Sr. Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2019-04-16
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Chantilly
Virginia
20151
United States

Description

SAIC is seeking experienced professionals to join the National Security Customer Group (NSCG).  NSG provides specialized program management, engineering, analysis and operations support to a variety of Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. We support the generation after next of national security-related systems based in space, in the air and on the ground.
 
NSCG has openings for multiple Senior Systems Engineers to provide systems engineering and technical advisory services to a rapidly expanding Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer. The customer is developing next-generation of space and ground systems architectures, hardware and software solutions. 
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems
  • Perform systems engineering and integration for space borne payloads, entire space systems, ground systems, Information Technology (IT) systems, or a combination
  • Perform analysis at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications including the use of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approaches and tools
  • Explore and develop new missions, operational concepts (CONOPs), mission threads, and architectures to solve some of the hardest intelligence and defense problems
  • Develop and present training for new systems and capabilities being deployed
  • Ensure research and development (R&D) efforts are planned and conducted on a sound engineering basis including management of technical risks
  • Review and assess development activities of contractors and Government labs
  • Develop documents and briefings to communicate work or study status, brief government and industry as required

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in engineering, science, or related disciplines
  • Minimum of 20 years of related experience with a Bachelor degree or at least 15 years of related experience with a Master degree
  • Experience with acquisition life cycle and requirements processes
  • Experience with schedule, technical, and risk aspects of space systems and/or ground systems
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications, and systems engineering modelling software
  • Aptitude for on-site Systems Engineering and Technical Advisor (SETA) work
  • Effective customer engagement, interpersonal communications, writing, and briefing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and team environment
  • Active TS/SCI w/Poly


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