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Software Application Engineer

Req #: 244623
Location: Chantilly, VA US
Job Category: Information Technology
Minimum Clearance Required: None

Job Description

CACI is currently looking for outstanding IT candidates to join our TSA IT Management, Performance Analysis, and Collaborative Technologies (IMPACT) team in the National Capital Region (NCR) and throughout the United States.  CACI provides a variety of IT services through IMPACT including cyber security, identity and access management, risk management, cloud integration and engineering, field support services, service desk, application deployment and optimization, and operations center support services.  CACI supports TSA in both classified and unclassified IT operational environments increasing availability and security for a variety of applications and systems. IMPACT services will integrate with the broader DHS mission and enhance existing Department-wide IT capabilities.

What You’ll Get to Do:

The Software Application Engineer will be responsible for sustainment of application systems and infrastructure and systems deployed to TSA’s production network and will also provide support for applications transitioning into TSA’s test environment. Candidate will work with design engineers or product development teams to test technical products and report problems or failures to improve or perfect the products.

More About the Role:

  • Daily, weekly, monthly preventative maintenance
  • Tier 3/4 break-fix support
  • Emergency release/update support
  • Interacting with network, security, database or other support teams as required to resolve break/fix issues
  • Capacity/utilization trend analysis
  • Coordinating backup / restoration of application systems and data
  • Updating Standard Operating Procedures as required
  • Updating break-fix / knowledge database as required
  • Configuration management and control of production application, systems, infrastructure and services
  • Researching and recommending future technologies for consideration and adoption
  • Identifying opportunities to improve application sustainability, security, and/or cost efficiency

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship required
  • An active Entrance on Duty (EOD) is required to begin employment and must be maintained as a requirement of continued employment
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years related work experience
  • Good understanding of standard software development lifecycles, including Agile and Waterfall, for one or more U.S. Federal Agencies or DoD
  • Well-versed in application development using .NET, Java, PHP, Microsoft SQL, MySQL or Oracle and Oracle Middleware
  • Experience developing and executing test plans, procedures, test cases, and test scripts for IT SOA development environment projects
  • Experience supervising test and evaluation technical effort
  • Experience performing typical tasks that include, but are not limited to, prototype development and first article testing, environmental testing, independent verification and validation, demonstration and validation, simulation and modeling, system safety, quality assurance, education and training, and physical testing of the product or system
  • Experience performing system, interface, deployment, and performance testing on a variety of systems, platforms, and environments
  • A background in providing customer support, operational support, and analysis of test results
  • Experience coordinating across multiple stakeholders of various technical backgrounds
  • Excellent oral and written communications
  • Experience using quality control and application testing tools
  • Experience in utilizing the COTS products identified such as the following:
  • Operating System: IBM AIX, Solaris OS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 or later
  • Oracle: Oracle Application Server; Oracle Grid Infrastructure; Oracle Database; Oracle Clients; Oracle SQL Developer; WebLogic
  • Data Loss Prevention: McAfee Agent; McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention; McAfee Policy Auditor; Policy Auditor Content Update; Policy Auditor Agent; SQL Server
  • COTS: Internet Explorer; Adobe Acrobat Reader X; ActivClient CAC; ActivCard Gold for CAC -“ PKI; ForgeRock Open AM Java EE Policy Agent; Tivoli Client, Veritas Volume Manager & Netbackup
  • Detail oriented
  • Flexible – The environment is highly dynamic. You will be expected to keep up with the changing environment while ensuring a high level of operational effectiveness
  • Team Player – This role is part of a much larger team
  • ITIL v4 certification required within 90 days of hire

These Qualification Would be Nice to Have:

  • Relevant DHS focused experience
  • Active DOD Security Clearance preferred, but not required

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.

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