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Specialty Engr Sr Principal

Job ID: 2012393
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Aug 7, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Specialty Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: DOE Q
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: DOE Q
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description

Description

 

Applies advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts.  Contributes to development of new principles and concepts. Participates with senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives.  Recommends/makes decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives. Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.   Works under consultative direction toward pre-determined long-range goals and objectives.  Assignments are often self-initiated.  Determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.  Work checked through consultation and agreement with others rather than by formal review of supervisor. Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product.  Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically results in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and affect image of organization's technological capability.


Conducting technical analyses on high-technology engineering and national defense projects, with emphasis on feasibility within a specified time frame, technical compatibility with related weapon systems and platforms, and consistency within established cost-estimation baselines.


Demonstrated expertise in program and project management, with directly relevant experience in Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration activities desired.  Such experience could include Enterprise Modeling and analysis, Nuclear Security Enterprise strategic planning, and specific weapon system attributes such as safety and surety/security features.


Experience in the application of risk analysis and the execution of risk management and risk mitigation actions against potential or realized program technical and management risks.


Demonstrated expertise in technical writing and briefing, with directly relevant experience in the drafting, coordination, and briefing of such high visibility products as Reports to the Congress, briefings to the Secretary/Deputy Secretary of Energy and the Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration.


Experience is representing from a technical and programmatic perspective, organizational policies, positions, recommendations, issues, and opportunities under broad senior management terms of reference.


Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the development and maintenance of project and project plans, critical path definitions, schedule and cost variances, gate decisions, and—if necessary—corrective actions or change actions to address implementation issues or the impacts of adjustments occurring in aligned programs.


Demonstrated creativity and innovation in technical, programmatic and administrative areas, including addressing long-term human capital requirements of complex national security programs, responding to emerging materials and technology issues, optimizing the utilization of advanced manufacturing processes, and improving the timeliness and quality of process prove-in activities or similar program implementation activities.


 

Qualifications

Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience


  • Prior DOE experience is required
  • Prior Project/program management experience is required
  • Experience in the application of risk analysis and the execution of risk management and risk mitigation actions against potential or realized program technical and management risks.
Must be a US citizen with an active Q clearance






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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