Hardware Engineer

Caci International Inc. Colorado Springs , CO 80928

Posted 1 week ago

Hardware Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US

CACI seeks a talented Hardware Engineer to join our Advanced Solutions Group, within the National Security and Innovative Solutions Sector.

What You'll Get to Do:

Support the hardware sustainment processes of the NOPS LANCE system supporting satellite on-orbit and launch activities and NOPS administrative systems. Perform installation, removal, and maintenance on hardware system components and infrastructure. Collaborate with engineering staff, operators, customer, and vendors on regular basis to support the systems engineering process in defining hardware requirements, deploying hardware solutions, performing routine maintenance, and monitoring system hardware performance. Maintain hardware documentation and drawing for configuration and baseline control. Additional general areas of responsibility include:

  • Manage hardware projects and baselines

  • Plan and design rack configuration layouts considering cabling, power, and cooling needs

  • Review and provide analysis of hardware requirements to help determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints

  • Provide input on user training

  • Rotating on-call support for off-hour hardware anomaly support (90-minute response time)

More About the Role:

  • Leader supporting Office of Space Launch NOPS mission, operations personnel, and infrastructure.

  • Maintain awareness of system requirements and any complaints to identify areas of concern or improvement

  • Contribute to a culture of collaboration, learning, and transparency

  • Works with the enterprise to solve mission challenges with processes and technology including hardware, software, databases, operating systems, and networks.

  • Maintains systems operations, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance

  • Provide technical direction for on orbit mission support, plan for critical vehicle malfunctions and recommend alternate operating techniques to continue maximum mission support.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph, will consider without a poly if willing to take one

  • 3 years hardware engineering experience

  • Familiarity with satellite command and control systems

  • Be a team player and work in a genuinely collaborative team environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated understanding of launch vehicle and satellite launch ascent, test, and on-orbit operational processes, practices, and procedures

  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships with other Government agencies and mission partners

  • Desire to work in a fast paced, mission-focused environment

  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with a strong work ethic

  • Effective organizational skills with strong attention to detail

These Qualifications Would Be Nice To have:

  • NRO experience

  • Experience with terminating both CAT and fiber cables

  • 5 years launch or systems engineering experience

  • Thorough knowledge of Government launch policy and procedures

  • Experience with agile management tools

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.

Company Overview: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 an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $65,300-$134,000. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, 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. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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