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Software Reverse Engineer

Req #: 242041
Location: Sterling, VA US
Job Category: Information Technology
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

Come join CACI's exciting and cutting-edge Cyber Capabilities and Development Division as we push the envelope to enable our nation's cyberspace operations! As a Software Reverse Engineer you will perform various development, testing, and reverse engineering activities. You will work closely with cyber developers, researchers, and customers to solve hardware problems and reverse engineer complex systems.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering and at least five (5) years of related experience. Preferred: Master of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering and at least three (3) years of related experience.
  • Experience developing exploits, standalone PoCs, and/or Metasploit modules. Ideally, you should have a body of work you can point to that showcases your vuln research and exploit development interests. Demonstrate how you discover the clues, connect dots and spot patterns!
  • Solid understanding of modern security mitigations and how to bypass them (e.g., stack cookies, SafeSEH, DEP, ASLR, CFG, etc.), as well as common detection capabilities and evasion techniques.
  • Knowledge of Metasploit Framework. Understand what it’s for and how to use it, and have opinions on developing module content that makes it better. The emphasis is on exploits, but scanner, post, payload, and evasion modules are also in scope.
  • Working knowledge of different OS and network structures and communications protocols; experience with different classes of coding flaws and offensive primitives (e.g. integer/stack/heap overflows, use-after-free bugs, info leaks).
  • Strong experience with vulnerability analysis, fuzzing, reverse engineering, and advanced exploitation techniques; hands-on familiarity with tools such as WinDBG, GDB, Wireshark, IDA Pro, Ghidra, Binary Ninja, etc.
  • Draft and deliver technical reports related to the scope, nature, and characteristics of the assessed software/firmware to both technical and non-technical audiences; articulating mission impacts.
  • Background demonstrating a thorough understanding of compiler specifics, operating system concepts, security models, and the causes of most vulnerabilities and how to exploit them.
  • Programming knowledge/background in C, C++, Python, and ARM/x86/x64 Assembly.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Possesses active TS/SCI clearance

These Would Be Nice to Have:

  • IACRB Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA)
  • SANS GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM)
  • Cybersecurity certifications (e.g. CISSP, CEH, Security+)


What We Can Offer You:

- 25% profit share with incredible Employee Benefits.

- 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.


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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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