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CACI International Boundary Systems Engineer in Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina

Boundary Systems Engineer

Job Category: Information Technology

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

What You’ll Get to Do:

CACI has an exciting and immediate opportunity for a Boundary Systems Engineer to support the USAF Network Operations Security Center (NOSC). This position works at the customer on-site Tier 3 support location at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina. Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Shaw AFB is conveniently located. A 2-hour drive to the north gets you to Charlotte, NC, to the east is Myrtle Beach, and Charleston, SC is to the south. You’ll have access to big city excitement, a quiet beach walk or small town Southern hospitality, whatever you prefer.

If you want to use your advanced IT skills to support national security then this is the job for you. You’ll get to use leading edge technology as you sustain and defend the networks our Air Force warfighters use in the CENTCOM theater. From a career perspective, this program provides opportunity for upward and lateral mobility, by moving up to positions of increased responsibility or moving laterally across work centers to apply your expertise in other disciplines.

More About the Role:

In this role you will:

  • Operate and manage the enterprise boundary management server, ensuring it is functional with duplicate configuration at USAFCENT NOSC COOP location.

  • Analyze firewall reports, firewall logs, and other metrics and identify sub-standard network performance, and engineer and implement solutions to counter the identified anomalies.

  • Operate security devices remotely and locally.

  • Create custom UNIX scripts to meet task specific requirements.

  • Research, document, and track outages, trouble calls, and network intrusions to resolution.

  • Use firewall toolsets to accurately analyze and report on the overall health of local and deployed firewalls.

  • Perform enterprise level firewall fault isolation and resolution; troubleshoot firewall issues on Open BSD Operating System.

  • Configure and maintain DNS and BIND domain name services and manage the full range of the firewall features at an Enterprise level.

  • Provide On-the-job training to local help desk personnel and engineers on firewall components and solutions.

  • Implement proper backup procedures, walk remote users through backup and restoration actions.

  • Assist engineering with new security device implementations.

  • Perform analysis for collaboration of network/system needs and participate in planning, designing, upgrading and deployment of enterprise datacenter hardware and software using a project-based timeline.

  • Manage proxy servers, email gateways, and perform external DNS management.

  • Provide guidance and remote administration of Firewalls and the Enterprise Manager.

You will also be required to:

  • Provide on-call support via cell phone after hours, on weekends and holidays.

  • Deploy/travel to OCONUS locations in the USCENTCOM AOR to support sustainment operations, projects, and training as required (up to 25%).

  • Travel to CONUS locations as required.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:


  • Associates in related field and 3 or more years’ relevant IT experience OR 5 or more years’ of relevant IT experience.

  • Ability to obtain an Interim Secret clearance prior to start date.

  • Firewall, Unix, ACAS and HBSS experience

  • DoD 8570 IAT II Baseline Certification (Security+ CE, CCNA-Sec or equivalent).

  • Completion of additional Professional Certifications within 6 months of your start date to remain on the program. CACI will cover the cost of these certifications.

  • MCSA or current equivalent

  • CCENT or acceptable alternative

  • Firewall (Linux+)

  • Unix

  • ACAS

  • HBSS

  • ITIL Foundation

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience working in DoD, Air Force, and local base environments

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 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.