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CACI International Lead Data Engineer with experience in Cloud, SQL, Java, Python, C/C++, Perl and RTS/SCI | TS/SCI in Reston, Virginia

Job Description


CACI’s Business and Information Technology Solutions (BITS) Sector, is seeking a Lead Data Engineer interested in forming and leading a team of Data Engineers in support of DIA’s TALOS mission. TALOS is a DIA initiative to advance the state of the art in Big Data, data analysis, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and advanced analytics to enhance the DoD’s and the IC’s information processes and technical architectures.

​What You’ll Get to Do:

The Data Engineering team will responsible for acquiring, cleaning, ingesting, monitoring, enhancing, and exploiting vast amounts of data and exposing this data to a worldwide user base. You will be able to build and lead this team based on your vision in support of DIA, the IC, and the COCOMs.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Must have an Active DoD TS/SCI security clearance.  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, or related technical discipline with

  • 10+ years of related software experience

  • 3+ years working with Big Data Platforms

  • Experience with one or more of the following programming languages: SQL, Java, Python, C/C++, Perl and R

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) related to data (RDS, S3, Elasticache, EMR, etc.)

  • Understanding of the Agile framework, as well as working within Scrum

  • Strong time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to lead and mentor other to build a strong team environment

Nice to Have Qualifications:

  • AWS Certified Sysops Administrator or AWS Certified Developer

  • Experience working in Cross-Domain environments

What We Can Offer You:

BITS, a CACI Company, offers very rewarding and unique benefits, which equates to 50% of compensation on TOP of your base salary! The first part is a tax-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. The second component consists of BITS' Individual Benefit Account (IBA), which is used for premiums, medical reimbursements, dependent care, education and 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. We believe in a healthy home/work balance and both of our locations offer a wide variety of activities to balance with your work life. Learn more at

  • 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.