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Space Communication Engineer

Job ID: 2402206
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 15, 2024
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

SAIC is seeking a Space Communication Engineer to support the NRO Office of the GEOINT Chief Architect (OGCA).  This is a Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support position to assist in defining the future GEOINT space architecture.  The candidate will support and lead GEOINT space capability studies conducted by joint, multi-agency, multi-disciplinary Integrated Product Teams (IPTs).  Qualified candidates must possess demonstrated space and ground communication development experience and be able to provide technical and programmatic insight on the wide variety of space and terrestrial communication system capabilities.  The successful candidate will work both independently and in a team-based environment. 

Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Directly support GCA as the office responsible for GEOINT space capability studies for the NRO.
  • Participate in external, program office, and developer-sponsored forums (e.g., working groups, IPTs, and boards) to ensure GCA program office equities are protected.
  • Assess technical performance and modeling and simulation results.  Identify risks to program plans and schedules, and support development of acquisition plans.
  • Assist with the execution of design trade studies.  Evaluate system and architecture designs, as necessary, to determine if the design is adequate to meet performance requirements and is cost effective.
  • Assist in managing requirements development, flow-down and traceability.
  • Support acquisition planning activities and document preparation for Government review and approval. 
  • Coordinate across Government teams to research, gather, conceptualize, identify, and capture architecture, system, program, and study requirements.

    Qualifications

      • Ability to establish trust-relationships as well as contribute to highly functioning, multi- faceted teams
      • Experience leading high performance technical teams and demonstrated ability to simultaneously perform multiple tasks
      • Understanding of the current and projected capabilities of space and terrestrial communication providers and their satellite and related ground systems

    Ø  Experience analyzing commercial and military SATCOM systems

    Ø  Systems engineering and requirements development experience with Satellite communications (SATCOM)

    Ø  Ability to analyze Wideband and Narrowband SATCOM policy

    Ø  Solid understanding of RF satellite hardware design

    Ø  Familiarity with the Department of the Air Force organizations and agencies desired

    Ø  Experience with satellite testing and on-orbit initialization desired

    Ø  Experience modeling SATCOM throughput and latency, and resilience analysis desired

    • Proven technical expertise and communications skills that demonstrate the ability to interface with all levels
    • Demonstrated ability to conduct analysis and evaluations - making recommendations and providing professional advice and assistance to include preparing reports and presentation briefings
    • Ability to apply technical expertise and summarize information/findings for presentation to Government leadership
    • Skilled/comfortable working in high-tempo environment, able to be flexible and to adjust to dynamic political, technical and/or fiscal challenges

    Required Education:

    • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more of related experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience
    • Degree in Engineering (preferred); or Science, Space related field

     


    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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