CACI International Cyber Engineer - Summer Intern in Reston, Virginia

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

As Cyber Engineer Intern, you will partner with our Cyber Leaders to gain hands on experience within the industry. You will be focused on themes that will require you to “think like an adversary” as both an external actor and an insider risk. You will explore various topics such as: Cloud Security, Penetration Testing, Wifi Hacking, Drone security, IPv6/IPv10, and more!

As an intern, you will be passionate about the cyber security industry. You will be driven to become a subject matter expert in one or many disciplines you learn over the Summer; along with being able to work with others to help mentor and supplement their knowledge in a humble way.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in one of the following majors: Computer Science, Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineer, or Cybersecurity; and maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA in their major coursework. Exceptions will be made on a case by case basis depending on their skills and passion.

  • Development experience in one or more of the following programming languages: Python, Java, C/C++, or Assembly

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have (at least 2):

  • Has written at least one program that talked over the network

  • Knowledge of what virtualization is and how it can be leveraged for training labs

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for writing, reviewing and discussing highly technical documentation

  • A computer enthusiast where they pursue technical knowledge outside of the work day

  • Has built their own computer

  • Is proficient with the following software packages: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Slack, git/GitHub/GitLab, OpenVPN, VMware/VirtualBox/Xen/XenServer or other hypervisor

  • Knowledge of the fundamentals about networking such as the difference between TCP and UDP, what IPv6/IPv10 is, what function the ARP protocol serves, etc

  • Understands what a proxy server does (forward and/or reverse)

  • Familiar with Scrum or Agile project management styles

  • Has participated in at least one Capture the Flag (CTF) event

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.