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CACI International Product Architect in Ashburn, Virginia

Product Architect

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

Are you tired of working to patch legacy applications and ready to put your knowledge, skills and experience to work building a true modern application that is new development, cloud native, working in a SecDevOps environment including real Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment, Test Automation, in a consistent Agile Software Development Framework? CACI is currently looking for a Product Architect with agile methodology experience to join our BEAGLE (Border Enforcement Applications for Government Leading-Edge Information Technology) Agile Solution Factory (ASF) Team supporting Customs and Border Protection (CBP) client located in Northern Virginia!

Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the best practices in Agile Software Development for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As a member of the BEAGLE ASF Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. CBP agents and officers are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security by combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity.

ASF programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.

You should have worked with or have a strong interest in agile software development practices and delivering deployable software in short sprints.

What you’ll get to do:

  • As a technical lead for an agile team, you are responsible for all aspects of application architecture including user interface, APIs, microservices, databases and infrastructure

  • Maintain sound understanding of enterprise and program level architecture

  • Liaison with business analysts to understand business needs and develop solutions that meet business needs and comply with enterprise and program level architecture and standards

  • Present and evangelize the solution to architecture guilds and management

  • Work with business analysts and scrum master to create implementation/development plan for new features/applications/solutions by developing epics and stories

  • Participate in Agile ceremonies by leading in all technical aspects

  • Evangelize the developed solution to team members and work with team members to breakup stories into tasks and assist in completion of tasks in timely fashion

  • Motivating developers, testers and creating a space where they can ask questions and voice their concerns.

  • Keep up to date with industry trends and developments

  • Delegating tasks and ensuring all daily, sprint and release goals are achieved

  • Performs Architecture design and reviews as required, ensuring initiatives are aligned with future state

  • Designing solutions in a Multi-Tenant Cloud Architecture that will support legacy .NET, Java, and COTS client/server applications

  • Identifies risks, opportunities, compliance issues or other architectural concerns

  • Active participation in Agile Scrum sprint planning, artifact creation, sprint testing, regression testing, demonstrations and retrospectives and solution releases

  • Develop product teams technical skills through mentoring, coaching, and peer reviews.

  • Review Cybersecurity Assessments and Static Code Analysis of developed software to define remediation's and improve software quality.


More about this role:

  • Experience in systems development, systems integration, application design and/or legacy

  • Must have hands on experience in Angular, Java, MicroServices & client/server architecture.

  • Experience with building applications which will involve a single UI with multiple Microservices.

  • Experience in the agile management framework

  • Good ability to anticipate issues and formulate remedial actions

  • Excellent technical, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills

  • Experience with implementing or migrating to a Cloud Service Provider (CSP) environment

  • Excellent communication, motivational, and interpersonal skills

  • Collaborate with Developers, Program Managers, Testers, and Production Support Engineers to implement innovative technical solutions via iterative approach reducing time to delivery

  • Familiarity with the following: Hibernate (or other ORM), Angular, Spring, JavaScript, XML, JSON, Eclipse, maven, jUnit, and shell scripting.

You’ll Bring these Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to pass CBP background investigation, criteria include but are not limited to:

    • 3 year check for felony convictions- 1 year check for illegal drug use- 1 year check for misconduct such as theft or fraud
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or related technical discipline.

  • 7+ years experience related to the role.

  • Professional experience operating within cross-functional teams and groups.

  • Three (3) to Five (5) years’ experience in incremental software development projects such as the Agile Scrum approach

These Qualification Would be Nice to Have:

  • Contribute to development of program architecture and standards

  • Experience in Continuous integration, Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) as well as SecDevOps processes and tools

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.