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CACI International RF Engineer (Active Clearance is a plus) in Austin, Texas

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Invent Your Future with CACI!

CACI Austin Office is part of an industry leader in interoperable, Mission-ready Time and Frequency Difference of Arrival (T/FDOA) Precision Geolocation Systems and produces a diverse portfolio of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) products spanning small lightweight sensors, rack-mounted deployments, and cloud-based solutions which are deployed across the world. The commitment of our employees to "Engineering Results" is the catalyst that has propelled CACI to becoming a leader in Software Development, R&D, Sensor Development, and Signal Processing. Our engineering teams are highly adept at solving complex problems with the application of leading-edge technology solutions.

We are looking for talented, passionate RF Engineers who are excited about using state of the art technologies to build user-centric products with a profound impact to the US defense and intelligence community. We are seeking to grow our highly capable engineering teams to build the best products in the world. The successful candidate is an individual who is never satisfied with continuing with the status quo just because “it’s the way things have always been done”.

Our work environment is highly focused yet casual with flexible schedules that enable each of our team members to achieve the work life balance that works for them.

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What You’ll Get to Do:

  • The prime responsibility of the RF Engineer position is to provide support for the design, development, integration, test and maintenance of RF systems

  • Work within a cross-disciplinary team to generate system designs for new products. Position is responsible for RF subsystem design and interfaces to signal processing and user interface subsystems

  • Perform cascade analysis and select RF components based on customer requirements

  • Reverse engineer and analyze existing RF systems and provide performance assessments

  • Provide recommendations for improvement in system design and test processes through the use of critical thinking and demonstration of an overall understanding of system functionality

  • Generate technical documentation to include detailed technical specifications, system architectural design documents, test plans and reports

  • Participates in program requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing, integration, verification and maintenance of RF signal processing solutions for a broad range of applications

  • Implements signal processing techniques and modern RF communications standards such as unique waveform identification and tracking along with innovative communication techniques.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and 7 or more years of related experience

  • US Citizenship with the ability to hold an active TS/SCI security clearance

  • Solid understanding of RF engineering principles and system engineering fundamentals

  • Technical experience in the successful design, development, integration, test and deployment of RF communication, radar, and/or Electronic Warfare systems

  • Hands on experience and ability to operate test equipment to include spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, oscilloscopes and multi-meters

  • Experience using RF test equipment to measure active RF components

  • System level understanding and ability to provide RF link budgets and cascade analysis

  • Experience measuring and analyzing antenna patterns including amplitude, phase and polarization response

  • Experience working in laboratory environments

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter that can work with minimum supervision and has good team interaction skills

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

  • Basic understanding and practical experience with Position, Navigation and Timing systems such as GPS

  • Experience developing components for communication and/or radar systems including antennas, radomes, and/or transmit/receive modules

  • Experience with development of software-defined radios

  • Experience delivering hardware and/or software systems for DoD customers

  • Experience with model-based systems engineering and using Cameo Enterprise Architecture tool set

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post and the Austin American Statesman.

  • 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.