SAIC is seeking
a Systems Engineer is needed to support a high-availability, enterprise SATCOM
program. The candidate must be technical
and detail oriented, willing to learn the associated tools for tasking, planning,
research and data routing, as well as tools for operations center support and
system health / performance monitoring.
We are looking
for someone with experience with Visual Basic for Applications and enterprise
messaging services or at least willing to learn these tools. Using VBA,
create code to manipulate and display SATCOM beam data and to assist with
processing large quantities of test data; as well as field customer questions
regarding device aiming and/or movement in beam centers due to satellite’s
inclination and eccentricity, and field general orbital mechanics questions,
primarily, regarding geosynchronous satellites. Using enterprise messaging
services, conduct operational surveys and generate travel cables and system
notification to AOR to include performing cable coordination (i.e., knowing who
to include in the cable). This position is a great opportunity for a mid-level
SATCOM Engineer to gain valuable experience while supporting critical
operations for our customer. Selected candidate will be trained and mentored
into a subject matter expert over the period of the next few years while in
this position however, must be willing to learn.
also incorporates additional ISSO / Security responsibilities, working closely
with the team, ISSO, ISSM and Customer. This is a multi-tasking environment that demands customer service,
communication, and organizational skills. A successful candidate will be
motivated, results-oriented and have a willingness to learn. The candidate will
maintain the operational security posture to ensure information systems (IS)
security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed.
Job Duties Include:
standard operating procedures to provide support for the infrastructure
and customers during live testing and operations.
to work as part of a team for monitoring network performance and data
flow, keeping accurate logs, assisting customers with mission planning,
data delivery and providing stakeholder notifications as appropriate.
with system verification and regression tests associated with agile
shift work (less than 20% time) and be on rotational pager duty, an
assignment shared amongst the team of system operators.
operations center normally provides support during extended business hours,
but does have occasional shift work to support customer activities.
continuous monitoring to enforce client security policy and procedures and
create processes that will provide increased visibility to system owners
on impacts to the security posture of systems.
system security measures comply with applicable government policies
that system security requirements are addressed throughout the project and
effective controls and processes are in place and working effectively to
maintain a strong system security posture.
vulnerability/risk assessment analyses to support Assessment &
Authorization (A&A) activities.
system security A&A package submissions for consistency, completeness
and traceability ensuring compliance.
strong oral and written communication and presentation skills.
to detail coupled with effective analytical and problem-solving aptitude.
diplomatically and effectively deal with government officials and program
communicate clearly and present information to the customer in a format
they can understand.
Clearance required TS/SCI w/Poly
BS in engineering, computer
systems, or relevant technical area and 9 year as a System Engineer
5 + years working in
Extensive experience working with
complex systems across multiple network domains
10 years of Windows, Firefox,
Chrome, Microsoft Office Products to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Knowledge of enterprise system
monitoring tools such as Nagios or Solar Winds
Ability to communicate technical
issues clearly and effectively
Ability to execute assignments
with little supervision and actively participate in a collaborative team
Ability to work occasional surge
Ability to work shift hours as
needed to support customers
Enthusiasm and willingness to
learn and build system expertise over time
with operational support center and / or SATCOM systems.
and OCONUS travel may be required ~15 % of time.
with programming or scripting language as applied to test development and
operating environment and virtualization experience.
of networking protocols (IP, TCP, UDP, etc.).