CACI International Sr Software Engineer - Cloud Services Backend (up to 25% profit sharing benefit) in Sterling, Virginia
Sr 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: None
Type of Travel: None
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
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related major, or graduation from a coding boot camp
- 10+ years of relevant experience
- An active TS/SCI clearance is required, and a recent polygraph is preferred
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
Current Security+ and/or CISSP Certification, or ability to obtain certification within 6 months from date of hire
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 deployments, Docker and/or Kubernetes
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 $101,800-$218,800. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, 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, life insurance, retirement and savings.
As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.