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Satellite Program Technical Team Lead

Job ID: 1924864
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 15, 2019
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeing an experienced engineer familiar with Space systems acquisitions to provide direct support for a major program Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) for a Government Program Office. 


In the role as Satellite Program Technical Team Lead, you will also manage Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) team personnel supporting the specified program. This position is located in Chantilly, VA.


Job duties include:
  • Direct daily tasking for Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) team
  • Provide primary support, as required, to the program COTR
  • Analyze performance, cost and schedule metrics -- review for accuracy, reasonableness and achievability.
  •  Assist the COTR in identifying, tracking, evaluating and mitigating program technical, financial and schedule risks - participate in the contractor risk management process
  • Establish and/or maintain processes to track and report progress on the accomplishment of all contract actions
  • Establish and maintain processes to track and report progress on the review and approval of contractor submitted Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) items
  • Establish and maintain Government Estimate at Complete (GEAC) inputs
  • Collect, evaluate, edit and organize award fee inputs from all sources for review and action by the COTR
  • Work closely with the prime contractor and subcontractors to help ensure that program objectives are achieved within stringent cost, schedule, and technical performance requirements
  • Review complex technical design documentation and provide formal and informal feedback to the COTR and other customer personnel
  • Perform technical evaluations of contractor Engineering Change Proposals and document draft negotiating positions for COTR approval
  • Attend SPO meetings as appropriate at the request of the COTR o Provide formal and informal feedback to the COTR on all aspects of program status
 

Prior experience as a COTR for the acquisition of a major space system is desired.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline is desired
  • 14 years professional experience
  • Basic understanding of satellite systems and architectures 
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, team building and problem solving skills with a demonstrated ability to be effective in a government contractor team environment
  • Experience in NRO acquisition and program management processes
  • Familiarity with Earned Value Measurement processes
  • Past COTR certification or equivalent experience

Desired Qualifications

 

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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