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Space Systems Analyst

Job ID: 2310939
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % 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

SAIC is seeking a Space Systems Analyst with technical expertise in government satellite systems to support the Mission Analysis team within the Advanced Plans branch of the Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) Division. The position will be located in Chantilly, VA and requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.

SE&I provides technical and programmatic support to define technical spacecraft and ground systems requirements, define a coherent acquisition strategy, and initiate major contracts with industry partners.  The position requires that a successful candidate demonstrate a technical understanding of clock and timing algorithms and methods, geolocation algorithm development and analysis, oscillators, and a working knowledge of RF systems.

The following tasks are representative of those that will be accomplished at the request of the customer:

  • Assess timing and phase noise requirements and performance associated with SIGINT data delivery
  • Provide support to launch and satellite on-orbit test as required by the customer
  • Plan and execute internal and external interface testing to support final system verification, validation, and delivery
  • Develop productive relationships with prime contractor counterparts, functional counterparts, and other payload and ground system subject matter experts
  • Support the customer in the oversight of the development and documentation of the specifications associated with his or her assigned area
  • Review complex technical design documentation and provide formal and informal feedback to the COTR, subject matter experts, and other customer personnel
  • Participate in requirement sell off events to ensure program success
  • Liaise with mission analysis and acquisition teams to ensure completeness across the acquisition

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; or a Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; or a PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience

Required Experience:

  • Knowledge of SIGINT mission fundamentals
  • Technical understanding of SIGINT architectures and Intelligence Community (IC) ground architectures
  • Understanding of DOD/IC satellite systems and architectures
  • Experience with DOD/IC acquisition and program management processes
  • Experience with MATLAB or equivalent DSP development and analysis tools
  • Available to travel domestically

Desired Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

Clearance: 

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active TS/SCI Clearance with a Poly. 

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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 24,000 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 $6.9 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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