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CACI International Junior Software Engineer in Sterling, Virginia

Junior Software Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US


Opportunity to work on small innovative teams on mission critical software applications. Provide software design and development expertise in support of both new application development tasks and maintenance of current baseline. Developers are expected to have excellent technical expertise and be highly self-directed and motivated. You will be part of a responsive team where communication skills and the ability to solve problems are critical to success


CACI is is looking for a Java Developer to provide solutions for new development efforts and to sustain an existing operational baseline at the Dulles, VA (Headquarters) or Aurora, CO office. Candidates are expected to have excellent communication and oral skills, development process experience, and work well in a small team environment. Candidates should be familiar with development and configuration management practices and have previous development experience.

The Developer will participate in new development through the requirements analysis and design phases. The Developer will provide a technical solution compliant with the design and maintain the operational baseline.

Additionally, the Developer will provide support to test, integration, and deployment of the software baseline. Candidates must be self-motivated individuals who can understand technical concepts, have excellent communication skills, and are able to collaborate on technical items with the larger team.

This opportunity offers very rewarding and unique benefits, which equates to 50% of compensation on TOP of your base salary! The first part is a tax-qualified profit-sharing retirement plan, to which CACI annually contributes up to 25% of your base salary (not in excess of applicable IRS limits) to your retirement account. The second component consists of an Individual Benefit Account (IBA), which is used for premiums, medical reimbursements, dependent care, education and Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. Both components of the benefit package are paid for by CACI, in addition to your base salary and potential performance bonuses. We believe in a healthy home/work balance and our locations offer a wide variety of activities to balance with your work life

You'll be responsible for:

  • Researching, designing and developing software

  • Develop solutions against program architecture

  • Produce detailed specifications and write software code

  • Work closely with system engineers, and SMEs to understand functional requirements

  • Create unit tests and integration test while supporting formal testing

  • Provide input into training manuals for users

  • Maintain knowledge of feature and technical changes in the application

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 1-3 years of related software development experience

  • Experience with Java and/or JavaScript

  • Experience with JMS, JDBC

  • Experience with Web services such as SOAP, REST

  • Knowledge of Unix / Linux operating systems

  • Software configuration management processes and tools

  • An active TS/SCI with Polygraph is required to start

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with relational, PostgreSQL, and file based storage products

  • Ability to write interfaces and conversion routines leveraging the API

  • Experience with Spring Boot

  • Web Services knowledge

  • Ability to work with Solar, Apache

  • Experience with Angular/JS

  • Understanding of Amazon Web Services

  • Experience with mission management/planning systems

  • Knowledge of Intelligence Community (IC) processes, policies and guidance

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.

Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $49,400-$98,900. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.

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.