Mission Engineering Analyst - Military veterans preferred

2022-05-01
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Chantilly
Virginia
20151
United States

Description

SAIC is seeking an electrical engineer with technical expertise in government satellite systems to support the Mission Analysis team within the Advanced Plans branch of the Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) Division. SE&I provides technical and programmatic support to define technical spacecraft and ground systems requirements, define a coherent acquisition strategy, and initiate major contracts with industry partners.  The position will be located in Chantilly, VA and requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph. The position requires that a successful candidate demonstrate a technical understanding of clock and timing algorithms and methods, geolocation algorithm development and analysis, oscillators, and a working knowledge of RF systems.

The following tasks are representative of those that will be accomplished at the request of the customer:

  • Assess timing and phase noise requirements and performance associated with SIGINT data delivery
  • Provide support to launch and satellite on-orbit test as required by the customer
  • Plan and execute internal and external interface testing to support final system verification, validation, and delivery
  • Develop productive relationships with prime contractor counterparts, functional counterparts, and other payload and ground system subject matter experts
  • Support the customer in the oversight of the development and documentation of the specifications associated with his or her assigned area
  • Review complex technical design documentation and provide formal and informal feedback to the COTR, subject matter experts, and other customer personnel
  • Participate in requirement sell off events to ensure program success
  • Liaise with mission analysis and acquisition teams to ensure completeness across the acquisition

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Knowledge of SIGINT mission fundamentals
  • Technical understanding of SIGINT architectures and the NRO’s ground architectures
  • Understanding of DOD/IC satellite systems and architectures
  • Experience with DOD/IC acquisition and program management processes
  • Experience with MATLAB or equivalent DSP development and analysis tools
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Available to travel domestically

Desired:

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent



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