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Senior Geospatial Engineer

Job ID: 2114018
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: IT Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. Join our team today as we Bring on Tomorrow!

 

We are seeking Senior Geospatial Engineer to provide support to our customer supporting a hard target campaign focused on data transport systems and their component technologies.   

Job Duties Include: 

  • Responsible for technical support to the Government program manager responsible for executing multiple simultaneous projects involving one or more of these technologies.   
  • Oversee design, development, and test of optical and electro-optical systems and components, including payloads, telescopes, sensors, electro-optics, detectors, lasers, and fiber-optics for aircraft and space satellites. 
  • Participate in design reviews and technical exchange meetings, drafting statements of work, preparing presentations, reviewing technical reports and providing written feedback.   
  • Provide technical assessment and support in a customer-facing role in the areas of RF propagation, RF communications, spectrum management, link budgeting and RF design.  
  • Review and provide feedback on component specifications, tolerances, simulations, and test procedures for optical, opto-mechanical, and electro-optical systems and components. 
  • Provide technology assessments, antenna design and performance analysis, requirements specification, integration and test, and evaluation of and recommendations for RF solutions in differing operational environments. 
  • Work as part of a systems engineering team, providing RF expertise in a larger system context and will interface with associate contractors as well as customer and other stakeholder personnel.  
  • Assist the government in developing operational concepts (CONOPS), mission threads, and approaches to employment of optical systems. 
  • Ensure research and development (R&D) efforts are planned and conducted on a sound engineering-basis including management of technical risks. 
  • Provide technical support to customer activities and programmatic processes. 
  • Antenna and RF design simulation, prototyping and testing related work. 
  • Develop documents and briefings to communicate work or study status; brief Government and industry as required. 
  • An engineer with a technical foundation in RF and antennas that would enjoy the challenge of modeling a variety of antenna / RF systems, doing hands on prototype development and testing and system level analysis. 
  • Provide technical assessment and support in a customer-facing role in the areas of RF propagation, RF communications, spectrum management, link budgeting and RF design.  

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Active TS//SCI security clearance with polygraph
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field OR (4 years of relevant experience may substitute in lieu of degree) and 14+ years of experience
  • Must have expertise in one or more of the following technologies: software defined radios, digital signal processing, radio frequency (RF) hardware design, satellite communications architectures, antenna design, waveform design, and wireless communications.
  • Must have experience with design, integration and test of RF systems and signal processing infrastructures.
  • Must have knowledge of radios and communication systems for overhead operations
  • Must have experience developing portfolio/project strategic plans.
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office software (i.e., PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Project and SharePoint). 
  • Must have experience interpersonal, leadership, team building and problem-solving skills with a demonstrated ability to be effective in a government/contractor team environment
  • Must have ability to execute assignments with little supervision and actively participate in a collaborative team environment.
  • Must have understanding of the systems engineering process and applications.
  • Must have experience utilizing system engineering or project management principles for requirements development.
  • Must have ability to foster collaborative relationships, encourage teamwork, and promote cooperation, think critically, strategically, and solve problems.
  • Must possess diplomatic, tactful, and strong interpersonal and professional skills to resolve politically sensitive issues.
  • Travel: CONUS and OCONUS travel up to 15% of time.

 

Desired Qualifications:  

  • Master’s degree in engineering, science, or related disciplines. 
  • Expertise in design, analysis, manufacture and testing of optical components, particularly space telescopes. 
  • Knowledge of systems engineering as applied to satellite/ground architectures, spacecraft and payloads 
  • Experience using commercial optical design tools such as Code V, Zemax, LightTools, FRED, and MATLAB. 
  • Experience with DoD or IC R&D organizations. 
  • Experience with the development of novel materials and processes for the manufacture of space based telescopes. 


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.


Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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