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CACI International Network Engineer/ Nightshift (6PM - 6AM) in Chantilly, Virginia

Network Engineer/ Nightshift (6PM - 6AM)

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is looking for a Network Engineer to support our customer to provide a common set of required EIT services across 187 bases to implement a consistent, high-quality experience for users across all mission environments and enable USAF to transition focus from network operations to mission operations.

If you are a Network Engineer with a passion for resolving complex issues, optimizing network performance, and playing a key role ensuring user experience, we invite you to apply for this exciting Network Engineer position. Join our team and be a crucial part of our organization's IT success. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse team is crucial. You will have the unique opportunity to experience and contribute across many aspects of our business, working alongside our programs as they support a diverse set of customers.

This will be a 24/7 operation with a Panama Work Schedule in which each employee will work a 12-hour shift rotating days (6PM - 6AM).

As a Network Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless operation and optimization of our network infrastructure. Your responsibilities will encompass a diverse range of tasks, allowing you to showcase your expertise and contribute significantly to our IT landscape. Here's what you will get to do:

What You’ll Get to Do:

Serve as technical lead on networking-related innovation projects, including implementing software defined networking architectures in a lab environment and documenting playbooks and repeatable solutions for use in multiple customer environments.

Conduct research to identify new technologies that could improve solutions.

Lead the development of designs and participate in design reviews with the program team or customer.

Facilitate technical exchange meetings with the costumer and provide recommendations on possible solutions.

Develop, design, configure and implement data networking solutions based upon the customer’s performance criteria and specifications.

Prepare technical documentation describing new networking frameworks, approaches, and toolkits.

Develop and perform technical presentations for customers.

Serve as technical resource at customer briefings.

Mentor junior engineers.

More About the Role:

The ideal candidate will bring:

  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience as a Network Engineer or leading projects of similar scope

  • Working knowledge in multiple networking disciplines, including SDN WAN, SDNA, and 5G with the ability to develop solutions in accordance with Federal Government standards.

  • Experience in complex network topologies including data, voice, security, virtualization, video, and wireless networks.

  • Systems integration and testing experience.

  • Experience with data network switching and routing with products from Cisco, Juniper, Aruba, Palo Alto etc.

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain and implement complex, technical proposals that clearly address customer requirements.

  • Flexible, decisive & proactive problem solver in a fast-paced environment.

  • Internal and external customer interface experience.

  • 3+ years of engineering Multi-Protocol Label and Switching (MPLS) and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP).

  • 3+ years of Cloud experience Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain a DoD secret Clearance / An active DoD Secret clearance.

  • Minimum 8+ Years of relevant experience (bachelor’s degree in a relevant IT, engineering, or technical field, may be substituted for 5 years of experience).

  • Hands-on working experience and/or certifications with products and technologies from vendors like: Cisco, Juniper, Aruba, Palo Alto, Riverbed, Splunk, etc.

  • Proficient in Microsoft software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other software applications as required, including Microsoft SharePoint.

  • Demonstrated Leadership skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • Experience in using drawing tools such as Microsoft Visio is a must.

  • Experience utilizing ticketing systems (JIRA, Remedy etc.)

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Industry certifications related to data networking (CCNA/CCNP, JNCIA/JNCIP, etc.)

  • Industry certifications related to network security (Security+, CISSP, etc.)

  • Experience with DoD network cyber security and DISA STIG requirements

  • Knowledge of Software Defined Networking (SDN)

  • ITIL Foundation Certification

  • Experience working on projects with large VoIP and Data Network infrastructure modernization.

  • Experience working with DoD customer.

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:

$78,700 - $165,300