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CACI International DoD Systems Engineer in Austin, Texas

DoD Systems Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 25%

Type of Travel: Continental US

CACI is currently looking for a Systems Engineer to join our team supporting NAVWAR Missions. Join this passionate team and see first-hand the results of your efforts.

As a member of the CACI Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. Our warfighters are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security from the increasingly sophisticated and complex threats of our adversaries.

This position allows the opportunity to work on site and remote a few days a week.

CACI 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 Systems Engineer, you will be an integral part of the team delivering NAVWAR Mission.. You will become an expert on the systems we deliver and gain a working knowledge of systems from other vendors. This is a very hands-on position, and as such, your knowledge base will come more from working directly on the systems than from documentation. You will regularly engage with the customer to understand their needs and translate them into the high-level requirements for implementation.

More About the Role:

  • Become the subject matter expert on the CACI systems delivered in support of NAVWAR Mission.

  • Engage regularly with customer to identify new features for existing products and opportunities for new products

  • Perform engineering tradeoffs analysis and develop Course(s) of Action (COAs) for both enhancements of existing systems and development of new systems

  • Support engineering design reviews such as System Requirements Reviews (SRR), Design Reviews (PDR/CDR) and Program Management Reviews (PMRs).

  • Develop and/or gather information to generate technical documents and reports required.

  • Manage technical risks, identify issues, and develop mitigation plans.

  • Generate technical content for proposal development as required.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship

  • Active DoD Secret clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI

  • Experience with the full hardware/software product development lifecycle.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience working with customers to elicit stated and un-stated requirements

  • Familiarity with standard DoD System Engineering Process and terms such as Interface Control Documents (ICDs), System Requirements Documents (SRD), Capability Development Documents (CDDs), Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR), Customer Acceptance.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline (Engineering - Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, Software, Math, Physics) from an accredited University with minimum 3+ years of professional experience, ideally with DoD organization or Contractor

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Hav e:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

  • Experience with NAVWAR Mission

  • Experience with iterative development lifecycle methodologies such as Agile/Scrum or Kanban.

  • Experience with C4ISR systems

  • Familiar with Model Based Systems Engineering methodologies

  • Exposure to networking principles and/or experience with classified networks.

  • Understanding of the certification and accreditation process for classified networks.

  • Experience with any/all of the following:

  • Computer network, processing, storage engineering

  • User Interface/User Experience core requirements

  • Software automation tools – Ansible, Puppet, Kubernetes

  • Hardware/Software build process/configuration

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:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

Pay Range : There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, 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. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here (

The proposed salary range for this position is:

$69,100 - 141,500 USD