Join our Talent Network >

RF Payload Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2300979
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 31, 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
Benefits: Click here

Share: mail

Job Description

Description

Join a winning team!  SAIC’s National Security and Space (NSS) Sector is currently hiring for a customer within the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in Chantilly, VA. This unique customer is responsible for designing, building, and operating national security-related systems based in space, in the air, and on the ground. SAIC is a strong company providing opportunities for energetic individuals with a strong desire to expand their knowledge while increasing their responsibilities. 

SAIC is seeking a RF Payload Systems Engineer to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory (SETA) services to a Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer for a complex space and ground efforts as part of an exciting and innovative set of programs.  This position is for someone who enjoys thinking outside of a box and thrives in a working in a fast paced, dynamic, and team environment.

The RF Payload Systems Engineer supports the System Program Office (SPO) in a technical capacity for planning, execution, monitoring, and oversight of RF payload systems development and acquisitions that advance the National Reconnaissance Office’s (NRO) space resiliency posture. The RF Payload Systems Engineer is an individual contributor and member of a team of high-performing Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) that work to support the Government through lifecycle systems engineering and management processes to deliver desired capabilities and meet overall program objectives.  Specifically, the RF Payload Systems Engineer will serve as on-site Systems Engineering and Technical Advisor (SETA) with responsibilities that may include but not limited to the following:  

  • Overseeing design and development of RF payload systems and components including signal processing units
  • Applying complex RF specifications, tolerances, simulations, and test procedures for RF payload systems and components
  • Assisting the Government in developing concept of operations (CONOPS) and approaches to employment of RF systems
  • Ensuring research and development (R&D) efforts are planned and conducted on sound engineering practices including management of technical risks
  • Providing technical support to Government customer activities and programmatic processes
  • Developing documents and briefings to communicate work or study status, briefs Government and industry as required
  • Developing RF payload performance models to inform Government systems engineering trades
  • Supports Contract Officer Technical Representatives (COTRs) and Developers by coordinating with other technical domain SMEs and program stakeholders to achieve a detailed understanding of the flight systems, designs, and interfaces necessary to satisfy mission requirements 
  • Providing oversight of acquisitions, with specific focus on the RF payload systems elements, functionality, interfaces, manufacture, build, test, and operations to ensure end-to-end system closure and satisfaction of mission need
  • Reviewing Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) deliverables to ensure content, technical accuracy, and sufficiency of design details to meet program requirements and objectives
  • Participating in technical interchange meetings between developers and COTR

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in electrical engineering, or a related technical discipline
  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with Polygraph
  • 5 years of related experience
  • Experience in RADAR system operations, waveform usage and processing
  • Experience in RF systems design, specifications, development, manufacturing, and test
  • Strong written and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and team environment
  • Experience using systems engineering processes, methods, tools, and program roles to develop, implement, and deploy solutions for Satellite Systems

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.

Share: mail

Similar Jobs

Systems Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Data Center Management Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Data Center Management Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Computer Vision Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Acquisition Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

DevSecOps Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Chief Systems Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Acquisition Systems Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Chief Systems Integrator

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Systems Engineer, TS/SCI & Poly Required

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Protection Systems Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Space R&D Systems Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Senior Orbit Analyst

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Agile Coach

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Modeling & Simulation Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Analyst

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Mechanical Engineer Project Manager

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Space Systems Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

RF Payload Systems Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Construction Cost Estimator

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Operational Systems Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Space COMM Systems Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Space Ground Systems Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Software Test SETA Lead

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Senior Specialty Electrical Engineer

CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Are you an SAIC Employee?

Please apply through the internal career site here >