Agile Software Solutions Systems Engineer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Apr 01, 2021

Job Description


SAIC’s National Security Group (NSG) is seeking a Software Systems Engineer to fill a critical position on the LANDMARK AOS program. LANDMARK AOS is a large SETA contract, supporting the customer’s Ground Enterprise Directorate (GED), responsible for the acquisition of systems over the complete end-to-end life cycle.

The position is located in Chantilly, VA and requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.

The candidate will provide SETA support for the acquisition of intelligence community (IC) national intelligence ground R&D systems (hardware and software), cooperatively with government, FFRDC, and other SETA contractors. In this role you will actively support the Chief Architect in GED’s Agile transformation. This role serves as a solution architect and change agent to mature organization’s software infrastructure to foster Agile migration

Key functions include:

  • Map existing projects to approved templates to facilitate cross-program standardization
  • Lead and coordinate Agile events and ceremonies
  • Guide GED’s cross-directorate Agile coordination and transformation efforts
  • Teach the effective leveraging of tools such as JIRA and Confluence
  • Communicate and strategize with GED senior management on Agile implementation plans/guidance/assessments and organizational adoption methodologies and best use of software solutions to power Agile


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph
  • Bachelor’s STEM degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 9 years of related experience with software development
  • Deep understanding of Agile and SAFe frameworks with demonstrable experience
  • Extensive experience using JIRA/Confluence/Test management tools (Zephyr and Testrail) to visualize enterprise data with dynamic dashboards, reporting and metrics
  • Working knowledge and thorough understanding of requirements management for NRO and NRO programs
  • Working knowledge of Agile Transformation focus
  • Experience leading and coordinating efforts of software engineering professionals
  • Experience managing under a rigorous Software Engineering process in a mission critical environment
  • Must have strong writing / reporting and verbal communication skills
  • Must be flexible in a constantly changing business landscape

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced STEM degree
  • Experience with IC and/or DoD space architectures
  • Experience in engineering and/or acquisition of Intelligence Community (IC) and/or DoD spacecraft systems
  • Experience with CAMEO and Model Based Systems Engineering a plus
  • Knowledge of IC and/or DoD acquisition roles, processes, and/or program management
  • Agile or DevOps certification a plus
  • Demonstrated experience briefing senior leaders
  • Knowledge of cloud computing technologies and emerging computing trends