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GEOINT Flight Engineer SETA

Job ID: 2208543
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 13, 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

Description

DESCRIPTION: SAIC is seeking a senior GEOINT flight engineer to provide systems engineering and technical advisory services in Chantilly, VA.  This position provides play a key role in helping the government integrate satellites into its operational baseline. This professional will be involved throughout the development lifecycle by analyzing and developing concepts of operations, requirements, participating in design reviews, analyzing test results during verification and validation, coordinating with satellite operators to ensure validity of operational processes and procedures, through vehicle launch and initialization.   Responsibilities include:

  • Assist government oversee satellite integration and associated readiness activities.
  • Assess integration activities in the context of cross-systems dependencies (technical, resource, and schedule) and present unbiased findings, analysis, and recommendations to the government managers.
  • Participate in project or system reviews, milestones, and/or decision gates; represent the government’s interests with other stakeholders.
  • Support government requests for systems engineering and integration studies; process analysis and design; project management process assessments, etc. with a focus on process and resource efficiencies. He/she will present their analysis and present recommendations for implementation.
  • Support the development or assessment of system Concept of Operations, Requirements Documents, Test Plans, Contract Statements of Work, Systems Engineering Plans, as well as contribute to the “staff work” requirements for the government (e.g. action items, weekly reports, etc.) to include support to government acquisitions and source selections.
  • Collaborate with government personnel and other contractors (often across multiple sites and organizational levels) to provide unbiased analysis and recommendations on courses of actions to address risks/issues or approaches to exploit an opportunity.

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and twelve  (12) years or more experience ; PhD or JD in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and nine (9) years or more experience. *STEM is a contractual requirement

Required Qualifications:

  • Technical knowledge of spacecraft systems (bus, payload) and subsystems (attitude and control systems, propulsion, life support systems, etc.), ground communications and mission data processing systems, space vehicle mission planning and command and control systems
  • Knowledge of orbital mechanics and associated analytical tools
  • Familiar with space operations/policies
  • Experience in spacecraft and launch vehicle engineering
  • Experience with mission readiness process, control gates, and associated entry/exit criteria
  • Familiarity with GEOINT mission (ground and space) systems
  • Real-time operations experience as a spacecraft operator or spacecraft engineer
  • Self-starter, proactively addresses customer requirements with no supervision; expert at defining solutions for broad, abstract topics
  • Polished communicator (written/verbal); impeccable interpersonal skills and personal judgment
  • Master at collaboration and coordination with multiple stakeholders -- consensus builder
  • Top Secret/SCI clearance with Poly

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiar with MBSE/Digital Engineering, Agile development, cloud technologies
 

 


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.

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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