CACI International HW-SW Requirements Engineer in Chantilly, Virginia

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

CACI is looking for a hardware and software requirements engineer to work on the RCA Program in Ashburn and Chantilly, VA. The ideal candidate shall have prior experience defining specifications for upgrading hardware components that comprise of voice, data, audio and video platforms used across a variety of applications, as well as network solutions. Part of assessing and defining specifications shall include a cyber security analysis, making sure any equipment, hardware, or software complies with the Army’s security posture and policies. Successful candidate shall have demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and experience providing specifications for hardware components and software based on customer defined requirements. This individual will interface independently across the team, field installation engineers, integration engineers, system engineers and directly with client stakeholders applying strong verbal and written communications skills to develop and maintain great working relationships. The individual will also facilitate customer meetings to derive end user requirements.

More About the Role:

Serves as a focal point for developing equipment, hardware and software specifications, which includes understanding and documenting requirements, ensuring compliance with the Army’s cyber security policies, preparing documents providing the basis for the procurement of IT hardware/equipment, and interfacing between manufacturers and customers for integrating, upgrading, and modernizing components of integrated systems. Other responsibilities include providing support for onsite and remote servers, VMware, and desktop support for various environments.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Work on proposal and pricing efforts, minimizing risk exposure to the company

  • Coordinate with customers, manufacturers and stakeholders to ensure requirements are clear, accurate and meet intended purpose

  • Interacts regularly with customers and other industry representatives to ensure conformance to customer requirements

  • Scheduling and allocating work and resolving problems to meet technical performance

  • Providing appropriate guidance to engineers, analysts, and support personnel

  • Participating in daily/weekly status meetings of all active installation activities

  • Ensuring product quality and timeliness of efforts

  • Server and workstation hardware/software integration and configuration

  • Support/troubleshooting equipment or system issues via phone or VTC

  • Device maintenance/updates

  • VMware software support and configuration

  • Creation of technical documentation

  • Support for the overall DLP Cybersecurity Program strategy

  • Assessing entire system lifecycle requirements and network security impacts

  • Enhance/Implement Cybersecurity vulnerability/A&A hardening testing of Lab environments

  • Supporting the development of security goals, capabilities, controls, and architecture

  • Integrate & Test Security – test patches and settings, document A&A artifacts

  • Validate & Verify security – validate patch status and software control status

  • Supporting security implementation – apply patches and security settings, performance incident handling and remediation

  • Continuously evaluate and recommend innovative proven best business practices and tools to enhance defense-in-depth

  • Establish and define program plan requirements

  • Research discrepancies and government regulations

  • Reviews and verifies Bills of Material

  • Maintaining relevant metrics that will aid program management and the customer

  • Developing new and refining existing processes to enhance quality and productivity

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active secret clearance (required), Interim is acceptable

  • Highly responsible, collaborative individual with very strong communication skills and work ethic; self-starter

  • Working knowledge of and ability to assist others in the use of information security provisioning and monitoring tools to support process improvement

  • Ability to identify and manage risk

  • 8+ years related technical experience

  • Experience with continuous integration tools and environments

  • Understanding of the DOD Cybersecurity policies and requirement

  • Must have familiarity with procurement for the U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard

  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Good writing and report preparation skills

  • Experience interfacing with key stakeholders and working closely with project teams

  • Exceptional collaboration skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • College degree (B.A.; B.S.) in a related discipline

  • Working knowledge of CISCO routers and switches

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.

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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.