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NASA GN&C Systems Software Engineer

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Job ID: 2209839
Location: FAIRMONT, WV, United States
Date Posted: Aug 3, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is looking for a Guidance, Navigation & Control (GN&C) Systems Engineer to support a dynamic program in Fairmont, WV. This position will require the ability to obtain a public trust clearance.

Supports the NASA Software Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Program headquartered at the Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility located in Fairmont, West Virginia. Performs Systems Engineering activities related to NASA GN&C software systems and analyzes NASA software for mission suitability.

Includes all software lifecycle phases: concept of operations, requirements, design, code/implementation, test, and operations. Includes numerous Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) analyses, e.g. design analysis, static code analysis, independent test, system modeling, interface analysis.

Provides specific, detailed information used for assessment of mission suitability and defect correction. This is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content; rather this is representative and managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee.

Works under the supervison of more senior systems and/or software engineers and managers; may lead more junior personnel; may serve as Task Lead. Generally receives assignments in the form of specific tasks for the work to be completed; on occassion may covert more general tasking to the needed level of specific detail for execution.

Work is reviewed by management to measure meeting objectives and schedules. Applies technical engineering principles, theories, and concepts.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Experience and/or training in one or more GN&C domain areas is required, which includes algorithm design, developing software requirements from GN&C specifications, testing of GN&C software, and time-domain simulation and test of GN&C algorithms.

BENEFICIAL EXPERIENCE: Experience and/or training in any of the following areas is beneficial: spacecraft domains  (e.g. power systems, telecommunications, thermal control, communications and data  handling, or instrument commanding and data), real-time software, aerospace flight software, software languages (e.g. C/C++, Java), analysis techniques (e.g. static code analysis, software test, requirements analysis).  Experience with MATLAB and MATLAB Simulink is a plus.

JOB COMMUNICATIONS: Excellent written and verbal communications skills are required. Experienced use of Microsoft Office and/or SharePoint is a plus.


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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