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CACI International Physicist - SR in Charlottesville, Virginia

Physicist - SR

Job Category: Science

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is seeking a Physicist (Mid - Senior) to perform and manage the production of various products in coordination with project and program leadership. This position will research and exploit key data sources to assess technical capabilities of foreign ground forces, populate and maintain databases on foreign conventional weapons and command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. This position will leverage and apply physics expertise to developing weapon technology, combat environments, and tactics to develop assessments of intentions and capabilities, limitations, and vulnerabilities of military systems and technologies.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Integrate and analyze technical information on foreign mechanical systems, subsystems, and the interactions between electrical and mechanical systems. This includes broad ground weapon systems and technology studies pertaining to such things as armor and anti-armor technologies, vehicles, unmanned systems and their armaments and subsystems, munitions, advanced materials and manufacturing requirements, directed energy weapons, electro-optical systems, and electronic warfare, and more.

  • Determine technical omissions, discrepancies, and reliability of all-source material by applying known technical constraints on equipment operation or technology application, and extrapolating from established data on foreign equipment characteristics, foreign research and development (R&D) and production capabilities.

  • Conduct analysis of current and future system capabilities, limitations, and/or vulnerabilities resulting in the production of comprehensive all-source assessments, engineering analysis reports of assessed technical capabilities, and populate and maintain databases on conventional weapons and systems.

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Applied Math, or related broad physical science

  • 10+ years of experience as a Materials Engineer on DoD related programs and projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active in scope DoD TS/SCI security clearance. Must be willing to obtain a CI Polygraph

  • Ability to conduct analysis and produce comprehensive technical assessments that include independent research and technical writing.

  • Must possess the ability to work independently with minimal oversight while maintaining focus on research objectives defined by the client.

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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