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Space Systems Protection Engineer

Company: SAIC
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID:
Date Posted: 2022-06-15Category: Engineering and SciencesSubcategory: Systems EngineerSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobTravel: Yes, 10 % of the TimeMinimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with PolyClearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: NonePotential for Remote Work: No
Description SAIC has a funded need for a Space Systems Protection Engineer to provide onsite systems engineering and technical advisory services (SETA) to a rapidly expanding Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer within the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in Chantilly, VA.

This customer is responsible for designing, building, and operating national security-related systems based in space, in the air, and on the ground.

Role responsibilities that may include but not limited to the following:

Supports a System Program Office (SPO) in a technical capacity for planning, execution, monitoring, and oversight of satellite system development and acquisitions that advance the National Reconnaissance Office's (NRO) space resiliency posture.
Serve on a team of on-site SETAs working advanced technologies to enhance resiliency and survivability of space systems.
Support government with protection technologies requirements including testing.
Support Contract Officer/Contract Officer Technical Representatives (CO/COTRs) and Developers by coordinating with other technical domain Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and program stakeholders to achieve a detailed understanding of the systems, designs, and interfaces necessary to satisfy protection requirements.
Participating in technical interchange meetings between developers and COTR.

Qualifications Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline and 9 years or more relevant experience OR Master's degree in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline and 7 years or more relevant experience.
Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with a Poly
Experience with space systems protection technologies.
Experience in how space systems are designed, specified, developed, manufactured, and tested.
Effective communication, coordination, and customer engagement skills.
Strong written and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and team environment.
Current NRO-adjudicated clearance and polygraph a PLUS

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an fostering a respectful work culture based on that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit .

Keywords: SAIC, Chantilly , Space Systems Protection Engineer, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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