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Cyber Engineer (All experience levels, must be eligible for clea




Sterling, VA 20164


Job Description

CACI's National & Cyber Solutions business group has immediate career opportunities in Northern, VA for all levels of Cyber Engineers interested in developing offensive and defensive capabilities on IoT, mobile devices, UAVs/Drones, and other traditional and non-traditional platforms. CACI Cyber Engineers work collaboratively with peers to solve complex problems and create capabilities to deter and defeat cyber threats for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. As a CACI Cyber Engineer you will be presented with challenging requirements that require extreme skill, technical focus, and a can-do attitude. CACI Cyber Engineers also identify and participate in company funded independent research and development (IRaD) projects to solve real-world cyber threats and participate in transitioning those capability to the operational environment. As a CACI Cyber Engineer, you will be rewarded with satisfaction of accomplished work, challenging projects, and of course highly competitive compensation.

Duties of our Cyber Engineers include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop software for cyber related software systems, tools, and applications.
  • Ethical hacking of systems, evaluating software and hardware functionality, and identifying attack vectors of various types of platforms (IoT, UAVs/Drones, Mobile Devices, Vehicles, etc.)
  • Conduct hands-on technical testing beyond automated tool validation, including full exploitation and leveraging of access within multiple environments.
  • Recommend and participate in company funded Independent Research and Development (IRaD) project supporting Offensive and Defensive Cyber Operations.

Cyber Engineers will have experience, knowledge, and/or expertise in at least 4 to 5 of the below qualifications, AND be interested in getting exposure along with the opportunity to learn many of the other qualifications:

  • Experience in software development, open web security protocols, and black box penetration testing
  • Proficient in usage of multiple operating systems (e.g. Unix, Windows, OSX, iOS, Android)
  • Proficiency with multiple programming languages (e.g. Python, C/C++, Java, Powershell, Bash)
  • Experience using common vulnerability research software such as Ida, GDB, Binary Ninja, WinDBG, Immunity Debugger, etc.
  • Understanding of common exploitation techniques such as Buffer/SEH/Heap Overflows, ROP Chaining, ASLR Bypasses, etc.
  • Understanding of and interest in common web application vulnerabilities like XSS, CSRF, Command Injection, SQLi, single sign-on limitations, etc.
  • Proficient in any of the following implant/C2 frameworks: PowerShell Empire, Metasploit Framework, or Cobalt Strike.
  • Usage of additional common penetration testing tool-sets such as Nmap, Burp Suite, Wireshark, tcpdump, netcat, sqlmap, Kismet, Binwalk, etc.
  • Solid understanding of networking, TCP/IP, virtualization and cloud/data center architecture.
  • Experience with covert communication methods and techniques.
  • Experience with conventional secure communication techniques such as IPSec, PPTP, OpenVPN, SSL, TLS.
  • Ability to write and review technical documentation
  • Experience performing Red and/or Blue Team Operations
  • Certifications such as OSCP, OSCE, OSEE, GPEN, GWAPT, GPEN, GXPN, CEH, CISSP
  • Malware analysis or digital computer forensics experience
  • Cyber Operations related DOD, IC, or Law Enforcement experience.
  • Existing Subject Matter Expert of Advanced Persistent Threats and Emerging Threats
  • Proactive interest in emerging technologies and techniques related to penetration testing


  • A Bachelors or Masters degree in CS, similar, or an equivalent combination of educational background and directly related experience.


  • Must be eligible to obtain a TS/SCI clearance, and willing to sit for a Polygraph (if customer requires). We are able to sponsor new clearances and can upgrade existing security clearances.


  • Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face.


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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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