Space Sensor Solution Architect - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC has an opening for a Sensor Solution Architect (as needed) to support the National Security and Space Sector (NSSS), a fast-growing, dynamic $2.7B line organization in the DC Metro area. 
In this role, you will leverage domain expertise to develop a comprehensive understanding of customer requirements and lead the development of technical solutions meeting all mission requirements for ISR, missile warning, missile defense, earth science, and other missions. 
Duties include:
  • Assess technical concepts for applicability to current and future mission gaps
  • Support white paper, proposal, and related marketing efforts
  • Provide analytic support to internal IRAD and solutioning processes
  • Support meetings with sensor, satellite/airborne platform, and ground processing/dissemination vendors
  • Help develop SAIC unique solutions to key customer missions
  • Analyze threat data and assess capabilities of US systems against emerging threats
  • Write and review technical proposals and associated Basis of Estimates (BOEs)
  • Support meetings with customers on SAIC's capabilities, services and solutions for capture efforts
  • Provide solution-related technical support after award, as needed
  • Apply and/or develop highly advanced principles, theories and concepts; viewed as an expert in the field.
  • Participate with senior management to establish strategic plans and objectives
  • Serve as consultant to top management in long-range goals and objectives, company policies, programs and capabilities



  • Bachelors and 20+ years or more of related experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience; PhD or JD and eight years(8) or more experience. Additional qualifications:
  • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
  • Demonstrated expertise providing innovative solutions in any of the following:  Sensors (Radar, EO/IR, etc) and Space/Airborne systems architectures, plus demonstrated excellence in related disciplines of systems engineering, software engineering, data science, and AI/ML concepts 
  • Extensive technical experience creating and evaluating technical concepts and proposals
  • Previous experience supporting DoD or the Intelligence community
  • Experience developing solutions that exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, and appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.