Cyber Capability Developer

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X8 is looking for a cleared Cyber Capability Developer to join a federal opportunity supporting USCYBEROM. In this role you will analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system. This position is located on-site in Fort Meade, MD.

Position Duties

  • Provide embedded operations support, capability integration, and rapid prototyping in support of our customer.
  • Collaborate with headquarters and local customers to develop and integrate cutting-edge CNO tools.
  • Analyze user needs and develop software solutions, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.
  • Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers, and others to design systems and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years with a bachelor’s degree (System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management or related discipline)
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with an associate degree or HS Diploma.
  • Active CCNA-Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+, or SSCP (DoD 8570/8140 IAT level II certification)
  • Must have a current and active TS/SCI w/ CI Poly (minimum) clearance.


  • Pay Range: $120,000 – $180,000 (depending on experience, education, and other factors)
  • Benefits: FULLY PAID medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance
  • Time Off: 21 Days paid time off with 11 federal holidays
  • 401K: up to 10% 401(k) contribution


X8 is not hiring you to tell you what to do. X8 wants your best effort, ideas, and passion to ensure the successful integration of prototype systems, with multiple applications also under development. You will set the parameters for success and advise multiple vendors under your purview on how to work with each other to achieve combined success. The selected candidate will also have a front row seat to the other interesting development challenges other agencies are hiring X8 to tackle.

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