SAIC is looking for Ground Systems Engineer to support the Ground Element and Communication Transport with space acquisition, Operations & Maintenance (O&M) of those systems, operational ground stations, and enterprise integration. Provide direct support for major program acquisitions and their related contracts. Possess and understanding of full life cycle system support, from procurement to sustainment, including requirements analysis, requirements tracking, design and development through system test, delivery, installation, transition to operations.
Provide technical, engineering, and programmatic support to the ground element of SIGINT collection and processing.
Develop requirements, Statement of Work, technical specifications, and interface documents as well as evaluate developer proposals, concepts, and verification documentation.
Support long range ground element engineering and acquisition planning to meet existing missions and identify innovative means to satisfy future operational needs including ground hardware and software recapitalization, modifications, or improvements
Support integration with internal and external terrestrial communications systems network data users and ground hardware deployments
Support Information Systems Security Engineers with required ground element ATO activities
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors of Science Electrical or Software Engineering with focus in Communications and five (9) years of related experience; Masters of Science Electrical or Software Engineering and three (7) years of related experience
Prior experience with space and ground acquisition and operations
Excellent interpersonal, leadership, and problem solving skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in a complex government/contractor team environment
Understanding of ground element and communications transport systems architectures
Familiarity with government configuration management processes and security risk management frameworks
Knowledge of government software accountability, procurement, and problem resolution processes
Active TS/SCI with Poly