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CACI International Field Applications Engineer (FAE) in Reston, Virginia

Field Applications Engineer (FAE)

Job Category: Intelligence

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

What You’ll Get to Do:

As a CACI-Wexford Field Applications Engineer (FAE) in support of Sensitive Activities, you will support the Department of Defense and its efforts to identify and neutralize enemy threat networks capable of employing improvised threats, such as Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and other improvised weapons of strategic effect. The FAE will lead technical research and development, integration, and sustainment of unique and sensitive programs and initiatives in support of CCMDs, JTFs, DoD elements, and other non-DOD agencies and provide technical subject matter expertise to bridge the gap between operations, material solutions, and capability providers.

More About the Role:

You will provide technical support to sensitive activities advisors embedded with Combatant Commands at all echelons on effectively leveraging specially compartmented material and non-material capabilities to eliminate or neutralize improvised threats and the networks that employ those threats.

You will provide the technical subject matter expertise to DTRA, Combatant Commands, and JTFs while maintaining situational awareness of Special Programs, STO, ACCM, and sensitive activity plans, operations, units, and friendly and adversary capabilities.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Current Top Secret/Specialized Compartmented Information Security Clearance, willingness to submit to a CI Poly.

  • More than three years of exposure to specialized military or IC compartmented or sensitive activities (IJSTO, SAP, ACCM, etc.).

  • You must possess the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing and experience drafting technical reports on program execution.

  • You will be able to provide daily feedback to the team lead and supported unit on product development.

  • Willing to work rotating shifts if needed

  • Technical Bachelor of Science degree and five years of relevant work experience

  • Practical understanding of coding and prototyping

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Masters level education in an engineering specialty, especially Systems Engineering.

  • More than three years of experience supporting SOF, SMU, Special or Technical Units of Federal or State Law Enforcement.

  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP), to include mission analysis, COA decision and CONOP approval briefings, D3A execution matrices, CONOP documents and FRAGOs.

  • Working knowledge of conventional and unconventional/improvised​ threats.

  • Working knowledge of robotics and unmanned vehicles.

  • Experience and exposure to the DOD rapid acquisition and fielding process and operational testing.

  • Must be able to work independently with some government oversight and function effectively as part of a team in a joint working environment.

What We Can Offer You:

  • CACI-Wexford manages the Special Operations and Asymmetric Solutions Operating Group within CACI’s Operations Support and Services Sector. As the premier provider of Special Operations capabilities; Tactical Advisory and Embedded Support; intelligence Applications to Law Enforcement; security cooperation and OCONUS Training Support Delivery for the company, CACI-Wexford has a reputation for uncompromising standards of quality in its people and its performance. Joining the CACI-Wexford team is a mark of excellence for those employees who complete our rigorous Mission-Focused Staffing process.

  • CACI-Wexford’s mission places its personnel against the government’s most critical emerging challenges. Work with us, and you’ll be working with a team making a difference across the globe.

  • CACI-Wexford offers competitive benefits as well as numerous learning and development opportunities.

  • As the Prime Contractor for this effort, CACI-Wexford offers unmatched stability and growth potential within the program.

*All new hires are required to report their vaccination status

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 a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. As such, any offers of employment may be contingent upon COVID-19 vaccination or an approved accommodation. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.