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Physicist

Job ID: 2212435
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 26, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Physicist
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: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC has a funded need for a Physicist to support a rapidly expanding Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer with cutting-edge programs within the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in Chantilly, VA.

Note:  The role offers a flexible work schedule, but we ask our team to be available for team meetings during core business hours (10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.).

Job Overview:

  • Develop solutions to help address some of the most challenging issues regarding Space Situational Awareness (SSA) for the Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DOD).
  • Use existing codes/scripts to perform analyses to model space scenarios for system evaluation and mission effectiveness
  • Conduct analysis of mission data applicable to space vehicles and sensors
  • Applicants need to be interested in solving technical problems.
  • Work in a collaborative team environment studying and analyzing a wide variety of interesting and complex problems in the Space domain. 

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelors in Physics or Mathematics (or related) and two (2) years or more experience; OR Masters
  • Active Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
  • Experience with using a programming language
  • Desire to modify simulation software as required to complete analytic studies
  • Any experience in the following is a plus: space domain awareness processes and sensors, optical processing, orbit modeling, modeling and simulation
  • Engineering analysis (collecting, organizing, analyzing data) experience
  • Excellent communication skills that will allow the presentation of findings to internal and external customers

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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