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



SAIC is seeking experienced professionals to join the National Security Group (NSG). NSG provides specialized program management, engineering, analysis and operations support to a variety of Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. We support the generation after next of national security-related systems based in space, in the air and on the ground.

NSG has an opening for a Senior Principle Requirements Systems Engineer to provide systems engineering and technical advisory services to a rapidly expanding Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer. The customer is developing next-generation of space and ground systems architectures, hardware and software solutions.

The Senior Requirements Engineer leads the Program Office in the writing/decomposing, configuration management and verification of all Program requirements. The Senior Requirements Engineer is supported by a separate team of subject matter experts (SMEs) responsible for writing functional and performance requirements for their technical capability area. The Senior Requirements Engineer is responsible for:

  • Planning, organizing, facilitating, and training SMEs to author, decompose, and trace requirements for their respective technical capability areas

  • Reviewing and editing requirements to ensure conformance to requirements best practices

  • Configuration management of the Program Office's requirements baselines in the Program Offices requirements repository

  • Representing the Program Office in NRO system engineering discussions related to requirements decomposition and traceability


  • Current Top Secret/SCI access and Poly

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience

  • Highly skilled in requirements writing discipline (capable of taking SME input to develop well-written requirements)

  • Highly skilled in requirements management (configuration management requirements)

  • Two (2) or more years experience with system design supporting program office; integrator experience desired.

  • Exceptional communication and coordination skills

  • Expert in development and decomposition of requirements from strategic to development levels

  • Working knowledge of the NRO system engineering Request for Change (RFC) process

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

  • Experience using DOORS to manage requirements

  • Ability to quickly respond to employee queries and needs

  • Demonstrated experience in communications and enabling skills that help others succeed

Desired Qualifications

  • Expertise in NRO mission capabilities with past experience within the NRO

  • Expertise in NRO System Engineering processes

  • Familiarity with Agile Development to include participation in scrums, development of solution epics, lean business cases, program epics, user stories, and features

  • Expert in developing Executive-level briefings

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