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Network Security Software Engineer

Req #: 243161
Location: San Antonio, TX US
Job Category: Engineering
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret

Job Description

We are looking for Software Engineers, preferably with experience (or strong interest) in networking and cybersecurity-- to join a team of Network Security Research Engineers within our National Security & Innovative Solutions (NSIS) sector. You'll perform tasks involving research & development, software engineering, application vulnerability analysis, and network penetration testing. 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.

What You’ll Get to Do:
Alongside a subject matter expert, perform the following:

  • Network penetration testing

  • Open source information gathering

  • All source fusion and analysis

  • Develop tools to perform automated tasks

  • Develop visualization tools to summarize findings

  • Create briefings to convey results to technical and non-technical audiences

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Basic computer science and/or networking skills which may include knowledge in IP networking, cybersecurity and software engineering

  • Proficient in one or more of the following languages: C, C++, Java, Go, and Python.

  • Willingness and ability to quickly become proficient in new technologies

  • Knowledge of Microsoft software applications and other software applications as required

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering, AND, 1-3 years of related experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, skills, and experience.

  • MUST HAVE an Active Secret clearance to start, with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance once started.

  • MUST BE A US CITIZEN, due to the government clearance requirements.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • 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.

  • Knowledge of Internet routing techniques protocols and tools a plus.

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.

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.

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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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