GEOINT Network Systems Engineer
Description SAIC's National Security Group (NSG) is seeking a GEOINT Network Systems Engineer to fill a critical position on the LANDMARK AOS program. The position will be located in Chantilly, VA. All candidates must have an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.LANDMARK AOS is a large SETA contract, supporting the customer's Ground Enterprise Directorate (GED), responsible for the acquisition of systems over the complete end-to-end life cycle. In this role you will provide leadership, oversight and technical support to facilitate the development of GEOINT capabilities cooperatively with development contractors and mission partners to optimize mission success. You will actively perform engineering and analysis to ensure programs successfully develop and deliver core network services in all phases of the acquisition life cycle. Key functions include: Interface directly with development Prime Contractors in the role of oversight, monitoring of network architectures, software development and integration activities and ensuring alignment with Government requirements and objectivesProvide oversight and technical guidance in support of transition from a Hardware implementation to a Cloud implementationAdvise Senior and Mid-Level managers on architectural decisions to include investment strategies, acquisition portfolio priorities, risk assessment of project execution Conduct Strategic planning for both mission architecture needs (technical trade studies, definition of future architecture planning, software service recommendations etc.) and programmatic (Program Budget Guidance, cost estimation, generation of acquisition schedules)Accomplish performance assessment and provide estimates of cost, schedule and risk impacts to existing Ground architecture implementationsProvide technical and cost assessment of vendor proposals, review technical reports, design artifacts and program plansConduct troubleshooting to resolve issues, working in concert with GEOINT programs and externals.Effective Communicator; distills complex concepts into understandable topics and conveys information across multiple customer and corporate audiences You will work side-by-side with the other LANDMARK AOS staff comprised of world class System Engineers, Acquisition Engineers and Domain Experts to lead the customer in acquiring modern processing applications. Qualifications TS/SCI clearance with polygraph Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.9+ years in support of Intelligence Community's (IC) GEOINT Ground systems and capability developmentWorking knowledge of GEOINT operations and associated scheduling, tasking and/or mission management functionsDemonstrated knowledge in Network ArchitecturesDemonstrated knowledge of AWS Government implementationWorking knowledge of Agile development process and SAFe methodologiesExperience in acquisition of IC / DoD systems; knowledge of acquisition roles, processes and/or experience in IC / DoD Project or Program ManagementExcellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as strong organizational and time-management abilities. Desired Qualifications: Advanced degree from an accredited institutionExpert knowledge of C2S implementationDomain knowledge in Ground Software, Space Development Programs and IC Customer Communications and Network OperationsDemonstrated knowledge of GEOINT operations and associated planning, scheduling, and/or mission management functionsExperience working within or closely with Acquisition Offices; SETA and/or SE&I experienceSpecific experience with IC and/or DoD space architectures, systems and/or operations.Specific experience with NRO space architectures, systems and/or operations. Overview SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.