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CACI International Expert - Field Engineer in Fairfax, Virginia

Expert - Field Engineer

Job Category: Engineering and Technical Support

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 50%

Type of Travel: Local

What You’ll Get to Do:

Field Engineer to support a position in Northern Virginia (Herndon). Up to 50% travel is required both CONUS/OCONUS for this position. Travel to conflict/war zones may be required.

The Field Engineer will deploy, install, and maintain servers, routers, switches, telecommunications systems, UPS systems, and desktop PC hardware in support of customer IT infrastructure and enterprise operations.

More About the Role:

The Field Engineer is responsible for procedural input to the planning, preparation, and execution of all projects. Must have the ability to complete complex assignments without direction and direct those engineers that are more junior. Ensures that systems are implemented in a tight time frame. Additional Field Engineer duties shall include but are not limited to the following:

  • Evaluate sites for the installation of equipment

  • Install applicable equipment (with racks if needed)

  • Perform onsite testing of equipment and coordinate with other engineers

  • Install and connect applicable cables

  • Coordinate pick-up and delivery of equipment

  • Troubleshoot network connectivity issues

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Requires 10 years experience as a field engineer supporting technical programs, however expertise, training and actual work experience with specific systems and/or technology is significantly more important than the number of years of experience

  • TS/SCI w/ poly is required

  • Experience in IP Related Services: TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, PPP, and SIP (Desired)

  • Experience installing and maintaining Cisco routers and switches (Desired)

  • Experience with UPS systems and AC/DC power systems, to include installation/connection (Desired)

  • Working knowledge of CAT 5 and CAT 6 cable, connectors, and demonstrated capability of fabricating required equipment

  • Experience using Remedy, VISIO, and MS Office

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to handle; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl. The employee must also occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds or more.

What CACI 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.


Company Overview: 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 an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As directed by Executive Order 14042, all current and newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 and provide proof of vaccination, except where they are legally entitled to an exemption/accommodation.