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Acquisition Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2214151
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 20, 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 is seeking an Acquisition Systems Engineer to join the National Security and Space Sector (NSS) in our Chantilly, VA office.  NSS provides specialized engineering, analysis and operations support to a variety of Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. This position is located in Chantilly, VA and requires an active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph.

In this role you will work closely with a diverse team of engineers in an OPIR Joint customer Program Office responsible for acquiring the Overhead Persistence GEOINT Architecture (OPGA) that will provide the user community with OPIR capabilities in a modular, open architecture that provides global, persistent, real-time surveillance and activity based intelligence information. This position supports a hybrid-Agile process with the Government as the overall integrator in a Cloud Environment.  The successful applicant will provide SETA support as an Acquisition Systems Engineer for a range of system engineering efforts with varying degrees of required technical expertise, continuity of effort and value-added judgment to advise and assist the customer’s leadership and contract teams.  

SPECIFIC TASKING/PROJECT SUPPORT:

  • Work with government technical and contracts staff developing acquisition strategies and acquisition documentation enabling program development and implementation
  • Work with government technical and contracts staff developing program acquisition packages
  • Support the review, vetting, and approval of acquisition documents such as an sole source justification, CDRLs, and Statement of Work (SOW)
  • Draft contractual documents for government contracts officer review and signature
  • Provide acquisition advisory services during technical and cost evaluations of proposals    
  • Work with technical staff documenting technical and programmatic requirements 
  • Enter funding information into customer's financial tools 
  • Develop acquisition packages in accordance with government acquisition checklists 
  • Draft common acquisition artifacts such as statements of work, Contract Data Requirements Lists, In Scope Determinations, and proposal evaluation criteria 
  • Provide acquisition advisory services during technical and cost evaluations of proposals 
  • Effectively work with development teams to track technical progress, identify blockers to progress, and assess technical solutions 
  • Support Agile SAFe program development processes and activities 
  • Develop/Review service level and/or level of effort agreements

Qualifications

Education and Experience: 

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph
  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience
  • Strong acquisition support experience of 5+ years
  • Working knowledge of IC principles, procedures
  • Working knowledge of AGILE Scrum and SAFe software development methods

Desired:

  • SAFe Agilist certification

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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