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Junior Software Developer/Cybersecurity Specialist

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General Description

CACI’s Agile Solution Factory (ASF) is hiring a junior software developer to support the cyber security team for a key program in Ashburn, VA.  Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the Best Practices in Agile Software Development for the Department of Defense.

ASF programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse team is crucial.

You should have worked with or have a strong interest in agile software development practices and delivering deployable software in short sprints. 

What you’ll get to do:

Work as an integral part of an Agile Scrum team, specializing in Cybersecurity, designing, developing and implementing custom software and database capabilities to support automation capabilities of assessment, verification, and validation of application development code in a DevSecOps pipeline.

Are you interested in:

  • Working collaboratively with software developers/engineers, cybersecurity analysts, stakeholders, and end users within Agile processes
  • Designing, developing, implementing, and documenting custom scripts, software and database application capabilities for a variety of Department of Defense and industry best practice security checks and software code assessments
  • Acts as a member of a team, supporting teammates and collaborating with a do what it takes attitude to ensure product and team success
  • Providing significant improvements to the product(s) being supported
  • Actively participate in release and sprint planning, artifact creation, sprint testing, regression testing, demonstrations and retrospectives and solution releases
  • Analyzing complex project-related problems and creating innovative solutions involving, scheduling, technology, methodology, tools and solution components
  • Ensuring product quality and timeliness of work, providing advice and guidance, resolving problems to meet objectives, and providing periodic performance reports
  • Provide input on best practices and procedures
  • Developing new and refining existing process to enhance quality and productivity

Required Skills:

  • Professional Experience: 2+ years related technical experience
  • College degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline Equivalent professional experience will be considered in lieu of degree
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with at least an interim DOD Secret clearance or higher
  • Experience with Java/J2EE; Familiarity with any of the following: MVC, Entity Framework (or other ORM), JavaScript, XML, JSON, Web API, and PowerShell
  • Experience with continuous integration tools and environments.
  • Experience with source code control systems and concurrent development workflows (Git preferred)
  • Basic understanding of all elements of the software development life cycle, including planning, development, requirements management, CM, quality assurance, and release management
  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong work ethic and a self-starter
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills and desire to work within a team
  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong work ethic and self-starter

Desired Skills:

  • DOD 8570 certification at IAT Level 2 (CCNA Security, CySA+ {formerly CSA+}, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP) (must receive within 6-months of hire)
  • Ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas
  • Familiarity with Oracle or PostGresSQL databases
  • Familiarity with Docker containers and Kubernetes container orchestration system for Docker containers  
  • Familiarity with object-oriented design and development
  • Familiarity with Java and the .NET languages a plus
  • Candidate sample programming work available on Github for review a plus


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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.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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