CACI International Software Engineer- Secret clearance required in Austin, Texas

Job Description

Ticom Geomatics, a CACI Company, delivers industry leading Signals Intelligence exploitation and Electronic Warfare (SIGINT/EW) products that enable our nation’s tactical warfighters to effectively utilize distributed grids of networked sensors, assets, and platforms to perform a variety of critical national security driven missions.

We are looking for talented, passionate Engineers, Scientists, and Developers who are excited about using state of the art technologies to build user-centric products with a profound impact to the US defense and intelligence community. We are seeking to grow our highly capable engineering teams to build the best products in the world. The successful candidate is an individual who is never satisfied with continuing with the status quo just because “it’s the way things have always been done”.

Offices for this opportunity are in Austin, TX. For those outside of the Austin area, relocation assistance may be considered on a case by case basis.

What You’ll Get to Do:

Your primary responsibility in the Software Engineer position is to provide technical leadership across a full software development lifecycle for multi-disciplinary teams that are creating networked, interoperable, remote sensors for Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) applications in support of the Department of Defense and other Intelligence Community agencies. The role also includes a Systems Engineering aspect, as the software products being developed must maintain compatibility as part of a large networked system of products, some of which are developed by entities outside of CACI. This role has direct report management responsibilities for a team of 5-10 software engineers and software developer/testers. The Software Engineer position also has Project Management responsibilities.

More About this Role:

  • Serve as software engineering and architecture expert supporting Program and Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) to ensure execution of near and long term strategic objectives

  • Direct responsibility for technical whitepaper creation and proposal development for capturing additional business in adjacent business spaces

  • Lead technical and project execution of multidisciplinary technical teams across 2-4 mid-sized enterprise projects totaling $2-4M. This includes defining and tracking activities ranging from systems engineering, software/hardware development, test/QA and final deployment on customer platforms

  • Owns cost-schedule-performance

  • Manages risks, identifies issues, and develops mitigation plans (this includes triaging Agile stories and bugs for releases and leading scoping for sprint planning)

  • Generates polished briefings to support and lead engineering design reviews such as System Requirements Reviews (SRR), Design Reviews (PDR/CDR) and Program Management Reviews (PMRs) to DoD customers

  • Develops and/or gathers information to generate technical documents and reports necessary for Contract Delivery

  • Produce/author derived requirements from High Level Requirements that can be used for project execution teams

  • Perform trade-offs analysis and develop Course(s) of Action (COAs) using existing constraints/guidelines

  • Lead the establishment and continuing coordination of Development Operations (DevOps) pipelines for product teams

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in an STEM discipline from an accredited University (Masters Degree in STEM discipline preferred)

  • Minimum 5 years of related work experience (ideally with Prime DoD Contractor)

  • Active Secret security clearance with ability to qualify for TS/SCI

  • Strong software development background with hands-on experience developing, testing, integrating, and deploying capabilities

  • Significant experience in executing software development and deployment efforts within Spiral and/or Agile development methodologies with the ability to discern, communicate, and promote appropriate applications of methodologies for different projects

  • Significant Software/Systems Engineering experience resulting in the successful development, integration, testing, and deployment of a system or subsystem for one or more customers

  • Demonstrated experience running successful concurrent projects, including leading, planning, organizing, staffing, reporting, and coordinating all phases of the projects from inception through completion

  • Experience conducting and documenting analysis of alternatives and trade studies to support evaluation of technical trade-offs and decision making

  • Strong knowledge of system engineering fundamentals

  • Exposure to 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, Program Management Review (PMR)

  • Collaborative team-centric mindset with willingness to learn, grow, and stretch beyond normal comfort zones and have fun doing it

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (writing sample required)

  • Capable of clearly articulating expectations and direction to your team

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with all levels of the organization

  • Strong customer empathy, listening skills, and attention to detail

  • Willingness to learn and mentor

  • US Citizenship

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

  • Experience in a DoD Prime Contractor capacity

  • Exposure to Unmanned or Manned Systems and/or principles

  • Experience with Elastic product stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash, etc.)

  • Experience with SQL and noSQL databases (graph databases)

  • Exposure to GPS systems/INS Systems

  • Exposure to SIGINT Systems

  • Exposure to networking principles and or experience working with classified networks

  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies

  • Understanding of the certification and accreditation process for SCI networks

  • Exposure and or interest in Project Management PMP

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.

Ticom Geomatics (TGI) is a subsidiary of CACI International, Inc. in Austin, Texas with 200 employees.” We’ve recently been named by Austin American Statesman as one of the Top Places to Work in Austin. We are an industry leader in interoperable, mission-ready Time and Frequency Difference of Arrival (T/FDOA) Precision Geolocation systems and produce diverse portfolio of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) products spanning small lightweight sensors, rack-mounted deployments, cloud-based solutions which are deployed across the world. The commitment of our employees to "Engineering Results" is the catalyst that has propelled TGI to becoming a leader in software development, R&D, sensor development, and signal processing. Our engineering teams are highly adept at solving complex problems with the application of leading-edge technology solutions.

Our work environment is highly focused yet casual with flexible schedules that enable each of our team members to achieve the work life balance that works for them. We provide highly competitive benefits package including a generous 401(k) contribution and Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. See additional positions at:

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. 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 proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.