Product ArchitectJob Category: EngineeringTime Type: Full timeMinimum Clearance Required to Start: NoneEmployee Type: RegularPercentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%Type of Travel: Local
What You'll Get To Do:
Are you tired of working to patch legacy applications and ready to put your knowledge, skills and experience to work building a true modern application that is new development, cloud native, working in a SecDevOps environment including real Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment, Test Automation, in a consistent Agile Software Development Framework?
CACI is currently looking for Product Architect with agile methodology experience to join our BEAGLE (Border Enforcement Applications for Government Leading-Edge Information Technology) Agile Solution Factory (ASF) Team supporting Customs and Border Protection (CBP) client located in Northern Virginia!
Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the best practices in Agile Software Development for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As a member of the BEAGLE ASF Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. CBP agents and officers 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.
ASF 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.
You should have worked with or have a strong interest in agile software development practices and delivering deployable software in short sprints.
More About The Role:
As a technical lead for an agile team, you are responsible for all aspects of application architecture including user interface, APIs, microservices, databases, and infrastructure
Pursue new methods for fulfilling business requirements, including new tools, development strategies, and testing strategies, and evangelize solutions with multiple peers
Maintain sound understanding of enterprise and program level architecture
Liaison with business analysts to understand business needs and develop solutions that meet business needs and comply with enterprise and program level architecture and standards
Work with business analysts and scrum master to create implementation/development plan for new features/applications/solutions by developing epics and stories
Participate in Agile ceremonies by leading in all technical aspects, including leading the platform demos to the Product Owner and all applicable stakeholders
Collaborate with the SecDevOps team to onboarding new applications to the cloud-based infrastructure
Evangelize the developed solution to team members and work with team members to breakup stories into tasks and assist in completion of tasks in timely fashion
Motivate developers, testers and creating a space where they can ask questions and voice their concerns.
Keep up to date with industry trends and developments
Delegate tasks and ensuring all daily, sprint and release goals are achieved
Perform Architecture design and reviews as required, ensuring initiatives are aligned with future state
Design solutions in a Multi-Tenant Cloud Architecture that will support legacy .NET, Java, and COTS client/server applications
Identify risks, opportunities, compliance issues or other architectural concerns
Active participation in Agile Scrum sprint planning, artifact creation, sprint testing, regression testing, demonstrations and retrospectives and solution releases
Develop product teams technical skills through mentoring, coaching, and peer reviews.
Review Cybersecurity Assessments and Static Code Analysis of developed software to define remediation's and improve software quality.
Taking high-level business requirements and mapping them to tasks for developers and testers
Design technical solutions using established standards and breaking them down into units of work for your team
Work with business analysts to ensure coverage of requirements
Create a roadmap to production for your product in a phased approach, considering legacy system decommissioning
Oversee project construction, reviewing pull requests, ensuring test coverage, maintaining high quality code, mentoring developers, removing blockers, and presenting your team’s product to various stakeholders.
Hands-on development with our tech stack: Java (Spring), Angular, PostgreSQL, Amazon AWS
Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment tools such as Jenkins, GitLab, CloudBees, or Bamboo
Systems design, systems development, systems integration, application design
Experience migrating legacy applications to microservices based architecture deployed to the cloud
Anticipate issues and formulating remedial actions
Collaborate with Developers, Program Managers, Testers, UI/UX, and Production Support Engineers to implement innovative technical solutions via iterative approach reducing time to delivery
Excellent technical, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills
You Will Bring these Qualifications:
A bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field.
7 or more years of overall experience in software development, including hands-on experience with programming, software design patterns, and architecture as a software architect, tech lead, or a senior developer.
Familiarity with design patterns, object-oriented programming (OOP), and other software design methodologies to create modular, scalable, and maintainable systems.
Professional experience operating within cross-functional teams and groups.
Knowledge of different software development processes, such as Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, or DevOps, and their implications on architectural decisions.
Expertise in various architectural styles, such as client-server, microservices, event-driven, or layered architectures, and their trade-offs.
Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud) and understanding of distributed system concepts, including scalability, fault tolerance, and data consistency.
Knowledge of RESTful APIs and experience designing, implementing, and integrating APIs in a secure and efficient manner.
Familiarity with relational (e.g., Postgres) and NoSQL (e.g., DynamoDB, MongoDB) databases, data modeling, and data storage best practices.
Skills in analyzing and optimizing software performance, including profiling, benchmarking, and code optimization techniques.
Awareness of common software security vulnerabilities and strategies to mitigate them, such as input validation, secure coding practices, and encryption.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams and convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
Ability and desire to stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in software architecture.
Willing and able to a Pass CBP background investigation (U.S. Citizenship required).
These Qualifications Would Be Nice To Have:
Deep experience in our tech stack: Java 17, Spring/Spring boot, Typescript, UI state management, ORM such as Hibernate, PostgreSQL, Amazon AWS
Having served in a technical lead role for one or more product teams.
Optional but beneficial certifications include AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert, or Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect.
Having contributed to development of enterprise architecture and standards and ability to enforce these standards
Experience in Continuous integration, Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) as well as SecDevOps processes and 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 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.