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Software Engineer

Req #: 239178
Location: Lisle, IL US
Job Category: Engineering
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:   

Participate in research and innovation efforts on complex solutions to security challenges in telecommunications and IP/computer networking equipment in the cyber security domain.  You will develop and test software in various aspects of IP/telecommunication systems on multiple hardware platforms. 

More About this Role:

You will demonstrate breadth and flexibility by contributing at various levels of software development  from infrastructure through application, including  full stack development,  to control customized embedded communication systems.  You will be part of a team that solves the most complex networking and communications challenges facing the U.S. Federal Government.  You will help deliver groundbreaking research, and advanced networking and communications solutions that provide an information advantage that contributes to the mission and operational success of CACI-LGS Labs customers.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Design, develop, integrate, test, and maintain complex software solutions in telecommunications and IP/computer networking equipment in the cyber security domain.
  • Work with a product development team to develop concepts, identify creative solutions to user requests and assess feasibility of these solutions.
  • Consult on technical activities spanning multiple technical disciplines including security analysis, software/tool development, software test, lab environment, development environment and system infrastructure.
  • Act as the technical liaison to customers in representing key issues.
  • Operate effectively and comfortably in a team environment, as a team member and as a team leader.  This includes the ability to work across organizational boundaries, as necessary. 
  • Assist technical management in facilitating process changes needed to meet customer quality and schedule requirements. 
  • Interact with product development teams, project managers and partners
  • Prioritize work including meeting schedules, identifying risks and delivering high quality software
  • Understand and adhere to all CACI Ethical and Compliance policies
  • Proactively ensure a safe work environment and adhere to CACI EH&S policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as required

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:  

Education:   Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline.   

Experience: a minimum of 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education, skills, and experience.

Required Skills:

  • Familiar with development in either Windows, Linux and/or Unix-based operating systems
  • Software development skills in current languages such as: C, C++, JAVA, Python, PHP, JavaScript, ARM, MIPS, x86 or comparable languages.
  • Use of development tools (e.g. editors and compliers)
  • Willingness and ability to quickly learn new technologies

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:  

  • Experience debugging system-level issues with various lab equipment
  • Familiarity with software security concepts such as intrusion detection, cryptography, authentication, firewalls, secure coding practices
  • Understanding of network hardware, systems and software applications
  • Knowledge of Internet routing techniques protocols and tools
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a collaborative team member
  • Flexibility to adapt to new and changing environments
  • Responsive layout experience
  • Backend implementation knowledge and experience
  • Familiar with software engineering process concepts from requirements reviews, code inspection to component delivery and sign-off
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software applications and other software applications as required

A TS/SCI clearance is required to begin employment. For this position, CACI has the ability to provide clearance sponsorship for qualified individuals.


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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