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CACI International Junior-Level Project Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Junior-Level Project Engineer

Job Category: Project and Program Management

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US

What You’ll Get to Do:

You will support the DoD Comparative Technology Office (CTO), which is the staff organization within the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) that provides policy, technical, and management oversight for two technology prototyping programs - the Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT) Program and the Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) Program .

More About the Role:

You will be a part of a diverse and integrated team of professionals working with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (OASD) to provide technical, analytical, engineering, and administrative support for prototyping programs in the CTO for FCT and RIF programs. These efforts contribute to increased competition, strengthening of the U.S. industrial base, expanded opportunities for innovative prototyping, and speed the transition of cost-effective technologies into U.S. and allied acquisition programs. You will work collaboratively with the Office of Small Business Programs to provide expertise for management of small business proposals and projects that resolve operational challenges or save costs into acquisition programs.

As the Junior-level Project Engineer (PE) you will support services in the technical areas regarding acquisition, technical and operational performance, risk, and suitability for approval as a prototype and or operational testing, evaluation and demonstration. In addition, you will:

  • Support the Director of the CTO and the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Emerging Capabilities and Prototyping (ODASD, EC&P);

  • Assist the CTO Director and ODASD (EC&P) in identifying potential technologies and making decisions regarding acquisition, technical and operational performance, risk, and suitability for approval as a prototype and or operational testing, evaluation and demonstration;

  • Enable and support CTO and ODASD (EC&P) oversight of ongoing and prospective prototypes and demonstrations; and

  • Enable efficient creation, storage and dissemination of the necessary information required for CTO and ODASD (EC&P) oversight of ongoing and prospective prototypes and demonstrations .

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; and

  • Two (2) years of experience in technology or program management .

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Master’s degree;

  • Commercial/private sector or Department of Defense (DoD) industry experience, such as coordinating with small businesses, non-traditional defense companies;

  • Two (2) years of experience in one or more of the following:

  • ---Test and evaluation responsibility at a senior DoD facility or test range;

  • ---Systems acquisition or weapon system acquisition program management

  • ---Analysis and modeling of technologies or cybersecurity operations; and

  • One or more of the following technology or specialty areas:

  • ​---Electromagnetic Spectrum Agility;

  • ---Autonomous Systems;

  • ---ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance) and Space Capability Resilience;

  • ---Information Operations & Analytics;

  • ---Novel Counter for Force Applications; or

  • ---Special Operations.

**This position is in support of future opportunities. As we get closer to filling this position, we will be contacting qualified candidates. If you are selected to interview, you will be contacted directly by a recruiter.

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.

As directed by Executive Order 14042, all current and newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 and provide proof of vaccination, except where they are legally entitled to an exemption/accommodation.