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Company: SAIC
Location: Chantilly, VA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



SAIC is seeking an Acquisition Systems Engineer to join our team in our Chantilly, VA office. This position provides specialized engineering, analysis and operations support to a variety of Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. Our program supports the research and development of the generation after next of national security-related systems based in space, in the air and on the ground. 


This Systems Engineer will work closely with a diverse team of engineers and scientist developing and implementing the future ground-based architecture. This position provides Systems Engineering discipline to an organization supporting the research and development of revolutionary ground-based systems. This position supports the development and execution of program activities acquiring cutting edge capabilities and prototypes. 


Unique Duties:

  • Work with government technical and contracts staff developing acquisition strategies and acquisition documentation enabling program development and implementation
  • Work with government technical and contracts staff developing program acquisition packages
  • Support the review, vetting, and approval of acquisition documents such as an sole source justification, CDRLs, and Statement of Work (SOW)
  • Draft contractual documents for government contracts officer review and signature
  • Provide acquisition advisory services during technical and cost evaluations of proposals
  • Provide technical support including the review and assessment of artificial intelligence/machine learning algorithms, concepts, and prototypes
  • Support Agile SAFe program development processes and activities

Common Duties:

  • Work with technical staff documenting technical and programmatic requirements
  • Enter funding information into customer's financial tools
  • Develop acquisition packages in accordance with government acquisition checklists
  • Draft common acquisition artifacts such as statements of work, Contract Data Requirements Lists, In Scope Determinations, and proposal evaluation criteria
  • Provide acquisition advisory services during technical and cost evaluations of proposals
  • Effectively work with development teams to track technical progress, identify blockers to progress, and assess technical solutions


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with Poly
  • Bachelor's degree and  14+ years related experience 
  • Acquisition support experience 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work in cross-functional team
  • Effective interpersonal skills and strong briefing and communications skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies
  • Experience building architectural representations to inform management decision making
  • Experience with Agile development practices and SAFe processes

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

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