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Cleared - Space Systems Engineering Intern

Job ID: 2304402
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: May 22, 2023
Category: Student
Subcategory: Intern Technical
Schedule: Casual (includes On Call and Temporary)
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC’s National Security and Space Sector (NSS) is seeking motivated, self-starting entry-level professionals who will be graduating in 2023, 2024, 2025 or 2026 and is cleared (TS/SCI w/Poly) and would like to help solve some of the hardest intelligence problems facing the nation.
 The individual will work in a team environment and needs to possess excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
 The organization has a wide variety of space systems engineering needs; specific role will be defined based on candidate experience, interests, and program needs.


Systems Engineering roles and responsibilities potentially include:
• Develop Enterprise and System Architectures, Concepts of Operations, and Requirements in support of future acquisitions for GEOINT/SIGINT/Multi-INT systems.
 • Review and assess acquisition level requirements, designs, architectures, CONOPS and verification plans for adequacy.
 • Assess the performance of current and future concepts and identifying key architecture and system level trades.
 • Review and assess Requests for Change (RFCs) for impacts to enterprise, functional, and system level design requirements, interfaces, architectures, CONOPS and verification plans.
 • Manage and maintain architectures, CONOPS and requirements through enterprise configuration management boards and approved RFC processes.
 • Develop documents and briefings to communicate work or study status, brief government and industry as required.
 • Understand overall systems engineering processes to execute various parts of the process as needed
 • Descriptive or physics based model development to support lifecycle systems engineering activities
Systems Engineering Areas of Technical Interest:
• SIGINT/GEOINT/Multi-INT systems
  -- Radar or Electro-Optical capabilities
 --  Low or High SIGINT capabilities
 • Digital Engineering (DE)/Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
 • Operations Research




- Pursuit of Bachelors or Master degree in Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Engineering, or related STEM discipline graduating in 2023, 2024, 2025 or 2026.
- Active TS/SCI w/Poly
- Ability to work with multidisciplinary teams

Desired Qualifications:
- Previous internship or work experience
- Systems engineering course work including development of Requirements, Concepts of Operations, and simple Architectures.
- Course work experience using Descriptive or Physics Modeling leveraging SysML, UML, and/or UAF using Cameo or Rhapsody.


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.


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