Enterprise Systems Engineer (Ground) - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs Systems Engineering activities related to Information Technology or Engineering including: concept of operations formulation, requirements definition, analysis and engineering, system architecting, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification, systems integration, system & op. performance analysis,  Lifecycle cost analysis & estimation, decision analysis and physical configuration analysis (PCA) . Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software or engineering specifications. Provides specific, detailed information for selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. From an information technology perspective, may be concerned with floor layout, power & cooling, data storage, infrastructure management, backup, monitoring, operating systems, directory services, identity management, access management, and automation. (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee). Applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet objectives. Provides guidance to subordinates to achieve goals in accordance with established policies. Work is reviewed and measured based on meeting objectives and schedules. Establishes and recommends changes to policies which affect subordinate organization(s).

PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity. 


FREEDOM TO ACT: Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

IMPACT: Guides the successful completion of major programs. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives. LIAISON: Represents organization as prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to following:

  • Provide support to the Mission Operations Directorate Operations Engineering (MOD/OE) customer.  Partner with stakeholders within and beyond MOD/OE to advocate for additions/revisions to existing operational concepts.
  • Leverage previous experience to work in support of Headquarters, Mission Operations Directorate and Site Operations.
  • Perform strategic planning and future concept planning.
  • Develop/Employ enterprise knowledge of NRO.
  • Provide recommendations for enterprise solutions for the Mission Operations Directorate.
  • Plan and facilitate meetings (create materials, charts, send invites); drive discussion into action and decisions; help customers produce presentations.
  • Evaluate proposed/existing requirements, processes, workflows, interfaces, and risks for impacts to customer equities, priorities, and policies.
  • Combine being self-motivated with good interpersonal, written, verbal and strong communication skills in performance of duties.
  • Must be proactive and anticipate senior government official’s tasks/requirements and meet them in a timely manner.


Clearance required to start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance required to remain on the program: TS/SCI with Polygraph



TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Bachelors of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent, and ten to fifteen years or more years of related experience

Required  Quals:

 -Three or more years of customer experience in MOD and GED

 - Direct experience with MOD site operations

 - Understanding of GEOINT and SIGINT ground systems

 - Strong project management skills

 - Must be proactive, organized and self motivated with good interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills


Desired Experience:

- Solid understanding of system engineering processes

- Solid understanding of MOD missions

- Critical thinking

- Problem Solving

- Teamwork

- Communications

- PMP Certifications