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GEOINT Ground Systems Engineer - TS/SCI Cleared

Job ID: 192109
Location: AURORA, CO, United States
Date Posted: Apr 29, 2019
Subcategory: Engineering Technician
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer Technical Advisor (SETA) for our GEOINT Ground Program office to fill a critical position on the LANDMARK AOS program. LANDMARK AOS is a large SETA contract responsible for the complete end-to-end life cycle of the customer's GEOINT Ground Enterprise.


The candidate will provide technical support to facilitate the development of GEOINT capabilities cooperatively with development contractors and mission partners to optimize mission success. This position provides management, leadership and oversight within a highly-diversified team that support Ground Intelligence acquisitions providing cutting-edge capabilities to the intelligence community. Key functions include:

  • Interface directly with Systems Engineering team members for the Mission Thread
  • Work with Acquisition SETA in the role of oversight, monitoring of software development and integration activities, and ensuring alignment with Government requirements and objectives
  • 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 

You will work side-by-side with the other LANDMARK AOS staff comprised of world class System Engineers, Acquisition Engineers and Domain Experts to lead the customer in acquiring modern processing applications. This position offers growth opportunities not only within the LANDMARK AOS program, but within SAIC.

 


Qualifications

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance CI polygraph 
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Math or equivalent technical degree or related technical discipline and 9+ years of experience.
  • 7+ years in support of Intelligence Community's (IC) GEOINT systems and capability development (preferably with at least 4 years as a SETA and/or SE&I experience)
  • Strong technical fundamentals of Intelligence Community (IC) GEOINT systems
  • Demonstrated understanding of GEOINT mission user needs and operational environments 
  • Experience in engineering or acquisition of IC / DoD systems; knowledge of acquisition roles, processes and/or experience in IC / DoD Project or Program Management
  • Ability to distill complex problems into digestible structures/formats
  • Excellent flexibility and time management skills, with ability to work efficiently in a dynamic environment with constantly shifting priorities and needs
  • Effective communication skills to convey information to multiple audiences across all levels of Customer and Corporate management

Desired Qualifications

 

  • Working knowledge of the operations of GEOINT and associated scheduling, tasking and/or mission management functions
  • Demonstrable understanding of planning, scheduling and mission management technologies
  • Experience working within or closely with Acquisition Offices; SETA and/or SE&I experience



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability  

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