Principal Mission Protection Engineer - Military veterans preferred
2019-01-18 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Herndon Virginia 20170 United States
SAIC has a new opportunity for a Mission Protection Engineer to work on an exciting, fast-paced program.
This position will provide subject matter expertise to customers in vulnerability research, mission development, and technology enhancement.
This position will provide analytic insight to sensor performance issues and recommend mitigation approaches, to include: hardware solutions, software solutions, and modification of operating procedures.
The successful applicant will work to provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex and technically challenging work.
Work as a Mission Protection Engineer as part of a world-class Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) team
Provide technical insight to potential sensor degradation and mitigation approaches
Evaluate viability of potential sensor protection technologies and concepts
Conduct vulnerability assessments and recommend technical mitigation solutions
Characterize sensor performance over multiple operating conditions
Conduct modeling and simulation exercises
Provide operational insight to procedure definition and testing
Develop CONOPS and integrated TTPs
Collaborate with SETA team members, development contractors, and customer forums
Develop requirements documents and technical briefings as necessary , to include: requirements flow down, verification methodologies, calibration procedures, Concept of Operations (CONOPS), Interface Control Documents (ICD) and test plans
Conduct technical research and summarize findings
Investigate innovative and emerging technologies to incorporate into analysis
Refine and develop measures of effectiveness, improvements to system environments, and creation of new procedures to support all facets of testing and operations
Conduct user outreach and research new sensor operation techniques to solve hard problems
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in technical discipline such as Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Physics, Master's Degree preferred
8+ years of related engineering experience
Experience with multiple types of sensors (multiple phenomenologies – EO, RF, etc.)