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CACI International Project System Engineer in Los Gatos, California

Project System Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is currently looking for a Project System Engineer to participate in system architecture definition, lead system requirements definition and flow-down activities, and lead verification efforts on critical programs. At SA Photonics, we specialize in the design, development and manufacturing of complex, state-of-the-art communications, laser electro-optic, vision and mechanical systems for military, space and commercial applications. Some of our products and technologies include optical communication systems for fiber, free-space and underwater applications, LIDAR systems, fiber laser systems, and head mounted display systems for military and commercial applications.

What You’ll Get to Do:

This job demands creative thinkers willing to learn new skills on the fly, stretch themselves, and develop new areas of expertise. You will be asked to work with a variety of engineering disciplines to understand and define the verification and validation plans for systems of varying maturity, from proof-of-concept through production-release.

  • Collaborating with other system, optical, mechanical, electrical, and software engineers to capture system requirements to subassemblies and components

  • Creating / editing system engineering documentation including ICDs, test plans, test procedures, and test reports

  • Conduct regular meetings to ensure clarification and meet specific requirements in a timely manner.

  • Delegate tasks to team members according to their individual skill sets, experience and abilities to ensure efficient completion of the project.

  • Manage schedules and deliveries, adjusting according to needs as they arise.

  • Document and report project progress to stakeholders.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other STEM.

  • Experience in traditional system engineering disciplines (requirements definition, analysis, allocation and flow down, verification methodologies, test plan/procedure generation, etc.)

  • Experience in generating / editing / finalizing traditional system engineering documents (specs, ICDs, test plans, etc.)

  • Hands-on laboratory skills to support initial system bring up, I&T, and performance characterization

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Program management basics (schedule generation & tracking, cost tracking)

  • A background in communication systems, signal processing, and/or optics

  • System performance analysis

  • Script development

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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