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CACI International Technical Lead/Sr. Software Architect in Remote (Any State), Virginia

Technical Lead/Sr. Software Architect

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local


CACI has an opportunity for you to work remote, maintain your TS/SCI clearance and fill a senior technical leadership position with a very competitive salary and sign-on bonus. You will utilize your experience with cutting edge technologies such as Kubernetes, Helm, Packer, and ArgoCD to design a new AWS cloud-based microservices architecture. Your strong communication skills will be leveraged to professionally communicate progress to senior government leadership. You will hold a key position in a great team and find ways to make automation do the heavy lifting, enhance and maintain a Continuous Integration (CI) infrastructure, utilize automated deployment technologies, and design scalable maintenance practices. The position will require identifying and hiring additional technical talent to meet the customer’s requirements. A remote work location in the Washington D.C metropolitan area (or Charlottesville VA) is preferred, but it will not be a showstopper for the ideal candidate.


  • Design, develop, and implement AWS cloud-based applications using a variety of technologies

  • Utilize strong communication skills to communicate (verbal and written) status information to senior government stakeholders

  • Work with cutting edge technologies (Kubernetes, Helm, Packer, ArgoCD)

  • Implement CI pipelines for projects and use DevOps principles and practices to get the most out of the tool chain.

  • Automate environment deployments into varied and complex environments – using virtual machines, container technology and cloud environments.

  • Collaborate with team members from all parts of the development lifecycle, from development to operations to security, solving technical challenges, and providing and receiving guidance and mentorship.

  • Design a process to build, automated test, integration, and deployment of software baselines using DevSecOps and CI/CD best practices, including definition of processes, metrics, tools selection and automation.

  • Research, Design and develop complex enterprise-level web applications built on relational and unstructured databases

  • Transform complex customer requirements into working, maintainable solutions

  • Utilize open source software development kits and API's to rapidly develop basic application solutions

  • Adapt off-the-shelf solutions to meet government customer needs and requirements

  • Work in a collaborative agile team environment

Education & Experience:

  • Typically requires bachelor's degree or equivalent

  • Minimum 10 years software experience, with 5 years in an engineering lead role on IT or software application projects

Required Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen with active TS/SCI clearance and ability to obtain a CI Polygraph

  • AWS experience - EC2, S3, RDS, ElastiCache, Route 53, IAM, CloudFront, CloudWatch, etc

  • Experience leading complex technical projects from design to production

  • PaaS - Cloud Foundry, OpenShift, Kubernetes, etc.

  • DevSecOps experience with containerized applications in AWS environments

  • Knowledge of version control systems

  • Compiled languages (Java, C#, or C++)

  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodology, processes, and techniques

  • Prepare and present preliminary and critical designs to customers and stakeholders

  • Ability to learn at a fast pace and be able to rapidly learn and leverage third-party tools, SDKs, and APIs

  • Excellent organization, communication and writing skills, and have the ability to express yourself in technical discussion via strategy, implementation and design of application environments

  • Excellent teamwork and collaborative skills, with the ability to lead and manage the effort of others when necessary

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with some or all of the following: JIRA, Subversion, test automation tools, USG IA development and security standards.

  • Experience with Devops tools, including Jenkins, Gitlab, Nexus, Sonar, Nessus.

  • Strong customer service skills and customer relationship management experience

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Successful candidate will be imaginative, responsive and be able to communicate well with users.

  • Proficient with scripting languages (Powershell, Bash, Python, JavaScript/ECMA Script, Perl, Ruby, etc.)

  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS

  • Strong Linux skills

  • Network configuration

  • TS/SCI and CI Polygraph a plus.

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.

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.

Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $101,800-$218,800. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, 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. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.