CACI International Communications Engineer in Sterling, Virginia

Job Description

Summary: BIT Systems is looking for a Communications Engineer to work at their Dulles, VA office. The position ideally requires a background in digital signal processing (DSP) and communication theory. The candidate will lead the design, debug, and test of signal processing algorithms running on a variety of platforms supporting intelligence, defense, and other government missions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, integrate and test software to go into our DSP baseline

  • Enhancing and maintaining existing X-Midas and M2Extra tools which are used by signal analysts

  • 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

Required Qualifications:

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

  • Linux software development experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in communicating technical and analytical information in written products

  • Exposure to all phases of software development lifecycle (concept, design, implementation, test, and production)

  • Typically requires bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 5+years of related experience in relevant engineering disciplines (e.g. Electrical Engineering)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Understanding of software defined radio systems:

  • Receiver architectures

  • Software channelization

  • Modulation/demodulation techniques

  • Spectral analysis

  • Error correcting codes Experience with X-Midas in the development of RF transmission and receiver systems or software defined radio

  • Experience processing signals using Matlab, Octave, or another software tool suite

  • Experience with telemetry systems

  • Knowledge and experience processing digital video formats

  • Experience in design, development, or testing of weapons systems

  • Development of link budgets, range estimates, and system sensitivity assessments

Company Information:

BIT Systems Inc. a CACI company. The commitment of our employees to "Engineering Results" is the catalyst that has propelled BITS to becoming a leader in software development, R&D, sensor development and signal processing. Our engineering teams are highly adept at solving complex problems with the application of leading-edge technology solutions, empowering decision-makers to make better mission-critical decisions.

We are looking for talented IT/Engineer professionals that are excited about the dynamic intelligence community space and using the latest technologies available to create truly rich user experiences. This is your opportunity to work with a highly talented engineering team that builds technology that bridges software and intelligence community needs. Our client engagement processes, the way we collaborate, operate, and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose us, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. 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 proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.