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Satellite Ground Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2211194
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 8, 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

SAIC seeks an Experimental Satellite Ground Systems Engineer to join our team of professionals providing technical and program services to the U.S. Government (USG). SAIC provides research, engineering, design, analysis, acquisition, development, integration, test, and operations support USG Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. We support development and delivery of next generation and generation after next national security systems based on land, at sea, in air, and in space.

The engineer sought here serves a USG Program Office leading Research & Development (R&D) of evolutionary, revolutionary, and transformational Experimental Satellite Ground solutions. This position provides Systems Engineering & Technical Advisory (SETA) support services. Your responsibilities include some or all of the following depending on your personal desires and capabilities:

  • Satellite Ground expertise to help USG Program Office implement a shared, common ground architecture for experimental satellites
  • Implementation of advanced satellite ground concepts, systems, technologies, designs, architectures, interfaces into space and ground systems.
  • Feasibility and applicability of common satellite ground techniques to future spacecraft, payloads, communication systems, and operations concepts.
  • Support Agile SAFe program development processes and activities
  • Assist USG Program Office with analysis of alternatives to optimize technical, cost, and schedule performance considerations and improve knowledge and understanding of system, technology, and architecture tradeoffs.
  • Technical and programmatic support through the entire project life cycle including concept development, system definition, acquisition planning, source selection, system design, development, integration and test, system delivery, and deployment.
  • Work with government technical and contracts staff developing program acquisition packages
  • Briefings and reports including technical and programmatic assessments presenting analysis, results, conclusions, and recommendations. Brief USG staff and industry partners, as requested.
  • Active member of enterprise R&D, learning, and innovation environment creating, gathering, and sharing knowledge to grow organizational competency and capability
  • Provide acquisition advisory services during technical and cost evaluations of proposals

Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Poly
  • Must have bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, or math discipline with minimum of 14 years of relevant work experience or 12 years relevant work experience with master’s degree in science, technology, engineering, or math discipline
  • Satellite ground expertise
  • Acquisition support experience 
  • Proficient skills using Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Sharepoint)
  • Critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills for written reports, group discussion, and oral presentations

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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