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Systems Engineer, Principal

Req #: 127809
Location: Sterling, VA US
Job Category: Information Technology Group
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Job Description

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 engineers 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 work environment is mission focused but relaxed, and requires individual responsibility within team constructs. We provide the tools you need to succeed and our employee benefits package is equaled by very few firms. We believe in healthy home/work balance, our location offers a wide variety of activities to balance with your work life. Check us out at   SUMMARY: Opportunity to work on a large, long term, program that we implement as small innovative teams. This arrangement will offer teammates the maximum opportunity for contribution, and exchange of solutions and technologies. The program collaboratively creates mission critical software applications for its users, whom we coordinate with heavily for design and development to ensure we bring the right product to make our users efficient and effective in the execution of their mission. You will support software design and provide iterative testing for development activities in support of new application development, use test driven and iterative methodologies, and work with teammates to maintain our team‘s record of on time and on schedule deliveries. This position offers the unique opportunity to join the team at the start of a major new project, providing the chance to guide the program through the full engineering lifecycle including requirements definition, system design, software development, integration and test, and delivery to our customer.   RESPONSIBILITIES: Participate in new development starting with requirements analysis and design. During the development phase provide a technical solution compliant with the design and interface definitions. Additionally, the systems engineer will provide support to integration, test, and deployment of the software baseline. Candidates must be self-motivated individuals who can understand technical concepts, have good communication skills, and able and willing to collaborate on technical items with the larger team. Candidates should be familiar with the good development and configuration management practices and have previous development experience. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires bachelor‘s degree or equivalent and 10 to 12 years of related experience.   Required: - Knowledge of Intelligence Community (IC) processes, policies and guidance - Solid understanding of system engineering in both development and an operational environment - Must exhibit good time management skills, independent decision making capability; focus on customer service. - Possess excellent oral and written communication skills and sound problem solving skills. - Ability to work with the other technical members of the team to administer and support the overall program. - Familiarity with the software development life cycle on government programs - Enthusiastic & energetic performer able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, & high visibility environment - Self-motivated and capable of performing tasks with minimal oversight - Team player incorporating a team based success philosophy - Contribute to the completion of program & project milestones under the specific guidance of his/her immediate - supervisor - Familiarity with developing requirements, and documentation - Familiarity with developing documentation - Understanding of end-to-end test procedure development and software testing   Desired: - Master‘s degree (systems engineering, electrical engineering, information technology, or related field) - 10-15 years of related systems engineering experience - Understanding of network operations - Understanding of Amazon Web Services - Familiarity with configuration management processes and tools   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.

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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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