.
  • Proficient in one or more of the following languages: C, C++, Java, Go, and Python.
  • Android, iOS, and web frontend experience is a plus.
  • Strong experience with the software development lifecycle and the ability to perform code reviews
  • Willingness and ability to quickly become proficient in new technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor a small team of engineers
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel or equivalent applications

 
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering and 4-8 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education, skills, and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Familiarity with software security concepts such as intrusion detection, cryptography, authentication, firewalls, secure coding practices a plus.
  • Understanding of network hardware, systems and software applications a plus.
  • Proficient in network and application security
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle and the ability to provide feedback to development teams
  • Knowledge of network protocols such as TCP/IP, Dynamic Host Configuration, Domain Name System (DNS), and directory services
  • Knowledge of Internet routing techniques protocols and tools a plus.
  • Skills in using protocol analyzers and performing packet-level analysis

LGS Innovations and its subsidiaries are wholly-owned subsidiaries of CACI International, Inc.

Job Location

US-Florham Park-NJ-NEW JERSEY METRO


 

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. 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 proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Location:
Florham Park, New Jersey
Country:
United States
Salary:
Not Specified
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