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Ground Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2300463
Location: FORT BELVOIR, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 11, 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

JOB DESCRIPTION

Description

SAIC is seeking a GEOINT Ground Systems Engineer to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory (SETA) services to a rapidly expanding Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer as part of an exciting and innovative program. 

The GEOINT Ground Systems Engineer will join a team of on-site SETAs with responsibilities that may include but not limited to the following:  

  • Support the System Program Office (SPO) by providing oversight of ground systems development and integration activities, with specific focus on the system engineering processes to ensure end-to-end system closure and satisfaction of mission need
  • Assess integration activities in the context of cross-systems dependencies (technical, resource, and schedule) and present findings, analysis, and recommendations
  • Identify and communicate system engineering risks, issues, opportunities, assumptions, mitigations, and dependencies
  • Participate in Engineering Review Boards (ERBs) and Configuration Control Boards (CCBs)
  • Coordinate with other technical domain Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and program stakeholders across multiple Offices and Organizations
  • Represent the government client to development contractors and ensure proper messaging between the same

 

Work Location and Travel:

Option available to support full-time from client site in Chantilly VA, full-time in Springfield VA, or some combination thereof; with occasional local travel. 

Qualifications

Qualifications

Required Education / Experience:

Opportunities exist for Ground Systems Engineers in Levels 2-5 as outlined below, with Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline:

  • Level 2: Bachelor’s degree and 4 years or more relevant experience; or 8 years of relevant experience
  • Level 3: Bachelor’s degree and 6 years or more relevant experience; or 10 years of relevant experience
  • Level 4: Bachelor’s degree and 10 years or more relevant experience; or 14 years of relevant experience
  • Level 5: Bachelors and 15 years or more relevant experience; or 19 years of relevant experience

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance
  • Technical knowledge of GEOINT command and control, mission management, and/or mission processing systems, or relevant and related knowledge
  • Knowledge and experience with system engineering processes
  • Effective communication, coordination, and customer engagement skills
  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships with other government agencies and mission partners  
  • Strong written and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and team environment
  • Customer focused and capable of representing the customer in community forums
  • Prior experience supporting an IC customer

 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experience with various systems development methodologies (e.g Agile, DevOps, Spiral, Waterfall, etc.)
  • Experience with cloud technologies
  • Familiar with GEOINT missions systems, launch and initialization activities, and operations
  • Experience using systems engineering processes, methods, tools, and program roles to develop, implement, and deploy solutions for Satellite Systems 
  • Knowledge of how space systems are designed, specified, developed, manufactured, and tested
  • Experience with lifecycle readiness from System Requirements Review through system decommissioning
  • Experience in system engineering and analysis at the Enterprise level

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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