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Chief Engineer (NAVALX)

CACI International

CACI International

Crane, IN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Chief Engineer (NAVALX) Job Category: Engineering Time Type: Full time Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret Employee Type: Regular Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 25% Type of Travel: Local * * *

CACI is seeking a Chief Engineer for our government program located in Crane, IN.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Develop and execute policy and strategy for a complex DoD programs in support of NAVALX for products and systems.

  • Review and collaborate with CACI site lead to ensure successful technical execution across all programs in the NAVALX portfolio as well as new workload captured to support customer base.

  • Recommend new innovative ideas or approaches for customer’s current requirements as well as conceive solutions to current challenges.

  • Inform CACI’s Strategic Plan for growth by collaborating to develop a cohesive technology strategy aligned with business pursuits to create competitive advantage in the market.

  • Participate in analysis of alternatives, task planning, scope definition, and technical risk management to ensure successful program execution.

  • Generate and support the publication of technical briefs, transition briefs, white papers and proposals.

  • Support Engineering Review Boards, Program Management Reviews, system demonstrations, formal test events and other technical interchange meetings with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Collaborate to develop and execute strategic plans to achieve short-and long-term objectives.

  • Analyze engineering systems, processes, and projects to maximize efficiency and effectiveness with recommendations to CACI site lead to improve team functionality.

  • The Systems Engineering SME should be comfortable working with a diverse set of contractors and customer personnel using strong interpersonal skills to contribute to the assessment, integration, testing and fielding of wide-ranging technologies and advanced concepts. Track, manage, and resolve technical issues. This position will serve as the Technical SME role for technical resources across multiple programs and customers.

More About the Role:

  • Develops and leads strategy for a large capability focused organization for improving and creating processes or systems based on in-depth understanding of customer objectives in combination with market forces, the competitive landscape, and emerging market best practices.

  • Communicates with parties in and outside of own job function and has responsibility to communicate to the organization including customers, partners, and suppliers.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Secret Security Clearance

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 10 years DoD Engineering Experience

  • Expert level knowledge of DoD intelligence, expeditionary and Electronic Warfare programs

  • Strong customer and user relations skills as well as experience at technical interchange meetings and representing the organization in technical matters

  • Excellent written communication skills, with strong experience developing white papers and technical proposals

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • TS/SCI Security Clearance

  • Masters Degree in Engineering

  • Experience working large, system of systems design and development to include ACAT-level programs

  • Specific knowledge of the ISR addressable market, competitors, technologies, and mission-specific threats

  • Ability and passion to bring vision and innovation to the engineering function.

  • Effective collaboration skills and strategy development with peers and senior leaders.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact with senior leadership.

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 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.



What You Can Expect:

A culture of integrity.

At CACI, we place character and innovation at the center of everything we do. As a valued team member, you’ll be part of a high-performing group dedicated to our customer’s missions and driven by a higher purpose – to ensure the safety of our nation.

An environment of trust.

CACI takes pride in fostering a diverse and accessible culture where every individual feels supported to chart their own path. You’ll have the autonomy to take the time you need through a unique flexible time off benefit and have access to robust learning resources to make your ambitions a reality.

A focus on continuous growth.

Together, we will advance our nation's most critical missions, build on our lengthy track record of business success, and find opportunities to break new ground — in your career and in our legacy.

Your potential is limitless. So is ours.

Learn more about CACI here.


Pay Range: There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here.

The proposed salary range for this position is:

$93,800 - $206,300
CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.