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CACI International Mechanical Systems Design Engineer in Rochester, New York

Mechanical Systems Design Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI’s Mastodon Design team is currently seeking a full-time Mechanical Systems Design Engineer to support the design and manufacture of ruggedized military systems and products.

More about this role:

  • Design, manage, and maintain custom cable and antenna assemblies working with subcontractors and suppliers as the main POC.

  • Researching, designing, prototyping and verifying new system accessories.

  • Develop and write technical documentation, revisions to existing documentation, and inputs for technical white papers.

  • Creating mechanical cost and schedule estimates as well as contributing to technical writeups for proposal efforts.

  • Mechanical design and execution for program related efforts following defined program requirements. Typically entails designing custom apparatuses or accessories for integration into land, air, or sea platforms, creating and executing verification & validation plans.

  • Participating and contributing in program specific customer reviews (SDR, PDR, CDR, etc.)

  • Maintaining and supporting existing cables and accessories.

You’ll bring these Qualifications:

  • US citizenship is required to be eligible for security clearance and must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance if necessary

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering/technical discipline from an accredited engineering school

  • 3 or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience with Solidworks design software.

  • Proficient with Microsoft office tools

  • Ability to work independently and across departments to support all stakeholders within the company

  • Ability to successfully multitask and manage large volumes of data

  • Strong attention to detail with attention to accurate documentation.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience designing cables, shock mounts, and accessories for military vehicular and dismount systems.

  • Familiarity with MIL-STDs such as MIL-STD-810, 461, 464 etc.

  • Experience preforming Verification and Validation testing principles on military products.

  • Familiarity with T&Cs, SOWs, CDRL, and SDRLs.

  • Strong understanding of quality process, configuration management principles, and proper change tracking.

  • Experience or familiarity with custom mechanical part design and fabrication.

  • Experience and comfortable working with end customers from all branches of the military.


Up to 10% CONUS travel required.

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.

As required by Executive Order 14042, Federal contractor employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before starting employment with CACI.