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Agile Systems Engineer

Job ID: 215346
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 16, 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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HEAR FROM SAIC CHIEF SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking an experienced professional to join the National Security and Space Sector (NSS).  NSS provides specialized program management, engineering, analysis and operations support to a variety of Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. We support the generation after next of national security-related systems based in space, in the air and on the ground.
 
NSS has an opening for a Program Management Office (PMO) System Engineer to provide systems engineering and technical advisory services to a rapidly expanding Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer. The customer is developing next-generation of space and ground systems architectures, hardware and software solutions.

The System Engineer provides support to the Program Office in execution of mission critical systems.  The System Engineer is part of a team of high-performing Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) responsible for analyzing contractor data, developing and executing ECPs, and providing technical analysis. The System Engineer is responsible for the following:
•    Providing analyses of program data to ensure that accurate status of cost, schedule, and performance of development contracts in support of monitoring and controlling the program
•    Providing analysis and recommendations to the Government on implementing Agile methodologies in support of program execution to facilitate capability delivery within cost and schedule 
•    Providing recommendations to the Government concerning program execution
•    Representing the Program Office in the customer’s program execution discussions related to current and future contracts 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Engineer with knowledge of Agile and DevOps methodologies to include the following:


•    Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

-    Bachelors degree with 14+ years of experience
•    DevOps systems engineering experience
•    Exceptional communication and coordination skills
•    Expert Program Management and data analysis skills
•    Experience with Space and Ground Aerospace systems engineering
•    Experience with Agile Development to include participation in scrums, development of solution epics, lean business cases, program epics, user stories, and features
•    Ability to proactively engage with Agile Development teams to assess execution performance, and based on those assessments, advise Government on implementation strategies 
•    Ability to quickly understand and respond to Government queries
•    Demonstrated experience in communications and enabling skills that help others succeed

Desired Qualifications: 
•    Knowledge of customer’s mission capabilities with past experience within the IC
•    Expertise in IC Program Management processes and understands lifecycle acquisition and readiness events
•    Provide recommendations for DevOps/Agile principles to define capability roadmaps, EPICs, Features and verifying and summarizing EPICs against a Plan
•    Ability to support DevOps/Agile best practices including:
o    Coordinating CONOPs and architecture products
o    Assist with translating requirements into Features
o    Assessing system schedule and risks
o    Assist with Readiness and Release planning events in support of system and acquisition-level milestones
o    Support Agile test and DevOps verification strategies and integration of initiatives in support of mission capabilities
•    Experience with using Agile and DevOps Atlassian tool suite, i.e. Confluence and JIRA
•    Experience providing recommendations for DevOps/Agile process improvements and operational improvements for users of the systems
•    Experience verifying and summarizing EPICs against a program plan
•    Provide recommendations against solutions to assist in prioritizing developer backlogs in alignment with capability deliveries to Operations
•    Skilled in developing Executive-level briefings




Overview

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 saic.com 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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