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Senior Systems Engineer (TS/SCI w/Poly Required)

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Job ID: 2015434
Location: FAIRFAX, VA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 2, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a senior System Engineer to be part of a fast-paced, dynamic team working on a cutting edge program in support of national security objectives.   


A successful candidate in this position will demonstrate an aptitude for system thinking, creative problem solving, and attention to detail. You will apply your engineering experience in satellite development and operations. You will perform trade studies, develop system architectures, CONOPS, program plans, test plans, and documentation to provide stakeholders program status. You will lead the implementation of rigorous requirements management, risk management, and schedule management, and reporting processes. As part of the team, you will be required to collaborate with others, as well as individually on strategies and recommended solutions. Demonstrated presentation and writing skills are required. 




Required Skills and Experience:


  • Must have active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph

  • Requires a B.S. degree in Engineering or a technical field, with minimum of 1 years of relevant experience in the Intelligence Community

  • Must have strong system engineering and program management skills applied to Agile acquisitions

  • Must have experience in end-to-end satellite systems acquisition, development, and management

  • Must have experience planning and performing system engineering activities, including schedule management and analysis, requirements management, and risk management

  • Must have experience in the development of documentation, including system architectures, program plans, CONOPs, API/ICDs, and software governance plans

  • Must have experience in testing, including development of thread level plans, test event monitoring, tracking/closing problems uncovered during testing

  • Must have demonstrated experience (15+ years) in developing material to communicate/report program plans, activities, and benefits to program and external leadership

  • Must have experience and solid understanding of system integration, testing and security in an agile cloud environment

  • Must have experience supporting acquisition activities, program management and execution

  • Must be self-motivated, responsible, organized, detail-oriented, quick learner, and a team player

  • Must be highly effective collaborator that thrives working with teams to solve complicated challenges

  • Must be self-driven, able to take ownership of tasks and champion efforts to drive solutions

  • Must have proven analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Must be capable of multi-tasking and prioritizing in a fast-paced environment, effectively and efficiently

  • Must have experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.




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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