Job ID: 2214106
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 25, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Shift: Day Job
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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SAIC is looking for a SIGINT Systems Engineer to support a satellite development program in Chantilly, VA. This position requires an active Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph.
In this role you will support the design, development, manufacturing, assembly, integration and test activities for a satellite program. This will include direct support for a SIGINT payload development (manufacturing and testing oversight, verification and validation, schedule analysis, risk management, and general acquisition support).
Job Responsibilities will include:
- Assist in overseeing the design, manufacturing, assembly, integration and test activities for a SIGINT payload including development and acceptance of the receiver system and antennas
- Assist in the integration activities for this SIGINT payload including tasking and processing of the data
- Work with NRO enterprise partners to develop, implement and test the SIGINT payload for on-orbit operations
- Work directly with the government point of contact (GPOC) with managing the SIGINT payload development
- Support the customer in the oversight of subsystem hardware development, integration, and test activities at the subcontractor and associated vendor facilities
- Assist the GPOC managing and evaluating contractor MRRs, TRRs and in the development of enterprise CONOPS and on-orbit test plans and procedures
- Participate in enterprise system, subsystem and segment level design reviews and program management reviews to assess design maturity, requirements compliance and to provide informed technical recommendations to the GPOC
- Review test plans/procedures and test results and test reports for completeness and accuracy, including compliance to approved plans, and provide feedback to the GPOC
- Proactively identify and assess emerging technical and programmatic risks at the enterprise, system, subsystem level and then work with the Government enterprise Prime/Subcontractor to develop and evaluate mitigation approaches
- Develop productive relationships with Prime/Subcontractor counterparts, functional counterparts, and other subject matter experts
- Track development issues, significant accomplishments and upcoming events and provide weekly status updates, oral and in writing (email) to the customer
- Author, review, and coordinate technical documents
- Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance CI polygraph
- Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience
- Professional experience with development of SIGINT systems
- Proficient at program/project management within the customer organization
- Available to travel domestically approximately one week per month
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.
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