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



SAIC is seeking an experienced systems engineer (SETA) with a strong background in program acquisition to fill a Ground Systems Architecture Engineer role that will assist the government with ground systems architectures. This supports the ground element for a space program office which also needs expertise in small satellite constellation command and control. The position will be located in Chantilly, VA.

Job duties include:
  • Support acquisition activities related to requirements development and assessment, technical evaluations of proposals, and ECP development of Satellite Ground Systems
  • Define requirements for end-to end delivery of ground systems for small satellite constellations
  • Perform acquisition activities related to requirements development and assessment, RFP development, technical evaluations of proposals, contract oversight, and ECP development
  • Perform risk management activities for adjudicating program risk mitigation strategies
  • Perform integration support for integrated hardware/software solutions to multiple sites
  • Provide systems engineering support for software and hardware requirements & design, test plans, and support to requirements verifications through acceptance testing from developers
  • Develop enterprise level CONOPs for integration of the program at diverse locations


  • Active TS/SCI with Poly
  • Bachelors degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics
  • 9+ years professional experience
  • Ability to travel overseas
  • Experience in providing acquisition support for a USG program office
  • Experience in organizing meetings, project coordination, and writing and reviewing technical reports

Desired Qualifications

  • PMP certification
  • CSEP certification
  • Domain knowledge in networks and interface connectivity, cloud hosting, and enterprise management
  • Enterprise systems integration from factory testing to site implementation
  • Experience in software development plans, execution, and assessments
  • Experience in networking technologies, hardware, and software
  • The ability to plan and coordinate implementations across multiple locations and/or interconnections with other network environments
  • Prior ground experience in a satellite program office

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