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Principal Engineer

Req #: 133210
Location: Reston, VA US
Job Category: Engineering
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Job Description

Company Name:  BIT Systems    Summary: CACI National Cyber Solutions is currently looking for a detail-oriented motivated Principle Engineer. A successful candidate will have demonstrated experience providing dynamic engineering support to the Department of Defense or Intelligence Community to include the design, development, testing, and integration of mission-focused communication systems, cyber capabilities, or cloud-based infrastructure.  This individual will serve as a recognized authority and subject matter expert to maintain and upgrade current communication systems and develop future capabilities from design inception to deployment.      National and Cyber Solutions Group (NCS) is one of the leading providers of innovative, rapid response solutions for intelligence, cyber security, and Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) across the Defense, Intelligence, and Homeland Security communities. NCS delivers the full spectrum of intelligence support, from strategic thought leadership to tactical operational support to leading edge cyber and multi-INT technologies - in order to meet the intelligence community's most pressing mission needs.   The NCS Business Group spans five core mission areas, enabling us to specifically tailor services and solutions to meet our nation's most pressing national security objectives: Cyber Intelligence Solutions, Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Development, Radio Frequency (RF) Solutions, Mission Application Development, and Geolocation Solutions.   Duties and Responsibilities: - Serve as a key contributor to Team CACI through technical and engineering expertise to our project team and customer stakeholders; providing technical subject matter expertise related to the design, development, integration, and sustainment of cyber tools and infrastructure. - Coordinate closely with operational stakeholders to ensure technologies are fit-to-use, meet appropriate security protocols, and develop new and emerging capabilities to meet dynamic mission needs. - Identify user requirements, assessing technical solutions, facilitating requirements-to-capabilities, ensuring successful integration of all tools, applications, and infrastructure, and developing the technical roadmap for the customers dynamic and growing mission space.   - Convey technical tools and technical tradecraft concepts to operational (non-technical) audience.  - Oversees the vulnerability assessments and penetration testing of applications, infrastructure, and system functionality; Responsible for the overall security assessment and coordinating with the Government stakeholders for authorization cycle and authority to operate status. - Develops test plans and tests software security mechanisms for operational effectiveness and deployment readiness; develops test and evaluation reports. - Collaborates with hardware and software designers/engineers, and analysts to develop, coordinate, analyze and evaluate hardware, software, or systems modeling and simulation-based studies and to examine ramifications of output, and design interfaces with various design systems. Reviews development plans for compliance with adopted engineering standards and good engineering practices. - Performs research or other professional and scientific work in one or more software and/or hardware engineering disciplines involving the application of knowledge of complex engineering fundamentals. - Provide support to requirements management and problems-to-solutions analysis - Support mission implementation planning and the analysis of security threats and vulnerabilities     EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires bachelor's degree or equivalent and 10 to 12 years of related experience. Master's degree or Ph. D. in at least one engineering discipline preferred.   Required Qualifications: - Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent and 10 years of related experience. - 6+ years of experience building and configuring multiple Linux systems - 2+ years of hands-on operational experience designing, building, and integrating web or application services in a cloud environment  - TS/SCI Security Clearance with Polygraph   Desired Qualifications:  - Experience with telephone PBX software (i.e. Asterisk)   PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.         BIT Systems Inc. is a CACI company. The commitment of our employees to "Engineering Results" is the catalyst that has propelled BITS to becoming a leader in software development, R&D, sensor development and signal processing. Our engineering teams are highly adept at solving complex problems with the application of leading-edge technology solutions, empowering decision-makers to make better mission-critical decisions.   We are looking for talented IT/Engineer professionals that are excited about the dynamic intelligence community space and using the latest technologies available to create truly rich user experiences. This is your opportunity to work with a highly talented engineering team that builds technology that bridges software and intelligence community needs. Our client engagement processes, the way we collaborate, operate, and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose us, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.   Not to mention BITS benefits are quite unique.  Basically, BITS benefits equate to 50% of salary on TOP of your base salary. The first part is a taxˆ’qualified profit sharing retirement plan to which BITS annually contributes up to 25% of your base salary (not in excess of applicable IRS limits) to your retirement account under the plan. The second part consists of BITS' Individual Benefit Account Plan (the IBA), which is used for premiums, medical reimbursements, dependent care, education and BITS' Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy. Both components of the BITS benefit package are paid for by BITS in addition to your base salary and potential performance bonuses. View more on benefits:    We believe in healthy home/ work balance; both our locations offer a wide variety of activities to balance with your work life. Check us out at:    

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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.

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