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CACI International Project Lead(Up to 25% Profit Sharing Benefit!) in Aurora, Colorado

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This opportunity 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 CACI 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 an Individual Benefit Account (IBA), which is used for premiums, medical reimbursements, dependent care, education and Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. Both components of the benefit package are paid for by CACI, in addition to your base salary and potential performance bonuses. We believe in a healthy home/work balance and our locations offer a wide variety of activities to balance with your work life.

This position can be worked out of Sterling, VA or Aurora, CO.

What You’ll Get to Do:You will have the opportunity to lead a long-term program providing Situational Awareness Capabilities to a diverse community of users. This position offers the unique opportunity to lead the team as it navigates updating existing functionality, leveraging more modern software, and continued implementation of Agile and other processes as we work towards DevOps.

Systems Engineers are expected to have excellent technical expertise, be highly self-directed and motivated, and collaborate respectfully with their teammates, always keeping the mission first. You will lead a responsive team where communication skills and the ability to solve problems are critical to our success. You can expect to work with highly motivated teammates that will support and encourage you. Our culture is one of sharing information amongst teammates with open communication.

Candidates are expected to have excellent communication and oral skills and work well in a small team environment. Candidates should be familiar with general systems engineering concepts in a software development environment, be able to manage personnel, and work with various government organizations.

More About the Role:You will be responsible for managing and leading the team and working with various stakeholders to supporting a mission essential system in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. You will work closely with developers to help engineer solutions for a Situational Awareness tool with various GUIs and REST Services based on customer’s needs. You will also be in charge of training disparate users on the tools use and tailoring it to their specific mission needs.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 10+ years of related experience with full systems engineering life-cycle development (analysis, design, development, test, deployment, maintenance)

  • Active TS/SCI with CI poly

  • Experience in rapid, agile development efforts

  • Security+ certification (or ability to obtain within 6 months of starting)

  • Knowledge of Intelligence Community (IC) processes, policies and guidance

  • Solid understanding of system engineering in both development and an operational environment

  • Must exhibit good management skills, independent decision making capability; focus on customer service.

  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to research and clearly articulate, verbally and in writing, recommended solutions to ensure the team understands the end goal and is working together towards the same solution

  • Demonstrated aptitude for analytical thinking, problem solving, and working multiple tasks concurrently

  • Ability to work with the other technical members of the team to administer and support the overall program.

  • Self-motivated and capable of performing tasks with minimal oversight

  • Team player incorporating a team based success philosophy

  • Develop and execute program & project milestones with support and guidance of his/her immediate supervisor

  • Understanding of end-to-end test procedure development and software testing

  • Ability to provide training to a diverse user base in both small and large group settings

  • Experience with mission planning data

  • Ability to brief upper management and govt officials on status and recommendations for the program

  • Ability to effectively manage diverse set of personnel and motivate the team toward a common goal

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Mission management/planning systems

  • 5+ years of experience with the software development life cycle on government programs

  • Familiarity with developing requirements and documentation

  • Unix/Linux operating systems

  • E2 activities (DR analysis and prioritization, etc)

  • Configuration Management and CM best practices

  • Architecture development and documentation

  • ICD 503 accreditation process

  • Working with legacy baselines

  • Various Microsoft product suits (Excel, Power Point, Word, SharePoint, Visio)

  • Experience with relational, noSQL, and file based storage products/databases

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) certified (i.e. solutions architect)

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.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. 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 proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.