Space Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex challenges across the defense, intelligence and civilian markets.  With a detailed understanding of our customers' challenges and deep expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we rapidly deliver innovative, effective, and efficient services from concept development through deployment and operations. 

SAIC is seeking an experienced Space Systems Engineer to support an Intelligence Community R&D organization.  The direct customer advises officials on technical readiness and execution of programs.

- Identify gaps between requirements and acquisition programs’ capabilities

- Understand the impact of technical decisions

- Help manage technical risks

- Participate in program readiness and design reviews

- Provide briefings to Government customers and industry contractors

- Apply knowledge of systems engineering practices, for example based on INCOSE

- Provide schedule and resource forecasts


- Academic degree in engineering or related discipline

- Bachelors and five years or more experience

- Understanding of core systems engineering disciplines and processes

- Experience in space systems

- Experience with systems architecture, requirements, performance/technical measures, integration, verification, validation and test

- Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and energetic environment

- Effective interpersonal skills and strong briefing and writing skills

- Good working knowledge of MS Office applications

- Active TS/SCI with poly  

Desired Qualifications


- Experience with schedule, budget and financial, management practices

- Experience in the Intelligence Community or Department of Defense

- Experience with Space R&D organizations