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Space System Test Engineer

Job ID: 2114724
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is rapidly growing a System Integration team to deliver a new, complex space and ground system in support of National Security. This exciting and innovative program, located in Chantilly VA, is leveraging best practices in system engineering, via Digital Engineering processes and technology, and in Agile software development, via DevSecOps development. This multi-year contract will require energetic engineers to define and integrate major space systems and associated ground elements from concept into an operational enterprise.

SAIC is seeking Test Engineers to develop and oversee Test and Demonstration of a new space system and the associates ground efforts as part of a critical Government program.  You will support system engineering and integration activities from concept, to development, integration, and transition to an operational enterprise. You will bring a working knowledge of large space/ground systems integration and test activities, develop test methodologies and execute tests to verify developed capability meets system requirements.  

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Identifying verification methodologies for complex space and ground systems, and developing required verification plans, procedures and reports
  • Performing Systems Integration of ground segment and space segment in and Agile DEVSECOPS environment
  • Ensuring requirement traceability is established and maintained throughout requirement allocation, verification and validation
  • Working closely with internal and external stakeholders to develop, review and release specifications and verification plans
  • Reviewing specification and Interface Control Documents and requests for changes to determine impacts to verification and testing.
  • Developing verification and test event baselines including coordination between ground and space in support of achieving program objectives, user needs and design milestones
  • Providing oversight and witnessing of space/ground segment-level test and verification events
  • Supporting and reviewing system level verification events

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and 9 years or more experience; Masters and 7 years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience
 
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Current TS clearance with willingness & ability to upgrade
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience in systems integration and systems engineering
  • Experience in space-ground systems architecture and lifecycle support
  • Experience executing combined hardware and software testing activities
  • Experience using model based system engineering concepts
  • Understanding of Software Build process and the CI/CD (continuous integration/continuous delivery) environment
  • Experience with Waterfall, Agile, and DevSecOps development methodologies.
  • Experience DOORS, JIRA and ZEPHYR
  • Past participation at the Agile Scrum level for sprint planning
  • Past participation in Operational Assessments
  • Ability to develop automation scripts
  • Experience with User Acceptance Testing
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Azure or other cloud based environments

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Thorough understanding of space systems design, integration and test requirements and test execution, including test equipment support.

 



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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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