Ground Project Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking a Ground Project Engineer to join our Chantilly, VA team.

Provides project engineering support to Government Program Office Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) in planning, developing, and monitoring program and technical activities in the development and procurement of ground terminal systems.




TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience


Basic Qualifications:

  • Develop technical requirements and prepare System Requirements Specification (SysRS)/ Technical Requirements Document (TRD) for ground terminal acquisitions
  • Prepare program requirements related documentation: Use Cases, Concept of Operations (CONOPS), System Interface Document
  • Provides support to Government COTR in providing oversight of Contractor’s program execution.
  • Review and monitor Contractor’s:
    • Requirements functional analysis and allocation
    • Proposed architecture and design
    • Test Program
  • Review and analyze contractor data deliverables to the Government:
    • Systems Engineering Master Plan (SEMP)
    • System/Subsystem Specifications (Hardware and Software)
    • Test Plans, Test Procedures, Test Reports
  • Knowledge of systems engineering policies and mission assurance specifications and standards.
  • Provide recommendation of specifications and standards to be placed as program compliance/reference documents in contract
  • Serve as advisor for technical evaluation of Contractor proposals
  • Serve as Ground Antenna Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Participate as part of Government Program Office Team reviewing Contractor formal reviews (SRR, SDR, PDR, CDR, TRR)
  • Witness Contractor conducted testing
  • Conduct risk and opportunity management
  • Ability to independently work through all stages of tasking
  • Strong written, communication, and presentation skills

 Education/Experience Requirements:

  • BS in engineering or technical field
  • 15 Years engineering or technical experience, 5 years of which are ground systems related

 Clearance Requirement:

  • TS/SCI clearance w/polygraph

 Desired Skills:

  • MS in Engineering or technical field
  • Ground antenna expertise
  • Professional Engineer certification
  • PMP certification
  • Acquisition experience