Systems Integration Engineer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Dec 23, 2020

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Ground Support Services (GSS) Systems Integration Engineer to support the Landmark GSS contract. The position will be located in Chantilly, VA.  All candidates must have an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.

In this role you will perform technical planning, systems integration, acquisition planning, risk analysis, and engineering analysis for major IC systems. 

If you have a strong engineering background with focus on the development of CONOPS, software architecture solutions/platform(s), acquisition-related documents (SOWs, in-scope determinations, payment plans, etc) and system requirements, with significant Ground domain knowledge in mission technical capabilities and performance this is the job for you!

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Daily interaction with customers and supporting contractors to include technical consultation, meeting coordination, and preparation/support to technical briefings. 
  • Lead the development of plans
  • Execute tasks to generate papers, reports and briefings for government review and acceptance
  • Provide subject matter expertise through the support of technical, top-level systems engineering activities to geographically dispersed teams
  • Review program and project deliverables, as required, for both technical accuracy and quality
  • Lead and support various program technical and management forums and meetings (including Integration Reviews, Engineering Review Boards, Technical Exchange Meetings, Program Management Reviews, and Project Reviews). 


  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Poly
  • Requires 5+ years professional experience with Bachelor's degree (BS or BA)
  • Domain experience in complex National Ground Systems
  • Experience in customer systems engineering and acquisition processes
  • Familiar with host and vulnerability discovery strategies, processes, and best practice
  • Some experience with Code reviews of Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, HTML, CSS, ASP, ASP.NET, Cold Fusion, Oracle, T-SQL, SQL and other languages and identification of code logic flaws
  • Familiar with vulnerability reporting, tracking, management, and remediation processes, methodologies, and strategies
  • Knowledge and understanding of systems development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Knowledge in Cloud Architecture and Security
  • Knowledge of industry-standard frameworks for authorization, like OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect (OIDC), User-Managed Access (UMA)
  • Working knowledge in hybrid Cloud Architecture and Security
  • Working knowledge in one or more of the core security domains: Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC), Identity and Access Management (IAM), Security Operations, Application, Data or Infrastructure and Virtualization
  • Strong experience and knowledge of public cloud fabrics like AWS or Azure
  • Expert level knowledge of F5, Web configurations, caching, and content delivery networks; monitoring tools like SCOM, Splunk, Nagios, AppDynamics etc; Jenkins
  • Knowledge of telecommunications networks
  • Experience with Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master degrees in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering or other Information Technology disciplines
  • Systems Engineering experience on large complex systems
  • Acquisition experience on small to large systems
  • Software development background
  • Project management and acquisition management
  • Understanding of programmatic processes, including configuration management, risk and readiness
  • Experience with risk assessments for Cloud based applications and infrastructure
  • Background in securing multi-tenant system, and/or architecting security controls in ‘cloud’ systems
  • Familiarity with security frameworks such as Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), IBM ITCS104 etc
  • Knowledge of Hadoop and big data technologies (pig, hive, spark, etc)
  • Knowledge of automated configuration management frameworks like Chef or Puppet as well as strong scripting skills (Ruby, Bash, Python, etc)
  • Experience as an all-source intelligence analyst with a Cyber or Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) focus supporting the DoD or intelligence community
  • Experience with Cyber-attack vectors and Cyber threat actors recognized by the DoD
  • Excellent analytic and technical SIGINT reporting skills; both tactical and strategic
  • Knowledge of collection systems
  • Knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices in SIGINT collection and collection management