GEOINT Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2022-01-15
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Chantilly
Virginia
20151
United States

Description

SAIC's National Security and Space Sector is seeking a GEOINT Systems Engineer to provide systems engineering and technical advisory (SETA) services to a customer within the Intelligence Community (IC) in Chantilly, VA. This customer is responsible for designing, building, and operating national security-related systems based in space, in the air, and on the ground. 

SAIC has an opening for a mid- to senior level engineer to provide SETA services to an IC customer who is responsible for maturing and developing electro-optical remote sensing technology from applied research into demonstrably mature capabilities that can be inserted into system program baselines.  

Roles and Responsibilities:  

  • Directly supports the government program manager throughout the research and development lifecycle for electro-optical remote sensing projects including: 

  • Initiating and planning project acquisition 

  • Project execution, monitoring, and controls 

  • Project closeout and transition execution to system program offices for flight development 

  • Identifying and assessing project or program risk 

  • Directly supports the government program manager to address organizational business processes information requirements by authoring papers and briefings for internal and external audiences: 

  • Office level reviews such as:  technical performance, spend planning, or budget requests 

  • Enterprise review boards or Inter-agency Working Groups 

  • Departmental or Congressional inquiries 

  • Develop technical strategies, analysis, recommendations, and roadmaps for the government customer for the future of  advanced electro-optical development through: 

  • Survey and documentation of the state of the art technologies 

  • Participate in, or monitor the execution of, studies or surveys by outside organizations 

  • Collaboration with outside organizations such as other government agencies, laboratories, and universities  

  • Active participation in intra- or inter- agency forums. 

Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI with Poly  

  • Bachelor degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or related discipline with 9+ years related experience, -or- Master’s degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or related discipline 7+ years related experience  

  • Knowledge of the data processing chain for electro-optical (EO) remote sensing systems (aka tasking, collection, processing, exploitation, and dissemination) is a discriminator, but not required  

  • Project management experience for research and development activities 

  • A willingness to learn about radiation effects on space-based EO components and microelectronics  

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

  • Good working knowledge of MS Office applications  

  • Effective interpersonal skills and strong briefing and writing skills  

  • Aptitude for on-site Systems Engineering and Technical Advisor (SETA) work 

  • Familiarity with defense and intelligence acquisition, budget planning and contracting processes  


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