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Space Subject Matter Expert

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Job ID: 2015191
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Dec 1, 2020
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Military Operations
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description



SAIC currently has an opening for a Space Subject Matter Expert (SME) to serve in the Huntsville, AL area.


Telework: This position is currently half telework/half on-site support weekly so must be local to the Huntsville area


Responsibilities Include:

  • As the SME, the candidate will be responsible for supporting the customer in developing schedules and agendas for meetings, facilitating meetings and coordinating specific working groups
  • Conduct analysis to refine requirements for areas such as: Space Operations; payload analysis; SIGINT; Concept of the Operation (CONOPS); Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs); operational designs; exercises; assessments of current / future systems; development of emerging materiel solutions; synchronization of Army and Joint-service operational assessments; rapid fielding initiatives and technology transitions.
  • The candidate will coordinate program documents and other resources with DoD organizations and serve as the Program’s point of contact.




B.S plus twelve (12) years’ of Space Systems experience; or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work/military experience.


Clearance: MUST have an active Top Secret/SCI security clearance to be considered



  • Development and/or refinement of CONOPS and TTPs for and space operations and space-based force enhancement areas.
  • Attend and support system focused meetings and demonstrations of systems and integrated technology development, Joint-service program synchronization, user operational assessments/rapid fielding initiatives, and PM acquisition strategy/transition coordination.
  • Expertise in technology assessments of emerging Science and Technology (S&T) and industry solutions relative to system requirements.
  • Expertise in the development of system-related briefings and reports that include supporting graphics and other technical analyses as required.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with at least twelve (12) years’ experience communicating with military, civil service, senior leaders and highly-technical Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, preparing briefings and writing of technical papers.
  • Familiarity with Army and Air Force military hierarchy, military terms and military acronyms.
  • Working knowledge of programming and budget processes.



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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