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CACI International Software Developer - Combat Signal Processing in Chantilly, Virginia

Software Developer - Combat Signal Processing

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Top Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US

CACI seeks a talented C++/DSP Software Engineer in Chantilly, VA. We enable national security missions through creation and delivery of innovative, technology-centric solutions that provide decision advantage to our customers. Our client engagement processes, the way we collaborate, operate, and deliver value provides an unparalleled growth.

You will work with a fast-paced, technically diverse team that develops and supports infrastructure for software-based signal processing applications on future electronic warfare systems. You will participate in full IT Systems Development Life Cycle with a focus on development, integration, and maintenance of new and existing Mission Systems. You will support design and implementation of new capabilities to monitor, maintain, and support the mission such as Change/Baseline Management processes and tools, Health and Status monitoring and reporting, and contributing to the evolution of the electronic warfare enterprise. You will install and patch Enterprise Linux baselines, configure and manage diverse hardware, implement security hardening, troubleshoot operational issues, and create and maintain required documentation. You will interface with and support internal engineering and development teams.

More About the Role:

Design, develop, debug, and test of signal processing algorithms and software running on a variety of platforms supporting intelligence, defense, and other government missions.

  • Design, develop, integrate, and test software and DSP applications

  • Help define the requirements, CONOPs and architecture for future systems

  • Use computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks

  • Development of analytic signal processing tools

  • Some travel may be required (10%)

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 5 years of related experience as a C++/DSP Software Engineer

  • A background in digital signal processing (DSP) and communication theory

  • Experience programming in either Python, Java, C++ or any object-oriented or functional language

  • Linux software development experience

  • Active Top Secret Clearance (with active or ability to obtain SCI)

  • Masters Degree in relevant engineering disciplines (e.g. Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering) or 10 additional years of experience

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Understanding of software defined radio systems: receiver architectures, software channelization, modulation/demodulation; techniques, spectral analysis

  • Works well in a small team environment.

  • Capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Graduate of Cryptologic Signals Collection and processing course. (450, 451, or 452)

  • Knowledge of geolocation and DF algorithms

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:

$85,800 - $180,200