Project System Engineer

Los Gatos, CA, United States of America
Nov 23, 2022
Dec 23, 2022
Full Time
Project System Engineer
Job Profile:
Systems Engineering T2

JR Type:
Job Category:
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Percentage of Travel Required:
Up to 10%
Type of Travel:
Continental US, Local
Program/Opportunity Name:
SA Photonics
Referral Bonus Plan:

Job Description:

CACI is currently looking for a Project System Engineer to participate in system architecture definition, lead system requirements definition and flow-down activities, and lead verification efforts on critical programs. At SA Photonics, we specialize in the design, development and manufacturing of complex, state-of-the-art communications, laser electro-optic, vision and mechanical systems for military, space and commercial applications. Some of our products and technologies include optical communication systems for fiber, free-space and underwater applications, LIDAR systems, fiber laser systems, and head mounted display systems for military and commercial applications.

What You'll Get to Do:

This job demands creative thinkers willing to learn new skills on the fly, stretch themselves, and develop new areas of expertise. You will be asked to work with a variety of engineering disciplines to understand and define the verification and validation plans for systems of varying maturity, from proof-of-concept through production-release.
  • Collaborating with other system, optical, mechanical, electrical, and software engineers to capture system requirements to subassemblies and components
  • Creating / editing system engineering documentation including ICDs, test plans, test procedures, and test reports
  • Conduct regular meetings to ensure clarification and meet specific requirements in a timely manner.
  • Delegate tasks to team members according to their individual skill sets, experience and abilities to ensure efficient completion of the project.
  • Manage schedules and deliveries, adjusting according to needs as they arise.
  • Document and report project progress to stakeholders.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other STEM.
  • Experience in traditional system engineering disciplines (requirements definition, analysis, allocation and flow down, verification methodologies, test plan/procedure generation, etc.)
  • Experience in generating / editing / finalizing traditional system engineering documents (specs, ICDs, test plans, etc.)
  • Hands-on laboratory skills to support initial system bring up, I&T, and performance characterization
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Program management basics (schedule generation & tracking, cost tracking)
  • A background in communication systems, signal processing, and/or optics
  • System performance analysis
  • Script development

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.

Company Overview:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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