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Systems Engineer (Acquisition)

Job ID: 197393
Location: SPRINGFIELD, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 15, 2019
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is looking for a well-qualified System Engineer to act as an Acquisition and Project Management specialist in an exciting program in Springfield, VA.  The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a willingness to learn.  Job responsibilities include conducting applied systems engineering analysis; requirements development and coordination;  providing tailored systems engineering support to major systems that are under acquisition, entering operations, and maintenance phases, and fully fielded systems; coordinating technical discussions to identify pre-planned product improvements requiring research and development investments; participating in system working groups, technical exchange meetings, and technical status meetings/reviews, concept of operations development, documenting proceedings, tracking action items, and supporting customer resourcing decisions.


Primary tasks and roles include:

  • Provide tailored systems engineering services with intermediate level of understanding of Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) acquisition processes;
  • Support technical and operational exchange meetings supporting concept of operations development, logistics, and training requirements development;
  • Participate in periodic reviews of project status to include system reviews, design reviews, quarterly and monthly performance reviews, providing formal minutes of the meetings and tracking action items assigned;
  • Analyze performance reports for both developmental and deployed systems and provide timely recommendations to resolve technical problems;
  • Develop, update and maintain functional baseline configuration of system capability needs and requirements; and
  • Collaborate with project officers and partner organizations to develop and implement requirements within allocated resources.

Qualifications

  • An active Top Secret clearance with eligibility for access to sensitive compartmented information (TS/SCI);
  • The ability to successfully complete a polygraph;
  • Shall have a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as engineering, physics, oceanography or operations research;
  • Shall have 5+ years of experience providing technical support for DoD and/or IC Project Managers;
  • Shall have proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word);
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of relative experience [OR] Master’s degree and three (3) years of relative experience [OR] additional years of experience in lieu of a completed degree. 

Desired Qualifications

 

  • An active Top Secret clearance with access to SCI;
  • Having successfully completed a polygraph within the last 5 years
  • Graduate degree in a technical field such as engineering, physics, oceanography, or operations research;
  • Experience supporting maritime projects and DoD acquisition programs;
  • Program Management acquisition certification from the Defense Acquisition University or equivalent authority (DAWIA Level II or Project Management Professional (PMP®)); and
  • Associate System Engineer Professional



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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