CACI has an immediate opportunity for a Solutions Architect with Network Engineering experience. The Network Solutions Architect will be responsible for working on network solutions projects on the short-range schedule, and will support the Terrestrial Networks Domain Architect in long-range planning and projects. They will develop and revise plans and layouts for network communications solutions to be delivered to customers on our global data communications network. The Solutions Architect will present plans to the team‘s Domain Architects and the Chief Architect for review and feedback, and ready them for presentation at delivery project control gates. Considerations and requirements for network security will be developed in collaboration with the organization‘s Information Assurance and CyberSecurity staff. This position requires demonstrated excellent customer relations and network engineering skills. The preferred candidate will have very strong oral and written communication skills. He/She must be confident and comfortable working in an environment with undefined processes, changing requirements and be able quickly adapt and help bring structure and results to support the customer mission. The ideal candidate would have qualified experience with designing wide area networks and knowledge of new technologies such as Software Defined Networking. Job duties and functions include: Develop expectations and requirements for hardware and software to support the needs of the various solutions network designs. Design Solutions Architectures for transition to project teams for execution within the framework of the designed models. Provide any implementation constraints on cable layout, hardware location, and so forth that must be adhered to in implementation. Develop models to predict future network needs, including reviews of current data traffic, estimating growth, considering the needs of traffic routing and shaping, and build outs of new technologies, including Software Defined Networks. -œFBHP- Required Qualifications: - 8+ years of IT and networks experience, both in the field and in an Engineering and Design organization - Expert knowledge of Global Wide Area Networks - 4+ years‘ experience as a Network Systems Designer - Excellent communication skills in technical, business, and client interactions - Proven ability in working with a multi-discipline team comprised of one or more of the following disciplines: Systems, Software, or Network Engineering - Proven ability as a process advocate and SME, including excellent skills in Configuration Management - Demonstrated ability to develop and convey recommended solutions to clients to resolve issues - Experience working in a dynamic and collaborative environment - Experienced developing Architectural and design artifacts, especially architectural modeling - Experience developing tier 1 and detailed requirements - Must have a current TS/SCI with poly Desired Qualifications: - Experience with Software Defined Networks - Experience working in JIRA - Experience working in an Agile engineering environment - Experience with communications systems or in a commercial / industry communications organization - Experience with medium Telco company best practices for network services - Experience with networking protocols such as RSVP and OSPF to perform Traffic Engineering - Experience with Segment routing or Source Packet Routing in Networking (SPRING) Education/Experience: This position typically requires a bachelor‘s degree and 12 to 15 years or related experience with one to two years of supervisory experience, but for this position, a Bachelor's Degree in IT related subject and 8 years experience; a Doctorate with 4 years; or a Masters with 6 years; is acceptable.