Satellite Bus RF Communications Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is looking for a Satellite Bus RF Communications Engineer to support a dynamic program in Chantilly, Virginia. This position requires an active TS/SCI with Poly to start.  

Provides satellite communications systems technical engineering and programmatic support to the Bus Division for all lifecycle phases of a major US Government satellite system program office.

Key Duties/responsibilities include:

  • Address all technical and programmatic aspects at the system, sub-system, and unit levels
  • Support preparation for and participate in prime and sub-contractor technical and management meeting
  • Assist in writing RFPs and evaluating proposals for all lifecycle phases, magnitudes, and levels of complexity
  • Support technical assessment of requirements development, flow-down and traceability, design, manufacturing and test readiness, qualification and acceptance test procedure and data analysis sufficiency, and validation and verification plans
  • Provide overall programmatic support using Earn Value Management data and overall assessment and of schedule and production performance management
  • Engage in the oversight of anomaly adjudication ans resolution to support program decisions, including design, manufacturing, PMP, MA, test, and analysis activities
  • Coordinate resolution of common technical and programmatic issues as necessary with other acquisition offices
  • Support bus risk and opportunity identification and assessment
  • Assess technology readiness levels to support program evolution
  • Provide technical support for on-orbit operations and anomaly investigation


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors in engineering or physics, preferably Electrical Engineering and nine (9) years or more experience in satellite bus electronics subsystems; Masters in engineering or physics, preferably Electrical Engineering and seven (7) years or more experience in bus communications subsystems


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.