Job ID: 2200520
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 15, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % 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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SAIC's National Security and Space Sector is seeking a GEOINT Systems Engineer to provide systems engineering and technical advisory (SETA) services to a customer within the Intelligence Community (IC) in Chantilly, VA. This customer is responsible for designing, building, and operating national security-related systems based in space, in the air, and on the ground.
SAIC has an opening for a mid- to senior level engineer to provide SETA services to an IC customer who is responsible for maturing and developing electro-optical remote sensing technology from applied research into demonstrably mature capabilities that can be inserted into system program baselines.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Directly supports the government program manager throughout the research and development lifecycle for electro-optical remote sensing projects including:
Initiating and planning project acquisition
Project execution, monitoring, and controls
Project closeout and transition execution to system program offices for flight development
Identifying and assessing project or program risk
Directly supports the government program manager to address organizational business processes information requirements by authoring papers and briefings for internal and external audiences:
Office level reviews such as: technical performance, spend planning, or budget requests
Enterprise review boards or Inter-agency Working Groups
Departmental or Congressional inquiries
Develop technical strategies, analysis, recommendations, and roadmaps for the government customer for the future of advanced electro-optical development through:
Survey and documentation of the state of the art technologies
Participate in, or monitor the execution of, studies or surveys by outside organizations
Collaboration with outside organizations such as other government agencies, laboratories, and universities
Active participation in intra- or inter- agency forums.
Active TS/SCI with Poly
Bachelor degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or related discipline with 9+ years related experience, -or- Master’s degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or related discipline 7+ years related experience
Knowledge of the data processing chain for electro-optical (EO) remote sensing systems (aka tasking, collection, processing, exploitation, and dissemination) is a discriminator, but not required
Project management experience for research and development activities
A willingness to learn about radiation effects on space-based EO components and microelectronics
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and energetic environment
Good working knowledge of MS Office applications
Effective interpersonal skills and strong briefing and writing skills
Aptitude for on-site Systems Engineering and Technical Advisor (SETA) work
Familiarity with defense and intelligence acquisition, budget planning and contracting processes
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