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CACI International Design Engineer in Crane, Indiana

Design 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 an experienced HEO Design Engineer to join our team developing next generation digital engineering and digital warfare systems for the Department of Defense. Join our passionate team of industry-leading individuals on a program that leverages the best practices in Systems Engineering and Rapid Prototyping to integrate and deliver state of the art capability in support of our nation’s warfighters.

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.

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:

For this HEO Design Engineer position, you will support CACI’s DOD customers in the development of products that enable Enhanced Cognitive Capabilities on the battlefield.

You will oversee the development and design of the products and ensure they meet both customer and DOD standards.

You will demonstrate competent writing and oral communication skills

You will also ensure quality products and services are delivered to the customer

More About the Role:

  • Your overall primary job responsibility consists of design engineering oversight, with the capture of end user requirements. You will oversee and participate in the design and support data (drawings, programs, BOMs, work instructions, specifications, drawings and technical manuals).

  • Works with DoD customers to capture design requirements and develop products for testing and evaluation.

  • Developing and designing products and systems based on customer requirements and industry standards.

  • Conducting research and testing to check the feasibility and viability of the design ideas, while optimizing user experience.

  • Reviewing and providing feedback on the designs of the development team.

  • Troubleshooting design-related issues and making necessary changes.

  • Attend project meetings as assigned.

  • Closely monitor project team performance, to include vendors, to ensure technical rigor and that materials and parts will be delivered on time and that the end product will meet customer needs.

  • Other duties as assigned.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design Engineering, Engineering, Product Design, or relevant field

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work and communicate at multiple levels from senior leadership to installation teams

  • Experience with project initiation and tailoring, as well as industry accepted technical rigor practices, to include System Engineering Technical Review (SETR) processes and practices

  • Experience with tracking project deliverables, milestones, and schedules for systems or software delivery programs

  • Experience with program management, Readiness reviews, and Governance boards

  • Experience with working in team environments

  • Demonstrated experience with requirements tracking

  • Demonstrated experience creating, drafting, and reviewing program documentation

  • Active Secret clearance, with ability to obtain Top Secret with SCI.

  • Excellent technical writing and data presentation skills

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • Ability to obtain Top Secret / SCI clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active Top Secret security clearance

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:

$51,800 - $106,100