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



SAIC is looking for a Sr. Ground Systems Engineer to support a dynamic program in Chantilly, VA. This position requires an active Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph. 

In this role you will provide Ground Systems Engineering support to critical programs and upcoming acquisitions. This support will include the following:

  • Develop ground architecture solutions and concepts, network and process diagrams to support the definition of a ground system
  • Review and evaluate contractor ground system solutions
  • Develop acquisition documentation for future ground system procurements
  • Use technical expertise in the areas of Mission Management, Command and Control, Mission Processing, Network Engineering, and Communications Engineering to provide recommendations for ground, network, and communications systems
  • Provide proactive support to the Government customer and tasks
  • Develop productive relationships with Prime/Subcontractor counterparts, functional counterparts, and other subject matter experts 
  • Author, review, and coordinate documents and data to aid the Government in decision-making
  • Participate and represent the customer in various Government and contractor meetings and attend contractor programmatic and technical reviews (e.g. PMR, PDR, CDR, and other meetings) to provide technical and programmatic-based ground system recommendations and risk assessments


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Proficient at program/project management within the customer organization 
  • Experience with small satellite ground systems a plus
  • Experience with NRO ground systems a plus
  • Available to travel domestically

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