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DSP Engineer- (Up to 25% Profit Sharing Benefit!) (Open)

Req #: 237190
Location: Sterling, VA US
Job Category: Engineering
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Job Description

CACI seeks a Communications Engineer to join our Advanced Solutions Group, within the National Security and Innovative Solutions Sector. We enable national security missions through creation and delivery of innovative, technology-centric solutions that provide decision advantage to our customers. Our client engagement processes, the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. 
The position 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.

This opportunity offers very rewarding and unique benefits, which equates to 50% of compensation on TOP of your base salary! The first part is a tax-qualified profit-sharing retirement plan, to which CACI annually contributes up to 25% of your base salary (not in excess of applicable IRS limits) to your retirement account. The second component consists of an Individual Benefit Account (IBA), which is used for premiums, medical reimbursements, dependent care, education and Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. Both components of the benefit package are paid for by CACI, in addition to your base salary and potential performance bonuses. We believe in a healthy home/work balance and our locations offer a wide variety of activities to balance with your work life.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Design, develop, integrate and test software to go into our Digital Signal Processing (DSP) baseline
  • Enhancing and maintaining existing Software Defined Radio (SDR) baselines involving 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

You’ll Bring These 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 related experience in relevant engineering disciplines (e.g. Electrical Engineering

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • 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


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.


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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.

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