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



SAIC has an immediate opening for top talent to join our team supporting an Intelligence Community customer at the NRO as a full-time Systems Engineer SME/SETA . Qualified candidates must have a current TS/SCI level clearance with Polygraph.


The successful applicant must provide technical expertise, continuity of effort and value-added judgment to advise customers on a full spectrum of activities impacting the IT and services baseline.

Daily Activities include:

  • Identify opportunities for resolving program/project issues, and recommend technical approach and management controls that need to be employed to meet the technical performance and schedule requirements for the life cycle management of the program/project.
  • Participate in requirements change management meetings to mitigate possible technical, schedule, and cost impacts
  • Provide knowledge and expertise on the readiness process to include an understanding of entry and exit criteria
  • Build plans, schedules, and conduct integration of projects/programs
  • Identify programmatic risk and formulate mitigation strategies to help minimize program's impact
  • Contribute to the development of new concepts, techniques, and approaches to address complex IT challenges


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience

  • Possess knowledge of industry accepted standards and best practices

  • Previous experience in an Intelligence Community Information Technology Environment

  • Proven information technology expertise and communications skills to be able to interface with all levels of management

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct analysis and evaluations- making recommendations and providing professional advice and assistance to include preparing criteria and analytical aids, briefings, reports and presentations

  • Desktop expertise

  • Strong customer service and organizational skills

  • Excellent technical writing and oral communication skills

  • Ability to apply technical expertise in proper context for management review

  • Skilled/comfortable working in high-tempo environment, able to be flexible and to adjust to dynamic political, technical and/or fiscal challenges

  • Ability to establish trust-relationships as well as build and lead highly functioning, multi-faceted and “joint” teams

  • Active TS SCI clearance with Polygraph

Desired Qualifications

  • NRO work experience
  • Knowledge of IC budgetary principles and procedures
  • Knowledge of IC security principles, procedures

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