CACI International Jobs

Job Information

CACI International Signal Processing Engineer with Active clearance in Austin, Texas

Job Description

Invent Your Future with CACI!

We are looking for talented, passionate Signal Processing Engineer who is excited about using state of the art technologies to build user-centric products with a profound impact to the US defense and intelligence community. 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”.

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.

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.

Did you know? That Austin named CACI as their Top Workplace too? #AustinTopWorkPlace

Did you also know CACI was Named a San Antonio Top Workplace #SanAntonioTopWorkPlace

Now You Know!

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • The Signal Processing Engineer will develop and integrate cutting edge capabilities and will be a critical resource for conceiving, developing, testing, and deploying mission critical capabilities for our customers.

  • Daily activities typically include development of detection, demodulation and processing algorithms for wireless signals; development of knowledge base of signal types and characteristics to support processing efforts; and implementation of algorithms for production collection systems.

  • Offices for this opportunity are in Austin, TX. For those outside of the Austin area, relocation assistance may be considered on a case by case basis.

More About the Role:

  • Develop detection, demodulation and processing algorithms for wireless signals

  • Research advanced signal processing techniques to help define capability road maps

  • Help grow knowledge base of signal types and characteristics to support processing efforts

  • Implement algorithms for production collection systems

  • Provide technical insight on signal processing sensor development.

  • Make recommendations on component selection and packaging of component designed for stressing environments.

  • Research state-of-the-art component technologies and signal processing concepts/capabilities.

  • Evaluate concept designs and system integration strategies.

  • Develops digital signal processing (DSP) algorithms.

  • Work independently and with team members, principal investigators, and program managers to investigate technical approaches to challenging signal processing, estimation, and detection problems

  • Work closely with other groups across the company to transition new capabilities into deployment

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship is required along with the ability to transfer/obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance

  • Master’s Degree with 10 years of related experience

  • Experience or education in digital signal processing, wireless communication theory, and estimation/detection theory

  • Background in object-oriented design

  • Very strong knowledge of engineering fundamentals (preferred M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or Mathematics)

  • Demonstrated background of feature/capability software implementations that require strong DSP and RF fundamentals

  • Ability to evaluate technical trade-offs and to conduct an analysis of alternatives

  • Self-starter with good interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • An Active DoD TS/SCI security clearance

  • Strong background in current wireless protocols, digital communications systems, and RF physical and MAC layer protocols

  • Understanding of software-defined radio (SDR) principles

  • Experience with real-time and/or embedded system development

  • Understand and formulate mathematical, statistical, and computational models

  • Experience in machine learning and pattern recognition

  • Experience with algorithm implementation for DSP and/or FPGA

  • Understanding of Agile and Spiral development methodologies

  • Experience in a lab environment including use of signal generators and RF components (e.g., filters, splitters, attenuators)

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.


Job Location


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.