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Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2217444
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 9, 2023
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

Would you like to work side-by-side with world class system engineers, acquisition professionals and domain experts in a government-contractor team delivering best of breed software applications that have direct impact on national security? 

SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer to fill a critical position on the LANDMARK AOS program, a large SETA contract supporting the customer’s Ground Enterprise Directorate (GED).  The successful applicant will exhibit flexibility in task execution, provide technical/professional expertise on a variety of Systems Engineering topics (e.g., schedule management, requirements, configuration management, readiness, verification and validation, etc.), and advise the government on program activities. The work will initially focus on schedule management and configuration management support to enable end-to-end closure for programs with available growth of scope and responsibility, and will be located in Chantilly, VA.  All candidates must have an active TS/SCI clearance with CI Polygraph.

Job Responsibilities:

On the Job Training will be provided in the customer’s specific knowledge domain, but the successful candidate must be able to:

  • Interact with Government project management and functional managers to define scope of work for projects, and develop and update detailed schedules
  • Use Microsoft Project to organize, implement and maintain multiple schedules for the various program technical branches
  • Integrate developer schedules to generate and maintain an accurate Organization-level master schedule
  • Evaluate project schedule progress and performance, identify any variances, and highlight developing problem areas
  • Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around
  • Use Government CM tools to store, track, and manage configuration items
  • Coordinate project level impact analyses of proposed engineering changes
  • Serve as an advisor to and facilitator of the Government’s Engineering Control Board (ECB)
  • Support agile process evolution across Government teams, development contractors, user engagement teams, and stakeholders
  • Derive enterprise, system, functional, performance, and interface level requirements and work with the team to develop the corresponding documentation

Qualifications

Required qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance with CI Polygraph
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering, science, or related discipline, or Associates Degree and two (2) years of experience is required.  Significant applicable work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Ability to multi-task and willingness to take on additional responsibilities as needed
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, work complex issues, and meet deadlines
  • Agile development experience or formal agile training
  • Planning and scheduling experience 
  • Ability to prepare and present various types of reports to all levels of Management
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to apply organizational, planning, management, problem solving & execution skills to multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated capability and success working in team environments
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office applications

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience providing systems engineering or project management support to software development and integration as part of a project management team
  • Experience with developing & maintaining Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) using Microsoft Project
  • Knowledge of agile software development methods (Scrum, SAFe)
  • General knowledge of Intelligence Community organizations, missions, processes and systems
  • PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP), or equivalent

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 approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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