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CACI International RF Electrical Engineer in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

RF Electrical Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Work on state-of-the-art technologies like RF transmitters, RF receivers, GPS, RF amplifiers, and digital circuits applicable to UAV and land-based sensors.

  • Apply techniques of RF test and characterization of components and circuits

  • Test, Verification and Validation (V&V) of fabricated threat replicas utilizing benchtop equipment while following appropriate test plans.

  • Maintain inventory control of components and completed devices.

  • Troubleshoot circuits and perform repairs as necessary.

  • Design, fabricate, and perform PCB assembly of surface mount and through-hole components, modify, and assemble mechanical enclosures.

  • Support engineers in design investigations, product replication and development process.

  • Perform basic research, testing / debugging, performance validation, quality control, and deployment.

  • Support test fixture development with the use of the latest electronic and mechanical CAD software, 3D printing, and PCB fabrication.

  • Immersion and growth in aspects of manufacturing processes and test methods.

  • Perform fundamental investigation(s), evaluation(s), application(s), and design implementation(s) of new and diverse technologies across multiple applications.

  • Collaborate with engineers and peers assigned to projects to rectify discrepancies in design and/or documentation.

  • Gather requirements for the PCB design of the electronic system to include input/output requirements, size constraints, power considerations, and any other relevant specifications.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university and five (5) years of related experience; or equivalent of education and related experience.

  • Knowledge or experience with analog or digital RF circuits.

  • Altium Designer experience.

  • Experience in the use of RF test equipment--network and spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, mixed signal generators, Power meters.

  • Experience in soldering small and large components.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Current Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI.

These Qualifications Are Nice TO Have:

  • Knowledge of various modulation formats in communication

  • IPC soldering certification.

  • Experience with design and integration of electronics on (UAS) Unmanned Aerial Systems, RCIED, or Water born IEDs.

  • Experience designing with Chip set architectures (i.e. Transceivers, embedded or otherwise, RAM addressing, Digital Encoding), (SoC) System on a Chip, (AI) Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, and Sensing circuits.

  • Experience with tools/skill sets including Software Defined Radios (RTL-SDR, HackRF or similar), RFID, and (NFC) Near-field communication.

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.

Company Overview:

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.

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:

$75,200 - 158,100 USD