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Operational Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2300976
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 30, 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

Are you a talented and hard-working professional who aspires to shape space protection and defense doctrine and guide delivery of cutting edge technical solutions?

SAIC is seeking energetic individuals with a strong desire to enhance space resiliency.  The Operational Systems Engineer provides Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory (SETA) support to the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in Chantilly, VA, offering unparalleled insight into an emerging mission area and opportunities to secure our nation’s space enterprise.

SAIC is seeking an Operational Systems Engineer to provide SETA support to a customer charged with delivering solutions across rapidly expanding complex space and ground system initiatives.   The Operational Systems Engineer will work closely with Government and SETA staff to plan, deliver, maintain, and enhance critical mission capabilities for the NRO enterprise.  SETA staff collaborate with Intelligence Community (IC) organizations and technical providers to maintain awareness of current and emerging threats, and to drive solutions to mitigate these threats.     

The Operational Systems Engineer provides support to an office in execution of mission critical systems for an exciting new mission area with responsibilities which may include but not limited to the following:

  • Develop novel operational concepts for improved cross-domain integration between NRO satellites and DoD air, sea and land-based users in a contested space environment
  • Within the context of counterspace threats, develop leading-edge cross-domain technical systems integration concepts and associated new technologies that lead to end-to-end operational closure with DoD users
  • Develop organizational relationships with new DoD users as well as maintain existing relationships
  • Plan and host multi-organization meetings focused on operationalizing cross-domain technologies and processes
  • Participate in planning, conducting and analyzing results of military tests and exercises
  • Provide critical real time expertise in a fast-paced and highly dynamic environment
  • Work as an individual contributor as well as a member of a team of high-performing colleagues
  • Work directly with IC/DoD Government senior managers as well as with tactical warfighters

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree with 9 years of relevant systems engineering experience OR Master’s Degree with 7 years of relevant experience
  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with Polygraph
  • Experience working with the IC and DoD
  • Experience working as part of a highly collaborative team
  • Experience working with space systems
  • Demonstrated experience planning and conducting military tests and exercises
  • Participated in documenting and championing operational concepts for national security

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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