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Ground Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2210908
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 22, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

DESCRIPTION:  SAIC is seeking a Ground Systems Engineer to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory Services in Chantilly, VA.  The successful candidate will:

  • Provide technical leadership for the integration of mission ground systems, primarily focused on mission  operations tools, into the operational baseline
  • Analyze user needs, concept of operations, and high-level systems architectures to develop system requirements
  • Provide technical support to government points of contacts
  • Identify and communicate system engineering risks, issues, opportunities, assumptions, mitigations, and dependencies
  • Collaborate with SETA team members, development contractors, and customer forums
  • Effectively communicate and interface with engineers from various contractors and government organizations
  • Develop assessments and briefings to a variety of audiences, must be able to convey information in a clear and articulate manner to Government leadership

Qualifications

Required Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and four (4) years or more experience.  *STEM is a contractual requirement

Required Qualifications:

  • In-depth experience with NRO systems engineering and mission readiness processes; familiar with readiness events, control gates, and associated entry/exit criteria
  • Knowledge of GEOINT and SIGINT overall space and ground architecture including mission management, mission control and/or mission processing functions
  • Program lifecycle experience from concept development and design to deployment, operations and maintenance, decommission
  • Experience with CONOPS requirements development, interface control documentation, technical specification review, architecture development
  • Experience in mission operations environment – ops tempo, performance characterization, utility analysis, system calibrations
  • Experience with systems development methodologies (e.g Agile, DevOps, Spiral, Waterfall, etc.); cloud technologies
  • Self-starter, proactively addresses customer requirements with no supervision; expert at defining solutions for broad, abstract topics
  • Polished communicator (written/verbal); impeccable interpersonal skills and personal judgment
  • Master at collaboration and coordination with multiple stakeholders -- consensus builder
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), MS Outlook, MS Project)
  • Top Secret/SCI clearance with Poly

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiar with MBSE/Digital Engineering
  • Real-time operations experience as a spacecraft or ground systems operator

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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