CACI International RF Engineer Lead in Austin, Texas

Job Description

Ticom Geomatics, a CACI Company, delivers industry leading Signals Intelligence exploitation and Electronic Warfare (SIGINT/EW) products that enable our nation’s tactical warfighters to effectively utilize distributed grids of networked sensors, assets, and platforms to perform a variety of critical national security driven missions.

We are looking for talented, passionate Engineers, Scientists, and Developers who are excited about using state of the art technologies to build user-centric products with a profound impact to the US defense and intelligence community. We are seeking to grow our highly capable engineering teams to build the best products in the world. The successful candidate is an individual who is never satisfied with continuing with the status quo just because “it’s the way things have always been done”.

Offices for this opportunity are in Austin, TX. For those outside of the Austin area, relocation assistance may be considered on a case by case basis.

What You’ll Get to Do:

The prime responsibility of the RF Engineer position is to provide support for the design, development, integration, test and maintenance of CACI’s RF systems product portfolio.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work within a cross-disciplinary team to generate system designs for new SIGINT and EW products. Position is responsible for RF subsystem design and interfaces to signal processing and user interface subsystems

  • Perform cascade analysis and select RF components based on customer requirements

  • Reverse engineer and analyze existing RF systems and provide performance assessments

  • Provide recommendations for improvement in system design and test processes through the use of critical thinking and demonstration of an overall understanding of system functionality

  • Generate technical documentation to include detailed technical specifications, system architectural design documents, test plans and reports

  • Travel to other CONUS locations as required (up to 25%)

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • US citizenship is required along with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university with a minimum of 7 years of related experience, or Masters in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 5 years of experience, or PhD in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 2 years of experience.

  • Solid understanding of RF engineering principles and system engineering fundamentals

  • Technical experience in the successful design, development, integration, test and deployment of RF communication, radar, and/or Electronic Warfare systems

  • Hands on experience and ability to operate test equipment to include spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, oscilloscopes and multi-meters

  • Experience using RF test equipment to measure active RF components

  • System level understanding and ability to provide RF link budgets and cascade analysis

  • Experience measuring and analyzing antenna patterns including amplitude, phase and polarization response

  • Experience working in research and development (R&D) laboratory environments

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter that can work with minimum supervision and has good team interaction skills

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with development of software defined radios strongly desired

  • Basic understanding and practical experience with Position, Navigation and Timing systems such as GPS

  • Experience with MATLAB, Python, and or other tools for modeling and analysis

  • Basic experience with programming languages (e.g. C, C++, Java, Javascript) and firmware interactions with RF and interface boards

  • Experience developing components for communication and/or radar systems including antennas, radomes and/or transmit/receive modules

  • Experience delivering hardware and/or software systems for DoD customers

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

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.

Ticom Geomatics (TGI) is a subsidiary of CACI International, Inc. in Austin, Texas with 200 employees.” We’ve recently been named by Austin American Statesman as one of the Top Places to Work in Austin. We are an industry leader in interoperable, mission-ready Time and Frequency Difference of Arrival (T/FDOA) Precision Geolocation systems and produce diverse portfolio of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) products spanning small lightweight sensors, rack-mounted deployments, cloud-based solutions which are deployed across the world. The commitment of our employees to "Engineering Results" is the catalyst that has propelled TGI 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.

Our work environment is highly focused yet casual with flexible schedules that enable each of our team members to achieve the work life balance that works for them. We provide highly competitive benefits package including a generous 401(k) contribution and Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. See additional positions at:

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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.