SIGINT Ground Systems Engineer - TS/SCI Cleared

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Jul 31, 2020

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a SIGINT Ground Systems Engineer  responsible for performing end-to-end analysis, ensuring SIGINT Ground systems closure in support of Enterprise milestones.This position will support the Landmark GSS contract and be based out of Chantilly, VA.

Position duties can vary depending on the point in the system lifecycle but can include: requirements, architecture and interfaces, test planning and verification, and support to ad hoc project execution tasks.  

In this role, you will perform technical planning, systems integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, supportability and effectiveness analysis for total systems. Additional responsibilities include: 

  • Working with the development teams to understand the SIGINT Ground requirements, which includes performing full requirements traceability in support of requirements verification, sell-off, and closure
  • Knowing the SIGINT Ground system interfaces
  • Understanding the schedule, data and architecture needs of the SIGINT Ground programs to support to Enterprise system level tests
  • Reviewing segment level test scenarios and test reports to provide oversight into the final design reviews and recommendation to move the system throughout its milestones to be used by the customer
  • Maintaining/developing associated requirements and interface documents for the program and assisting in developing/reviewing Acquisition Strategies and Acquisition Packages, Request for Changes (RFCs), Statement of Works (SOWs), Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and development contracts
  • Tracking project execution
  • Identifying and mitigating project risk
  • Briefing senior government customers, and
  • Working collaboratively in a multi-contractor, FFRDC and government environment


  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Poly
  • BS in engineering, physics or related technical degree with the following experience in space/ground aerospace systems engineering (based on level)
  • 9 years professional experience
  • Knowledge of SIGINT remote sensing systems and overall space and ground architecture including mission control and/or mission processing functions 
  • Experience supporting agile acquisition strategy, development and release planning, as well as continuous integration initiatives supporting mission capability releases enabling End to End SIGINT missions 
  • Proven communication skills especially with senior (Lt Colonel and above) government officials. 
  • Commitment to recognize, understand, respect and collaborate effectively within various SETA, FFRDC, and Government lines of authority

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with overall SIGINT ground customer, including technical familiarity with mission control and/or processing of one or more SIGINT systems (including sensor knowledge) 
  • Ability to work for prime contract’s IC customer and familiarity with that customer’s processes and organization