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Cybersecurity Research Engineer I

Req #: 239405
Location: Florham Park, NJ US
Job Category: Engineering
Minimum Clearance Required: None

Job Description

Job Description: Primary Purpose:  

Under direct supervision, perform research, design and software development in various aspects of general IP network security for both classified and unclassified programs

Duties and Responsibilities:

Collaborate with customers to determine their most difficult cybersecurity and related problems; coordinate project requirements definitions according to customer needs
Contribute to high performance technical teams to innovate and execute both short-term and long-term project goals
Contribute to research on solutions to challenging cyber-security and computer networking problems
Design, implement and unit test software and hardware solutions
Contribute to efforts to integrate solutions into larger systems and evaluate solution effectiveness
Travel to other LGS Locations or Customer Sites as necessary
Understand, adhere to, and promote all LGS Ethics and Compliance policies
Proactively ensure a safe work environment and adhere to LGS EH&S policies and procedures
Perform other duties as required
Obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level required to perform the duties of the position

Skills and Knowledge:

Broad computer science and/or networking background, which may include knowledge in cybersecurity, IP networking, and software development
Software development and software engineering life cycle experience
Demonstrated software development skills and demonstrated experience in current languages such as JAVA, C++, Python, Ruby, PHP, Javascript, etc
Demonstrated knowledge of IP (v4 and v6) and computer and network security.
Software development experience on both Windows and Linux platforms
Willingness and ability to quickly learn new technologies
Knowledge of Microsoft software applications and other software applications as required

Working Conditions:

Work is typically performed in an office environment which requires proper safety precautions.  Work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes, or equipment.
The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.

Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

 Minimum Qualifications: Minimum Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering and 0-2 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education, skills, and experience.

Preferred Skills:

Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas
Innovative, self-motivated thinker
Experience or expertise in any of the following areas:
Mobile ad hoc networking protocols and implementations
Reverse engineering of binaries and protocols
Penetration testing, fuzzing, and network security
Large-scale software testing architectures and practice
Algorithms and optimization
Autonomous planning, reasoning and machine learning
Cryptography applied to privacy and security

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

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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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