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Systems Engineer Sr Principal

Company: SAIC
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

**Description**JOB DESCRIPTION: SAIC is seeking a RF/SATCOM System Engineer (SE) to provide support to our customer's user outreach team. This includes cross organization coordination and collaboration, technology characterization and deconfliction, and long-term strategic development for our customer organization to meeting present and future mission needs. It involves the coordination of design, development, analysis, and deployment of innovative equipment, projects, cutting edge technologies or operations for users of complex special communications (SC) capabilities or solutions. Job duties include:+ Work with a network of individuals from multiple organizations to access the requirements of internal/external stakeholders and understand the enabling technology and available industry capabilities to develop and evaluate solutions to meet these needs and to resolve current or future gaps in capabilities.+ Work across customer's organization and with external organizations to investigate strategic partnerships that can benefit both the customer and the IC. These partnerships include strategic investment in new technologies, coordination with partners to deconflict activities and reduce duplication of effort; and participating in technical forums in engineering areas of expertise to provide advice on how technologies and hardware could be used in innovative ways.+ Perform studies and deliver reports to describe end-to-end system architectures and identify areas of vulnerability to cyber-attack and/or collection of signals from the RF environment.+ Review current communication system capabilities and make recommendations for future development projects.+ Conduct independent investigations of system designs; attend program meetings and provide briefings, meeting reports, lessons learned and after action reports; identify and evaluate any potential weakness; and develop action plans to resolve current or future gaps in capabilities.+ Develop portfolio documentation such as planning documents, charters, schedules, and briefings/overviews/charts as well as coordinate project events.+ Support strategic leadership activities: Identifying, analyzing, defining, and coordinating user, customer and stakeholder needs and translating them into technical or operational requirements for research, development, production, or procurement of processes, systems, or services.+ Coordination of design, development, analysis and deployment of innovative equipment, projects, cutting-edge technologies, or operations for use in complex special communications, capabilities, or solutions.+ Perform frequency spectrum management support to monitor and conduct analysis of Federal Communications Commission (FCC), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) activity regarding frequency assignments, allocation, auction, and commercial co-use.+ Conduct technical assessments of RF propagation, RF communications, spectrum management, link budgeting and RF design.+ Analyze and study complex operational and engineering requirements and decompose them into detailed actionable system requirements, perform technical trade-off studies, and assist in developing and maintaining enterprise and system level architecture artifacts.**Qualifications**TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Required Qualifications:+ Must have current TS/SCI clearance with full-scope polygraph.+ Eight plus years of experience utilizing system engineering or project management principles.+ Five plus years of experience in satellite communication systems, radio design and/or RF propagation.+ Ability to foster collaborative relationships, encourage teamwork, and promote cooperation; demonstrated ability to think critically and strategically.+ Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.+ Ability to communicate technical issues clearly and effectively.+ Ability to execute assignments with little supervision and actively participate in a collaborative team environment.+ Experience utilizing system engineering or project management principles for requirements development.+ Familiarity with national reconnaissance space collection systems and infrastructure.+ Experience with Windows, Firefox, Chrome, and Microsoft products to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.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.REQNUMBER: 2211620SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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