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Senior Space Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2211901
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 10, 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 has a new opportunity for a Senior Space Systems Engineer to support multiple exciting, fast-paced GEOINT projects. This position will provide SETA support to customers in remote sensing technology development, sensor requirements development, and space vehicle requirements development. The successful applicant will work to provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex and technically challenging work. 

 Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work as a Systems Engineer as part of a world-class Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) team
  • Evaluate concept designs and system integration strategies into future architectures
  • Research state-of-the-art space vehicle component technologies and sensor concepts/capabilities and provide technical advice to guide next-generation payload development efforts
  • Collaborate across multiple teams to refine requirements and system trades
  • Decomposition of enterprise requirements to lower level requirements and validate traceability of requirements
  • Participate in design reviews and technical interchange meetings to assess and guide development activities performed by development contractors. Verify proper decomposition of system requirements into lower level requirements
  • Review development contractor’s documents and procedures, requirements flowdown, verification methodologies, calibration plans, Concept of Operations (CONOPS), Interface Control Documents (ICDs) and test plans to ensure program success
  • Review program for high risk areas and recommend mitigation approaches
  • Provide programmatic, acquisition, and source selection support
  • Collaborate with SETA team members, development contractors, and customer forums

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in STEM and a minimum of 14 years experience or Masters degree with 12 years of experience
  • Active/current TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph is required
  • Possess excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Must have experience with space vehicle subsystems and/or payloads
  • Must have experience with space vehicle testing requirements
  • Ability to articulate technical recommendations to the customer
  • Must be proficient using MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), MS Outlook, MS Project

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in STEM
  • Knowledge of government acquisition processes
  • Knowledge of Electro-optical or radar systems
  • Experience with earned value management, resource reporting, project tracking and collaboration tools

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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