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CACI International Systems Engineer (Unmanned Systems) in Norfolk, Virginia

Systems Engineer (Unmanned Systems)

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None

CACI is looking to hire a Systems Engineer to support the government team spearheading research & development (R&D) for sensor systems on the US Navy’s newest autonomous marine vessels/unmanned surface vehicles (USV). Analyze high-level technical requirements for USVs and advise R&D efforts on sensor electromechanical and software systems to ensure adherence to requirements. Develop Measures of Performance (MOP) for USV sensor systems, including navigation, and perception systems.

Ideal candidate is a Lead Systems Engineer with a NAVSEA/Navy background, who has practical experience in Systems Engineering and extracting Navy requirements (TLR, CDD, CONOPs). Best if knowledge/experience is in an unmanned/autonomous system, but also acceptable if it’s in a manned marine vessel/ship.

More About the Role:

  • Extract lower-level technical requirements for sensor systems and subsystems from Top Level Requirements (TLR) documents outlining USV capabilities.

  • Outline electromechanical and software requirements for Navigation and Perception systems in easily digestible formats for engineers and project managers.

  • Guide and consult on the design and implementation planning of sensor systems in adherence with requirements.

  • Create clear and relevant measures of performance against which to assess progress towards threshold and target requirements.

  • Communicate performance metrics and indicators to R&D teams and project managers.

Anticipated start date: Jan 2023. Remote authorized - with flexibility for in-person meetings on occasion (Norfolk, VA area or Washington, DC area).

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of related work experience.

  • Practical experience applying systems engineering skills and analyses.

  • Strong drive to learn and understand new and complex electrical and mechanical systems.

  • Experience with Navy Top Level Requirements (TLR), Capability Development Documents (CDD), or other DoD technical requirements.

  • Bachelor’s degree in systems, electrical or mechanical engineering, or a related technical discipline.

  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance (DoD Secret).

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with unmanned/autonomous systems.

  • Experience with sensor and situational awareness systems.

  • Experience with naval/maritime systems.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.

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.

This position description is not an active opening but is representative of positions within CACI that are consistently available. Individuals who apply may also be considered for other positions at CACI.

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.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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