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CACI International Modeling and Simulation Engineer in Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina

Modeling and Simulation Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

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 Modeling and Simulation 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.

More About the Role

In this role you will:

  • Utilize modeling and simulation tools to develop network models from existing network architectures using collected network management data.

  • Develop and run simulations to analyze the impact of technology integrations and changes in network architecture.

  • Research and design wide area networks either as new networks or to modify existing networks. Design and implementation must be fully documented with engineering plans to detail the complete process from inception to activation.

  • Recommend appropriate changes/resolutions in response to tactical and strategic trend analysis derived from network and systems models.

  • Support network troubleshooting and enhancement efforts by identifying sub-standard network and/or application configurations and behavior.

  • Manage and configure advanced network management toolset to collect data.

  • Develop and update IT systems concept of operations and engineering plans.

You will also be required to:

  • Serve as senior manager/consultant and provide for overall management, direction and control of resources and activities for a specific functional area(s)

  • Support tactical and strategic planning associated with delivery of services and capabilities

  • Research, evaluate and provide information regarding emerging military and commercial enterprise IT/Cybersecurity technologies, and provide recommended strategies

  • Provide oral and written briefs, presentations, and professional reports to Government senior leaders and decision makers

  • Provide support in the application of network security devices

  • Install and maintain network devices such as routers, switches, bridges, and hubs

  • Implement wide area and local area network architectures

  • Perform installation and administration of hardware, software, and services in a client-server environment

  • Optimize operations on a network and systems level

  • Configure Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP), Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS), Dynamic and Integrated Domain Name Service (DNS), and Active Directory (AD) services

  • Apply proper security measures to safeguard government IT infrastructure

  • Implement Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) technology for network and systems access

  • Assist deployed IT support staff with the use and migration of PKI-enabled systems

  • Develop, update, and maintain facility, network, and systems documentation

  • Use Microsoft Project Server to document, update, and track and report the status of assigned projects

  • Develop and review technical documents and checklists to explain abstract IT and cybersecurity technologies and concepts

  • Develop and review detailed or complex technical documents such as techniques, tactics, and procedures (TTPs), concepts of operations (CONOPS), special instructions and engineering plans, for supported enterprise IT and cybersecurity technology, services, applications, and processes

  • Provide continuity and on-the job training to contractor and government technical support personnel (CONUS and OCONUS)

You’ll Bring These Qualifications


  • DoD Secret Security Clearance (or the ability to obtain a Secret clearance prior to starting)

  • B.S. in related field, and 5 or more years’ relevant experience; OR 7 or more years’ relevant experience.

  • Unix and HBSS experience

  • Any of the following Certifications:

  • IAT II Baseline Certification (Security+ CE or CCNA-Sec)

  • MCP – Server

  • MCSA

  • CCNP

  • Firewall certification (Linux+)

  • ITIL Foundations

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have

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

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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.