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System Engineer/ Project Engineer- SIGINT and Electronic Warfare

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”. 

What You'll Get to Do:

As a Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for engaging in design, development, test and delivery of our products in support of our Navy Surface Systems Program Management lead.  You will be working within multi-disciplinary hardware, software, system integration, and data analysis/collection teams who are creating systems in support of the Department of Defense and other Intelligence Community agencies. You will translate customer requirements into technical requirements and specifications while coordinating our cross-functional development team to ensure we continue to deliver timely and impactful products to our customers, participating in field test events as necessary.

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

More About the Role:

  • Work closely with Program and Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) to ensure execution of near and long term technical objectives
  • Work with and lead coordination of multidisciplinary technical teams
  • Create technical content of white paper and proposal development
  • Lead technical execution of 2-4 small to mid-sized enterprise projects ($200k-1M). This includes defining and tracking activities ranging from systems engineering, software/hardware development, test/QA and final deployment on customer platforms
  • Own cost-schedule-performance-risk of assigned projects
  • Manage risks, identify issues, and develop mitigation plans
  • Generates polished briefings to support and lead engineering design reviews such as System Requirements Reviews (SRR), Design Reviews (PDR/CDR) and Program Management Reviews (PMRs)
  • Develop and/or gather information to generate technical documents and reports necessary for Contract Delivery
  • Produce/author derived system requirements and system specifications from High Level Mission Requirements
  • Perform engineering tradeoffs analysis and develop Course(s) of Action (COAs) using existing constraints/guidelines
  • Lead the establishment and continuing coordination of Development Operations (DevOps) pipelines for product teams
  • Spearhead continuous process improvement while exhibiting the ability to identify waste in the system and improve the overall process to reduce wasted time and redundancy

Required Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship is required along with the eligibility to receive a TS/SCI security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in an STEM discipline (Engineering - Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, Software, Math, Physics) from an accredited University
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience ideally with DoD organization or Contractor
  • Understanding of Radio Frequency (RF) systems, propagation, and receiver performance
  • Experience designing and developing Software Defined Radios (SDR)
  • Basic understanding of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) principles
  • Strong physics, mathematical, and statistical background
  •  Systems Engineering experience inclusive of design, development, integration, testing and deployment of a hardware/software system or subsystem for one or more customers
  • Demonstrated experience running the technical execution of concurrent projects, including technical leadership, planning, organizing, staffing, and reporting through all phases of the projects
  • Experience conducting and documenting analysis of alternatives and trade studies to support evaluation of technical trade-offs and decision making
  • Strong knowledge of system engineering fundamentals (e.g. V-model and DoD architectural framework)
  • Collaborative team-centric mindset and willingness to learn and grow and stretch beyond normal comfort zones and have fun doing it
  •  Strong listening skills and attention to detail
  •  Willingness to learn and willingness to mentor
  •  Must be self-motivated with good interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Experience throughout an entire hardware/software product development lifecycle
  • Exposure to standard DoD System Engineering Process and terms such as Interface Control Documents (ICDs), System Requirements Documents (SRD), Capability Development Documents (CDDs), Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR), Customer Acceptance, Program Management Review (PMR)
  • Experience in a DoD Prime Contractor capacity
  • Experience of subsystem integration into a large system (aircraft, ground vehicle, ship)
  • Experience with iterative development lifecycle methodologies such as Agile/Scrum or Kanban
  • Exposure to unmanned or manned C4ISR systems and or principles
  •  Exposure to GPS systems/INS Systems
  •  Exposure to SIGINT Systems
  •  Exposure to networking principles and or experience working with classified networks
  • Understanding of the certification and accreditation process for classified networks
  • Exposure and or interest in Project Management PMP and experience with EVMS

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.

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