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Job ID: 1926819
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2019
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
SAIC is looking to hire a Associate Systems Engineer for a large Engineering Support Services (ESS) Team, the candidate will monitor the readiness of the current (ships at sea) and near term (ships scheduled for upgrade) AEGIS fleet. The individual will directly support the Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) – AEGIS Fleet Readiness Major Program Manager’s Fleet Certification Readiness Assistant Program Manager at the Washington Navy Yard and nearby at the SAIC facility in Maritime Plaza. Responsibilities include aligning the efforts of various organizations within and external to PEO IWS to ensure the proper maintenance and upgrades to AEGIS combat systems within the US Navy availability process. Track ship upgrade status in MS Excel to determine the risk assessment schedule. Maintain artifacts on MS SharePoint. Asses risk associated with planned installations during Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Availabilities by collecting, editing and processing inputs to draft Risk Assessment messages. Evaluate risk in terms of Combat System effectiveness and suitability (e.g., CyberSecurity, training, maintainability, interoperability, logistics support, and documentation) and in terms of schedule. Leverage gov’t and SAIC staff expert judgement by consulting with these SMEs frequently. Based on collecting information from several Participating Acquisition Resource Managers (PARMs) and by following up via phone and email, draft Risk Assessment messages within strict format guidance. Route these messages, which help Fleet Commander’s evaluate risk vs. benefit of installing potentially immature systems, for release within PEO IWS 1.0. Facilitate the certification of AEGIS Combat System elements and track certification status. Draft briefs, correspondence and papers to support readiness efforts.
Although the ideal candidate will have many of the desired attributes above, this position is also suitable for an entry level employee with the desire and aptitude to learn. On the job training will be provided as needed, as well as exceptional mentoring leading to a successful career supporting Naval Sea Systems Command, on this contract and on others.
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and 0 years related experience.
Secret clearance strongly desired, Knowledge of AEGIS baselines onboard DDG 51 and CG 47 classes. Shipyard or Fleet operational Combat Systems experience, preferably within Combat Systems Department. The ideal candidate would have several of the following: knowledge of Aegis Modernization and fielded Aegis baselines. Understanding of Aegis support activities roles and responsibilities. Experience working with Participating Acquisition Resource Managers (PARMS). Systems engineering expertise. Program office experience. AEGIS program office experience highly desired; modern combatant program office experience suffices. DAWIA certification is a plus. Experience drafting and reviewing complex Naval messages. BS in technical field.
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