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RF Engineer – Land Mobile Radio

Req #: 245346
Location: Alexandria, VA US
Job Category: Engineering
Minimum Clearance Required: None

Job Description

CACI is seeking an RF Engineer – Land Mobile Radio! If you’re looking for a position that provides best practices to maintain, monitor, repair and report on the readiness of the existing and future ICE TACCOM networks, CACI would like to speak with you. 

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Design, deploy, repair & maintain a P25 trunked radio communications systems.

  • Monitor site status and address discovered issues, verify documentation of fielded systems, and interact with end-users to gather information to solve problems.

  • Perform installations, repairs/replacements, technical evaluations, and assessments of various radio systems, telephonic troubleshooting, and/or maintenances of radio systems.

  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair, electronic equipment associated with LMR systems.

  • Test, repair, and maintain base, mobile, and portable two-way radios and accessory equipment.

  • Assemble and connect transmitters, power supplies, and antenna assemblies.

  • Program, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair the following LMR assets: APX 7000, APX 7500, XTS 5000, XTL 5000, XTL 5000 consolette, GTR 8000 repeater, GCP 8000 receiver.

  • Build radio code plugs for mission critical operations.

  • Update software and firmware for all radio programming computers.

  • Test, tune, and align repeaters, portable radios and mobile radios.

  • Manage encryption keys using the Motorola Key Management Facility (KMF).

  • Encrypt radios using Over-the-Air-Rekeying (OTAR) or manually by using the KVL-3000+.

  • Analyze and interpret circuit wiring, logic cable diagrams, complete communication system schematic diagrams, and network specifications for the purpose of installing, troubleshooting, or maintaining the system or device.

  • Create and maintain end-to-end documentation associated with communications system installation and maintenance.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a DHS Suitability Clearance - High Risk Rating

A Technical Bachelor’s degree (Physics/Computer Science/Management Information Systems with Electrical and Electronics Engineering or Telecommunications) with a minimum of 5 years’ experience

Experience with the following:

  • Implementation of wireless networks and/or microwave networks

  • P25 network technology

  • Propagation Analysis

  • Drive Testing

  • RF Site Evaluation

  • Link Budget Analysis

  • Coverage and Capacity Planning

  • Preventative Maintenance & Reporting Documentation

  • Radio network, router, and hub equipment operation & management

  • Voice-over-packet router nodes & networks

  • The ability to lift 50 pounds of communications gear.

  • The ability to travel throughout the United States up to two weeks a month.

 These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Familiarity with Motorola 7.xx System and Juniper network equipment.

  • Juniper Network Certifications

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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