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Space Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 2205190
Location: SPRINGFIELD, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 25, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: 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: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Space Systems Engineer with NRO experience to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory (SETA) services to a rapidly expanding Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer as part of an exciting and innovative program. 

The space system engineer will join a team of on-site SETAs with responsibilities that may include but not limited to the following:  

  • Coordinate and facilitate the Acquisition Office’s Change Control Board (CCB), which includes representatives from the System’s Enterprise
  • Maintain and distribute CCB minutes and track actions
  • Support the execution and evolution of the program’s Configuration Management Process to ensure system requirements and other relevant baseline documents are kept up to date
  • Support and participate in other aspects of the program’s Configuration Management process including Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and Engineering Review Boards (ERBs)
  • Coordinate with other technical domain Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and program stakeholders
  • Represent the government client to development contractors and ensure proper messaging between the same


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline 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 
  • Effective communication, coordination, and customer engagement skills
  • Strong written and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and team environment.
  • Proven knowledge in Requirements Management, Quality Control, and Configuration Management
  • Prior experience supporting an IC customer


Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experience using systems engineering processes, methods, tools, and program roles to develop, implement, and deploy solutions for Satellite Systems 
  • Knowledge of how space systems are designed, specified, developed, manufactured, and tested
  • Experience in Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) construct
  • Current NRO-adjudicated clearance and polygraph

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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

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