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CACI International Senior Systems Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Senior Systems Engineer

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is seeking an experienced Sr. Systems Engineer to assist in the proposal and implementation of financial business systems supporting the Federal Protective Service (FPS) at Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Provide subject matter expertise and systems engineering support to acquisition projects as a method to improve acquisition quality

  • Participate in Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) to support the management of acquisition and sustainment projects

  • Develop artifacts to support all phases of the DHS Acquisition Lifecycle Framework and Systems Engineering Life Cycle (SELC).

  • Research, analyze, and recommend decisions on complex system, infrastructure, and software engineering issues.

  • Participate in the FPS Change Management process by supporting the activities of the Technical Review Board (TRB) by reviewing change request proposals.

  • Evaluate and recommend disposition issues, waivers, and statutory and regulatory requirements.

  • Evaluate the impact of proposed systems and policy changes upon FPS goals and objectives.

  • Develop and maintain engineering documentation for FPS infrastructure and software systems.

  • Identify organizational needs and make suggestions regarding technical direction of acquisition and sustainment projects.

  • Engineer, install, maintain, configure, and optimize Microsoft server operating systems.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical escalations of issues and incidents.

  • Perform analysis for collaboration of network / system needs and participate in planning, designing, upgrading, and deployment of enterprise datacenter hardware and software using a project-based timeline.

  • Work with internal and external IT teams to coordinate changes, implementations, and maintenances for network and security configurations.

  • Apply appropriate security measures to properly safeguard government systems by implementing industry standard best practices and FPS mandated mitigations.

  • Support the administration of Microsoft SQL databases.

  • Guide Mid-level and Senior-level system administrators performing implementations, operations, performance tuning, support services, integration, test and evaluation, maintenance, and analysis across the federal teams.

  • Assist federal stakeholders in performing systems integration activities.

  • Conduct engineering assessments.

  • Assist federal stakeholders in strategic technical planning, project management, performance engineering, risk management and design.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain DoD security clearance.

  • Ability to obtain a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Entry on Duty (EOD).

  • Microsoft MCP/MCSA/MCSE Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent + 10 years’ experience.

  • 2-4 years experience in Azure Cloud space

  • 2-4 years experience right-sizing engineering solutions for software development projects

  • Experience analyzing data streams from multiple financial systems.

  • Experience in the administration of Microsoft Active Directory & Server Virtualization.

  • Experience working with Financial Management Divisions to implement revenue systems.

  • Ability to lead and facilitate meetings with government and contractor stakeholders.

  • Understanding of LAN/WAN technologies and concepts.

  • Understanding of Project Management methodologies.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in interpersonal and written formats.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • ITILv3 or v4 Foundation’s certification

  • Previous Azure and/or AWS Engineering experience

  • Previous IT Operations & Project experience

  • Previous DHS or Federal Government experience

This position description is not an active opening but is representative of positions within CACI that are consistently available. Individuals who apply may also be considered for other positions at CACI.

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 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.