CACI International Software Engineer - Cloud Services Backend (up to 25% profit sharing benefit) in Sterling, Virginia
Software Engineer - Cloud Services Backend (up to 25% profit sharing benefit)
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
BITS, a CACI Company, 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 BITS 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 BITS' Individual Benefit Account (IBA), which is used for
premiums, medical reimbursements, dependent care, education and Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. Both components of the BITS benefit
package are paid for by BITS, in addition to your base salary and potential performance bonuses. We believe in a healthy home/work balance
and both of our locations offer a wide variety of activities to balance with your work life. Learn more at http://www.caci.com/bit-systems/
At CACI/BITS, we are looking for talented Software Engineers who are interested and passionate in using state of the art technologies in a truly dynamic, agile development environment to develop, enhance, and maintain innovative mission essential systems in support of high profile, real world events. We seek candidates looking for a fast-paced, start-up like environment who have a zeal for new development for modern cloud systems in an agile environment, building novel, mission essential solutions that fulfill high profile intelligence community needs.
On Team Makalu, typical responsibilities include playing an integral role in defining the architecture for two highly visible, mission critical cloud-native microservice-based systems (Bodhi and ChatSurfer), while also suggesting ways to improve the overall performance of the applications. Other responsibilities could include building new microservices that get deployed as Docker containers to AWS using Kubernetes, including new REST endpoints available for system access. Our team works closely together with other on-site and remote software engineers developing back-end microservices, front-end web applications, and DevOps engineers tasked with deploying services to multiple cloud environments.
What You’ll Get to Do
Day-to-day expectations include solving challenging, but rewarding technical problems, meeting program objectives within the agile development cycle, suggesting ways to improve the architecture and software baseline, and introducing new ways to meet mission needs.
Work on new technologies, while staying customer-focused and thriving on challenges to build new microservices applications.
Help maintain the existing architecture and code base.
Contribute to a positive and upbeat team atmosphere.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related major, or graduation from a coding bootcamp.
- 5+ years of relevant experience
- A TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph is required for this position.
Experience working with Linux or similar Operating Systems.
Experience working as a member of a development team participating in the complete product development lifecycle.
Demonstrated experience with Agile Development processes and participation in an agile development environment.
Demonstrated experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Demonstrated experience with continuous integration and software CM processes / tools (Subversion, GIT, JIRA, Confluence).
Experience applying industry best practices to ensure system .performance, reliability, scalability and security.
Strong troubleshooting/problem solving skills.
Effective communication skills.
Time management and organizational skills, including the ability to work in a dynamic, real-time environment with rapidly changing priorities. Must be able to multi-task and work independently with minimum supervision to meet deadlines.
Familiar with microservice architectures.
Familiarity with build tools (e.g. gradle, maven).
These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have
Experience using Elasticsearch and/or Postgres.
Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces.
Experience with Container orchestration frameworks such as Docker and Kubernetes.
Bonus if you have experience with networking, Redis, Kafka, Grafana, ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana).
AWS Certification (Developer, DevOps and/or, Architect, etc.)
Desired Certifications: (If applicable)
Current Security+ and/or CISSP Certification.
AWS Certification (Developer, DevOps, and/or Architect, etc.).
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 $86,200-$176,600. 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.