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Space Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2406969
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: May 18, 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 Systems Engineer to fill a critical position on the LANDMARK AOS program, a large SETA contract supporting the customer’s Ground Enterprise Directorate (GED in Chantilly, VA.

As the Space Systems Engineer  you will interact daily with senior government and Program staff to analyze new concepts and technologies; support the definition and baselining of new capabilities and/or enhancements; advise on all aspects of System Engineering analysis (architecture, requirements, Concept of Operations (CONOPs), interfaces, schedule, and dependency identification); test support, and provide Readiness Event support.  

Responsibilities to include:

  • Providing day-to-day collaboration with development contractors, other Government program office personnel and Government Customers on systems engineering and acquisition functions in the domain area of GEOINT collection, mission management and mission processing.
  • Interface directly with development Prime Contractors in the role of oversight, monitoring of software development and integration activities and ensuring alignment with Government requirements and objectives.
  • Actively performing engineering and analysis to ensure programs successfully develop and deliver core mission processing services in all phases of the acquisition life cycle.
  • Retain cognizance of wide variety of GEOINT mission projects including, technical baseline, project schedules, dependencies, risks, and cost.
  • Advise Senior and Mid-Level managers on architectural decisions to include investment strategies, acquisition portfolio priorities, risk assessment of project execution.
  • Conduct Strategic planning for both mission architecture needs (technical trade studies, definition of future architecture planning, software service recommendations etc.) and programmatic (Program Budget Guidance, cost estimation, generation of acquisition schedules).
  • Accomplish performance assessment and provide estimates of cost, schedule, and risk impacts to existing Ground architecture implementations.
  • Provide technical and cost assessment of vendor proposals, review technical reports, design artifacts and program plans.
  • Integrate and coordinate program activities aligned to strategic priorities and performance standards.

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's and two (2) years or more experience; Masters and 0 years related experience. Relevant experience to be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with Poly.
  • Familiarity with support of Intelligence Community's (IC) GEOINT systems and capability development. 
  • Domain knowledge of Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Defense (DoD), or Commercial IT programs.
  • Knowledge of GEOINT systems and overall space and ground architecture including mission control and/or mission processing functions.
  • Knowledge of agile acquisition strategy, development, and release planning, as well as continuous. integration initiatives supporting mission capability releases enabling End to End GEOINT missions.
  • Strong organizational, time-management, and verbal / written communication skills, able to convey information across multiple customers and corporate audiences.

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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