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RF Test Technician

Req #: 244993
Location: Sterling, VA US
Job Category: Engineering and Technical Support
Minimum Clearance Required: None

Job Description

CACI International Inc. has an immediate opening for an RF Test Technician located in Dulles, VA.

The RF Test Technician supports our Production Team by testing assemblies and components, performing verification and validation activities, developing and implementing test fixtures, automated test methodologies and data collection devices.  This position will work closely with Engineering to ensure our tests fully verify the operation of the assembled equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Test and inspect basic electrical and electronic subassemblies, assemblies and systems to assure conformance to schematics and company and customer specifications
  • Set-up, calibrate and operate a wide variety of test equipment to include spectrum analyzers, signal generators and oscilloscopes
  • Interpret and follow written documents such as SOPs, testing procedures and safety rules
  • Troubleshoot digital and RF/mixed signal circuit cards to the component level
  • Perform basic circuit analysis to diagnose probable causes of malfunctions or failures where such causes may be directly traceable to the design and recommend to the Engineering Department the required changes
  • Meet production deadlines
  • Take test data and record information on data sheets
  • Present test records / results in numerical and graphical form to make data driven decisions
  • Responsible to manage all associated laboratory equipment for calibration and preventative maintenance
  • Ability to cross-train and work in other areas as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned by manager

 Required Qualifications:

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Associates degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or related technical field and 10+ years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Direct and demonstrated experience in design, development and debugging of RF systems
  • Experience with lab equipment (including but not limited to spectrum analyzers, signal generators, network analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics and drawings
  • Have a good working knowledge of digital and analog RF circuits
  • Programming experience with micro-controllers, and embedded Linux
  • A self-starter with excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to interface with all levels of internal management, as well as program sponsors and external contractors
  • Manual dexterity to work with simple hand tools such as pliers, wire strippers, screwdrivers and soldering equipment
  • Programming and troubleshooting digital control circuits along with microwave experience is preferred

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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