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CACI International Sr. Software Engineer in Ashburn, Virginia

Sr. Software Engineer

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Public Trust

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is currently looking for a motivated, career and customer-oriented J Sr. Software Engineer/Developer with Agile methodology experience to join our Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Land Border Integration (LBI) Integrated Traveler Initiative II (ITI2) team in Northern Virginia! Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the best practices in Agile Software Development and hardware integration for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

As a member of the ITI2 Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. CBP Officers and Border Patrol agents 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.

CACI agile 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.

What you’ll get to do:

As a Sr. Software Engineer/Developer working for the CBP ITI2 program, you will have a fast moving, challenging, and highly rewarding position keeping the infrastructure running that helps CBP keep our borders safe on all travel entry and exit modalities. These modalities include air, land, and sea for entry and exit at various ports of entry.

The ideal candidate should be an experienced, fast-learning, organized, and be responsible for providing hands-on leadership for web-based application development support in .NET core for a range of custom-built applications, across multiple browsers, as well as providing technical guidance to a small team of developers. The role of this position will be responsible for research, design, and implementation of creative development solutions, and maintenance and support of legacy solutions. This individual should be comfortable creating deliverables for design and deployment, and have experience working with customers, identifying, and implementing development standards and best practices, and mentoring a small team of developers is following those standards. This individual will be delegated responsibility of several applications and for all phases of the build process from planning to design, development, and release.

The position requires strong hands-on technical knowledge of .NET core as well as writing PL/SQL packages and Linux scrips, experience mentoring junior developers, and a high degree and ability to work independently. The candidate will be required to work in an environment where teamwork and individual collaboration is essential to success.

The position will be supporting the various border security efforts of CBP and may include biometric technologies such as facial recognition, RFID enabled documents, license plate reading technologies, data analytics, IoT, and other border security technologies.

Day to day activities: Active member of the software development team participating in the daily stand-ups. Design and develop .Net applications including middleware applications, user interface applications (java script framework), and web services applications. May also include developing and integrating with Microsoft SQL server databases. Develop software design documentation which may include design diagrams, data flow diagrams, software module descriptions, etc. Use Integrated Development Environment (IDE) tools to include Microsoft Visual Studio and GIT Manage software testing activities to include data setup, defect troubleshooting and resolution. Provide Tier 3 / 4 engineering support, as needed, for solutions deployed to production.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to pass CBP background investigation, criteria includes, but 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 Computer Science, Software Engineering, System Engineering, or a directly related field is required and 10 years of experience of software development or equivalent.

7 or more years of experience programming in .NET and a comprehensive understanding of design patterns, or distributed system design and development with Microsoft C# .NET environment

Agile development Soft Skills/Other Requirements, such as proactive approach to problem solving, excellent troubleshooting and resolution skills, and delivery mindset

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Experience working within formal lifecycle frameworks where formal customer approval of project deliverables was required

3 or more years of experience leading development teams, preferably supporting federal government programs

Familiarity with Agile SecDevOps methods

Middleware and User Interface driven applications

Multi-threaded applications; Exception handling

Integration with hardware devices and vendor SDKs

Web Services development Ideal Skills:

Ability to work in team environments across a diverse set of projects with multiple stakeholders

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

Linux experience

LDAP experience



node.js / NPM / Yarn

HTML and Javascript

SASS, LESS and CSS Skills

HTTP(S) stack

Webpack, Babel, Polyfill, etc.

.NET Core 2.x

ASP.NET Web API, RESTFul HTTP Programming

EF Core

Code First with Entity Framework

SQL Server

Git, Git Tools and SVN

Jenkins, Jira, Confluence Nice to have:

PowerShell, Python and/or Bash

Docker and Linux experience

AWS experience

Mobile platform development

Experience in using web frameworks such as AJAX, Struts, Hibernate, Bootstrap and Spring, etc.

Experience in creating and using EJBs

Experience working with PL/SQL in packages and code blocks

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.

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.