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RF Systems Engineer

Req #: 131704
Location: Fort Meade, MD US
Job Category: Engineering
Security Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Status: Must Be Current

Job Description

As an RF Systems Engineer, you will analyze user's requirements, concept of operations documents, and high level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications.  Analyze system requirements and leads design and development activities.  Guide users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies.  Provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design and technology.  Incorporates new plans, designs, and systems into ongoing operations.  Develops technical documentation.  Develop system Architecture and system design documentation.  Guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans.  Interact with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues, or conflicts.  Ultimate responsibility for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the Systems Engineering area of responsibility.  Communicate with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives.
 
RESPONSIBILTIES:
Build, integrate, maintain customer systems including:
- Create/update drawings
- Feedback into system design
- Make hardware/software/RF recommendations
- Initial system configurations (network, OS, software, power/environmental monitors, -¦)
- Periodic system optimization
- Kickstart/VMware based virtualized deployment environment
Deploy customer owned systems globally
 
Test/evaluate new hardware/software to meet future customer requirements
 
Troubleshoot issues escalated by help desk
 
Respond to security incident reports
 
Patch/update COTS/GOTS software and Oss
 
Create/maintain custom scripts for managing hundreds of deployed customer systems (VMs/physical servers) using Bash, Perl, PowerShell
 
Update documentation as needed to capture current system setup/status to meet configuration management requirement
 
Required Skills:
- Understanding of RF:  HF, VHF, UHF, VLF, SHF SIGINT systems

- Joint program collection platforms and dataflow architectures; signals characterization analysis; ClanSig collection platforms and architectures

- VSAT communications including data encryption devices and WAN interfaces

- COMSEC

Desired Skills:
- Linux system, UHF/VHF DF collection systems, shell scripting, XML
 
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Typically requires bachelor's degree or equivalent and 10 to 12 years of related experience.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.

Job Location

US-Fort Meade-MD-BALTIMORE


 

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.

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