Ground Systems Engineer & Development SME

Chantilly, Virginia

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Job Info

Job ID: 2110742

Location: CHANTILLY , VA , US

Date Posted: 2021-07-26

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Systems Engineer

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: No


Program Specific Description:  The NUO program is a contract has been providing SETA (Systems Engineering Technical Advisor) services to the IC customer for the past 20+ years with a focus on RF satellite communications and ground systems integration.  Great opportunities to assess new technologies and implement evolving capabilities to meet technical and operational needs.  NUO contract support is part of the government customer team focused on all aspects of the systems life cycle including CONOPS development, capturing requirements and features, works with developers, in hybrid waterfall and agile development, to deliver capabilities, verfication to ensure capabilities meet requirements, transition to operations and operations support.  The program comprises of 90 FTE supporting several locations in the Northern Virginia region. NUO provides flexible on-site work hours either at customer or contractor facility.  Primary work location is Chantilly, Virginia.
Position Specific Description: The program seeks a subject matter expert (SME) in ground systems engineering and development (as part of an overall space based mission).  Specifically the SME will advise the government on all technical aspects associated with all ground segment functions including external interfaces, space to ground interfaces, mission data processing, system testing support, problem resolution, sustainment, acquisition strategy development and execution.  As the ground systems expert, work with government, other program SETA, development contractors, external mission partners and their contractor support to help manage ongoing projects focused on systems enhancements and/or sustainment.


TS/SCI w/CI poly
BS in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent) with at least 3 - 5 yrs of relevant experience or a Master's with 1 - 3 yrs of experience.  Four years of additional relevant experience (captured in Position Description) can be substituted for BS degree.
Must be a team player and possess a strong ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team as well as work independently with minimal supervision 
Demonstrated ability to work effectively at all levels in an organization. 
Demonstrated ability to work with customers providing detailed and unbiased feedback, guidance, and recommendations
Good time management skills; ability to support multiple projects; ability to multi-task 
Excellent communication skills
Must be proactive and forward leaning.
Desired Qualifications:
Prior SETA experience
Some experience working development of ground segments as part of overall space based mission.



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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