Hardware Engineer Job Category: Engineering Time Type: Full time Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Public Trust Employee Type: Regular Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10% Type of Travel: Local CACI is currently looking for a motivated, career and customer-oriented Senior-level Hardware Engineer with Agile methodology experience to join our Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Land Border Integration (LBI) Integrated Traveler Initiative II (ITI2) team in Northern Virginia ! Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the best practices in Agile Software Development and hardware integration for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) . As a member of the ITI2 Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation's safety, security, and prosperity. CBP Officers and Border Patrol agents are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security by combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity . CACI agile programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial. What you'll get to do: As a Hardware Engineer working for the CBP ITI2 program, you will have a fast moving, challenging, and highly rewarding position building systems and components that assist CBP in protecting the public from dangerous people and materials while facilitating legitimate trade and travel. The candidate will have experience in the electronic and / or mechanical assembly process. The candidate will be required to work in an environment where teamwork and individual collaboration is essential to success . * Analy z e and decompose operational, mounting, cabling, power, and environmental requirements * Research, identify, design, develop, test, and maintain hardware components * C onstruct modular electronic systems utilizing C ommercial- O ff- T he- S helf (COTS) hardware and enclosures to protect systems from environmental hazards * Configure systems using COTS and proprietary software * Perform testing and troubleshooting * Identify hardware component, process, and assembly improvements * Develop assembly instructions, interpret engineering blueprints and technical terms. * Discern quality of parts and materials. * Contribute to Basis of Estimate (BOE) and Bill of Materials (BOM) buildups * Identify quality control and testing steps You have: * Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to pass CBP background investigation, criteria include s , but not limited to: * 3-year check for felony convictions * 1-year check for illegal drug use * 1-year check for misconduct such as theft or fraud * 10 + years of related experience * College degree (B.S.) in Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline . Experience acceptable in lieu of degree. * Experience building electronic systems in an enclosure with wires, screws, and electrical components * Great interpersonal and e xcellent communication skills You are good at: * B asic understanding of computer operating systems and networking. * Experience in working with cable, wire, and termination technologies. * CAT-6 Cable creation and testing * A fundamental knowledge of electronic theory. Understands basic electrical wiring principles (low voltage only) * Understanding of simple test equipment including multi-meters and cable testers. * Knowledge of Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools for use in designing hardware containment and mounting systems * Understanding of Gen 2 RFID * Experience with network based cameras, including their configuration and setup * Creating and interpreting technical documentation. * Using power tools such as drills, power saws, and other tools. * Using hand tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers, cutters, etc. * Machining and manipulating of metal, plastics, and composites. * Installing, configu ring, and running operating systems including Windows and Linux. * Assembling high level devices using provided instructions * Performing quality assurance checks on assembled or repaired devices * M anaging, troubleshooting, and preserving technical equipment * Problem solving * T ime-management Bonus would be having: * Understanding of soldering standards with hands-on soldering experience. 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. 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.