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CACI International DevOps Engineer in Ashburn, Virginia

DevOps Engineer

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

General Description

CACI is looking for a DevOps engineer to support a key program in Ashburn, VA or Colorado Springs, CO. With an emphasis on innovation, CACI looks for individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural. The candidate must be familiar with Agile software development practices, delivering deployable software in short sprints, utilizing continuous integration, continuous deployment, and DevSecOps best practices. They will work as an integral part of an Agile Scrum team–a highly productive team of technical professionals who thrive on supporting the customer's mission and growth objectives– responsible for assuring the quality of continuous integration/continuous deployment capabilities for a variety of legacy and modernized systems and applications. They will work in close collaboration with other software developers, stakeholders, and internal customers within Agile processes to continue the automation of the software build and installation processes.

The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse team is crucial. A willingness to learn and stay abreast of industry trends is required.


The individual will work closely with members of the team to develop, test, troubleshoot, enforce software quality standards, and verify package installation steps to operations for both non-production and production environments. Other duties include:

  • Develop and maintain automated software build processes

  • Estimate task and test hours for assigned work to assist with sprint planning

  • Resolve defects and participate in root cause analysis activities to mitigate similar defects in the future

  • Contribute to an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the organization’s agile project lifecycle

  • Develop and improve operational practices and procedures

  • Take ownership of assigned tasks and perform without supervision; escalate challenges as needed

Required Skills:

  • College degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline and 3 years of experience.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, with at least a DoD Interim Secret clearance.

  • Ability to design and document technical solutions related to continuous integration and continuous deployment

  • Scripting languages, such as Ruby, PowerShell, Bash, etc.

  • Familiarity with GIT source code control

  • Prior CI/CD pipeline experience on iterative software development projects using tools such as Chef/Ansible, TFS 2015/Azure Devops, and MSBuild

  • Automated deployment experience on Windows Server / Linux RHEL platforms

  • Familiarity with Linux or UNIX (administration, installing, patching)

  • Installation package development - Installshield and RPM package managers are preferred

  • Experience with agile user story management tools

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products

  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with a very strong work ethic and a self-starter

  • Effective organizational skills with strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment

  • Must be a team player and work in a collaborative team environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Experience/exposure working with Docker containers

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Certified Scrum Developer

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 60 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.

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.