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Antenna and RF Engineer (up to 25% Profit Sharing Benefit)

Job Description

BITS, a CACI Company, 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 BITS 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 BITS' Individual Benefit Account (IBA), which is used for premiums, medical reimbursements, dependent care, education and Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. Both components of the BITS benefit package are paid for by BITS, in addition to your base salary and potential performance bonuses. We believe in a healthy home/work balance and both of our locations offer a wide variety of activities to balance with your work life. Learn more at

We are looking for an enthusiastic Antenna and RF Engineer to join our growing team Sterling, VA.  The Engineer will design, develop, and test radio frequency (RF) and/or microwave systems architecture, components, circuits, or products.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Design and support development of RF and electrical systems and components applying good engineering practices and methodologies.
  • Assist with planning, conducting, and evaluating approaches to meet project objectives in a timely, cost-effective manner.
  • Be self-motivated and work effectively in both team or individual situations.
  • Have excellent communication skills and can handle multiple projects and activities simultaneously.
  • Excel in a fast-paced and highly technical R&D environment.

More About the Role:

  • Analyze, design, develop, and maintain products; assist in commercialization.
  • Provide RF and antenna expertise in an interdisciplinary group of engineers to meet requirements.
  • Design and build prototypes, components, and systems for testing; set up and run laboratory simulations.
  • Develop testing procedures and document results for customer presentation.
  • Conduct and/or participate in technical reviews of requirements, specifications, designs, codes, and other artifacts.
  • Identify and keep abreast of novel technical concepts and markets.
  • Contribute to design standards and support design reuse.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with cross matrixed teams and individuals.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Hands-on prototyping and assembly experience.
  • Ability to work under pressure for quick-reaction projects.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.


  • There is no clearance requirement to begin employment.   As a requirement of continued employment you will be required to obtain a TS/SCI CI Poly clearance.
  • BS degree in electrical engineering (ABET/EAC Accredited). 
  • 3+ Years of experience in the field of RF/microwave/antenna engineering.
  • Experience using ANSYS HFSS, GRASP or equivalent RF simulation tools.
  • Experience measuring antenna patterns at an indoor range.
  • Experience using network analyzers to evaluate antenna performance.
  • Must have active clearance, or be eligible and able to obtain.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • MS or PhD degree in electrical engineering.
  • Experience designing wideband antennas.
  • Experience designing Air-borne systems.
  • Programming experience in MATLAB, Python, C/C++
  • Experience measuring active RF components.
  • System level understanding and ability to provide RF link budgets and cascade analysis. 

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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