CACI International Sr RF Systems Engineer in Herndon, Virginia
Sr RF Systems Engineer
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 is searching for an accomplished, senior level RF Engineer with the ability and vision to function on a Systems Engineering scale. The accomplished RF Systems Engineer will join our Technology and Systems Engineering group in Herndon, VA.
This position is responsible for developing solutions for technology insertions, state of the art Research and Development, and new business initiatives valued over $100M.
The Technology and Systems group provides leadership, guidance, and strategic development of solutions that shape and create business opportunities with current and new customers in our market areas. Systems Engineers work with our market and technical subject matter experts applying their tradecraft and experience to best position CACI. If you have the RF background, a detailed nature, are passionate about staying current with the latest technologies, capabilities and tools, and enjoy working in a highly collaborative team-based environment, then we want to hear from you!
What You’ll Get to Do:
As a Senior RF Systems Engineer you will synthesize and allocate system requirements, and derive requirements to ensure the system architecture is fully defined, understood, and compliant to mission needs
You will help to define client requirements for RF solutions including services, products, technologies and capabilities which encompass Ground, Airborne, and Space mission environments.
As a Senior RF Systems Engineer you will perform Make/buy studies, and establish and conduct trade studies
You will interface with other RF systems engineers, antenna designers, transceiver designers, signal processing architects and mechanical packaging engineers
As a Senior RF System Engineer you will conceptualize, develop, communicate and propose solutions that will drive our growth and lead directly to top and bottom line results.
You will work with clients in both a long-lead and tactical capacity to help solve their critical needs and challenges.
Solutions will require analysis, modeling, design, and test using RF design tools such as MATLAB, HFSS, GRASP, CST, and propagation modeling tools in order to design, develop, and support the DOD clients.
In partnership with others, you will define total systems design and technology maturity constraints in accordance with mission requirements, develop system element architecture and design and interface definitions, define system implementation approaches and operational concepts.
You may be called upon to develop models and architectural guidelines for current and future system development, and provide technical direction related to the implementation of system architecture by other staff.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
Thought leadership for defining innovative, creative and cost-effective design solutions
Must have demonstrated experience in RF systems requirements analysis, system architecture design and signals decomposition
Demonstrated leadership in defining RF systems design, collaborating with diverse, cross functional, and geographically dispersed hardware and software teams
Experience with Communications, Electronic Sense and Attack (ES/EA) methods, and Ground Terminal design
Development of Internal Research and Development plans and investments
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related major.
10+ years experience specifically leading, designing, and developing RF solutions.
Active DOD Top Secret required
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.