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CACI International Jr Systems Engineer in Sterling, Virginia

Jr Systems Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 25%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is currently looking for an experienced System Engineers to join our team developing next generation signals intelligence (SIGINT) and electronic warfare systems for the Department of Defense. Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals on a program that leverages the best practices in Model-Based Systems Engineering and Agile software development to deliver state of the art capability in support of our nation’s warfighters.

As a member of the CACI Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. Our warfighters are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security from the increasingly sophisticated and complex threats of our adversaries.

CACI programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.

What You’ll Get to Do

As a Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for engaging in design, development, test, and delivery of our products in support of our advanced systems. You will be working within multi-disciplinary hardware, software, system integration, and data analysis/collection teams who are creating systems in support of the Department of Defense and other Intelligence Community agencies. You will translate customer requirements into technical requirements and specifications while coordinating our cross-functional development team to ensure we continue to deliver timely and impactful products to our customers, participating in field test events as necessary.

More About the Role

  • Produce/author derived system requirements and system specifications from High Level Mission Requirements.

  • Perform engineering tradeoffs analysis and develop Course(s) of Action (COAs) using existing constraints/guidelines.

  • Support engineering design reviews such as System Requirements Reviews (SRR), Design Reviews (PDR/CDR) and Program Management Reviews (PMRs).

  • Develop and/or gather information to generate technical documents and reports necessary to support deliverables as required.

  • Manage risks, identify issues, and develop mitigation plans.

  • Support technical execution of projects. This includes defining and tracking activities ranging from systems engineering, software/hardware development, test/QA and final deployment on customer platforms.

  • Support continuous process improvement while exhibiting the ability to identify waste in the system and improve the overall process to reduce wasted time and redundancy.

  • Generate technical content of white paper for proposal development as required.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications

  • US Citizenship is required along with active TS/SCI security clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline (Engineering - Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, Software, Math, Physics) from an accredited University.

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have

  • Experience throughout an entire hardware/software product development lifecycle.

  • Exposure to standard DoD System Engineering Process and terms such as Interface Control Documents (ICDs), System Requirements Documents (SRD), Capability Development Documents (CDDs), Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR), Customer Acceptance, Program Management Review (PMR).

  • Experience in a DoD Prime Contractor capacity.

  • Experience in subsystem integration into a larger system (e.g. aircraft, ground vehicle, ship).

  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering.

  • Experience with iterative development lifecycle methodologies such as Agile/Scrum or Kanban.

  • Experience with unmanned or manned C4ISR systems and or principles.

  • Experience with SIGINT Systems.

  • Exposure to networking principles and/or experience with classified networks.

  • Understanding of the certification and accreditation process for classified networks.

  • Experience with any/all of the following:

  • IaaS/PaaS software systems engineering (OS, containers, Kubernetes)

  • Navy training systems, especially distributed LVC frameworks

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.

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