Software Wireless Protocols Engineer

5 months ago
$65 - $80/hour (Estimated)Herndon, VA 20171CACI

Job Description

Job Description: Do you have a passion for innovation? So do we! At CACI our people are our greatest asset – we make sure your voice is heard and give you the resources to invent solutions to some of the most difficult challenges facing our customers. Our entrepreneurial environment fosters your best ideas and allows you to build your career to fit your creativity. Sound interesting? We’re always looking for the best and brightest to join our ranks and share the fun.

Primary Purpose:

Under general direction, develop advanced protocol processing and processing algorithms for unique applications. The programs are for applied research and technology in an advanced networking and communication organization that supports U.S. Government DoD, Civilian, and Advanced Programs communities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Apply and perform systems analysis, modeling and simulation of processing systems and demonstrate systems via simulated and/or real data input
  • Perform functional analysis, performance analysis and synthesis of protocol implementations (including physical transmission convergence and higher layer) for Radio and Core Access Technologies
  • Conceptualize, define, design and prototype systems engineering solutions
  • Travel to other CACI Locations or Customer Sites as necessary
  • Understand and adhere to all CACI Ethical and Compliance policies
  • Proactively ensure a safe work environment and adhere to CACI EH&S policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level required to perform the duties of the position

Minimum Qualifications:
Skills and Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of radio access, core network, interface protocol and the call flows over these interfaces
  • Experience in 3GPP/IEEE/ANSI/ITU/ETSI Wireless and Trunked mobile radio protocols and survey tools
  • Demonstrated ability to rapidly prototype protocols and applications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of object oriented architecture, programming and programming methods
  • Knowledge of HOL such as C, C++ and associated development frameworks
  • Experience with Linux
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage open source programs, rapid integration methods, web interfaces and services implementation, XML implementation methods
  • Object oriented architecture, programming and programming methods required
  • Demonstrated experience or knowledge of software methods – from those that are highly formal requiring extensive documentation and reviews to ‘extreme’ programming techniques
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software applications and other software applications as required
  • There is no clearance requirement to begin employment. As a requirement of continued employment you will be required to obtain Secret clearance.

Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering and a minimum of 2 years of experience or an equivalent combination of skills, education and experience.

Working Conditions:
Work is typically performed in an office environment which requires proper safety precautions. Work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes, or equipment.

LGS Innovations and its subsidiaries are wholly-owned subsidiaries of CACI International, Inc.

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