Space/Ground Senior Systems Engineer

Chantilly, VA
Jan 21, 2021
Jan 23, 2021
Full Time
Job ID: 2019379 Location: CHANTILLY , VA , US Date Posted: 2021-01-19Category: Engineering and SciencesSubcategory: Systems EngineerSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobTravel: NoMinimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with PolyClearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: NonePotential for Remote Work: No Description Join a winningteam! SAIC's National Security Customer Group (NSCG) is currently hiringfor a customer within the Intelligence Community (IC) in Chantilly, VA. Thiscustomer is responsible for designing, building, and operating nationalsecurity-related systems based in space, in the air, and on the ground. SAIC isa strong company providing opportunities for energetic individuals with astrong desire to expand their knowledge while increasing theirresponsibilities. SAIC has anopening for a Space/Ground Senior Systems Engineer to provide Systems Engineering andTechnical Assistance (SETA) services to an IC customer. The customerorganization we support provides the enterprise architecting, analysis, andsystems engineering solutions that determine the current and future nationalspace systems. Responsibilitiesinclude but are not limited to: Workingacross multiple Directorates and Offices to identify and define future spacecapability needsFrequentinteraction with government, SETA, FFRDC, and external stakeholdersIdentifyingand defining future space capability needsIdentifyingkey architecture and system level tradesDevelopingConcepts of Operations (CONOPS) for new capabilities and coordinating themacross the affected organizationsDevelopingenterprise, system, functional, performance, and interface requirements Supportingresiliency activities/initiatives on behalf of the customer Managethe Request for Change (RFC) process as it relates to updating requirementbaselines Preparingbriefings for senior decision makersQualifications Bachelor's degree in STEM (science, technical, engineering, math) or related discipline with at least 14 years of relevant experience OR in lieu of degree years of experience are acceptableActive TS/SCI clearance with polygraphProficient knowledge of satellite communications systemsProficient knowledge of ground terminal developmentProven experience in requirements development and definition activities to include stakeholder engagement and customer needs elicitationProven experience in core systems engineering and analysis disciplines and processesWorking knowledge of enterprise architectures and associated DoDAF viewsDemonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and energetic environmentStrong oral and written communication skillsDesired Skills:Advanced degree in STEM (science, technical, engineering, math) or related disciplinePrior experience in satellite communications systemsExperience with IC customer's RFC process and the Engineering Review Board processWorking knowledge of bandwidth efficient modulation schemesSystems Tool Kit (STK) certificationExperience in Rhapsody and SysML applicationsPrior US military and/or IC customer experienceSAIC 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 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.

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