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Mission Assessments Engineer

Company: SAIC
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Mission Assessments Engineer to provide mission analysis support to legacy, current, and future satellite programs. This position is located in Chantilly, Virginia and requires a TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.

In this role, you will support constellation design and planning studies, requirements development and verification, and compliance analyses against user requirements. Additionally, you will provide programmatic support directly to Government leads. Limited travel may be required.


  • Support development of models and simulations to predict expected mission performance against requirements

  • Support development of detailed test objectives, plans, and success criteria to support analysis objectives

  • Conduct engineering analysis in support of system impact assessments and evaluation of results for complex aerospace systems

  • Work with multiple teams and stakeholders in the development of analysis plans, analyzing data and reporting results

  • Coordinate system level analysis across the enterprise

  • Help the customer establish priorities and engage with various internal and external stakeholders to include senior executive officials, military officers, development contractors, and end users

  • Develop briefings and assessments to a variety of audiences, and must be able to convey information in a clear and articulate manner to customer leadership


  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar technical field such as Communications, Astronautics or Aerospace Engineering
  • 5 years professional experience with a good math foundation
  • 5 years' experience in the analysis of data from space system components with the ability to conduct performance analysis and other technical assessments of the data
  • Familiarity with signal processing, digital communications and RF theory

  • Knowledge and proficiency in conducting engineering analysis and modeling using tools such as Python, MATLAB Simulink, Satellite Tool Kit (STK), Excel, and other standard analysis tools

  • Ability to clearly and concisely present analysis data

  • Modeling and Simulation


  • Masters of Science Degree in Math, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar technical field such as Communications, Astronautics or Aerospace Engineering

  • Knowledge of RF antennas and receivers

  • Experience in modeling RF systems

  • Understanding of space systems, design, integration, test, and operations

  • Proven ability to work effectively with large team of Government, FFRDC, and SETA contractors as well as with major development contractors

  • Demonstrated ability to convey complex technical issues concisely to management


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.

Keywords: SAIC, Chantilly , Mission Assessments Engineer, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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