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Optical Payload Subsystem Engineer

Job ID: 216086
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: May 20, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Aerospace Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
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

Description

SAIC is looking for an Optical Payload Subsystem Engineer to support a dynamic program in Chantilly, VA. The position requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.

 

As Optical Payload Subsystem Engineer, provide payload engineering and technical assistance within a Government Program Office.  Apply engineering knowledge to support the design, manufacturing, and testing of advanced optical payload components, assemblies, and subsystems.

Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work in an interactive team environment with Government customer leads, payload developers, and other subject matter experts.
  • Apply engineering knowledge to support the design, development, manufacturing, and testing of advanced optical payload components, assemblies, and subsystems.
  • Assist in requirements development, and support requirements flow-down and traceability.  Assist with ensuring compliance to interfaces and standards.
  • Evaluate system, subsystem and unit level design, as necessary, to determine if the design is adequate to meet program requirements.
  • Assess subsystem technical performance.  Identify risks to program plans and schedules, and support development of corrective action plans.
  • Participate in Failure Review Boards (FRBs) to troubleshoot and resolve anomalies and test failures.
  • Confirm requirements verification by evaluating unit, subsystem, and vehicle performance and environmental test data, analysis, and inspection results.
  • Assist in preparation of RFP documentation (SOWs, CDRLs, specifications, etc.) and conduct ECP technical evaluations.
  • Travel within the U.S. approximately one to two times per month for approximately 3-4 days per trip.

 

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.

Requirements:

  • BS in Optical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar technical discipline
  • Experience with spacecraft programs and satellite payload development and integration
  • Experience with early life-cycle engineering activities/milestones, payload & spacecraft integration and test, and Launch and Initialization (L&I) activities
  • Able to work effectively with a variety of engineers in different disciplines and organizations
  • Knowledge of Semiconductor fabrication and focal plane design and fabrication
  • Understanding of semi-conductor testing
  • Knowledge of CMOS and CCD sensors designs, arrays and operation
  • Knowledge of electro-optic detectors and sensor performance specifications
  • Experience in environmental testing of space hardware

 

 




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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