CACI International RF Hardware Engineer - Sign-On Bonus and Relocation Assistance!! in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
RF Hardware Engineer - Sign-On Bonus and Relocation Assistance!!
Job Category: Engineering
Time Type: Full time
Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret
Employee Type: Regular
Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 25%
Type of Travel: Local
CACI is seeking a RF Hardware Engineer to support the U.S. Army at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. You will be part of an integrated team to maintain effectiveness in defeating worldwide electronic warfare and signals threats while using your problem-solving skills and able to work with a team while in support of on-going projects managed from the Communications Electronic Command Software Engineering Center’s Army Reprogramming Analysis Team (ARAT) Program Office.
As an RF Hardware Engineer, you will be tasked with supporting the ARAT-Software Engineering Activity (ARAT-SE) Hardware Team for Post Deployment/Production Software Support (PDSS/PPSS) of U.S. Army Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) and Target Sensing Systems (TSS).
If you have a background in RF/Electrical Engineering or other Technical discipline with a desire to work on a critical large-scale contract we would like to speak with you.
What You’ll Get to Do:
Operate, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain radio frequency (RF) simulation hardware and various infrastructure hardware systems used in software reprogramming of target sensing systems (TSS) and Force Protection Systems (FPS).
Ensure compliance of the laboratory hardware maintenance program for simulation and other infrastructure hardware.
Monitor MDS (Mission Data Set) laboratory hardware-in-the-loop (HITL) testing to ensure proper simulation hardware operation.
Provide TSS and FPS project team members with technical assistance and training on the use of simulation hardware as required.
Create RF scenarios and simulations for software support activities.
More About the Role:
The primary focus of this position is to provide RF Hardware Engineering support for assigned ground and airborne Electronic Warfare Systems (EWS) as part of the Army Reprogramming Analysis Team - Program Office (ARAT-PO) efforts for providing Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS) and Post-production Software Support (PPSS) pursuant to Army regulations. The RF Hardware Engineer role supports the full life cycle of activities for associated Army software systems and interoperability with numerous hardware systems.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
US Citizenship is required to obtain a Secret clearance.
A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or other Engineering or Technical discipline.
3-5 years of relevant experience.
Strong RF Theory and applications knowledge.
Experience with the operation and maintenance of radar simulation hardware with the ability to troubleshoot errors down to component level; identification of problems with RF discrete components, as well as, Xilinx technology.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, resourceful, and able to work independently.
Test engineering experience and knowledge, to include but not limited to, coordinating activities concerned with electronic warfare system(s) under test, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and automated test problems which involves system testing, data collection and analysis, system integration, trouble reporting, and writing/critiquing system requirements.
Knowledge and understanding of Electronic Warfare (EW).
Ability to complete tasks/projects with great attention to detail.
Excellent Communication Skills, both Oral and Written.
Comfortable using standard Windows and Office tools.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
An active DoD Secret clearance.
Prior DoD experience as an (Aviation) Avionics/Electronics Tech / (AT/AV/ET) & (AECF); (Aviation) Warfare Tech / (AW/EW); (Aviation) Fire Control Tech / (AQ/FC); Sonar Tech / (ST); Crypto Tech-Maintenance / (CTM); Crypto Tech-Technician / (CTT); Ocean Systems Tech / (OT).
RF Simulation hardware repair experience.
Ability to provide technical assessment and recommendation for hardware and software comparability and interoperability with US Army Aircraft Survivability System (ASE) Radio Frequency systems.
Working knowledge of Matlab, MathCAD or Visual Basic, A+, C, C++, Java, UNIX/Linux, HTML, VXWorks, Python, Pearl & Shell scripting
Experience with Microsoft Office products; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project.
Understanding of the cost and financial implications of engineering efforts
Understanding of risk management and mitigation.
Able to digest new technical information at a rapid pace for practical use.
Excellent time management skills.
Flexibility to work with changing requirements as developed and communicated from customer feedback.
Eagerness to improve efficiency and streamline procedures.
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.
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