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Systems Engineer Principal

Job ID: 208175
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Jun 30, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking an individual with a background in engineering or hard science with experience managing technical projects throughout the systems engineering life cycle- from conceptualization through deployment.  The position will support system acquisitions within the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD); an office within the Department of Homeland Security.

 

The position’s primary responsibility is to support one or more acquisition program management offices by leading technical projects and providing system engineering support along with a team of scientists and engineers of various skill sets and experience.  The position will also spend time working with other contractors, national laboratories, and commercial equipment vendors working with the Government.

 

The successful applicant will need to be

·         - Goal oriented, focused on meeting the customer’s goals

·         - Flexible in schedule and focus to meet changing customer needs

·         - Able to multi-task, covering multiple small projects when required

·         - Forward leaning, anticipating customers’ needs and willing to suggest tasks to be completed


Qualifications

  • BS degree and 10+ years of related experience; Masters and 8+ years related experience
  • Solid foundation of systems engineering lifecycle and acquisitions
  • Engineer who has lead or help lead PMs through acquisition processes and been a lead
  • Experience with System Engineering from requirements promulgation to final operating capability

 

Desired:

 

  • Experience in working as an advisor to a Government Agency such as DHS or DOD
  • Experience in Rad/Nuc detection for security applications

  • Experience in Bio/Chem detection for security applications

  • Experience with supporting Government contracting for acquisitions

  • Experience working with national or military Laboratories

  • Security sensor development for custom applications incorporating hardware and software, excluding low level customization such as selection of sensors from an available technology suite

  • Spectral sensor development and/or field application including analysis software

  • Development of automated image processing and/or multi-dimensional image analysis software; especially multispectral and/or hyperspectral imaging.

  • Development and/or field application and customization of autonomous biosensors

  • Development and/or field application and customization of sensor systems capable of autonomous identification of multiple trace chemicals

  • Development and field application of systems for automated environmental identification of airborne materials

  • Development of microwave energy transfer systems for orbital applications

  • Integration and automatization of scientific equipment into platforms operating in harsh planetary environments

  • Integration of scientific instruments or hyperspectral sensor packages into airborne, orbital, or deep space platform

  • Integration of commercial camera systems, with automated image processing and analysis software, into hand held devices




Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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