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



SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking a Radio Frequency (RF) Systems Engineer to provide systems engineering and technical advisory (SETA) services to a United States Government (USG) customer in Chantilly, VA.  SETA contractors provide analysis and engineering services in a consulting capacity, working closely with the government's own engineering staff members. This customer is responsible for designing, building, and operating national security-related systems based in space, in the air, and on the ground.

SAIC has an opening for an engineer to provide SETA support to a customer who is responsible for developing and maturing RF technology from applied research into the demonstrably mature capabilities that can be inserted into system program baselines. The successful RF engineer will support the next generation of national security-related systems.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Directly support government program manager in project management and execution of RF technology research and development (R&D) efforts
  • Plan and support technology maturation through the R&D lifecycle
  • Support transition of mature RF hardware to system program offices for flight development
  • Survey state of the art RF technologies and provide technical recommendations to help guide IC customer for future RF technology development strategy and roadmaps
  • Work closely with the IC customer supporting all phases of the acquisition strategy and process to include Requests for Proposal, Statements of Work,
  • Requirements, Contract Data Requirements List and other required solicitation/contract documents
  • Support acquisition source selection activities as an advisor
  • Assist the USG customer with the oversight of technology development contracts and develop status briefings for government and industry
  • Interact with organizations to include DoD, NASA, National Labs and Universities to coordinate activities for maximum effect
  • Provide identification, assessment and resolution of risks during the acquisition phase and during program execution
  • Work with the IC customer to advance resiliency activities/initiatives in RF technology


  • Active TS/SCI with Poly
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Math or related discipline with 9+ years experience or 7 with Masters
  • Experience working in RF technology with Program/Project management experience
  • Knowledge of RF hardware systems and/or device technologies and the RF industry
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and energetic environment
  • Effective interpersonal skills and strong briefing and writing skills
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office application

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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