Ground Systems Engineer at SAIC

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SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer with experience in Space and Ground communications systems to join our Chantilly, VA team. The candidate will provide Systems Engineering technical advisory support to a Government program office. An Electrical Engineering degree is desirable. This position requires an active TS/SCI with Poly to start.

Day to day responsibilities:

Perform Systems Engineering activities related to Systems Engineering including: concept of operations formulation, requirements definition, analysis and engineering, system architecting, system analysis and design, validation and verification, systems integration, system performance analysis.

- Provides requirements systems engineering support to Government Program Office Chief Engineer in planning, developing, and monitoring program requirements in the procurement of new systems and services.

- Develop Systems Engineering (SE) work products, including: System Specifications, Logically Derived and Linked Requirements, Architecture Descriptions, Interface Definitions, System Diagrams, Trade Studies, etc. utilizing Model Base Systems Engineering (MBSE) or similar tools and techniques.

- Perform system integration across multiple space and grounds segments

- Develop technical requirements and prepare System Requirements Specification (SysRS)/ Technical Requirements Document (TRD) for system acquisitions

- Prepare program requirements related documentation: Use Cases, Concept of Operations (CONOPS), and System Interface Document

- Conduct requirements functional analysis and allocation

-- Perform requirements traceability from user requirements through contract SysRS

-- Witness end item factory and site testing for customer acceptance

-- Generate Measure of Effectiveness (MOE), Measure of Performance (MOP) for new program acquisitions

-- Perform trade studies as directed by Government customer

-- Analyze Contractor proposed architectures and conceptual designs

- Recommend engineering specifications and standards be placed as program compliance or reference documents in Government procurement contract

- Serve as advisor for technical evaluation of Contractor proposals

- Participate as part of Government Program Office Team reviewing Contractor formal reviews (SRR, SDR, PDR, CDR, TRR)

- Conduct risk and opportunity management

- Requires broad systems engineering experience (e.g. system architecture and design, systems documentation, system requirements, CONOPS, systems verification).

- Experience in Requirements Traceability Tools (developing logically derived and linked requirements)

- Strong written, communication, and presentation skills - Must be able to "Put pen to paper"

- Ability to independently work through all stages of tasking

- BS in engineering or technical field

-Experience with Spacecraft, ground terminals, antennas, frequency management or other Radio Frequency background desirable


Clearance required to start: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience

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 Contact Us 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.
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SAIC operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Reston, VA. SAIC was founded in 2013. It has 34621 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 714 open jobs at SAIC, click here.
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