Chief Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred
2019-01-11 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Chantilly Virginia 20151 United States
SAIC is seeking a Chief Systems Engineer (SETA) with a strong background across full life-cycle of satellite ground systems and across all hardware/software aspects and experience in future ground architecture planning. This candidate will support a government program office in charge of ground element command and control (C2) activities within a space program office.
Support a government counterpart Chief Systems Engineer in evaluating all aspects ground systems programs and strategic planning for future architectures.
Provide systems engineering support for new program planning and acquisition including ground site modeling.
Evaluate concepts for modernization of existing ground systems and assist in developing these concepts towards acquisition.
Evaluate new ground systems designs, methods of reducing technical, schedule, and cost risks, and new opportunities for integrating advanced concepts.
Understand risk management processes and methods for adjudicating program risk mitigation strategies.
Coordinate across geographic diverse sites for delivery and acceptance testing; requires travel to these sites as well as to developer sites.
Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
Bachelors and 9 years or more experience; Masters and 7 years or more experience; PhD and 4 years or more experience
Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics.
Experience in future ground architecture and modeling various aspects of satellite ground systems.
Experience with systems integration from factory testing to site implementation.
Experience with space-ground systems architectures and life cycle support.
Experience in organizing meetings, project coordination, and writing and reviewing technical reports is also expected.
Possess high organizational capabilities and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to travel overseas.
Prior experience for acquisition activities related to requirements development and assessment, technical evaluations of proposals, and ECP development.
Experience with systems development, verification, validation, and O&M for large systems.
Prior ground experience in a satellite program office.
Experience in coordinating government construction activities including MOU/MOA’s, Requests for Change (RFC’s), Site Survey coordination and activities.
Experience in NRO, IC, and DoD program management processes.