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Payload Antenna & Electronics Engineer 

Job ID: 2315013
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: May 7, 2024
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Aerospace Engr
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 searching for a Payload Antenna & Electronics Engineer to support the Government customer in the oversight of the design, integration, and test of spacecraft payloads. This position requires an active Top Secret Clearance with SCI and a Polygraph and is supported in Chantilly, VA. 

In this role you will provide expert advice and coordination concerning antenna and associated electronics development. 

Specific duties include:

  • Assess feasibility of new antennas and antenna functionality enhancements. 
  • Review and coordinate on changes to specifications, interface control documents, and system level requirements documentation pertaining to the functionality and accommodation of antennas onto the satellite bus. 
  • Identify and assess emerging risks; develop and evaluate proposed burn-down plans.  Provide support to factory integration and test activities as required.
  • Review antenna manufacturing specifications for accuracy and ensure documentation is complete and accurate.
  • Review drawings, documents, and procedures for antenna, design, manufacturing, integration, program planning and execution -- provide comments to the Government customer. 
  • Work with antenna models for performance evaluations and predictions. 
  • Attend antenna and payload level design reviews and program management reviews to assess antenna design maturity, requirements compliance and to provide informed technical recommendations to the Government customer. 
  • Provide technical evaluation of payload efforts in contractor Engineering Change Proposals. 
  • With Government customer coordination and approval, may be called upon to represents Government's position during factory meetings.  

Qualifications

Required Clearance: 

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

Required Education:

  • Bachelors and 9 years or more experience; or a Masters and 7 years or more experience; or a PhD or JD and 4 years or more experience

Required Experience:

  • Experience with spacecraft antenna design, manufacture, and test.
  • Basic understanding of Defense and Intelligence Community (DoD/IC) satellite systems, and architectures. 
  • Demonstrated ability to be effective in a Government/Contractor team environment. 
  • Able to travel domestically up to 25%.


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 focused on advancing the power of technology and innovation to serve and protect our world. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in mission IT, enterprise IT, engineering services and professional services. We integrate emerging technology, rapidly and securely, into mission critical operations that modernize and enable critical national imperatives.

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 $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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