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Radio Frequency Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2116796
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, 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: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a senior principal Radio Frequency (RF) or communications systems engineer and acquisition professional to provide systems engineering and technical support to the US Space Force Satellite Systems Command, Enterprise Corps, Special Programs Directorate (SSC/ECZ). SSC/ECZ equips U.S. forces with space control systems to gain, maintain, and exploit space superiority. It directs the planning, development, testing, deployment, and sustainment of a complex and dynamic portfolio of space- superiority capabilities of the highest national priority. The position requires an individual expertise in technical programs, technical program management, and RF or communications systems engineering of large scale space and ground systems and/or new start technical demonstration space and ground systems. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and team skills. In addition, the candidate will be expected to continually balance and adjust work priorities to meet short term work suspense and rapidly evolving customer needs. The position is based in El Segundo, CA. Qualified applicants must possess as active TS/SCI clearance.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform technical support and independent risk assessment and evaluation of program management execution, technical review execution (DoD 5000.02 framework), and systems engineering.
  • Assess viability from a programmatic and technical execution perspective.
  • Monitor RF and signal processing design and development and provide independent assessments, recommend system improvements and efficiencies.
  • Review and assess design and supporting analysis.
  • Support space, ground, and communications system design engineering.
  • Perform systems engineering for space and ground systems.  Be able to evaluate design solutions and assess architecture analysis.
  • Develop and review technical requirements, evaluating technical proposals, review and assess software engineering and algorithm development, and CONOPS development. 
  • Translate technical requirements into work packages, evaluating technical proposals, manage modeling and simulation activities, and schedule management to deliver an end product.
  • Provide technical and acquisition support to Government and contractor milestone reviews to assess progress, issues, and meeting mission requirements traceability.
  • Ensure program level documentation is aligned with Directorate and higher headquarters guidance for program planning and execution.
  • Develop and evaluate program level documentation for SSC/ECZ assigned programs in support of Directorate leadership.
  • Engage and coordinate with SSC Center Staff, HQ US Space Command, and HQ USSF on behalf of Directorate leadership to resolve documentation issues in line with Directorate commander's intent and priorities.
  • Provide leadership advice on: acquisition strategies for next-generation systems; program execution issues and recommendations; strategic messaging to key operational and acquisition government, industry, and media stakeholders. 
  • Working location: Position is co-located with Air Force Customer in El Segundo, CA.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Requires an active TS/SCI clearance.
  • Bachelors and 14 years or more experience; Masters and 12 years or more experience; PhD or JD and 9 years or more experience


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt 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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