Space Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking a Space Systems Engineer to join the National Security Customer Group (NSCG) in our Chantilly, VA office.  NSCG provides specialized engineering, analysis, and operations support to a variety of US Government (USG) customers.  We support the generation after next of national security-related systems based in space, in the air, and on the ground.


The NSCG has an opening for an engineer to provide systems engineering and technical advisory services to an IC research and development (R&D) customer.  The customer is developing the next generation hardware, software, and architectural solutions for the IC.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop documents and briefings to communicate program/project status; brief customer and industry as required

  • Provide acquisition support to include programmatics (budgets, schedules), contracts (SOWs, CDRLs, RFPs), and source selection efforts as needed

  • Support outreach through communication methods to include print and electronic; coordinate with organizational stakeholders

  • Provide technical review and assessment of program development and readiness activities

  • Provide technical review and assessment of spacecraft technologies, concepts, and systems



  • Active TS/SCI clearance with/Poly
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical or related discipline), or equivalent work experience
  • Nine (9) or more years of relevant engineering and/or project management experience

  • Experience providing acquisition support to include working budgets, schedules, contracts (drafting SOWs, CDRLs, RFPs), and supporting source selection efforts

  • Demonstrated knowledge of spacecraft technologies, concepts, and systems

  • Strong interpersonal skill with effective technical writing and briefing skills

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

  • Experience interacting with government agencies and IC community

  • Strong working knowledge of MS office applications, especially Power Point