Space Systems Engineer

Space Systems Engineer

01 Nov 2021
Virginia, Chantilly, 20151 Chantilly USA

Space Systems Engineer

DescriptionSAIC is looking for a Space Systems Engineer to support a dynamic program located in Chantilly, Virginia. This position requires an active TS/SCI with Poly .A Systems Integration requires an experienced engineer familiar with space systems acquisitions to assist in developing and maintaining segment requirements for the Collection Segment. The experienced engineer will assist with test planning for verification and validation. The following tasks are representative of those that will be accomplished at the request of the customer:Support maintenance of the Collection Segment Specification in DOORs

Assist in flow-down of requirements from higher level documents

Coordinate across the SPO for any proposed requirement changes

Support requirements and test activities across the enterprise and with the development contractors

Identify areas of risk to mission closure across collection, mission management, and mission processing

Lead segment verification and validation activities

Utilize software tools, to include developing scripts, in performing analyses and automating systems engineering tasks

Attend Segment-level design reviews and program management reviews to assess design maturity, requirements compliance, and to provide informed technical recommendations to the customer

Identify and assess emerging risks; develop and evaluate proposed burn-down plans

Plan and execute system-level testing including Multi-Segment testing

Support technical evaluations of contractor proposals

Review complex technical design documentation and provide formal and informal feedback to the COTR, subject matter experts, and other customer personnel

Participate in requirement sell-off events to ensure program success

Plan and execute internal and external interface testing to support final system verification, validation, and delivery

Liaise with mission analysis and acquisition teams to ensure completeness across the acquisition

Develop productive relationships with prime contractor counterparts, functional counterparts, and other spacecraft, payload, and ground subject matter experts

Advise and mentor customer Systems Integration Branch personnel regarding Segment requirements and verification and validation

Other duties as specified by the customer

QualificationsTYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experienceRequired Attributes:Bachelor’s degree in an engineering disciplineor significant mission experience

Basic understanding of DOD/IC satellite systemsand architectures

Excellent interpersonal, leadership, teambuilding, and problem solving skills with a demonstrated ability to be effectivein a government/contractor team environment

Experience in DOD/IC acquisition and programmanagement processes

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Demonstrated sustained superior performance

Available to travel domestically

Desired Attributes:Systems testing with experience in end-to-endfunctional testing across multiple interfaces

Masters in an engineering discipline

Experience in DOORs and other requirements andmodel-based systems engineering tools

Prior mission operations experience with DOD/ICsatellite systems

Previous experience developing technicalspecifications for space systems

REQNUMBER: 2017295SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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