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Lab Systems Engineer

Company: SAIC
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description



SAIC has an opportunity for a Lab Systems Engineer to work on an exciting, fast-paced program. This position provides SIGINT subject matter expertise to customer's Chief of OI.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with government contracting officer, COTR, Program Control personnel and development contractor in evaluating new, proposed tasks orders targeting new initiatives for the labs
  • Support emerging lab projects and mission applications
  • Represent new mission capabilities at various multi-directorate forums
  • Support lab transition efforts
  • Support compliance efforts by reviewing artifacts outlining agencies positions and advise the Lab Director
  • Conduct user outreach and research new system operation techniques to solve hard problems
  • Consolidate and prepare weekly activity reports for the lab enterprise
  • Prepare briefings for the government
  • Effectively communicate and interface with engineers from various contractors and government organizations; prepare and present briefings to customer on technical topics when requested


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience.

Experience can be considered in lieu of education

Required Qualifications

  • Top Secret/SCI clearance with Poly
  • Broad SIGINT expertise
  • Experience with requirements development, interface control documentation, technical specification review, architecture and CONOPS development, strategic roadmaps, and integration and test.
  • Hands on experience transitioning projects into operational baselines
  • Experience with analyzing and assessing RFCs and ECPs and providing recommendations to customers(cost, schedule and performance)
  • Familiarity with Unfunded Requirements (UFR) process, including UFR development
  • Hands-on experience identifying risk, issues, and opportunities in enterprise engineering efforts
  • Polished communicator, technical topics readily understood by all stakeholders. Strong documentation skills, a superior technical writer.
  • Familiarity with commercial database management and virtualization software such as Oracle and VMware
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), MS Outlook, MS Project

Desired Qualifications

  • Big Six IC work experience within the past 5 years
  • Industry certifications (e.g. PMP, CSEP, AWS, etc.)
  • Hands-on IC, DOD, and/or industry experience with Agile method and DevSecOps
  • Familiarity with NSIS
  • Familiarity with Model Based Systems Engineering
  • Experience writing on deadline for senior IC and/or DoD officials
  • Experience directly supporting SES/SIS/GO-FO personnel


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 , Lab Systems Engineer, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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