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



Join a winning team!  SAIC's National Security and Space (NSS) Sector is currently hiring for a customer within the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in Chantilly, VA. This customer is responsible for designing, building, and operating national security-related systems based in space, in the air, and on the ground. SAIC is a strong company providing opportunities for energetic individuals with a strong desire to expand their knowledge while increasing their responsibilities.  


SAIC is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer with NRO experience to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory (SETA) services to a rapidly expanding Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer.  


This position supports a System Program Office (SPO) in a technical capacity for planning, execution, monitoring, and oversight of system development and acquisitions that advance the NRO's space resiliency posture. 


The systems engineer will join a team of on-site SETAs with responsibilities that may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead program through the Systems Engineering process
  • Communicate across organizational boundaries
  • Participate in the development, management, and assessment of program acquisition/engineering documentation
  • Review system level requirements and concepts of operation
  • Assess impacts of changes to functional/system/enterprise requirements on the architecture, interfaces, and verification/validation plans
  • Oversee system verification and validation process
  • Develop products in support of system level requirements and interface specifications for IC systems to leadership
  • Participate in technical interchange meetings between developers and the COTR


Required Qualifications: 

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph. 
  • Bachelor's degree in systems / aeronautical / mechanical engineering, or scientific/technical discipline with at least 9 or more years of relevant experience OR Master's degree in systems / aeronautical / mechanical engineering, or scientific/technical discipline with at least 7 years or more relevant experience. 
  • Knowledge of optical system design, analysis, manufacture and test
  • Experience with IC systems engineering process
  • Effective communication, coordination, and customer engagement skills. 
  • Strong written and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and team environment

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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