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CACI International Marine Mission Systems Engineering Consultant in Washington, District Of Columbia

Marine Mission Systems Engineering Consultant

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Part time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Part-Time On-Call

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

What You’ll Get to Do:

You will provide expert technical support for new and existing vessels to support our NAVSEA/MSC/Gov’t customers. You will perform as a key consulting team member directly supporting our clients and be a recognized technical leader among colleagues and team members. You will provide subject matter expert knowledge on special-purpose ship mission systems. You will bring practical understanding of modern commercial shipboard design trends, tools, and practices. You will be a self-starter, perform as a team player across multiple engineering support projects and provide technical development inputs as needed.

The Primary Focus for this role is the CACI mission systems SME for mission system technical areas including but not limited to cable handling & storage, winches, ROV equipment, cable handling and towing control systems, and related software & programs. Candidate will be well versed in principles and practices of subsea cable installation and repair as it pertains to the aforementioned systems. Candidate will be able to advise in areas such as testing of the aforementioned mission systems and provide expert witness documentation of tests, trials, and demonstrations of equipment for the purpose of lifecycle analysis & reporting. Candidate will bring experience with dynamic positioning systems with an understanding of operations which pertain to cable laying, repair, and troubleshooting, as well as understanding of system integrations between mission equipment and dynamic positioning equipment. Candidate will have experience with various OEM offerings conveying a practitioner’s knowledge for all phases of acquisition based on commercial sailing, and Naval, MSC, or OEM project experiences. Candidate will be well versed across many ship platforms and/or have a proven track record on MSC T-Ships, AMPHIBS, Carriers, and/or Combatants, FMS Programs, USCG Programs, Unmanned Maritime Systems (UMSs) and/or Unmanned Maritime Vehicles (UMVs). Candidate has industry connections and willingness to grow CACI’s machinery team presence in the marine industry.

More About the Role:

  • Provide Subject Matter Expert knowledge & understanding of shipboard equipment as it pertains to critical mission systems.

  • Self-Starter, Multi-task capability, technically savvy, interpersonal skills, team player and ability to market our CACI team capabilities


You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Maritime Transportation; or similar background and/or specialized such as significant US Navy training with an Associate’s degree will be accepted in lieu of Bachelor’s degree

  • US Citizen with an Active Secret Clearance

  • Ten years of shipboard experience in US commercial or military subsea fields

  • Five years of experience performing in a key shipboard supervisory role responsible for integration of various disciplines & departments

  • Operational-Level unlimited USCG License (3rd/2nd Mate, 3rd/2nd Engineer)

  • Experience briefing complex technical issues (including performance, cost, schedule, and risk implications) to decision makers.

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Willingness to travel 10% of the time with a current Passport.

  • Capable of conducting design ship-checks onboard MSC and Navy ships

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Master’s Degree in Marine Transportation, or related degree

  • Management-Level unlimited USCG License (Chief/1st Engineer, Master/Chief Mate)

  • Shipboard experience aboard USN or MSC or MSC-contracted assets performing missions related to subsea engineering.

  • Participation in professional organizations (e.g., ASME, SNAME) by authoring professional papers, holding elected office, or serving on a national or international board.

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 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

Pay Range : 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, 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. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here (

The proposed salary range for this position is:

$94,400 - $198,300