Instrument Systems Engineer: Microwave Sounder

SAIC Corporation
Lanham, MD
Feb 28, 2021
Mar 03, 2021
Full Time
Description SAIC is seeking Systems Engineer on the OMES II contract in support of the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) program at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The position is located in Greenbelt, MD. The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration s (NOAA) next-generation operational Earth observation program that acquires and distributes global environmental data primarily from multiple polar-orbiting satellites. The program plays a critical role to NOAA s mission to understand and predict changes in weather, climate, oceans and coasts, and the space environment, which support the Nation s economy and protect lives and property. The Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) is a key weather instrument that collects microwave radiation (23GHz to 183GHz) used to characterize the Earth's atmosphere. JOB DESCRIPTION: System Engineer supporting ATMS NASA team to provide oversight of the ATMS flight instrument in all aspects of manufacturing, integration, and test System Engineer reporting to the ATMS Chief Engineer and ATMS Instrument Systems Engineer System Engineering skills including requirements development and verification, technical document preparation and review is highly desired Experience in Spaceflight qualified hardware manufacturing, integration & test is also highly desired. Technical background in one or more of the following areas: RF, microwave, antennas, digital signal processing, electronics, EMI/EMC Team player with proven organizational and verbal/written communication skills for consensus building and coordinating work across multiple areas Travel to the instrument vendor and satellite integrator sites may be required up to 50% per month, as needed Qualifications REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: -Bachelor s Degree or higher and 10+ years related experience -Proficient using Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) DESIRED EXPERIENCE -Certifications in Six Sigma, LEAN, PMP, PMI is a plus - Experience with writing Excel Macros to aid in report generation - Familiar with Microsoft Sharepoint - Experience with DOORS markup for requirement change 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 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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