Python Developer

Remote (Any State), VA, United States of America
Nov 23, 2022
Dec 23, 2022
Full Time
Python Developer

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None

The CDM Program is managed within the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, CISA/Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C)/Network Security Deployment (NSD) Division, responsible for enhancing the security, resilience, and reliability of the Nation's cyber and communications infrastructure. The DHS CDM Program mission is to safeguard and secure cyberspace in an environment where the threat of cyber-attack is continuously growing and evolving. The CDM Program defends the United States (U.S.) Federal Information Technology (IT) networks from cybersecurity threats by providing continuous monitoring sensors (tools), diagnosis, mitigation tools, and associated services to strengthen the security posture of Government networks.

What You'll Get to Do:
  • Responsible for integrating complex technical solutions using many different technologies to enhance and evolve the Cyber Security mission at DHS and its 14 "component agencies".
  • Get ready to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty with cutting-edge cybersecurity tools in dev, test and production environments, contributing to the defense and protection of numerous systems, devices and customer data. You won't be living in a confined stovepipe or swim-lane. Flexibility and adaptability are ways of life here on the CDM team, so if you are comfortable breaking out of the mold and have a passion for learning new technologies, this position may be exactly what you are looking for.
  • Although this is a high-pace environment, be assured you'd be joining a high-tech people-oriented team and overall community that's just as flexible as we're hoping you to be.

More About the Role:
  • Currently, this is a full-time remote position (work from home). Must reside within the United States.
  • We are looking for a highly adaptable, highly technical "Jack of all Trades".
  • You must know everything (yes, everything) about Python - "inside and out" with at least 10 years cumulative experience to prove it.
  • Must have programmed complex OS (Linux, Windows) system level automation - not just the "Hello World" program.
  • Break out the creativity! We need someone who will be able to create all sorts of technical solutions. Grasping an in-depth understanding of content as well as being able to produce your own.
  • A desire to learn (curious), who can pick up concepts quickly and can prove "above the ordinary" technical knowledge/skills, will go a long way in this role.
  • Do you get told how to do things in Python (then this is not for you), or do you tell others how Python can do things better for them (then keep going).
  • Frequent customer interactions, including presenting, answering questions, proactively resolving issues.
  • Effectively and professionally communicate with both technical and non-technical colleagues and customers at all levels of seniority.
  • Work independently or on very small teams to integrate systems and solutions, triage issues, and prioritize tasks.
  • Provision, install, configure, "be a detective" and other things on multiple network device types on both public and private VM and hardware infrastructures.
  • Create and manage technical solutions. Provide in-depth understanding of content as well as (in some cases) produce your own.
  • You may be asked to attend meetings, obtain credentials, etc. Virtually (with and without a camera), in a CACI or government office at any time.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • US Citizenship required
  • Minimum of an active DoD Secret clearance required

    Continued employment contingent upon successfully obtaining DHS EOD suitability
  • University Degree (BS), or equivalent years of related experience, and additionally 10+ years of related IT engineering experience required
  • 10+ years' cumulative experience with customer interactions, including presenting, answering questions, proactively resolving issues.
  • 10+ years' cumulative experience creating and analyzing SQL commands within code
  • 10+ years' cumulative experience creating and analyzing PowerShell, Ansible, Bash, JAVA based, YAML, C# - basically you need to know how to connect things for automation needs
  • 7+ years' cumulative experience creating and analyzing Python scripts
  • 10+ years' cumulative experience with SDLC, building, testing, and deploying, facilitating continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • 5+ years' cumulative experience In-depth system admin level understanding of Windows and/or Linux environments (MCSE or RHCE equivalence)
  • 5+ years' cumulative experience with securing systems by following STIGs, best practices, and government/compliance requirements (such as NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, FISMA, FEDRAMP), and negotiating/working-with IA personnel to arrive at sensible and effective solutions
  • 5+ years' cumulative experience with Agile/Kanban, GIT
  • 3+ years' cumulative experience with container-orchestration (Kubernetes, Docker)
  • 3+ years' cumulative experience setup and integration with IIS, SQL Server
  • 1+ years' recent (within the past 5 years) experience with Cloud Computing (AWS, Azure)

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Technical degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related subject area
  • Relevant Technical and/or Security Certifications (e.g. CISSP, CCNA, CCDA, CCNA-Security, etc.)
  • One (1) of the following certifications: Azure Developer Associate, Azure DevOps Engineering Expert, Azure Data Engineering Associate, Azure AI Engineering Associate
  • Familiarity with common cybersecurity tools is greatly desired. Our mission to support DHS in their cybersecurity needs, inclusive of identifying and preventing culprits from accessing systems/data that they shouldn't is a high priority focus for our team.
  • 2+ years' recent (within the past 3 years) experience with Azure Cloud Computing
  • 3+ years' experience with VMWare (implementing, managing, configuring)
  • Some experience (1+ years') with any or all of these products or technologies: Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Qualys, SCCM, BigFix, MDM solutions (again, nice to have, not required)
  • 1+ years' system admin level understanding of Windows server/ADFS environments
  • 1+ years' experience integrating, securing, and understanding the following Microsoft platform services (both in Windows OS and in Azure Cloud): Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS), Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS), Active Directory Federated Services (ADFS), Windows AD-integrated PKI, Single Sign On (SSO) implementation
  • 1+ years' experience integrating/understanding Multi-factor authentication (MFA, 2MFA)
  • 1+ years' experience with enhance data protection and compliance. (such as OpenSSL, Keystores, Azure Key Vault, Cyphers)

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.

Company Overview: 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 an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $101,800-$218,800. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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